The George Washington University (GW) Nanofabrication and Imaging Center (GWNIC) provides equipment and services to aid with measurement, characterization and analysis.
Micromanipulator Probe Station
The Micromanipulator Probe Station provides a Faraday cage test environment for Current-Voltage (I-V) measurement. Features include:
Keithley 2614B SMU connected to 4 probes
KickStart 2 software
Thermal system provides a chuck with a temperature range from –25 degrees C to 300 degrees C
LabView programs available upon request and can be tailored to specific needs
The KLA-Tencor P-7 stylus profiler offers measurement repeatability for reliable measurement performance. The surface measurement system has a 150 mm scan length standard. The profiler's surface measurement system includes point-and-click operation and the productivity package to offer the easiest to use tool on the market with the features required by university, R&D, and production environments.
GWNIC provides access to the Kulicke & Soffa Model 4123 Manual Wedge Bonder and Kulicke & Soffa Model 4126 Ball Bonder. Features include:
Motorized table making available 'auto step-back' / reverse motion
Control of individual bond parameters
Large bonding area
Semi-auto, manual Z, stitch
Manual height adjustable, heated work holders
The F20-UV is a general-purpose film thickness measurement instrument that can measure films ranging from 1nm to 40um optically using a190-1100 nm light source.