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Semester (Sem)
1First Semester
2Second Semester
AAnnual course
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BIdentifying activities
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Innovative teaching
The credits shown next to this symbol indicate the part of the course CFUs provided with Innovative teaching.
These CFUs include:
  • Subject taught jointly with companies or organizations
  • Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
  • Soft Skills
Course Details
Academic Year 2019/2020
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (486) Engineering Physics
Track F2B - Nanophysics and Nanotechnology
Programme Year 1

Course Details
ID Code 054085
Course Title BIOCHIP
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 5.0
Semester Second Semester
Course Description Introduction to Lab on Chip, uTAS and MEMS. Fabrication Techniques for integrated Microsystems: Lithography, silicon based MEMS, microfabrication techniques in plastic and polymer (hot embossing, injection molding, casting, laser ablation, milling); packaging techniques (wire bonding, wafer bonding...). Lab Ob Chip's Functional elements: introduction to microfluidics, microfluidics elements (Micropumps, valves, mixers); optical detection systems and integrated optical elements (waveguides, emitting devices, detectors). Application examples. Applications: microarrays, capillary electrophoresis, DNA extraction techniques, DNA amplification and detection (PCR, RTPCR), microreactors. Lab work: project design with CAD tools (basic rules, CAD system, practical applications). Lab on Chip: instrumentation. Fluorescence detection systems, introduction to microscopy techniques. Analog front end: introduction and practical activity. Microsystem Characterization: introduction to lab instrumentation for parametric characterization.
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Educational activities SSD Code SSD Description CFU
Innovative teaching The course includes  2.0  credits in Innovative Teaching as follows:
  • Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom
  • MOOC

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