Biomedical Engineering

Equipment

Microsystems Technology

Design tools

  • design tools for mask layout
  • 3D construction
  • circuit layout for screen printing

   
Coating/Microstructuring

  • complete photolithography with resist processor and double-sided mask aligner for microstructuring
  • dry etching (RIE) of silicon wafers as well as for plastic substrates
  • process equipment for anisotropic etching of silicon
  • thin film process plant (sputtering, PECVD)
  • Parylene C coater
  • furnace for imidizaion of polyimide
  • laser for drilling and cutting (e. g. silicon or aluminium oxide ceramics)
  • laboratory for replication technologies (silicone moulding, mould manufacturing)
  • 3D rapid prototyping by means of 3D printer and 3D scanner
  • laboratory for the processing and manufacturing of silicon structures, including the targeted optimization of their properties through biological functionalization of surfaces and the introduction of special fillers  

Assembly and packaging technologies

  • die bonder
  • ball-wedge bonder
  • anodic bonder
  • hybrid laboratory line


Measurement Technology/Analysis

  • scanning electron micropscope (SEM, EDX)
  • scanning probe microscope (SPM, AFM)
  • 3D confocal microscope
  • impedance measuring station with Solartron SI 1260, SI 1287, SI 1294
  • metrological laboratory for electrochemical, optical and mechanical characterization of electrodes, in particular investigation of field distributions at microelectrodes, electrical impedance spectroscopy, stability under mechanical stress and low leakage currents


Foil-based Microsystems Technology

  • hot embossing equipment
  • equipment for rotative hot embossing of large area foils (reel to reel)
  • equipment for rotative printing of proteins and conductive structures of graphene (reel to reel)
  • foil laminator


Biotelemetry/Electronics/Software and Firmware

  • telemetry lab equipped with instrumentation for professional electronics development and measurement e. g. digital HF oscilloscopes, programmable power supply untis, spectrum analyzers, precision multimeters, etc.
  • design tools for the development of electronic circuits (OrCAD, Mentor Graphics, Solid Works)
  • electrotechnical laboratory for the development and production of distributed sensors and actuators, including systems for the physiological measurement technology and electrostimulation
  • development tools for the programming of 8, 16 and 32-bit microcontrollers and FPGAs
  • software laboratory
  • simulation tools for simulation of electromagnetic systems
  • access to fine pitch SMT assembly and vapour phase soldering system


Test Stands for Characterization of Active Implants

  • test stands for detecting the effect of tissue on wireless communication and wireless energy transmission
  • calibrated measuring instruments
  • cooperation with test institutes
  • setup of special test stands
     

Methodology

  • laboratory for development and application of devices and methods of clinical neurophysiology including eye-tracking and thermography
  • drive simulator for evaluation of driving behaviour and condition of the driver using dynamically acquired vital parameters
  • 3D measurement station for acquisition and evaluation of motion sequences including 16-channel recording of EMG with wireless transmission
  • microcontroller development stations
  • development environments for wireless-based positioning systems
  • software development tools for PC and smart phones applications in Java, C/C++/C#; database development tools (Oracle, SQL server, InterSystems Cach√©)
  • devices and communication facilities for wireless, continuous patient monitoring
  • servers and databases
  • cryptographic applications

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