PhD theses

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C. Drieschner / P. Renaud; K. Schirmer (Dir.) : What is the role of fish intestine as environment-organism barrier? Mechanistic investigations using fish intestinal cells on a chip. Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8708.
S. S. G. Varricchio / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Electrostatically gated nanofluidic membranes: Technological developments and use of electrochemically polarizable materials. Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8366.
D. Forchelet / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Microdevice for Sedimentation-based Separation of Blood Microsamples at the Point of Collection. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7782.
D. V. Bonzon / P. Renaud; D. Bertrand (Dir.) : Impedance Spectroscopy for Single Cell Analysis and Dispensing. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6082.
G. C. Y. Petitpierre / P. Renaud (Dir.) : A Microfluidic Brain Interface for In Vivo Recording of Neurochemical Activity. Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7816.
Y. Ren / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Towards brain-on-a-chip. Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6854.
M. Taghipoor / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Investigation of the thermal effects in nanofluidic transport and their application in gating. Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6825.
P. Maoddi / P. Renaud; A. Mapelli (Dir.) : Microfluidic Scintillation Detectors for High Energy Physics. Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6620.
A. Z. I. Bojko / P. Renaud; R. Pugin (Dir.) : Functional and Responsive Nanoporous Silicon Nitride Membranes. Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6203.
F. Wildhaber / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Ionic and molecular transport through active nanoporous membranes. Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6107.
S. Delasoie-Baranek / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Thermal gradients on a chip for the local stimulation of biological systems. Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6058.
P. Joris / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Microimpedance spectroscopy for local characterization of tissue structures. Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6099.
R. Meissner / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Impedance spectroscopy for in vitro toxicology. Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5875.
N. Buffi / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Design and construction of a portable whole-cell living bacterial biosensor for the detection of arsenic in water. Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5690.
W. Hasenkamp Carreira / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Flexible Micro/Nanofabricated Systems for Medical Devices and Implants. Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5512.
L. Colella / P. Renaud (Dir.) : On chip cellular dielectric spectroscopy. Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5514.
J. K. Bitterli / P. Renaud; A. Meister (Dir.) : AFM Based Single Cell Microinjection. Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5489.
S. Kobel / M. Lutolf; P. Renaud (Dir.) : Microtechnologies to Map the Fate of Single Stem Cells and their Progeny. Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5322.
A. Kunze / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Micro-engineering the Cerebral Cortical Cell Niche. Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5290.
J. Anders / P. Renaud; G. Boero (Dir.) : Fully-integrated CMOS Probes for Magnetic Resonance Applications. Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5154.
S. H. Kasi Raj / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Analysis of Factors Affecting the Performance of Retinal Prostheses Using Finite Element Modelling of Electric Field Distribution in the Retina. Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5048.
A. Mapelli / P. Renaud; P. L. G. Grafström (Dir.) : Scintillation Particle Detectors Based on Plastic Optical Fibres and Microfluidics. Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5033.
R. Lockhart / P. Renaud; R. Stanley (Dir.) : Development of MEMS Programmable Diffraction Gratings for Spectroscopic Applications in the Visible, Near- and Mid-Infrared. Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4978.
L. Metref / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Fluid Manipulation Using Thermoexpandable Polymer Based on Ploydimethylsiloxane and Expancel. Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4889.
N. Durand / P. Renaud; T. Lasser (Dir.) : Biomolecular Diffusion in Nanofluidics. Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4736.
T. Braschler / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Controlled entrapment of cells in hydrogels on chip and cell sorting by dielectrophoresis using liquid electrodes. Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4432.
R. Tornay / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Dielectrophoresis-based continuous-flow particle microreactor. Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4426.
A. Mercanzini / P. Renaud (Dir.) : The tissue reaction to neuroprostheses. Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4339.
N. Demierre / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Continuous-flow separation of cells in a lab-on-a-chip using "liquid electrodes" and multiple-frequency dielectrophoresis. Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4099.
M. Leonardi / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Microfabricated thin film strain gage sensor with telemetry microprocessor embedded in a soft contact lens for minimally invasive intraocular pressure monitoring. Lausanne, EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3978.
M. Schlund / P. Renaud (Dir.) : On-chip liquid/solid chromatography for continuous analysis. Lausanne, EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3866.
U. Seger / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Electrical cell manipulation in microfluidic systems. Lausanne, EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3610.
O. P. Linderholm / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Two-dimensional microimpedance imaging for cell culture monitoring. Lausanne, EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3604.
R. B. Schoch / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Transport phenomena in nanofluidics. Lausanne, EPFL, 2006. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3538.
R. Guerre / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Guided-wave micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) optical switches for telecommunication applications. Lausanne, EPFL, 2005. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3269.
S. Jiguet / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Microfabrication d'objets composites fonctionnels en 3D et à haut facteur de forme, par procédés UV-LIGA et microstéréolithographie. Lausanne, EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3096.
S. D. Gawad / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Dielectric spectroscopy in a microfabricated flow cytometer. Lausanne, EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3011.
R. G. Longwitz / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Study of gas ionization in a glow discharge and development of a micro gas ionizer for gas detection and analysis. Lausanne, EPFL, 2004. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2919.
S. Metz / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Polyimide-based microfabrication technologies for microelectrodes and microfluidic devices in biomedical engineering. Lausanne, EPFL, 2003. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2807.
Y.-S. Leung Ki / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Exploration and exploitation of surface tension and electrokinetic liquid microflow effects in microfluidic systems. Lausanne, EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2406.
G. Lammel / P. Renaud (Dir.) : New micromachining technologies using porous silicon. Lausanne, EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2387.
M. O. Heuschkel / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Fabrication of multi-electrode array devices for electrophysiological monitoring of in-vitro cell/tissue cultures. Lausanne, EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2370.
S. Schweizer / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Thermally actuated micro-mirror for one and two-dimensional optical beam scanning. Lausanne, EPFL, 2001. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2359.
C. Alépée / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Technologies for high-temperature silicon microreactors. Lausanne, EPFL, 2000. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2298.
M. Weber / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Miniature photoacoustic gas sensors. Lausanne, EPFL, 1999. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2075.
Y. Ansel / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Operational limits of micromachined inertial sensors. Lausanne, EPFL, 1998. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1874.
H. Lorenz / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Nouvelles technologies de microstructuration de type UV-LIGA et fabrication de composants micromécaniques. Lausanne, EPFL, 1998. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1770.
B. Romanowicz / P. Renaud (Dir.) : Methodology for the modeling and simulation of microsystems. Lausanne, EPFL, 1997. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-1680.

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