UE Nanosciences interdisciplinary practical trainings 1

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Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :



To aborde multidisciplinary approaches in nanosciences through a set of practical work.

To work in different technical platforms in nanosciences and in nanotechnology.

To understand chemical methods to synthesize nanomaterials by a bottom up approach.

To learn the physical principles and uses of nanomaterials characterization techniques (AFM, SEM,..).

To learn the biophysical principles of the interface between nanomaterials and animal cell.

Presentation and content

-20 h of course

-30 h of practical work

These 30 h of practical formations accost the pluridisciplinary aspect in nanosciences and in nanotechnology. The goal is to train students at the interface between the different sciences (chemistry, physics and biology) and show the importance of a collaborative approach to the production and characterization of nanoscale objects. 20 h of course (8h of nanochemistry, 6h of physic and 6h of biophysics) are in support for understand the great principles of the bottom up approach in nanochemistry, the physical principle of different methods of characterization in nanosciences (AFM, SEM, TEM and the elementary principles in biophysics. The pedagogical team is composed of teachers working in the field of nanochemistry, nanophysics and biophysics. The different practical work taking place on various practical teachings platforms located in Grenoble allowing the use of characterizations equipment at the forefront of nanoscience research.


-Basic notions in chemistry: solubility of chemical compounds, the oxidation-reduction reactions and the acid-base reactions, the principal functions in organic chemistry, the coordination chemistry.

Physics: classical mechanics and basic notions in electromagnetism.

-Basic notions in Biology: basic notion in biochemistry, in biopolymère and in cell biology.