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More than Moore: Sensors/Actuators

Examples of available "Lectures" or "Practical Work" in the Sensors/Actuators domains:

 

  • Basic principles

1- Graphene NEMS
2- MEMS / NEMS
3- Nanowire, nanopore and nanoelectrode based sensors
4- Ultra low-power temperature, RH, strain gauges, pressure, flow…
5- Harsh-environment sensors and electronics (high temperature, radiations)
6- Radiation detectors
7- Thin SOI MEMS sensors
8- On-chip MEMS-based tensile testing to explore the properties of materials at nanometer scale

 

  • Modeling

1- TCAD modeling
2- Poisson-Boltzmann modeling of electrode/electrolyte interfaces
3- Brownian dynamics

 

  • Simulation

1- Techonogical & Electromechanical simulation (Silvaco / ANSYS / FEMLAB)
2- Nanoelectrode based capacitive biosensor simulation in 1, 2 and 3D
3- Ion channel simulation
4- Gas sensors and impedance sensor simulation

 

  • IC Design

1- Readout interfaces
2- SOI CMOS analog ULP / harsh-environment circuits


  • Technological Process

1- Graphene NEMS
2- Surface & volume micromachined MEMS
3- Si processes for sensor fabrication (Micromachining processes, electrochemical processes)
4- Plasma etching

 

  • Characterization

1- Characterization of Pressure Sensors
2- SOI harsh-environment components (Sensors, electronics)