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Electrochemical Sensing Array Devices

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Current Applications
3x3 electrode array, integrated with 3 electrodes, WE (gold) RE (Ag/AgCl) and Counter (Pt)
Electrochemical Sensing Array Devices

Electrochemical Sensing Array

Biosensor and Chemical Sensors for research and development
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland (www.tyndall.ie)
Dr Eric Moore eric.moore@tyndall.ie


High-precision temperature sensor devices

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Current Applications
Silicon integrated sensor
High precision P-well diode with four-wire measurement option;
Suitable for customer specific preprocessing and for single-point calibration and calibration-free temperature measurement in the range from 4K to 500K
Temperature sensor devices

High precision P-well diode with four-wire measurement

Condensation sensor, impedance sensor, opto-electrical sensor
TRL RTO
Contact
4
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Klaus Ettrich
kettrich@cismst.de


Interdigital electrode array on Si

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Current Applications
Silicon Chip with an electrical strayfield and a temperature diode
Interdigital electrodes

Interdigital electrodes

Micro condensation sensor for monitoring environment of electronic hardware
TRL RTO
Contact
8
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Klaus Ettrich
kettrich@cismst.de

Silicon strain gauges

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Current Applications
Thinned silicon strain gauge, Joining to LTCC, steel, titanium, aluminium by glass sealing
Silicon strain gauge

Silicon strain gauge

Pressure transducer, absolute and differential for applications in  Automation, Pneumatic, Medical technologies,
Force and torque
TRL RTO
Contact
8 for strain gauge,
7 for HT sealing
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Klaus Ettrich
kettrich@cismst.de

Lock-in amplifier

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Current Applications
Near-to-sensor electronics
comprising of a microcontroller, a source delivering a sinusoidal current to the LEDs, one of 3 LED chips addressable, and a lock-in demodulator for retrieving the photocurrent signal
Scheme of the near-to-sensor electronics

Scheme of the near-to-sensor electronics

Small signal processing,
Fluorescence sensing in general
TRL RTO
Contact
5
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de

Optical reader

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Current Applications
LED lighting array with 300 µm spots for fluorescence applications. The carrier is a photodiode array, which monitors the light intensity of each LED. The light is guided by means of a micro lens array and an optical filter in spectrally defined, parallel rays
2 x 2 LED lighting array

2 x 2 LED lighting array

Multi-Channel Sensors for Nanoliter Analytics
TRL RTO
Contact
4
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de

3D photodetector array

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Current Applications
Segmented photodiode with active areas within the inclined surfaces of a deep etched cavity.
This wafer level approach allows strong miniaturization and low tolerances
3D Si Photodiode array

3D Si Photodiode array

Micro Sensor for Detecting the Direction of Incoming Light in the VIS-NIR range
TRL RTO
Contact
4
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de

UV LED unit, stabilised

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Current Applications
Micro-optical system for focussing light of 3 UV LEDs and
Microoptical system with short-pulsed UV-LED
Scheme of a micro-optical system for a short pulse UV LED array

Scheme of a micro-optical system for a short pulse UV LED array

Tumor diagnosis, Bioanalytics, DNA analytics
TRL RTO
Contact
6
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de


3D silicon microstructure modules

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Current Applications
Interposer,
Cavities, domes, pyramids, holes,
Lowered bond pads, Metallization in different levels,
3D interdigital electrode structures,
Voltammetric and impedance multi sensors
3D silicon microstructure modules

Level sensors,
Vital parameter for health application,
Condensation sensors for environmental application,
Bio- and chemical sensors for research and development
TRL RTO
Contact
5
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de


Piezoresistive sensors

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Current Applications
Etched Cantilevers, membranes
Wheatstone bridges
Piezoresistive sensors

Wheatstone bridge on membrane

Pressure sensors in industry automation, Strain gauges and Force sensors
TRL RTO
Contact
5
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Klaus Ettrich
kettrich@cismst.de


Optical bidirectional sensors (MORES®)

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Current Applications
Silicon module with embedded light emitter dies, surrounding photodetector array, thinfilm filters, light beam shaping element
Optical bidirectional sensors

Micro-optical remission sensor

Medical sensors for measuring vital parameters;
Refraction sensors;
Gas sensors, like CO2
TRL RTO
Contact
6
CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (www.cismst.de) Dr. Olaf Brodersen
obrodersen@cismst.de


Energy Management Module for Energy Harvesters

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Current Applications
This low-power module aids integration of Energy Harvesters (EH) into real applications by providing an interface between the EH and the system to be powered. The module enables storage and best use of the energy produced by EHs.
Energy Management Module for Energy Harvesters

Smart Systems Integration
TRL RTO
Contact
5
IK4-IKERLAN (www.ikerlan.es)                                         
Kepa Mayora kmayora@ikerlan.es


Surface monitoring sensor

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Current Applications
This sensor module provides information about irregularities in metallic surfaces. The device works in close proximity, providing measurements related to surface quality.
The device features an array of coils that detect, by means of Eddy currents, cracks in metallic surfaces in the sub millimeter range(up to 0.05 mm depth)
Surface monitoring sensor

Surface quality of manufactured components
TRL RTO
Contact
5
IK4-IKERLAN (www.ikerlan.es)                                          Kepa Mayora kmayora@ikerlan.es


Modular node for customization of Wireless Sensor Networks

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Current Applications
This module consists of a generic node architecture, compatible with any sensor type, for the generation of Wireless Network solutions. Each node is arranged in layers, whereby each layer contains a sub-system (sensor, powering, communications etc.) allowing faster prototyping of the customized system. Robust wireless provides reliable communications across the Network, even in complex environments.
Modular node for customization of Wireless Sensor Networks

Monitoring of structures
TRL RTO
Contact
5
IK4-IKERLAN (www.ikerlan.es)                                         
Kepa Mayora kmayora@ikerlan.es


Dynamic heating/cooling module

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Current Applications
This module consists of a low inertia and flat thermal element that can be heated and cooled fast and accurately to a given temperature. The footprint of the heating area being only 1cm2, and it is fabricated on flexible electronics, making it simple to integrate into a larger system. Peak consumption is 2W, maintenance power is 1W. The solution can be scaled to larger areas.
Dynamic heating/cooling module

Thermocycling in microfluidic devices
TRL RTO
Contact
6
IK4-IKERLAN (www.ikerlan.es)                                         
Kepa Mayora kmayora@ikerlan.es


Microfluidic cartridge

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Current Applications
Chip units designed for fast prototyping of plastic microfluidic cartridge, previous to injection and laminar fabrication technology
Microfluidic cartridge

Lab on a chip and chemical reactions
TRL RTO
Contact
6
IK4-IKERLAN (www.ikerlan.es)                                         
Kepa Mayora kmayora@ikerlan.es


Centrifugal microfluidics (“LabDisk”)

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Current Applications
Point-of-Care diagnostics:
  • full automation
  • low to medium throughput,
  • portable device
  • low-cost disposable
Centrifugal microfluidics

DNA/RNA applications:
  • Sepsis diagnostics
  • Respiratory pathogens
  • Differential fever diagnostics
Immunoassays
Enzymatic assays
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard Freiburg, Germany www.Hahn-Schickard.de
Dr Daniel Mark Daniel.Mark@Hahn-Schickard.de


Plating on Plastics

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Current Applications
  • processes for electroless plating (Cu/Ni/Au; Cu/Ag, Cu/Pd/Au; Cu/Sn) on thermoplastic, thermoset and ceramic materials
  • electroplating
Plating on Plastics

Metal line thermoset

-Molded Interconnect Devices (MID)
-micro systems for different branches
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany
www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Wolfgang Eberhardt
Wolfgang.Eberhardt@Hahn-Schickard.de


Physical vapour deposition

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Current Applications
  • starting layers for electroless plating and electroplating
  • optical reflective layers
Optical encoder disc

Optical encoder discs

-Molded Interconnect Devices (MID)
-optical encoder disks
-micro systems for different branches
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Hagen Mueller Hagen.Mueller@Hahn-Schickard.de


Laser processing

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Current Applications
  • Laser Direct Structuring of thermoplastics (LPKF-LDS technology )
  • semi-additive laser technology
  • laser patterning of thermoset and ceramic materials
  • laser ablation of metal layers on different substrate materials
  • laser cutting
  • CO2 snow jet cleaning after laser processing
Laser patterned metal layer on ceramic

Laser patterned metal layer on ceramic

-Molded Interconnect Devices (MID)
-rewiring device for probe cards
-ischemia sensor device
-micro systems for different branches
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Hagen Mueller Hagen.Mueller@Hahn-Schickard.de


Advanced micro assembly

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Current Applications
  • 2D and 3D assembly
  • SMD assembly
  • soldering
  • electrically conductive adhesive
  • chip and wire
  • flip chip technology
  • resistance welding
3D magnetic field sensor

3D magnetic field sensor

-Molded Interconnect Devices (MID)
-magnetic field sensors
-module for Braille display
-3D sensor carrier
-micro systems for different branches
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Ulrich.Kessler@Hahn-Schickard.de


Printing

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Current Applications
  • inkjet printing
  • aerosol jet printing
  • pad printing
  • screen printing
  • thermal and photonic curing
Printed intrusion sensor

Printed intrusion sensor

-temperature sensor for e.g. inserted soles for diabetic
-intrusion sensor
-passive devices (e.g. resistor, capacitor, coil)
-micro systems for different branches
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Bernhard Polzinger Bernhard.Polzinger@Hahn-Schickard.de


Additive manufacturing

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Current Applications
3D printing with resolution less than 40 µm (bio compatible resin, ceramic filled resin)
3D printing

3D printing

-prototyping
-fabrication of individualized products
TRL RTO
Contact
3
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Bernhard Polzinger Bernhard.Polzinger@Hahn-Schickard.de


Micro injection molding

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Current Applications
  • injection molding of thermoplastic components with tolerances in the micrometer range
  • shot weights of < 1 mg
Microsensor with 50 μm features

Microsensor with 50 μm features

- microfluidic systems
- microneedles
- microoptical components
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Thomas Günther
Thomas.Guenther@Hahn-Schickard.de


Injection molding of thermosets

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Current Applications
thermosets for improved physical properties (e.g., heat conductivity, high strength)
Packaged PCB

Packaged PCB

- overmolding of sensitive components like bare dies, LEDs or optical fibers- packaging
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Stefan Beichter
Stefan.Beichter@Hahn-Schickard.de


Film-assisted transfer molding  of thermosets

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Current Applications
  • low process pressures for minimum strain of e.g., wire bonds, inserts
  • optical vacancies possible
Packaged image sensors on PCB

Packaged image sensors on PCB

- packaging of PCBs with optical microelectronic components
- integration of ASICs into standard packages
TRL RTO
Contact
5
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Daniel Hera
Daniel.Hera@Hahn-Schickard.de


Ultra precision machining

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Current Applications
  • diamond milling of surfaces with 10 nm roughness (Ra)
  • ultra precision milling with dimensional accuracy of 0,5 μm
Milling of lens

Milling of lens

- high precision tooling
- microoptical components
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Thomas Günther
Thomas.Guenther@Hahn-Schickard.de


Capacitive sensors

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Current Applications
  • application specific design of pressure sensing capacitive membrane
  • microcontroller based readout of sensor
Capacitive sensors

- pressure, inclination, torque sensors
TRL RTO
Contact
7
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Adrian Schwenk
Adrian.Schwenk@Hahn-Schickard.de


Inductive Sensors

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Current Applications
application specific design of path and position sensors
Inductive Sensors

- path and position sensor
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
André Bülau
Andre.Buelau@Hahn-Schickard.de


Optical Sensors

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Current Applications
development of MID and PCB based miniaturized optical sensors
Optical Sensors

- rotary encoder
- angle sensor
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Jonathan Seybold
Jonathan.Seybold@Hahn-Schickard.de 


3D magnetic field sensor

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Current Applications
3 axis magnetic field strength sensor based on commercial 1-axis hall sensors
3D magnetic field sensor2

- suitable as a SMD component
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Ulrich.Kessler@Hahn-Schickard.de


3D distance sensor

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Current Applications
MID based with commercial 1-axis proximity sensor
3D distance sensor

- presence detection
- prevention of collision
- distance sensor
- proximity sensor
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Ulrich.Kessler@Hahn-Schickard.de


Pumping technology

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Current Applications
  • electromagnetic driving unit
  • contamination free
Pumping technology

- medical engineering
- biotechnology
TRL RTO
Contact
6
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
André Bülau
Andre.Buelau@Hahn-Schickard.de


FEM simulation

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Current Applications
  • Thermo-mech. simulation
  • Injection molding simulation --Lifetime prediction
  • Electromagnetic simulation
  • Coupled analysis
  • Design of experiments
Analysis of SMD on MID

Analysis of SMD on MID

- Lifetime prediction models for soldered SMD on MID
- Thermal management of LED on MID
- Material models for thermoplastics
TRL RTO
Contact
8
Hahn-Schickard, Stuttgart,Germany www.hahn-schickard.de
Tobias Grözinger
Tobias.Groezinger@Hahn-Schickard.de 


Piezoelectric fibre sensor

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Current Applications
Melt spun bi component fibres with 25µm core. Piezo and pyroelectric properties
Piezoelectric fibre sensor

Breathing, heart beat, movement
TRL RTO
Contact
3-4
Swerea IVF Mölndal, Sweden (www.swereaivf.se)
Dr Erik Nilsson, erik.nilsson@swerea.se


Additive manufacturing

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Current Applications
3D printing with resolution less than  40 µm (ceramic slurry, metal powder) or less than 25 µm (SLA for polymers)
Additive manufacturing

prototyping and low volume production
TRL RTO
Contact
3-4
Swerea IVF Mölndal, Sweden (www.swereaivf.se)
Thorbjörn Åklint thorbjorn.aklint@swerea.se 


CO2 sensitive layer

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Current Applications
Mesoporous layer filled with colored reagents that change of absorption spectrum with CO2 concentration up to A4 sheet format on plastic substrate
CO2 sensitive layer

prototyping and low volume production
TRL RTO
Contact
4-5
CSEM SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (www.csem.ch)
Guy Voirin
guy.voirin@csem.ch 

Silicon nitride 400 nm thick membrane with submicron pores (400 - 800 nm)

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Current Applications
Microfabricated silicon nitride membrane, membrane thickness 400 nm, pore size down to 400 nm
Si3N4 membrane

prototyping and small series production
TRL RTO
Contact
5-6
CSEM SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (www.csem.ch) Guy Voirin
guy.voirin@csem.ch

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