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FYSP 143 - The Nature of Electronic Materials: Deconstructing the Computer


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Physics
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4NS, WRi

This seminar will explore the making and measuring of materials used in the common computer. Questions to be addressed include: What sets computer speed and memory? How do you store data? What makes the screen light up? The underlying materials science will be developed as needed through readings, internet resources, and in-class workshops. Students will write and present a series of short papers.
Instructor: Y. Ijiri



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