Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 1014 Chemistry In Civilization (LN)

Description: Symbols, methods and contributions to society of the chemical sciences. Includes polymers, pollution, energy, consumer chemicals, drugs, nuclear science, and other topics. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1215 or CHEM 1314.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Discussion, Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture lab & disc

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 1215 General Chemistry (LN)

Prerequisites: MATH 0123 or high school equivalent.

Description: The beginning chemistry course recommended for students in the applied biological sciences. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1014 or CHEM 1314. Course previously offered as CHEM 1015.

Credit hours: 5

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Discussion, Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture lab & disc

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 1225 General Chemistry (LN)

Prerequisites: A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM 1215 or CHEM 1314 or CHEM 1414.

Description: A continuation of general chemistry (1215), recommended for students in the applied biological sciences. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1515.

Credit hours: 5

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Discussion, Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture lab & disc

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 1314 General Chemistry (LN)

Prerequisites: MATH 1513 with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in a higher level math course, or an acceptable math placement score into Trigonometry (see placement.okstate.edu).

Description: The beginning chemistry course recommended for students in basic biological sciences (including pre-medical science and pre-veterinary science), physical sciences and engineering. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1014, CHEM 1215, or CHEM 1414.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 1413 Inquiry-Based Chemistry

Prerequisites: PHYS 1313 recommended.

Description: Directed inquiry and hands on study of chemical reactions. Recommended for elementary education majors as model course to learn and teach science.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 2 Lab: 2

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 1414 General Chemistry for Engineers (LN)

Prerequisites: One year of high school chemistry and a grade of "C" or better in MATH 1513, or concurrent enrollment in a higher level math course.

Description: Survey course for engineers needing only one semester of chemistry. Thermodynamics, atomic structure, solid state, materials, equilibria, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1314.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 1515 General Chemistry (LN)

Prerequisites: CHEM 1314 with a grade of "C" or better.

Description: A continuation of general chemistry. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 1225.

Credit hours: 5

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Discussion, Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture lab & disc

Department/School: Chemistry

General Education and other Course Attributes: Scientific Investigation, Natural Sciences

CHEM 2113 Principles of Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 1515.

Description: Modern theories of solutions, separation techniques and methods of analysis.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 2122 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 2113 or concurrent enrollment.

Description: Laboratory work related to material covered in CHEM 2113.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 2980 Current Topics for Chemical Professionals

Prerequisites: Current enrollment in CHEM 1314 or higher chemistry course.

Description: Current topics for pre-chemical professionals which may include, but are not limited to; Chemistry of Life; Energy; Environmental; Materials; Energy, What's that Stuff?, and Teaching/Learning. The course is intended to provide interested undergraduates with a broader introduction to topics relevant to future trends in chemistry and chemically-related fields. Discussion will be directed by faculty members with expertise in the identified area. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 2990 Special Problems in Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 1515 or concurrent enrollment, and consent of the instructor.

Description: Independent training in chemistry. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3013 The Chemistry of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM 1225 or CHEM 1515.

Description: Terminal, one-semester non-majors course in organic chemistry covering the general principles of nomenclature, structures, bonding, methods of preparation, reactions and use of acyclic, cyclic, and aromatic compounds. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 3053 or CHEM 3015.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3015 The Chemistry of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 1225 or CHEM 1414 or CHEM 1515.

Description: Terminal, one-semester non-majors course in organic chemistry covering the general principles of nomenclature, structures, bonding, methods of preparation, reactions and uses of acyclic, cyclic, and aromatic compounds. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 3053 or CHEM 3112.

Credit hours: 5

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3053 Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 1515.

Description: Hydrocarbons and their derivatives, including specific compounds of theoretical, biological or industrial importance. May not be used for degree credit with 3015.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3112 Organic Chemistry Lab

Prerequisites: CHEM 3153 or concurrent enrollment.

Description: Laboratory exercises related to theoretical principles covered in CHEM 3053 and 3153. May not be used for degree credit with CHEM 3015.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3153 Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: A grade of "C' or higher in CHEM 3053.

Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 3053.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3353 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in CHEM 1515, CHEM 1225.

Description: Structures and properties of the elements and their many compounds in the broadest sense which includes the modern technologically important materials, organometallics, and inorganic substances of biological significance.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3413 Physical Chemistry Applications

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of "C" or higher in both CHEM 1515 and MATH 2144.

Description: A practical and applied approach to key topics in physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, chemical equilibria, and chemical kinetics, and how they relate to general chemical and biological processes on a molecular and macroscopic level.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3433 Physical Chemistry I

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of "C" or higher in: CHEM 1515 and MATH 2153 and PHYS 2114.

Description: Introductory theoretical analysis of molecular structure, chemical bonding and macroscopic chemical systems using quantum theory, classical and statistical thermodynamics, and kinetics. Previously offered as CHEM 3434.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3434 Physical Chemistry I

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 4

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3532 Physico-Chemical Measurements

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 2122 and CHEM 3433.

Description: Apparatus, experimental methods, and calculations employed in physico-chemical investigations.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 3553 Physical Chemistry II

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in CHEM 3433.

Description: A continuation of CHEM 3433.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 4020 Modern Methods of Chemical Analysis

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in CHEM 2122.

Description: Theoretical and laboratory study of modern techniques, reagents and instruments employed in analytical chemistry. Offered for variable credit, 1-5 credit hours, maximum of 5 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-5

Contact hours: Lecture: 1 Lab: 1

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 4320 Chemical and Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in CHEM 3112 and CHEM 3153.

Description: Theory and practice in separating mixtures of organic compounds and some theory and practice in identifying organic compounds by spectroscopic methods. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 4990 Special Problems

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and instructor permission.

Description: Training in independent work, study of relevant literature and experimental investigation of an assigned problem culminating in a written and oral report. Offered for variable credit, 1-5 credit hours, maximum of 5 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-5

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5000 Thesis

Description: Familiarizes the student with methods used in research in chemistry. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5001 Introduction to Chemistry Research

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

Description: Introduction to chemical research topics of interest to the department. Special emphasis placed on ethics, plagiarism, codes of conduct, research notebooks, publishing, and presentations.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5011 Graduate Seminar

Description: Preparation and presentation of seminars usually on subjects of current interest taken from the literature. Completion of 1 credit hour required for MS degree.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Discussion

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5053 Foundations of Physical Chemistry

Prerequisites: BS/BA in chemistry, CHEM 3153, or equivalent.

Description: This course provides the foundations of physical chemistry required for all disciplines of chemistry to understand the underlying principles necessary to advance at the graduate level. This core treatment will address thermodynamics and equilibria, chemical kinetics, quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and statistical thermodynamics. These topics will provide the conceptual learning critical for interdisciplinary applications of physical chemistry.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5063 Foundations of Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: BS/BA in chemistry, CHEM 3153, or equivalent.

Description: This course provides the basic principles of organic chemistry necessary to advance at the graduate level in all disciplines of chemistry. This treatment will address bonding and its consequences, stereochemistry and conformational analysis, functional groups and their interconversions, reaction mechanisms, reactive intermediates and catalysis, synthesis and retrosynthetic analysis, and modern characterization. These topics will provide the conceptual background for interdisciplinary applications of organic chemistry.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5073 Foundations of Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: BS/BA in chemistry, CHEM 3153, or equivalent.

Description: This course provides the basic principles of analytical chemistry necessary to advance at the graduate level in all disciplines of chemistry. Subject matter includes the underlying principles of chemical analyses with emphasis on chemical and biological reactions (equilibrium, reaction rate, chemical labeling), instrumentation and instrumental design, sampling, sample preparation and method validation. These topics will provide the conceptual foundation critical for interdisciplinary applications of analytical chemistry.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5103 Physical and Chemical Separations

Prerequisites: One year of physical chemistry.

Description: Principles of bulk and multi-stage separation methods: chromatography, liquid-liquid extraction, and zone melting.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemical Engineering

CHEM 5113 Equilibrium and Kinetics in Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: One year of physical chemistry.

Description: Physical and chemical principles of equilibrium and kinetics as applied to analytical problems.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5220 Topics For Teachers

Prerequisites: Teaching experience.

Description: Designed to help elementary and secondary science teachers improve their subject matter competence in chemistry. Content varies depending on the needs of specific groups of teachers. Offered for variable credit, 1-9 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-9

Contact hours: Other: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5223 Polymer Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 3153 and CHEM 3433 or equivalent.

Description: Preparation and polymerization of organic monomers; properties and uses of resulting high polymers; theories of polymerization; inorganic and natural organic polymers.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5260 Inorganic Chemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM 3353 or equivalent and 3 hours of physical chemistry.

Description: Bonding theory, molecular symmetry and structure, characterization of inorganic compounds, coordination chemistry, crystal field theory, solution chemistry, and mechanisms of inorganic reactions in solution. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5283 Solid State Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 5260.

Description: Structure, bonding, and properties of crystalline and amorphous inorganic solids. Emphasis on the characterization of inorganic solids and phase transitions in inorganic solids.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5323 Reactions of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: CHEM 3153.

Description: Products and mechanisms of reactions of importance in organic synthesis.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5373 Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: CHEM 4320.

Description: Lectures on ultraviolet, circular dichroism, infrared, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometry (MS). More advanced techniques in NMR and MS stressed. Hands-on training and use of modern spectroscopic instrumentation in laboratory.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5443 Mechanism and Structure in Organic Chemistry

Description: Relationship of properties of organic compounds to their structure; mechanisms of organic reactions. Prerequiste(s): CHEM 3153 and CHEM 3553.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5563 Chemical Thermodynamics I

Prerequisites: CHEM 3553.

Description: Statistical and classical thermodynamics applied to chemical systems.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5623 Quantum Chemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM 3553.

Description: Fundamentals of quantum mechanics, including classical mechanics, wave representation of matter, the Schroedinger equation, and atomic structure.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 5960 Inorganic Chemistry II

Prerequisites: CHEM 5260.

Description: Chemistry of main group and transition metal organometallic compounds, metal clusters, and catalysis by organometallic polymers, bioinorganic chemistry, and materials chemistry. (Same course as CHEM 6650*) Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6000 Doctoral Dissertation Research

Prerequisites: MS degree in chemistry or consent of instructor.

Description: Independent investigation under the direction and supervision of a major professor. Offered for variable credit, 1-15 credit hours, maximum of 60 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-15

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6010 Research Seminar

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Participation in departmental seminars on current topics in chemistry. One credit hour each fall and pring required for MS and PhD candidates with the exception of the first semester. Offered for variable credit, 1-20 credit hours, maximum of 20 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-20

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6011 Advanced Seminar

Prerequisites: CHEM 5011 or MS degree.

Description: Preparation and oral presentation of critical reviews on chemical subjects. Usually related to the student's research area. Completion of one credit hour required for the PhD degree.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Discussion

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6050 Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry

Description: Supervised study of topics and fields not otherwise covered. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6103 Electroanalytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 4024.

Description: The theory, practice and instrumentation in various areas of modern electroanalytical chemistry.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6113 Analytical Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 4024.

Description: Survey of selected topics in analytical applications of spectroscopic techniques. Fundamental concepts as well as current trends in research, including instrumentation.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6223 Physical Polymer Science

Description: A study of the physical properties of macromolecular systems including polymer solutions, gels, bulk polymers and rubbers. The characterization of polymers based on their thermal, spectroscopic, microstructure and molecular masses is also discussed. Prerequiste(s): CHEM 5223 or equivalent.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6303 Physical Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: BS/BA in chemistry, CHEM 3153, or equivalent.

Description: This course is an examination of the methods used in organic chemistry to probe mechanisms and reactive intermediates. Topics will include isotope effects, kinetics, linear free energy relationships, an introduction of orbital symmetry, rearrangements, stereo electronic effects, the generation and chemistry of carbenium ions, carbanions, carbenes, radicals, excited states, and strained molecules.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6420 Special Topics in Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 3153.

Description: Deals with topics not covered in other courses. Offered for variable credit, 1-9 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-9

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6453 Chemical Kinetics

Prerequisites: CHEM 3553.

Description: The kinetics of chemical reactions and their theoretical interpretation.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6553 Molecular Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 5623.

Description: Spectra and structure of molecules.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6650 Selected Topics in Advanced Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Supervised study of selected topics and fields not otherwise covered. (Same course as CHEM 5960*) Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 12 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6803 Photonics I: Advanced Optics

Prerequisites: ECEN 3813 or PHYS 3213, or consent of instructor.

Description: Advanced optics, including spectral and time characteristics of detectors, characteristics of lasers, time, spectral and spatial parameters of laser emission, interferometric techniques, and nonlinear effects such as two-photon absorption and second and third harmonic generations. Ultra short laser pulses. (Same course as ECEN 6803 & PHYS 6803). Offered for fixed credit, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6810 Photonics II: THz photonics and THz time-domain spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803.

Description: THz photonics and THz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS). Concepts and techniques of driving electronic circuitry with ultra short laser pulses to generate and detect freely propagating pulses of THz electromagnetic radiation using several operational research systems. (Same course as ECEN 6810 & PHYS 6810). Offered for fixed credit, maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6820 Photonics II: Spectroscopy II

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803

Description: Operating principles and applications of laser spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, solids and complex fluids. Absorption, emission, photon correlation, coherence, time resolved Fourier transform. Raman spectroscopy and non-linear optical. (Same course as ECEN 6820 & PHYS 6820). Offered for fixed credit,1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6830 Photonics II: Spectroscopy III

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803

Description: Advanced spectroscopic instruments and methods used for investigation of semi-conductors and solid state material. Stimulated emission characterized both in wavelength and in time. Time-resolved fluorescence measurements. Multiphotonic excitations. Fast measuring techniques, including subnanosecond detectors, picosecond streak cameras, and ultra fast four-wave mixing and correlation techniques. Time-dependent photoconductivity measurements. (Same course as ECEN 6830 & PHYS 6830) Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6840 Photonics III: Microscopy II

Prerequisites: CHEM 3553 or consent of instructor.

Description: The structure and imaging of solid surfaces. Basics of scanning probe microscopy (SPM). Contact and noncontact atomic force microscopy (AFM). Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) in air. (Same course as ECEN 6840 & PHYS 6840) Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6850 Photonics III: Microscopy II

Prerequisites: CHEM 3553 or consent of instructor.

Description: Advanced techniques of scanning probe microscopy (SPM). Magnetic force microscopy, Kelvin force microscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) in vacuum. Characterization of materials with SPM. Nanolithography with SPM. Device manufacturing and analysis. (Same course as ECEN 6850 & PHYS 6850) Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6860 Photonics III: Microscopy III and Image Processing

Prerequisites: ECEN 5793.

Description: Digital image processing, including projects. Image acquisition and display, image enhancement, geometric operations, linear and nonlinear filtering, image restoration, edge detection, image analysis, morphology, segmentation, recognition, and coding/compression. (Same course as ECEN 6860 & PHYS 6860). Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6870 Photonics IV: Synthesis and Devices I

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803 and CHEM 6840.

Description: Preparation of functional nanostructures and related optical and electronic devices. Physical and chemical methods of thin film deposition. Engineering of prototypes of light emitting diodes, sensors, optical limiting coatings, lithographic patterns. (Same course as ECEN 6870 & PHYS 6870) Offered for variable credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6880 Photonics IV: Semiconductor Devices, Testing and Characterization

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803.

Description: Test and characterization of semiconductor and optoelectronic devices. Hall Effect, four point probe, CV and IV measurements, optical pump-probe, photoluminescence and electro-optics sampling. (Same course as ECEN 6880 & PHYS 6880). Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry

CHEM 6890 Photonics IV: Semiconductor Synthesis and Devices III

Prerequisites: CHEM 6803.

Description: Processing, fabrication and characterization of semiconductor optoelectronic devices in class 100/10000 clean rooms. Clean room operation, including general procedure for material processing and device fabrication. Device processing using a variety of processing such as mask aligner, vacuum evaporators and rapid thermal annealer. Testing using optical and electrical testing apparatus such as I-V, C-V, Hall and optical spectral measurement systems. (Same course as ECEN 6890 & PHYS 6890) Offered for variable credit, 1 credit hour(s), maximum of 4 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lab:

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab

Department/School: Chemistry