UC Santa Barbara

Nanofabrication Facility

Cleanroom

Expertly Maintained Facilities

Our mission is to provide a top-rate research fabrication facility for micro and nano-scale processing. 

The Nanofab provides the supplies, facilities, equipment and know-how needed to accomplish your cutting-edge research.

Facilities

Class 100 in Lithography bays, Class 1000 elsewhere

Calibrated Hotplates checked weekly, ±1°C

De-Ionized Water ≥ 18MΩ, Low-particle Nitrogen guns

Environmental sensors monitored & alarmed (especially in Lithography Bays) 

Re-usable anti-static cleanroom gowns with laundry service

Many supplies provided, such as notebooks, toolboxes, chemicals, deposition source materials and other ancilliaries

Equipment

Rapid response to equipment & facilities failures

Minimized equipment downtime with high ratio of industry-experienced staff to equipment

Regular periodic maintenance

Responsive to user process needs

Equipment reservations on SignupMonkey

Process

Stepper Lithography Systems calibrated weekly

Regular Process Monitoring for PECVD systems

Qualified processes on many etch systems

Historical process monitoring to validate system performance

Starting Recipes and Historical Data on the NanoFab Wiki

(Click on a bay to learn more)

Entryway

Hangers / Racks

UC Santa Barbara NanoFabrication Facility

Engineering Sciences Building (Bldg. #225),

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Office Hours

M-F 8am - 5pm

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