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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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On the fabrication of high-surface-area and high-aspect-ratio gold nanostructures

We highlight some stability issues in high-surface-area and high-aspect ratio gold nanostructures fabricated using inorganic adhesion layers on silica substrates. We ascribe these problems to capillary and surface effects and show the use of organic silane self-assembled monolayers to improve the long-term stability of such structures.

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Version 1.1
Date
11 months, 3 weeks ago
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EPFL - NAM
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Electron beam lithography and pattern transfer on membrane grids for transmission electron microscopy

We describe a fabrication process for electron beam lithography (EBL) and the following pattern transfer steps on transmission electron microscope (TEM) grids. For demonstration purposes, we use commercial off-the-shelf TEM grids consisting of a thin suspended silicon nitride membrane on a silicon frame supporting substrate. For the pattern transfer, we demonstrate both an additive patterning technique with metal deposition and lift-off, and a subtractive patterning technique with reactive ion etching. This process could enable direct ...

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Version 1.1
Date
1 year, 2 months ago
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EPFL - LPQM
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Efficient removal of ZEP ebeam resist after dry etching

Resist removal is an essential step for multi-layer lithography processes where a clean and contamination-free surface is essential to avoid shadow etching patterns from resist leftovers. We show that a short \mathrm{O_2} plasma exposure followed by a full NMP solution cycle removes the resist fully and leaves the surface contamination free.

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Version 1.0
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1 year, 4 months ago
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EPFL - LPQM
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Monolithically integrated InGaAs microdisks on Si for nanophotonics

This work was presented at the Nanofabrication Photonics Online Meetup, 16-18 May 2021. Template-assisted selective epitaxy enables the local integration of group III-V semiconductors on Si with high material quality for nanophotonic applications. Here we demonstrate evidence of room temperature lasing at 1530 nm for a monolithically integrated InGaAs whispering gallery mode cavity on Si with a thickness of 300 nm and a diameter of 1.5 µm. These devices can potentially be scaled down further ...

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Version 1.0
Date
1 year, 6 months ago
Lab
IBM Research Zurich - Materials Integration and Nanoscale Devices
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