Walter Remo Caseri: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2019

Award: The Golden Owl
Name Prof. em. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri
Professur Multifunktionsmaterial.
ETH Zürich, HCI F 515
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 632 22 18
RelationshipRetired Adjunct Professor

327-0403-00LChemistry IV4 credits3GP. J. Walde, W. R. Caseri
AbstractDeepening of knowledge in inorganic and organic chemistry
ObjectiveDeepening of knowledge in inorganic and oragnic chemistry
ContentNomenclature, stereochemistry, covalent bonds, ionic bonds, coordination bonds, hydrogen bonds, the most relevant reactions and reaction mechanisms
Lecture noteswill be distributed during the course
327-0411-00LPractical Laboratory Course IV Information Restricted registration - show details 3 credits4PM. B. Willeke, W. R. Caseri
AbstractTo impart basic and advanced knowledge and experimental competence using selected examples from chemistry, physics and metal physics.
ObjectiveTo impart basic knowledge and experimental competence using selected examples from chemistry, physics and metal physics.
First acquisition of independent scientific-technical skills.
Presenting a poster about the topic of one of the experiments.
ContentChemistry IV: "Lecture coordinated project based Praktikum" (Innovedum Project); project work coordinated with the inorganic part of the Chemistry IV lecture. Details see:

Physics II: Three experiments: two in the field of nonlinear optics and one computer experiment in the field of mesoscopic systems (incl. a visit of the PSI in Villingen)

Metal physics I: Metallography/light microscophy; mechanical characterization
Lecture notesNotes with information for each experiment (aim of the experiment, theory, experimental procedure, data analysis) can be downloaded from the report center (, see also
Prerequisites / NoticeErfolgreiche Teilnahme an den Praktika I - III des D-MATL. Über allfällige Ausnahmen entscheidet der Praktikumsleiter auf Anfrage.
529-3002-00LChemistry II5 credits2V + 2UW. Uhlig, P. J. Walde, W. R. Caseri
AbstractGeneral Chemistry II: Chemical bonding, Introduction to organic chemistry, Overview on important classes of inorganic compounds
ObjectiveGeneral base for understanding principles of organic chemistry (structure and reaktivity).
Content1. Chemical Bonding
2. Alkanes, alkenes, alkines
3. Arenes
4. Halogenalkanes
5. Aldehydes and ketones
6. Carboxylic acids
7. Amines
8. Natural products
9. Overview on important classes of inorganic compounds
LiteratureC.E. Mortimer & U. Müller, CHEMIE, 12. Auflage, Thieme: Stuttgart, 2015 (ISBN -978-3-13-484312-5)