Biomedical sensors

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Biomedical sensors (Main course) A6M34BMS
Credits 4
Semesters Winter
Completion Assessment + Examination
Language of teaching Czech
Extent of teaching 2P+2L
Sensors and microsensors for use in biomedicine. The physical principles of semicond. sensors and microsensors, classification, parameters, design, integration, construction, processing of sensor signals, linearisation, calibration, intelligent sensors, application of sensor (temperature, pressure, optoelectronic, fibre optic, radiation, chemical and biochemical, mechanical, level and flow, ...), microactuators and microsystems in medicine, nanotechnology.
Course outlines
1. Sensors, microsensors, semiconductor microsensors, materials, biocompatibility - classification, properties
2. Sensor parameters - static and dynamic, characteristics, calibration, applications of sensors in medicine
3. Pressure sensors - piezoresistive, piezoelectric, capacitive, pn junction, Hall sensor, optical pressure sensors
4. Sensors of mechanical quantities - strain gauge, accelerometer, tactil sensors
5. Sensors for measurement of temperature, discrete and integrated, sensors for cryogenic temeperature
6. Microsensors for magnetic quantity measurement. Magnetoresistor, Hall and ferromagnetic sensor
7. Flow sensors and humidity sensors.
8. Microsensors for radiation monitoring,
9. Chemical microsensors
10.Biochemical microsensors (biosensors)
11.Smart sensors
12.Microactuators and microsystems in medicine
13.Microsystem technologies, nanotechnology, nanosystems and nanosensors in medicine
Exercises outlines
1. Sensor system design, selection of sensor
2. Property measurements of chosen sensors
3. Temperature measurement using different type of temperature microsensors
4. Pressure microsensors
5. Capacitive microsensors
6. Sensor system with infra-red passive sensor
7. Inflammable gas and alcohol detector
8. Gas flow measurement
9. Microflowmeters
10.Wireless data transmission of sensors
11.pH microsensor
12.Magnetic measurements
13.Non-contact position measurement
1. Husák, M.: Microsystems. Academia 2008.
2. J. Fraden: Handbook of modern sensors,2nd ed. , Springer Verlag, 1997
3. Ursula, E. - Spichiger,K.: Chemical Sensors and Biosensors for Medical and Biological Applications. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 1998
4. Lecture notes on web