MICRO-429 / 2 credits

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

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Remark: A suivre uniquement en parallèle de MICRO-428


Summary

The student will get familiar with the techniques learnt in class (MICRO-428) and will put them to practice with experiments in the laboratory. There will be a practical training for each theme covered in class; the students will also learn good practices during measurements (lab notebook included).

Content

Keywords

SPAD, TCSPC, PDP, PDE, SPTR, CTR, DCR, AFM, SEM, optical microscopy

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

MICRO-428 Metrology

Recommended courses

Design of Experiments

Important concepts to start the course

Matlab for data read-out and processing

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Choose an appropriate measurement methodology
  • Develop the understanding of measurement tools and instruments
  • Design a measurement experiment
  • Interpret measurement results
  • Investigate issues related to the accuracy and precision

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

One introductory lecture followed by lab practicals in the second half of the semester.

Expected student activities

Mandatory advance preparation before each lab practical

Experimentation and note taking/description (lab notebook)

Interaction with the Lecturers and TAs

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment for each lab practical

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Notes/Handbook

On Moodle: handouts of all practicals available after the Introductory lecture.

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology practicals
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology practicals
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology practicals
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology practicals
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Metrology practicals
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14 MED21117   
14-15    
15-16 MED21117   
16-17    
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Tuesday, 13h - 15h: Exercise, TP MED21117

Tuesday, 15h - 17h: Exercise, TP MED21117