Before Labs Begin 
Safety Training 
Hazardous Chemical Training 
Bob Edwards and Bill Trabilicy, EHS Office 

Radiation Safety Training 
Thomas Hasselbacher, EHS Office 
Pass safety course (online) 
Lab Week 1 
α Amorphous Polymers 
α_{1} Polymer Structures 
Dr. Meri Treska 

α_{2} Polymer Conformation 
Prof. Francesco Stellacci 

β Glass Materials 
β_{1} Structure of Borate Glasses 
Mr. Benjamin Hardy Wunsch 

β_{2} Structure of Borate Glasses 
Prof. Linn Hobbs/Mr. Dilan A. Seneviratne 

γ Quantifying Thermodynamic Properties of Materials 
γ_{1} Thermal Energy Storage 
Dr. Geetha P. Berera 

γ_{2} Magnetic Work 
Prof. Silvija Gradecak 

Two Recitations 
Lab Week 1 Discussion 
Course TAs 
Week 1 report due Friday of following week 
Lab Week 2 
α Quantifying Thermodynamic Properties 
α_{1} Liquid Crystal 
Prof. Silvija Gradecak 

α_{2} Mechanical Work 
Mr. Benjamin Hardy Wunsch 

β Crystalline Structures 
β_{1} Radius Ratios in Ionic Crystals 
Prof. Francesco Stellacci 

β_{2} Crystal Polymorphs 
Dr. Geetha P. Berera 

γ Diffraction Principles 
γ_{1} Derivative Structures 
Dr. Meri Treska 

γ_{2} Laser Diffraction 
Prof. Linn Hobbs 

Two Recitations 
Lab Week 2 Discussion 
Course TAs 
Week 2 report due Friday of following week 
Lab Week 3 
α Materials as "Particle in a Box" Models 
α_{1} Fcenters 
Mr. Benjamin Hardy Wunsch 

α_{2} Quantum Dots 
Prof. Francesco Stellacci 

β Visualizing Gibbs Free Energy 
β_{1} Batteries 
Dr. Geetha P. Berera 

β_{2} Corrosion 
Prof. Linn Hobbs 

γ Phase Transitions 
γ_{1} Phase Separation 
Dr. Meri Treska 

γ_{2} Ferromagnetic Transitions 
Prof. Silvija Gradecak 

Two Recitations 
Lab Week 3 Discussion 
Course TAs 
Week 3 report due Friday two weeks later 
Lab Week 4 
α Bonds and Wavefunctions 
α_{1} Electron Wavefunctions 
Prof. Silvija Gradecak 

α_{2} Delocalization 
Mr. Benjamin Hardy Wunsch 

β Vibration in Materials 
β_{1} Phonon Curves 
Prof. Francesco Stellacci 

β_{2} Mechanical Strength and Vibrations 
Prof. Linn Hobbs 

γ Phase Diagrams 
γ_{1} Eutectics 
Dr. Geetha P. Berera 

γ_{2} Order Disorder Transitions 
Dr. Meri Treska 

Two Recitations 
Lab Week 4 Discussion 
Course TAs 

Final Exam 
Week 4 Lab Report (Memo) Written During Final Exam Period 

Week 4 report due 