Course Title : Introduction to Advanced Material Science and Technology (11 times course)(English lecture)

Code 10i053
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term Spring term
Class day & Period Fri 5th
Location A2-306
Credits 1.5
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Relay Lecture
Language English
Instructor ER Center, J. Assoc. Prof., Ryuichi Ashida
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Course Description

The various technologies used in the field of material science serve as bases for so-called high technologies, and, in turn, the high technologies develop material science. These relate to each other very closely and contribute to the development of modern industries. In this class, recent progresses in material science are briefly introduced, along with selected current topics on new biomaterials, nuclear engineering materials, new metal materials and natural raw materials. The methods of material analysis and future developments in material science are also discussed.


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Theme Class number of times Description
Tumor Imaging and Therapy through Photoirradiation 1 The overview of current modalities through photoirradiation as well as the preparation of tumor imaging probes is given. Tumor therapy through photoirradiation is also shown in the lecture. (K. Miki: Dept. of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry)
Carbon Nanorings 1 The preparation of carbon nanorings is outlined in the lecture. The supramolecular interaction as well as the photophysical properties of carbon nanorings is summarized. (K. Miki: Dept. of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry)
Crystal Structure Analysis by Powder X-ray Diffraction Measurement 1 Chemical and physical properties of a material is strongly related with the structure of the material. So, structure analysis is one of the most important part in material researches. Powder X-ray diffraction analysis is powerful way to analyze the crystal structure of solid materials. We study how to use powder X-ray diffraction analysis for material researches. (T. Yamamoto: Dept. of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry)
Principles and Applications of Fluorescenece Spectroscopy 1 Fluorescence spectroscopy is applied to various disciplines of science and engineering, and provides unique information of a system upon photo-illumination. This course aims to introduce the background of fluorescence spectroscopy and practical knowledge in fluorescence experiments. (J. Park: Dept. of Molecular Engineering)
Synthesis of Novel π-Conjugated Molecules with Main Group Elements 1 The lecture will show synthesis and properties of novel π-conjugated molecules with main group elements, and their application as functional materials. (T. Higashino: Dept. of Molecular Engineering)
Chemistry of Asymmetric Catalysis ―Stereoselective Synthesis of Optically Active Pharmaceutical Compounds 1 This class will outline the progress on enantioselective catalysis for the asymmetric synthesis of optically active pharmaceutical compounds such as Herbesser, which is a blockbuster drug developed in a Japanese pharmaceutical company. (K. Asano: Dept. of Material Chemistry)
Electrical Conductivity of Conjugated Polymers and Application to Organic Electronics 1 In this class, structure and property of conjugated polymers are introduced and discussed. The discussion topics include the brief history of the discovery of electrical conductivity of conjugated polymers, mechanism of electrical conductivity in polymer chains, representative evaluation methods of conductivity for conjugated polymers, relationship between molecular and self-assembled structures of conjugated polymers, and recent examples of device applications using conjugated polymers. (I. Sakurai: Dept. of Molecular Engineering)
An Introduction to Smart Shape Changing Materials 1 This course will briefly introduce smart materials as a whole and will then focus specifically on the recent and very active field of smart shape changing materials. We will explore how the design and stimuli-sensitivity of various materials can allow for materials to have planned and useful motion. (K. Landenberger: Dept. of Polymer Chemistry)
Properties of Cementitious Materials and the Future 2 CEMENT may not necessarily be an advanced material, but must surely be a forefront material for human life and society, in the past, present and future. Then, what are your demands to cement? (A. Hattori: Dept. of Urban Management)
Application of Electrical Discharge to Material and Environmental Technology 1 (N. Sano: Dept. of Chemical Engineering)





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