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===== Holiday Shutdown  =====
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The Nanofab will be closed from Friday, December 24th at 6pm until Monday, January 3rd at 6a.  We will be performing our yearly preventative maintenance.  Users will not be allowed in the lab during this time.
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//[[User:Hopkins a|Hopkins a]] 13:00, 5 November 2021 (PDT)
  
==== GCA Autostep 200 July Service ====
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===== Oxford ICP Installed =====
The vendor will be here starting July 12 thru July the 14th to service the Autostep system. His intention is to release the system each evening for your use. Please schedule your process accordingly.
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A new ICP etcher for III-V etches (GaAs, InP, GaN) has been installed: [[Oxford_ICP_Etcher_(PlasmaPro_100_Cobra)]]
[[User:Silva|Silva]] 11:32, 30 June 2021 (PDT)
 
  
==== GCA 6300 July Service ====
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Contact [[Tony_Bosch | the supervisor]] for training.
The vendor will service the GCA 6300 July 15, 2021 at 8:00am. The system should be available in the late afternoon the same day.
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// [[User:John d|John d]] 08:00, 30 September 2021 (PDT)
[[User:Silva|Silva]] 11:32, 30 June 2021 (PDT)
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===== New UC system-wide Flu Vaccine mandate  =====
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The UC Office of the President has issued an executive order making influenza vaccinations mandatory for all UC students and employees. The order, effective throughout the 2021-22 flu season, requires that all students and faculty and staff members who live, learn or work on any UC campus or want to access any UC facilities attest that they have received a flu vaccination, or have chosen to decline a vaccination, no later than November 19. Declining the vaccination will require use of masks indoors throughout the flu season.
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All facility users are covered under this mandate.
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//[[User:Thibeault|Thibeault]] 11:26, 27 October 2021 (PDT)
  
 
===== New COVID Protocols =====
 
===== New COVID Protocols =====
ISO Spray is no longer required inside the lab.  Masks are required only for unvaccinated individuals.
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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.
There are no distancing or occupancy restrictions.
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This direction applies to all vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons.
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Outdoor policies remain unchanged
  
Read the latest policies on the [https://wiki.nanotech.ucsb.edu/wiki/COVID-19_User_Policies '''COVID-19 User Policies'''] page.
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Surgical style masks or KN95 masks are appropriate for cleanroom use. Cloth masks may be used in non-cleanroom spaces.
  
// [[User:Thibeault|Thibeault]] 14:15, 24 June 2021 (PDT)
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See the full policies at [[COVID-19_User_Policies]]
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// [[User:Hopkins a|Hopkins a]] 08:14, 6 August 2021 (PDT)
  
 
===== Weekly Testing strongly urged for UCSB Students/Staff =====
 
===== Weekly Testing strongly urged for UCSB Students/Staff =====
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===== NanoFab COVID Protocols =====
 
===== NanoFab COVID Protocols =====
Following guidelines provided by our Office of Research, the UCSB Nanofabrication Facility is open only for limited/authorized use for critical activity at this time.
 
 
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''The most recent COVID Protocols can be found at '''[[COVID-19_User_Policies]]'''.''
 
''The most recent COVID Protocols can be found at '''[[COVID-19_User_Policies]]'''.''

Revision as of 15:53, 5 November 2021

Important Announcements


Holiday Shutdown

The Nanofab will be closed from Friday, December 24th at 6pm until Monday, January 3rd at 6a. We will be performing our yearly preventative maintenance. Users will not be allowed in the lab during this time. //Hopkins a 13:00, 5 November 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 UC system-wide Flu Vaccine mandate

The UC Office of the President has issued an executive order making influenza vaccinations mandatory for all UC students and employees. The order, effective throughout the 2021-22 flu season, requires that all students and faculty and staff members who live, learn or work on any UC campus or want to access any UC facilities attest that they have received a flu vaccination, or have chosen to decline a vaccination, no later than November 19. Declining the vaccination will require use of masks indoors throughout the flu season.

All facility users are covered under this mandate. //Thibeault 11:26, 27 October 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)