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==Announcements==
==Announcements==
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''October 15, 2007''
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'''October 15, 2007'''
*The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).
*The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).
*Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis.
*Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis.
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''''October 11, 2007''''
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''''October 11, 2007'''
*Please read [[AFM START GUIDE]] before or when you start AFM lab.  
*Please read [[AFM START GUIDE]] before or when you start AFM lab.  
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''''October 9, 2007''''
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'''October 9, 2007'''
*Turn in your lab report tomorrow before 9:00 PM in 16-352
*Turn in your lab report tomorrow before 9:00 PM in 16-352
*You can also email your report, but be sure you get a confirmation
*You can also email your report, but be sure you get a confirmation
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*You must work with a different partner on AFM
*You must work with a different partner on AFM
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''''October 4, 2007''''
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'''October 4, 2007'''
*Please see the new page on [[20.309:DNA_Melting_Data_Analysis_Advice|DNA melting data analysis]]
*Please see the new page on [[20.309:DNA_Melting_Data_Analysis_Advice|DNA melting data analysis]]

Revision as of 16:33, 18 October 2007

20.309: Biological Instrumentation and Measurement

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Homework #2 Due 10/18 (note date change)
Lab Report #2 Due 10/26 (see announcements below)

Announcements

October 15, 2007

  • The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).
  • Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis.

'October 11, 2007

October 9, 2007

  • Turn in your lab report tomorrow before 9:00 PM in 16-352
  • You can also email your report, but be sure you get a confirmation
  • AFM lab begins tomorrow
  • You must work with a different partner on AFM

October 4, 2007

October 2, 2007:

This week

10/15-10/19
Lecture & Recitation
Tuesday
  • Atomic force microscopy
Thursday
  • Image processing
Friday
  • MANDATORY: Laser safety training
  • Image processing in MatLAB
Optional reading
  • No optional readings this week
Homework

Homework Set #2 (due 10/18 at lecture)

Lab
  • AFM alignment and calibration
  • AFM thermal noise measurement

Week 5

10/8-10/12
Lecture & Recitation
Tuesday
  • No lecture (holiday)
Thursday
  • Equipartition theorem and thermal fluctuations
Friday
Optional reading
  • No optional readings this week
Homework

Homework Set #2 (due 10/18 at lecture)

Lab
  • DNA Melting lab report due
  • AFM alignment and calibration
  • AFM imaging I

Week 4

10/1-10/5
Lecture & Recitation
Tuesday
  • PSD and signal-to-noise
  • Convolution
Thursday
  • Convolution Theorem
  • Application to lock-in detection
Friday
  • Introduction to AFM lab module
Optional reading
  • No optional readings this week
Homework
Lab

Week 3(9/25-9/28)

Lecture & recitation

Tuesday

  • Fourier analysis (cont'd)

Thu, Sep. 27

  • Signals, noise, Power Spectral Density

Friday

Readings

Homework

Homework Set #1 (due 9/25)


Lab

Week 2 (9/17-9/21)

Lecture & recitation

Tuesday

  • Feedback
  • Black's formula
  • op-amps: "golden rules" and circuit examples

Thursday

  • Fourier series & integrals
  • Fourier transform (continuous & discrete)

Friday

  • Review of ideal elements and circuit modeling
  • Modeling a battery with the ideal elements
  • Real vs. ideal op-amps
  • Ugly op-amp example

Readings

Homework

Homework Set #1 (due 9/25)

Lab

Lab manual for DNA Melting (weeks 2-4, due 10/12)

Week 1 (9/10-9/14)

Readings

RC Circuits

Primary: Art of Electronics (Hayes and Horowitz)

Supplemental: MIT 6.002 notes

This brief introduction to diodes will be helpful for working on the labs this week.

Homework

Homework Set #1 (due 9/21)

Lab

Lab manual for Introduction to Electronics


Week 0 (9/6-9/7)

Readings

DC Circuits

Primary: Art of Electronics (Hayes and Horowitz)

Supplemental: MIT 6.002 notes

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