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Fabrication of aluminium airbridges for microwave interconnects on lithium niobate on Damascene silicon nitride photonic chips

Here we discuss the wafer-scale fabrication process flow of aluminium airbridges for microwave (MW) interconnects on lithium niobate on Damascene silicon nitride (LNOD) photonic chips. We also discuss the subsequent chip release procedure that preserves the bridges allowing for safe release of these delicate structures.

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Version 1.1
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1 month, 3 weeks ago
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EPFL - LPQM
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Fabrication of patterned silicon nitride nanomembranes at the LKB

Thin silicon nitride nanomembranes are attracting growing attention following a novel fabrication method which consists in patterning them with a phononic crystal. In engineering the vibrational mode profile, the dominant mechanisms of loss, radiation loss and intrinsic material loss, are simultaneously addressed and mitigated. The fabrication method employed by the optomechanics group at the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel is here presented, only employing basic lithography techniques and wet etching processes.

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Version 1.1
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2 years, 1 month ago
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Sorbonne - Kastler-Brossel
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Critical point drying of suspended structures after wet etch

In this report I monitor a full successful cycle of critical point drying (CPD) run for drying MEMS sensors after wet release using KOH etching. The pressure and temperature of the CPD tool (Tousimis) is monitored during the process and plotted in a P-T diagram with \mathrm{CO_2} critical point. A few notes for higher yield in the drying process are mentioned in this report as well.

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Version 1.0
Date
2 years, 5 months ago
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EPFL - LPQM
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