Goal

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.

Content

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

Prerequisites:
Basics in organic chemistry and solutions physico-chemistry