About Us

About Us

Research Areas

  • Design, fabrication and characterization of biosensors
  • Printed, flexible and stretchable electronics
  • Internet of things
  • Environmentally friendly production of electronic devices
  • Design and simulation of electronic devices
  • Disposable and biodegradable electronics

 

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Lab Facilities

The laboratory equipment of the Sensing Technology Lab is dedicated to the synthesis and deposition of novel active and passive materials, to the device fabrication and characterization, as well as to the integration of these devices into more complex systems.

Our current laboratories in piazza Università 1 include the following equipment for the fabrication and characterization of printed devices and systems:

  • Screen printer
  • Inkjet printer
  • Dispense printer
  • Spray-coating robot
  • 3D printer
  • Spin-coater
  • Plasma asher
  • Fourier-transform infrared spectroscope (FTIR)
  • Reflectometer
  • Optical profilometer
  • Optical reflection microscope
  • Impedance analyzer
  • Oscilloscopes, power supplies, function generator, source meters, and digital multimeter
  • Thermal camera

Our new laboratories at NOI Techpark (funded by the European Regional Development Fund Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020) include the following equipment for the material synthesis, deposition and analysis, as well as for the device fabrication and characterization:

  • Soft wall clean-room equipped with mask aligner and spin-coater
  • Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of carbon nanotubes and graphene
  • Atomic layer deposition (ALD) of oxides
  • Glovebox with e-beam and thermal evaporators of metals and insulators, spin-coaters, and hotplates
  • Chemical wet benches with microbalance, probe sonicator, centrifuge, and ultrasound bath
  • Atomic force microscope (AFM)
  • Optical reflection and transmission microscope
  • Optical setup for transmission and quantum efficiency measurements
  • Probe station equipped with parameter and network analyzer
  • Oscilloscopes, source meters, data acquisition switch with multiplexer, and power supplies