Chemical Sensor Systems, 6 credits

Kemiska sensorsystem, 6 hp

TFMT19

Main field of study

Applied Physics Physics

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Jens Eriksson

Director of studies or equivalent

Magnus Boman

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 60 h
Recommended self-study hours: 100 h

Available for exchange students

Yes
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KFYN 6 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CMED 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CMED (Biomedical Materials) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Materials and Nano Physics) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6MBME Biomedical Engineering, Master's programme 2 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E
6MFYS Physics and Nanoscience, Master's programme 2 (Spring 2017) 2 4 English Linköping E

Main field of study

Applied Physics, Physics

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Physics and Nanoscience, Master's programme
  • Biomedical Engineering, Master's programme
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Basic courses in physics and electronics

Intended learning outcomes

To provide an insight in the function and design of modern measurement system, based on chemical sensors, including all various aspects ranging from the sensor principle to the application. The course will provide knowledge in

  1. The basic detection mechanism of the most common chemical sensors
  2. Data collection routines for chemical sensors
  3. Drift compensation algorithms for chemical sensors
  4. The electronics for chemical sensors
  5. Examples of (commercial) chemical- and biosensor systems
  6. Basic knowledge about taste and smell senses (of human beings)
  7. Basic knowledge about sample handling and treatment

 

Course content

Measurement systems are studied in detail from sensor principle to application. The systems are chosen from the current research at the department and from industry and may e. g. be the "electronic nose" and the "electronic tongue" or biosensor systems based on surface plasmon resonance, QCM devices, the computer screen technology or a blood monitoring device for diabetes. As an introduction a short and brief overview of measurement technology, with emphasis on odor measurements, is given. The measurement system is then studied with respect to

  1. overview and basics of chemical sensor science
  2. design of the system, read-out electronics, amplifiers
  3. signal processing, linearization, filtering, noise
  4. data acquisition and data presentation
  5. drift compensation algorithms
  6. sample handling
  7. smell and taste as scientific areas
  8. applications.

 

Teaching and working methods

Lectures and laboratory work (3 x 2 hours) on sensor principles and applications. A number of guest lecturers are invited to present special topics. Visits to a research laboratory and to companies, which develops sensor systems, may be included.

Examination

UPG2Optional written assignment for higher grade0 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
UPG1Hand-in exercises and quizzes5 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
LAB1Laboratory work1 creditsU, G

Hand-in exercises and quizzes will show that the students have understood the important parts of the course and that they to some extent are able to use the acquired knowledge. Home exercises give grade U, 3 or 4. An extra report, a review of a number of chapters from a book or scientific papers, may increase the grade one step.

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

Director of Studies or equivalent

Magnus Boman

Examiner

Jens Eriksson

Course website and other links

https://www.ifm.liu.se/edu/coursescms/TFMT19/

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 60 h
Recommended self-study hours: 100 h

Course literature

Kopior på förläsningsmaterial, bokkapitel, och artiklar distribueras under kursen
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG2 Optional written assignment for higher grade 0 credits U, 3, 4, 5
UPG1 Hand-in exercises and quizzes 5 credits U, 3, 4, 5
LAB1 Laboratory work 1 credits U, G

Hand-in exercises and quizzes will show that the students have understood the important parts of the course and that they to some extent are able to use the acquired knowledge. Home exercises give grade U, 3 or 4. An extra report, a review of a number of chapters from a book or scientific papers, may increase the grade one step.

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Kopior på förläsningsmaterial, bokkapitel, och artiklar distribueras under kursen

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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