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Agar Scientific Announces Customer Wafer Fabrication Service from TEMwindows

Published on October 6, 2010 at 5:22 AM

Agar Scientific, a leading supplier of microscopy accessories and consumables, announces a customer wafer fabrication service from their US-based partners, TEMwindows.

Agar Scientific supplies high quality accessories to assist with sample preparation for TEM, SEM, FIB, Auger and Light Microscopes. As applications become more demanding, very precise films and supports are required. These challenges may be addressed by the custom fabrication services of TEMwindows.

A custom-processed wafer from TEMwindows

TEMwindows provides solutions to challenging customisation applications. Using expertise in ultrathin supported films and MEMs processes, the company’s experienced technologists carry out custom design, deposition etching, inspection and packaging projects. These enable quick turn-around times while maintaining high product quality at all levels of the fabrication process.

Working with pure silicon, silicon dioxide and silicon nitride, TEMwindows offers a whole range of capabilities. Custom mask design and chrome mask printing enables feature size resolution to two microns. Front-to-back alignment lithography enables features as small as two micron circles to be etched in suspended membranes. Metal deposition is offered using noble metals including gold with a thickness range of fifty to two hundred nanometres. Adhesives layers of titanium and chrome are also available. Custom device packaging is available to meet the customer needs. They can be designed with continuous films for spin coating that may be dissected along scribes at the user’s facility.

For further details of TEMwindows products and Agar’s complete range of accessories and consumables for microscopy, please ask for a copy of their latest catalogue. To receive your free copy, please visit the Agar Website and register today.

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