Investigating Techniques to Deposit Isolated Carbon Nanotubes - PHYS 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Peter Grutter

Supervisor's Email: peter.grutter [at]

Supervisor's Phone: 6483

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Physics

Course number: PHYS 396 (Physics)

Term: Fall 2015-2016

Project start date: September 2, 2015

Project end date: December 2, 2015

Project title: Investigating Techniques to Deposit Isolated Carbon Nanotubes

Project description (50-100 words suggested): 1. Develop process to deposit carbon nanotubes (CNT) on oxidized Si wafer; 2. Use Nanofrazor tool to lithographically define electrodes; 3. Contact and measure conductance of CNT transistor; 4. Write a report or draft publication.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): 30% oral presentation; 70% final report.

Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Handling chemicals.