Curriculum
Research for the Master's Degree Ⅰ
 
Research for the Master's Degree Ⅱ
 
Advanced Chemical Metallurgy
Based on physical chemistry and thermodynamic basic concepts, Advanced Chemical Metallurgy deals with gathering metallic compounds by reducing glass metals, which are electronically neutral. Also, smelting theory of nonferrous metals, introduction of new smelting methods, and retrieval and applications of by-products are studied.
Structure of Inorganic Materials
Crystal structures and properties of inorganic compounds are studied. And, correlation between general chemical formula and structures, chemical bonds, piezoelectric materials, magnetic materials, and electro-optic materials are treated.
Surface and Interface of Inorganic Materials
Surface and Interface of Inorganic Materials is to deal with physical and chemical properties on surface of inorganic materials. Surface and interface structures classified as two-dimensional defects and influences on the manufacturing process are considered.
Advanced Inorganic Material Process
Advanced Inorganic Material Process is aimed at understanding all the properties of inorganic materials at high temperature by introducing and considering structures depending on forming and sintering, various property changes, and processes using ceramic body at high temperate. By investigating development of microstructures, high temperature properties, and perspectives related to controlling, the theory of high temperature processes is studied.
Advanced Iron and Steel Materials
Relationships between microstructures and properties of various kinds of ferrous materials are studied including cast iron, carbon steel, alloy stainless steel, and special steels in depth. Special topics on advanced ferrous materials are dealt through recent research papers.
Advanced Non-Ferrous Materials
Based on phase diagram and structural changes, interrelationships among processes, microstructures, and mechanical properties of various kinds of industrial non-ferrous materials are studied including copper, aluminium, magnesium, titanium, and nickel alloys. Special topics on advanced non-ferrous materials are dealt through recent research papers.
Advanced Heat Treatment
Changes in microstructures and mechanical properties by various heat treatment processes are studies on the basis of phase diagram and phase transformation. For practical application, selection of proper heat treatment condition and prevention of defect are also dealt. Special topics on advanced heat treatment are dealt through recent research papers.
Advanced Composite Materials
Relationships among processes, microstructures, and properties of various kinds of advanced composite materials are studied including metal matrix composite, fiber-reinforced composite, cermet, nano-composites. Special topics on advanced composite materials are dealt through recent research papers.
Advanced Electron Microscopy
Advanced Electron Microscopy is to learn crystal optics, electronic optics, transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and scanning electron microscope (SEM) that are essential for observing microstructures of materials. In crystal optics, anisotropy of crystals and polarizing microscope are explained. In TEM, diffraction of electromagnetic waves and kinetic theory about shading of several defects in crystals are studied. In SEM, shading by various signals and, in particular, microanalysis of X-ray by decomposition of wavelength and energy dispersion are explained.
Semiconduction Materials
The subject is to understand the properties of semiconductors such as elemental semiconductors, oxide semiconductors, and compound semiconductors. Behavior characteristics using band theory, the properties and applications of elemental semiconductors and glass semiconductors, electrical conductivity theory of semiconductors, lattice vibration, and tunnel effect are studied.
Advanced Electronic Materials
Advanced Electronic Materials has a purpose of acquiring theories about electrical and magnetic properties of electronic materials and understanding operating principles of devices. The properties and manufacturing processes of electronic materials are treated, and the properties of dielectric materials, magnetic materials, high-frequency insulators, capacitors, piezoelectric materials, and pyroelectric materials and principles of devices are studied.
Optical Materials
Optical Materials is to take a theoretical approach to optical properties of inorganic materials. Optical properties such as refraction, scattering, opacity, and color, the composition of inorganic materials, and influences of microstructures are investigated. Further, industrial uses of optic ceramics are studied.
Dislocation Theory of Metals
The generation mechanism of dislocation, the effect of crystal structure influenced dislocations, the interactions of between point defect and dislocations and behavior of dislocation in crystal structure, the analysis of interrelationship metal materials and dislocation are studied.
Advanced Theory of Strength of Materials
"The effects of crystal defects influenced to mechanical properties are studied to be focused to work hardening, heat treatment and internal friction stress, etc. And the behavior of metallic structure responsed on exteral applied force are studied."
Advanced Structure and Properties of Metals
"For discussing with the theory of alloys and their application method, the molecular structure and electron structure based on metallic electron theory are studied. And statistical thermodynamics method and crystal structure analysis are focused to analysis on the fundamental of alloys."
Fracture Mechanics of Materials
"The solving methods of Differential equations, Fourier integrals and the separation method of variation at engineering boundary conditions are studied. And, the solving methods of partial differential equations, determinant, vectors, the properties of tensor and their transfer characteristics are discussed."
Surface Science and Engineering
Theories and characterization tools of atomic atructure, electronic sturcture, composition analysisand thermal vibrations of surface are presented.We also deal with the application of surface analysis on the manufacture of various kinds of devices.
Colloid Interface Science
We deal with the interfacial energy, orientation of molecules, interface electronics, supramolecules, dispersion, self-assembly of nano-materials. Also the technology on the manufacture of nano-devices using interfacial phenomena is presented.
Plasma in Materials Engineering
The properties of low and high temperature plasma, principles of the plasma generation, chemical activities of plasma and diagnosis are presented. We also deal with the development of plasma generators, surface modification, thin film process, lithography and wast treatment using plasma.
Vacuum Physics and Technology
Fundamental properties of vacuum, production and maintanence of vacuum, measurements and various parts for vacuum system are presented. Materials synthesis using vacuum system is also presented.
Theory of Sintering
This course covers the theory of sintering for thermodynamic driving force of mass transport phenomena in densification process of powder compacts. Additionally, this lecture deals with various sintering methods, characterization and application of sintered body.
Advanced Powder Materials
This course covers the theory and application for the powder synthesis, compacting and sintering process. Additionally, this lecture deals with the characterization of properties and processing technology of powders for the control of properties and industrial application.
Interfacial Phenomena
This course covers the theory of interfacial characteristics such as surface, grain boundary and phase boundary. Additionally, this lecture deals with the influence of interface characteristics on the physical and chemical properties of materials.
Nanocomposites
This course is an introduction to the field of nanocomposites, which is concerned with the relation between the structure and properties of nano-sized materials, factors that control the internal structure of solids, and processes for altering the structure and properties of solids. To obtain these goals, including fabrication method of nanocomposites, characterization of materials properties is discussed in the context of controlling properties for various applications of nanocomposites.
Advanced Phase Transformation of Metals
Advanced theories of phase transformation and kinetic related with structural changes of alloys are studied including precipitation behavior, Oswald ripening, segregation, solidification, various types of phase transformation. Effects of phase transformation on physical and mechanical properties of metals are also discussed in depth. Special topics on advanced phase transformation are dealt through recent research papers.
Advanced Structural Materials
Recently developed advanced structural materials such as high strength light alloys and nano-composite are studied in terms of microstructures and properties. Reliability and life time of the materials are emphasized. Special topics on advanced structural materials are dealt through recent research papers
Advanced Materials for Extreme Environments
Advanced materials used at extreme environment including high temperature, pressure, stress, corrosive atmosphere, or oxidative environment are dealt in this subject. Mechanical property as well as reliability and life time evaluation of superalloy, thermal barrier coating, high temperature steel, and composite are discussed in depth. Special topics on advanced materials for extreme environments are dealt through recent research papers
Non-Destructive Evaluation of Materials
Advanced nondestructive evaluation techniques for material characterization are studied including ultrasonic wave, acoustic emission, magnetic, and electrical resistivity method. Special topics on non-destructive evaluation of materials are dealt through recent research papers.
Electronic Packaging Materials Science
With the aim of in-depth comprehension of electronic packaging technologies from a materials science prospective, the latest research trends regarding electronic packaging materials or processes will be studied weekly after summary of electronic packaging technologies. In the end of semester, a student should study individually the latest research papers regarding electronic packaging materials or processes, and do the presentation.
Thermal Analysis Engineering of Materials & Practice
This course is designed for explaining thermodynamically the thermal behavior of polymers and metals and fostering the interpretation ability of actual experimental results. In addition to the lecture, the experiment and practice such as DSC and TMA measurements will be performed. In the end of semester, a student should study thermal analysis research papers regarding an individual research topic by oneself and do the presentation.
Materials Analysis & Practice
This course is designed to comprehend the principal and fundamentals of traditional analysis equipment such as SEM, AES, XPS, SIMS, AFM, and so on. Hence, this course will foster the interpretation ability regarding the state of materials. In addition to the lecture, the experiment and practice using a SEM will be performed individually.
Display Materials Engineering
This course will provide the development trend of diverse display materials which are used for the fabrication of LCD. PDP, OLED, LED, and so on. For this, the types of display materials and on-demand properties will be discussed. In the end of semester, a student should study core patents regarding the display materials by oneself and do the presentation.
Microstructure and Mechanics of Sintered Ceramic Materials
1. Formation process of microstructural material, which is include sintering, interfacial shift, aniostropic growth, of oxide/non-oxide powder ceramics 2. Integrative understanding between structure of material and its physical property
Special Topics on Nano-Ceramic Materials
1. Quantum effect in nanoceramic materials, synthesis of oxidation semiconductor materials and its optical characteristics 2. Synthesis method with OD, 1D and 2D for quantumic material and their characteristics 3. Synthesis method with OD, 1D and 2D for quantumic material and their characteristics
Polymer Derived Ceramics PDC
1. Synthesis of inorganic polymer (e.g. polycarbosilane), its molding, and pyrolysis process 2. Introduction to application of nano fiber, long-span fiber, porous materials, and nano thin film 3. Interpretation of nano-structure of hybrid phase, which is intermediate phase between inorganic polymers and ceramics
Ceramic Materials for Biolobical Applications
1. Fabrication of artificial bone, stent, nano porous materials applied in bio field 2. advanced functional material for bio medical and in-vitro, in-vivo test
Advanced X-ray Crystallography
Advanced X-ray Crystallography deals with the principle and fundamental theory of X-ray diffraction, experiments method, and applications of X-ray. Also, the principle of generation of X-ray, crystal geometry, X-ray diffraction, and practical uses of X-ray are investigated.
Solid State Electrochemistry
Solid State Electrochemistry treats the behavior of electrons and ions at the electrolyte/electrode materials interface. After acquisition of these basic concepts, various applications of electrochemistry are studied. Therefore, the ultimate goal of this class is to acquire the elementary knowledge and to learn applications of solid state electrochemistry.
Energy Storage/Conversion Materials
Energy Storage/Conversion Materials is aimed at systematically acquiring energy materials, which form various energy devices such as fuel cells, solar cells, batteries, and capacitors. A theoretical approach on diverse energy materials and practical uses are effectively learned.
Crystal Structure Analysis
Crystal Structure Analysis is to learn the basic knowledge about crystal structures, which are composing most of metal and ceramic. Further, the interpretation and analysis of crystal structures are accompanied. In particular, tools such as XRD, XPS, AES, XAS, and TEM for interpreting crystal structures are studied, and programs to effectively analyze these structures are investigated.
Advanced Metallic Materials
This course is designed to provide the latest research information on new alloy design and manufacturing process, microstructure characterization, and property evaluation techniques for recently developed metallic materials in accordance with the requirements of high performances and functionalization of metallic materials. In a material way, seminars and presentations on automotive, aerospace, nuclear, defense, and energy materials used for major industrial applications and future prospects wil be also conducted.
Deformation and Fracture Mechanics
This course deals with the basic deformation theory and mechanical behavior of materials with a focues on elastic fracture mechanics, elasto-plastic fracture mechanics, and micro-fracture mechanisms. This provides analysis and modeling methods for the fracture mechansim of materials used for actual structures based on deformation and fracture mechanics theories.
Advanced Materials Design
Understanding the crystal structure and defects of materials, and the microstructural evolutions in terms of thermodynamics and kinetics is fundamental to design new materials with a variety of performances. This course is designed to help students to incorporate theoretical and experimental approaches for the selection, development, and use of materials suitable for specific circumstances and engineering requirements.
Computational Materials Science and Engineering
Due to the recent rapid development of computer performance and computer-aided numerical analysis, simulation techniques have been widely used in materials research and devolopment. This course introduces a variety of computer simulation techniques related to materials design and process, and shows how to use them.
Nanofabrication for semiconductor industry
Various nanofabrication processes for semiconductor industry will be introduced. Each generation is defined by photolithographic technology, where minimun line width (Contact Dimension) <20nm is used. Etching, implantation, thin film process, and metallization will be dealt with its present, issues, and new approaches
Dielectric materials and its appications
Dielectric materials are widely used for capacitors and gate oxides in CMOS transistors. This course introduces the background of dielectrics such as polarization and its mechanisms, dielectric response on the frequency and relaxation, and breakdown phenomena. In addtion, application of dielectrics will be learned from DRAM, MLCC, CMOS transistor, etc.
Thin film engineering
Thin film processes for dielectrics and metals have been mainly adopted for top-down methodology in semiconductor industry. In this course, various thin film deposition processes, such as PVD, CVD, and ALD will be introduced. Their mechanisms, issues, and applications will be dealt. Specifically physical, chemical and structural analysis for thin films will be included.
Advanced materials and memory application
Semiconductor industry can be categorized to memory and non-memory (System IC) field. So far memory field has significantly contributed to Korean manufacturing industry. This course will introduce the various aspect of memory technology; its history, development, and recent progress on system on-chip memory, DRAM, and Flash memory. Various new memory concepts will be also introduced from the view-point of materials.