Experimental Biophysics (15hp)

Solid State Physics

Lab

 

Stage 2 Laboratory exercises

Instructions: Carefully read and understand the lab manual before attending the lab. Answer the preparatory questions. Read the articles that each lab manual refers to. Each lab will start with a short exam where you will present the answers to the preparatory questions.

Emails will be sent for each lab with links to Doodle polls so that you can sign up.

 

Purpose: learn how to use important tools; give hands-on experience; preparation for project work.
Organization: Three to four students will participate in each lab event. Each lab is up to four hours.
To sign up for the labs – Doodle links will be distributed by email. If your preferred time is already booked, contact the other students and try to exchange your time slots. If no time is available, contact the lab teacher to make arrangements.
 

Due to COVID the labs will take place online. The idea is that you will do some simple experiments at home and that the lab teachers will demonstrate some experiments in our research laboratory.

 

1. Basic Microscopy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (week of 22 MAR)

Download basic microscopy lab manual

Download ImageJ Introduction

Download OLD ImageJ Introduction (57kB)

 

2a. Fluidics simulation using COMSOL (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (weeks of 22/29 MAR)

Simulation of a microfluidic circuit.
Download lab manual (512kB)
Download Intro to Fluidics (1.5MB)

2b. Fluidics & Soft Lithography Lab (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (weeks of 22/29 MAR)

Fabricate a microfluidic H-filter using soft lithography and use it to separate particles of different size.

Download fluidics lab manual

 

3. Brownian motion (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (week of 22 MAR)

Introduction to optical tweezers. Explore the power of light to move and trap objects.

Download brownian motion lab manual

 

4. Droplets on a chip (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (week of 29 MAR)

Create uniform droplets on the micron scale using microfluidics.

Download droplet lab manual

 

5. Oral lab exam

20 minutes per student. Signup through Doodle.

The exam is planned to take place early April online.


The exam will cover the contents of the lab manual as well as any relevant contents of the articles and websites that are referenced in the lab manuals. In each lab manual the important material is highlighted by the questions and the listed key points.

Contact Information

 

Email is the most reliable means of contact.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Kursansvarig)
Room Q142, Fysikum, 046-222 8063, Welcome!

Email addresses to the lab teachers are listed in the lab instructions