Details of ID4206 (Spring 2020)

Level: 4 Type: Theory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
ID4206 Chemistry of Materials Sayan Bhattacharyya,
Venkataramanan Mahalingam

I. Structure of Inorganic Solids: Crystal Structures, Symmetry, Defects
II. Reciprocal Lattice
III. Electronic Properties and Band Theory of Solids
IV. Synthesis of Materials
V. Magnetic Properties of Materials
VI. Optical Properties and Luminescent Materials: F-block elements, Electronic, Magnetic and Optical properties, their Chemistry, Complexes and Nanocrystals
VII. NanoComposite Materials: metal, semiconductor and insulator materials, their synthesis, characterization and applications
VIII. Photonic crystals
IX. Aerogel and Xerogel materials: Preparations and Applications

(1) Solid State Chemistry and Its Applications. Anthony R. West, John Wiley & Sons, 1989.
(2) Introduction to Solid State Physics, Charles Kittel, John Wiley & Sons, 1995
(3) Introduction to Solids, L. V. Azaroff, Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd. 1977
(4) Electronic Properties of Materials, R. E. Hummel, Springer, 4th Edition, 2011
(4) Materials Chemistry, B. D. Fahlman, Springer, 2nd Edition, 2011
(6) S. Cotton, Lanthanides and Actinides

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Not Allowed
2 IP 4 Elective
3 IP 6 Not Allowed
4 MR 2 Not Allowed
5 MR 4 Not Allowed
6 MS 8 Elective
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective