Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40% Students must pass all elements of Continuous Assessment independently. Use acquired analytical and characterisation skills at an advanced level to undertake research activities on biomedical materials.
Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination. Biomaterials for biosensors and diagnostic devices, ? Select the appropriate surface modification method for a particular biomedical material application.
Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination. New trends and developments in speciality polymers, ?
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: For students failing to achieve the pass standard in taught modules at Spring or Summer exams there may be a Supplemental examination in the Autumn, depending on the module, and marks presented at the Autumn Examinations Board which will meet if required. Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Teaching Method(s): 12hr(s) Lectures; 30hr(s) Directed Study (assignments); 6hr(s) Practicals (laboratory practical (on-line lectures and on-site laboratory workshop in AIT)). Nanomaterials Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: Have an enhanced knowledge and understanding of polymeric materials.
Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%. Diffusion control, Environmental aspects of polymers, ?
Lecturer(s): Staff, Tyndall Institute, Dr Clement Higginbotham, Athlone Institute of Technology. Demonstrate a systematic understanding and critical awareness of new biomedical materials and their applications.
Module Objective: The study of biomedical materials is essential for ICGEE students who are undertaking a Ph D in any aspect of nanomedicine or nanotechnology as applied to biomedical systems. Know general relationships between structures, properties and their relationships.
Credit Weighting: 5 Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2. Module Co-ordinator: Mr Brian Corbett, Tyndall Institute. Module Objective: The objective of this course is to provide the student with an opportunity to fabricate a simple light emitting device and understand the technology involved.
Students should note that all of the modules below may not be available to them.
Undergraduate students should refer to the relevant section of the UCC Undergraduate Calendar for their programme requirements. Teaching Method(s): 5day(s) Other (4 laboratory days plus 1 day of advance preparation.
(this module is offered several times during the academic year). Module Content: Introduction to processing, Laboratory discipline and safety, four high level talks on; Materials for III-V Devices, Lasers, LEDs and Detectors.
There will be four process topics; Photolithography, etch, CVD, Metallization.Fabricate a simple light emitting device and understand the technology involved.