News from the U.C. Santa Barbara Nanofabrication Facility.
Oxford PlasmaPro ICP Etcher installed
We have a new ICP etcher in Bay 2: Oxford_ICP_Etcher_(PlasmaPro_100_Cobra)
The tool has been qualified for InP Ridge and InGaAsP Grating etches, and is intended for III-V etching in general (GaAs, GaN, GaSb etc.)
SiO2 etching, High-Aspect Ratio
Wafer Polisher available
Digital Microscope: Olympus DSX-1000
You'll see a new digital microscope in Bay 4/Metrology, that's our new Olympus DSX-1000. We are currently developing procedures, keep an eye out for training emails. // John d 13:49, 8 April 2021 (PDT)
Raith Velion: FIB/SEM Installation
We have installed a new state-of-the-art focused ion beam/electron beam tool in Bay 1. The Raith Velion enables synchronized interferometric stage, Focused-ion Beam Lithography with ~10nm features or less, live SEM during writing, and Electron-Beam Lithography.
Learn more about the tool's capabilities at the Raith website:
- Raith Products: Velion.
- VIDEO: Synchronized FIB beam + Laser Interferometric Stage write, with live SEM
Tool qualification is currently underway. Dr. Dan Read is be the resident expert on this new tool.
// John d 06:53, 30 November 2020 (PST)