Advanced topics on supramolecular chemistry and its utility for obtaining nanostructures and nanomaterials of interest in applications that are chemical (catalysis, sensors), physical (magnetism and molecular electronics), and biomedical: hierarchical self-assembly and self-organization, design of biomolecular architecture, design of functional molecules and nanomaterials with a high level of communication with biological systems and their biomedical applications, self-assembled monolayers, self-assembly of nanoparticles.
Competencies and learning outcomes
- Acquire the necessary knowledge and skills in order to follow future doctoral-level training in nanoscience and nanotechnology.
- Capability of students from one area of knowledge (e.g., physics) to communicate and interact scientifically with colleagues from other areas of knowledge (e.g., chemistry) in the resolution of problems arising in molecular nanoscience and nanotechnology.
- Understand the methodological approaches used in nanoscience.
- Acquire conceptual knowledge of supramolecular chemistry necessary for designing new nanomaterials and nanostructures.
- Know the main nanofabrication techniques of molecular systems.
- Acquire conceptual knowledge of self-assembly and self-organization processes in molecular systems.
- Know the main biological and medical applications of this area.
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