Teaching (MOOVI)

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  • Physics Lab (Chemistry)
  • Materials
  • Magnetism

Physics Lab (Chemistry)
An introduction to error analysis

Lab: nº 23 (Bl. C, 3º)


This lab course is intended primarily as an introduction to error analysis, considering notes on data analysis and experimental uncertainty and examples of error propagation.

Grading (20%)


Taylor, J. R. An Introduction to Error Analysis: the Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements, University Science Books, 1997.


1. Dimensions. Normal Distribution
2. Density of a Liquid and a Solid
3. Surface Tension of a Liquid
4. Viscosity of a Liquid

Master in Chemical Research and Industrial Chemistry

Master in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Room 21/28


This course is intended primarily as an introduction to solid state chemistry and physics.

Lab:                           60%
Exam I:                      40%


P. A. Cox, ”The electronic structure and chemistry of solids”, Oxford University Press, 2005.
S. Elliott, ”The physics and chemistry of solids”, John Willey & Sons, 2008.
J. Singleton, ”Band Theory and Electronic Properties of Solids”, Oxford University Press, 2001.
E. Smith and G. Dent, ”Modern Raman Spectroscopy”, Wiley & Sons, 2005.
C. F. Bohren and D. R. Huffman, ”Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles”, Wiley-VCH, 1998.



  1. Introduction (from macro to nano)
  2. Chemical bond
  3. Crystalline structure, X-ray diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy
  4. Classic and Quantum Models of Free Electrons 
  5. Ferroelectricity and Magnetism
  6. Optical Properties of Materials





Master in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Room 21

This lab course is intended primarily as an introduction to magnetism.

Exam: 60%
Lab: 40% 

Spaldin, N. Magnetic Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Blundell, S. Magnetism in Condensed Matter, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Cullity & Graham, Introduction to Magnetic Materials, Wiley, 2009.
Goodenough, J. B. Magnetism and the Chemical Bond, Wiley, 1963.


  1. Introduction (rev. of magnetostatics)
  2. Atomic origins of magnetism
  3. Diamagnetism, paramagnetism
  4. Ferri, Ferro and Antiferromagnetism
  5. Magnetic Anisotropy, Exchange Bias
  6. Nanoparticles and Thin Films