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