prof. Pier Gianni Medaglia
Nanomaterials: a general overview. Metal oxide based nanomaterials: nanowires, nanorods, and other nano-morphologies. Preparation and properties of some carbon nano-allotropes. Structures and properties of relevance for biomedical applications, energy, environment. Main techniques for the chemical and physical characterization of nanomaterials. Examples of synthesis on different substrates. The case of Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs).