NANA1002 Nanoscience Tools (2 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

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Kurssi jossa opiskelija tutustuu nanotieteen työkaluihin.


  • Clean room techniques
  • Laser safety
  • (Bio)chemical safety of nanomaterials
  • Basics of Statistical analysis and error estimations
  • Fitting a function to available data

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to provide basic tools and methods for interdisciplinary Nanoscience research. After passing the course student

  • understands the basic principles of clean room techniques, and knows how to work inside a clean room.
  • understands the basic properties of lasers, and knows the safety regulations of laser work.
  • knows how to handle biologically hazardous samples in a laboratory.
  • knows the special properties of nanomaterials and how to take these into account on work safety.
  • can do the basic statistical analysis and error estimations.
  • can fit a function to a collected date using several different software.

Additional information

Luento-osuus mahdollista tehdä myös itsenäisesti.

Description of prerequisites

Lukion oppimäärä tai vastaavat tiedot

Study materials


Completion methods

Method 1

This course is compolsory if you haven´t done it on your previous degree
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Study methods:

Indroduction to laboratory safety