MICRO-428 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Bruschini Claudio, Charbon Edoardo, Fantner Georg

Language: English


Summary

The course deals with the concept of measuring in different domains, particularly in the electrical, optical, and microscale domains. The course will end with a perspective on quantum measurements, which could trigger the ultimate revolution in metrology.

Content

Keywords

Accuracy, precision, resolution, reproducibility, reliability, fidelity of the measurement

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic mathematics/physics

Recommended courses

Design of experiments

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Develop measurement setups that yield reproducible results
  • Analyze the accuracy and precision of a measurement for a certain resolution
  • Interpret the quality of data from measurements

Assessment methods

Self-assessment (ungraded homework, exercise session presence verified); final exam during exam sessions.

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Specialized labs, references TBD.

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22