The NFF Internship Scheme

In summer 2018, the NFF launched a new internship scheme to recruit undergraduate students to work in the cleanroom.  The objective is to foster undergraduate students’ interest in semiconductor technologies and fabrication processes.  We recruited Lily Kam, now in her 3rd year majoring in Electronic and Computer Engineering, and Chris Fung, now also in his 3rd year majoring in Chemistry.  Their job duties were to assist NFF staff to deliver job requests from industrial users…

The Greater China Nano Fabrication Consortium (GCNFC)

The Greater China Nano Fabrication Consortium (GCNFC) is administered under the NFF as a new open platform for academia and industry in Hong Kong and China to share-use state-of-the-art nanofabrication facilities and exchange cleanroom management experiences / expertise...

New Equipment & Process Capabilities

In August 2018, the NFF has launched the Deep Reactive Ion Etching (DRIE) Process Center in Rm. 2223. There are two DRIE etchers for different cleanliness levels. One of them is for non-standard DRIE etching processes, which the NFF did not support previously. With the extended DRIE capability, the NFF can now support the whole range of cleanliness levels for DRIE processes. Moreover, a P-10 Step Profiler and a Nikon optical microscope are in service at the Center for in-line measurements and sample inspections...

The CAS-HKUST Microelectronics Joint Laboratory Review

The Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS) and the HKUST have long established the CAS-HKUST Microelectronics Joint Laboratory since 1997...

Software Supports

Since May 2018, the NFF has started to provide two licensed software, LinkCAD and DeScribe, for supporting NFF users’ researches and projects...

The NFF T-Shirts

The NFF has designed a new T-shirt with an NFF logo for members of the NFF community...

Publication Highlights

NFF user, Si ZHU’s paper titled “Room-temperature electrically-pumped 1.5 μm InGaAs/InAlGaAs laser monolithically grown on on-axis (001) Si” was featured in...

Seminars

On 26 June 2018, Mr. Wilbur CATABAY, Senior Vice President, TDCS & Corporate Strategy of TSI Semiconductors...

Workshops

“NFF Workshop on the 3-D Laser Lithography/Nano Printer” was held on 31 May 2018, given by Dr. Shuyun Zhao, Scientific Officer of the NFF, Miss Ka Man Wong, Technician of the NFF and ...

Major Visitors

Prof. Tianchun YE (Director of the IMECAS, 4th right in the front row) visited the HKUST and the NFF on the 2nd of August 2018. Prof. Enboa WU (Associate Vice-President ...

On the 12th of September 2018, Mr. Nicholas W. YANG, GBS, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, visited the HKUST and...

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