Surface functionalization

Resp.: Michael Holzinger

Prerequisites: Basics in organic chemistry and solutions physico-chemistry

Brief description:

This course aims at giving deep understanding of methods formodifying material surface properties for use in biotechnologies and micro-nanoelectronics. It contains basics on surface physico-chemistry, electrochemistry and chemical grafting.

Outline :

1. Material interface

2. Basics on electrochemistry

3. Polymer adsorption

4. Langmuir-Blodgett layers, layer-by-layer assemblies

5. Chemical grafting on gold

6. Silanization

7. Radical grafting

8. Conductive polymers

9. Micro patterning