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Fluorescent microscope for the identification of bacteria in water

Fluorescent microscope for the identification of bacteria in water
Typ:Masterarbeit
Datum:offen (zu vergeben)
Betreuer:

M. Eng. Gabriela Molinar

Fluorescent microscope for the identification of bacteria in water

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Background

Identification of bacteria continues as a trending topic for researchers even after 341 years after the first observation of them1. This work is focused on the improvement of an optical system that can identify the kind of bacteria in a liquid such as water. 

 

Tasks

  • To understand how the existing optical system works
  • To think on possible improvements of the given optical system
  • Implementation of the ideas
  • Tests in the lab 

 

Required skills

  • Creativity and motivation
  • Student of electrical engineering, KSOP/Europhotonics
  • Optics background would be advantageous

 

 

1.- Porter JR (1976). "Antony van Leeuwenhoek: tercentenary of his discovery of bacteria". Bacteriological Reviews. 40 (2): 260–9