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Advanced Materials

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This course focuses on the development and application of modern materials and innovative material concepts, such as, but not limited to, nanocomposites, materials for organic photovoltacis and plastic electronics, advanced thin films,…   Topics will be covered in introductionary classes and in seminars given by colleagues from industry and academia, as well as in practical sessions (uneven years) or in the framework of company visits (even years). The course also aims at giving the student a better understanding of advanced materials’ research in academia and industry and insight in recent developments in this field.In the practical sessions, basic skills regarding the use of modern instrumentation involved in materials’ research are acquired.

The company visits are organized together with the course "Forming of Metals" by Profs. Godet and Terryn.