Particle Characterization (PG)


Lecture 1 - Introduction: Why study particle characterization?


Lecture 2 - Introduction: Classification of particle characteristics


Lecture 3 - Morphological Characterization: Shape analysis methods


Lecture 4 - Morphological Characterization: Techniques of shape assessment


Lecture 5 - Morphological Characterization: Decision rules


Lecture 6 - Morphological Characterization: Static vs dynamic methods of size analysis


Lecture 7 - Morphological Characterization: Static methods of size analysis


Lecture 8 - Morphological Characterization: Light scattering from spherical particles


Lecture 9 - Morphological Characterization: Particle counters


Lecture 10 - Morphological Characterization: Particle size distributions


Lecture 11 - Morphological Characterization: Acoustic Attenuation Spectroscopy


Lecture 12 - Morphological Characterization: Nano-particle size analysis


Lecture 13 - Structural Characterization


Lecture 14 - Interfacial Characterization


Lecture 15 - Surface Adhesion: Forces


Lecture 16 - Surface Adhesion: Electrostatic & Surface-Tension Forces


Lecture 17 - Surface Adhesion: Adhesion Force Measurement


Lecture 18 - Particle Removal: Methods


Lecture 19 - Particle Removal: Wet Cleaning


Lecture 20 - Particle Cohesion: Forces


Lecture 21 - Particle Cohesion: Flowability Implications


Lecture 22 - Transport Properties: Diffusion & Electrostatic Field Effects


Lecture 23 - Transport Properties: Drag & Inertia


Lecture 24 - Transport Properties: Deposition Fluxes & Rates


Lecture 25 - Transport Properties: Illustrative Application


Lecture 26 - Chemical & Compositional Characterization: Reactivity


Lecture 27 - Chemical & Compositional Characterization: Analytical Methods


Lecture 28 - Chemical & Compositional Characterization: XRD & AFM


Lecture 29 - Nano-particle Characterization: Bottom-Up Synthesis Methods


Lecture 30 - Nano-particle Characterization: Top-Down Synthesis Methods


Lecture 31 - Nano-particle Characterization: Dispersion


Lecture 32 - Nano-particle Characterization: Properties & Techniques


Lecture 33 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Nano-Fluids


Lecture 34 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Filtration


Lecture 35 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Cleanrooms


Lecture 36 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: High-Technology Manufacturing


Lecture 37 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Explosivity


Lecture 38 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Environment & Human Health


Lecture 39 - Practical Relevance of Particle Characterization: Other Applications


Lecture 40 - Summary