• Osmotic sensor for blood glucose monitoring applications 

      Krushinitskaya, Olga (Doctoral theses at Vestfold University College;1, Doctoral thesis, 2012)
    • Synthesis and Applications of Free-standing TiO2 Nanotube Membranes 

      Liu, Guohua (Doctoral theses at Vestfold University College;2, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
      Nanostructured TiO2 nanotubes (TNTs) have great application potential in optoelectronic devices due to large effective light harvesting surface area and wide band gap. Anodization of Ti is a simple way to prepare well-ordered ...
    • Local Synthesis and Direct Integration of Carbon Nanotubes into Microsystems for Sensor Applications 

      Ta, Bao Quoc (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;1, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
      Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been intensively studied since their discovery more than two decades ago. A lot of research has exploited their extraordinary properties and various applications, meanwhile, revealed the ...
    • Integratable opto-microfluidic devices for sensitive detection of bio-analytes 

      Pires, Nuno Miguel Matos (Doctoral Theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;3, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
      The expensive fabrication of current optical microfluidic devices is a barrier to the successful implementation of these devices in low-cost, high-sensitivity biosensing systems. Organic photodiodes (OPDs) have great ...
    • Micro and Nano Technologies for Unmanned Nano Air Vehicles (NAVs) 

      Petricca, Luca (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;2, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
      Nano Air Vehicles (NAVs) consist of remotely controlled miniaturized flying objects with maximum dimensions smaller than 15 cm and less than 20 g in weight. The small size of such systems allows them to penetrate and ...
    • Solid liquid interdiffusion wafer-level bonding for MEMS packaging 

      Luu, Thi Thuy (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;5, Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      The trend of micro-electronic-mechanical-systems (MEMS) packaging requires costeffective and high performance packaging techniques. The objective of this study is to develop solid-liquid-interdiffusion (SLID) wafer-level ...
    • Application-oriented microfluidic LOC devices for the detection of microorganisms, toxic chemicals and serological biomarkers 

      Xinyan, Zhao (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;6, Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology has advanced over the past several decades. As miniaturized multiphase multistep reactors, LOCs are suitable for the implementation of complex liquid phase reactions in the field of biomedical ...
    • Speckle suppression in laser projection displays 

      Tran, Trinh Thi Kim (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;4, Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      Laser light source becomes more popular today in the projection technology. The use of lasers in projection applications provides considerable advantages compared to conventional projection lamps. These are, for example, ...
    • Encapsulation of implantable microsensors 

      Tjulkins, Fjodors (Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      Heart function monitoring by attaching an accelerometer directly to the heart ventricle has been established as an effective way of diagnosing ischemia. The method holds a number of advantages over conventional monitoring ...
    • Design and microfabrication of new automatic human blood sample collection and preparation devices 

      Tran, Minh Nhut (Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      For self-sampling or collection of blood by health personal related to point-ofcare diagnostics in health rooms, it may often be necessary to perform automatic collection of blood samples. The most important operation that ...
    • Miniaturization of Circuit Packaging of an Accelerometer Heart Monitoring Device 

      Nguyen, Thai Anh Tuan (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;7, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      Continuous monitoring heart activity based on implantable accelerometer devices have been demonstrated as efficient method that could provide higher sensitivity and specificity than the conventional electrocardiography ...
    • High-stability piezoresistive pressure sensors 

      Sandvand, Åsmund (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;25, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Piezoresistive pressure sensors have been in use for decades and are among the most successful micromachined sensors. From their introduction in the 1960s, they have experienced a dramatic improvement on performance and ...
    • Design of a bidirectional front-end for resonating sensors 

      Marchetti, Luca (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;27, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      In the last decades, the use of electronic sensors in portable applications became increasingly common. They provide a simple way to study processes, monitor envi-ronment conditions or to provide hazard systems. In order ...
    • Environmental microorganisms: microsystem approaches to separation and analysis 

      Hønsvall, Birgitte Kasin (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;16, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Three technologies were tested in this PhD project, all of which have potential for use in micro systems for environmental analyses: The Trilobite® technology for particle separation and purification, the analysis technique ...
    • Air-coupled ultrasound for plate thickness measurements 

      Waag, Grunde (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;18, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Non-destructive testing using ultrasound is well established as a technique of inspecting miscellaneous structures and components. Ultrasonic waves propagating in an elastic solid are sensitive to both the material and ...
    • The development of a miniaturized hydration sensor based on the principle of osmotic pressure 

      Fernandes, Louis André Lourenço (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;9, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      The thesis presents a novel hydration sensor that employs osmotic pressure to detectde‐ and overhydration in body fluids. This sensor could be used to measure different levels of hydration in an organism, e.g. the human ...
    • Perovskite Solar Cells : Improved Active layer Morphology and Pore-filling in TiO2 Nano-Scaffolds 

      Nawaz, Asmat (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;34, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Organometallic halide perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have recently shown tremendous research interest due to their remarkable photovoltaic (PV) performance reaching up to 22% power conversion efficiency in merely five years ...
    • Reliable Packaging and Development of Photodiode Module for Operation at 4 K 

      Bardalen, Eivind (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;5, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      AC voltage standards based on pulse-driven Josephson junction arrays, operated at 4 K, enable quantum-accurate generation of arbitrary voltage waveforms. These devices are operated by biasing the arrays with high-frequency ...
    • Heterojunction engineering on TiO2 nanotubes electrodes and their applications 

      Du, Kang (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;9, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Abstract With the dramatic progress in nanotechnology, TiO2 nanomaterials have shown blooming applications in the field of energy and environment since the discovery of water photolysis on a TiO2 electrode in 1972. In ...
    • Surface plasmonics analysis and photoelectrochemical properties of Au/TiO2 nanosystems 

      Shao, Ying (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;2, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      This thesis focuses on investigation of photoelectric and photoeletrochemical (PEC) performance of TiO2 nanotube based photoelectrodes. Surface plasmonic resonance (SPR) have been studied by theoretical analysis, fabrication ...