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  1. The Microtechnology of Pacemakers Learning Module

    22 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This module is an overview of how the heart works and how the technology of cardiac pacemakers has advanced from being an external, motor driven device to being an internal (in vivo) device that goes unnoticed by the user.  The why, where, who, and how of pacemakers is discussed.  An...

  2. MEMS for Environmental and Bioterrorism Applications Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of how MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) are being used for bioterrorism and environmental sensing.  An activity allows for more in-depth exploration into an application of personal interest.

  3. Fundamental Limits to the Precision of Multicellular Sensing

    27 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew Mugler

    Here we address, with both theory and experiments, whether cell-cell communication improves concentration- and gradient-sensing precision. We develop a minimal model of collective sensing by cells that communicate via juxtacrine signaling, in which a small molecule is exchanged between...

  4. Novel Plasmonic Materials and Nanodevices for Integrated Quantum Photonics

    19 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Mikhail Shalaginov

    This research focuses on color centers in diamond that share quantum properties with single atoms. These systems promise a path for the realization of practical quantum devices such as nanoscale sensors, single-photon sources, and quantum memories. In particular, we explored an intriguing...

  5. Soft, Biocompatible Optoelectronic Interfaces to the Brain

    08 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: John A. Rogers

    In this talk, we will describe foundational concepts in physics and materials science for these types of technologies, in 1D, 2D and 3D architectures. Examples in system level demonstrations include experiments on freely moving animals with ‘cellular-scale’, injectable optofluidic...

  6. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  7. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  8. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  9. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  10. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  11. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  12. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module allows you to explore micro and nano-sized pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.  Because the Wheatstone bridge (a specialized electronic circuit) is used as the sensing circuit of such pressure sensors, the module also goes into...

  13. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge - Instructor Guides

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This purpose of this learning module is to allow students the opportunity to explore micro pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.

  14. Circuits on Cellulose: From Transistors to LEDs, from Displays to Microfluidics on Paper

    14 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew Steckl

    In this lecture I will review the use of cellulose-based paper as a material in a variety of electronic (and related) applications, including transistors, light emitting diodes, displays, microfluidics. Paper is a very attractive material for many device applications: very low cost, available in...

  15. Common Materials for Uncommon Microsystems

    18 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Babak Ziaie

    2016 Adams Lecture, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

  16. Hydrogel based Biochemical Sensors

    08 Jul 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Piyush Dak, Muhammad A. Alam

    This is MATLAB code for a Hydrogel based biochemical sensor:  The sensor is composed of a hydrogel sandwiched between a rigid porous membrane and a deformable membrane.  The hydrogel is pendent with the ionizable groups (with density, Nf and acid dissociation constant, Ka) which are...

  17. Александр Владимирович Осадчук

    Osadchuk Alexander Vladimirovich - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Radio Engineering, Vinnytsia National Technical University, Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Scientific...

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  18. Juan Sebastian Martinez

    I am a senior in Electronic Engineering and Systems and Computer Engineering at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. Throughout my learning, I have gained experience with different programming...

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  19. High Throughput Screening in Droplet Microreactors (Microfluidics at Interfaces)

    17 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Amar S. Basu

    This talk will discuss several such technologies being explored in our group.

  20. [Illinois] Engineering the Mode Coupling in Microrings for Laser and Sensor Applications

    12 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Lynford Goddard

    The integrated microring Bragg reflector forms the basis of a new family of compact reflective photonic devices. The buildup of field strength in the high quality factor ring resonator configuration yields multiple reflection encounters with the same set of gratings. This enables high...