On Thursday, Oct. 21th, between 6:00-7:00am, the campus wireless networks will experience a service disruption while new software is installed. The new software contains permanent fixes for all the major wireless network defects experienced during the start of the quarter.
// John d 07:22, 19 October 2021 (PDT)
GCA Autostep and 6300 October Maintenance
The vendor will be here October 25 until October 28 to service both steppers. The Autostep will be Monday thru Wednesday from 8am until 6pm. The 6300 will be serviced on Thursday from 8am until 6pm.
Silva 08:39, 12 October 2021 (PDT)
Oxford ICP Installed
A new ICP etcher for III-V etches (GaAs, InP, GaN) has been installed: Oxford_ICP_Etcher_(PlasmaPro_100_Cobra)
Contact the supervisor for training.
// John d 08:00, 30 September 2021 (PDT)
New COVID Protocols
All facility users and visitors are now required to have masks on while indoors in shared spaces. This includes shared offices, hallways/corridors, and all shared laboratory spaces. Masks will be worn in all laboratories at all times and in all shared office spaces at all times.
This direction applies to all vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons.
Outdoor policies remain unchanged
Surgical style masks or KN95 masks are appropriate for cleanroom use. Cloth masks may be used in non-cleanroom spaces.
See the full policies at COVID-19_User_Policies
// Hopkins a 08:14, 6 August 2021 (PDT)
Weekly Testing strongly urged for UCSB Students/Staff
Free weekly COVID testing is available to UCSB Staff, Faculty and Students. UCSB employees are strongly urged to sign up for weekly testing, which takes only minutes, is administered on-campus and is free of charge.
Weekly recurring appointments can be made at the Student Health website:
The Chancellor's memo to campus with details can be found here.
// John d 06:20, 16 November 2020 (PST)
NanoFab COVID Protocols
The most recent COVID Protocols can be found at COVID-19_User_Policies.
// John d 15:00, 19 July 2020 (PDT)