As part of IEN’s mission to develop and cultivate the next generation of technologists, our team hosts numerous professional development lectures and short courses. Course and lecture topics include cleanroom fabrication techniques, advanced lithography techniques, market sector applications of nanotechnology research, and seminars on nanotechnology as it relates to other fields of engineering. These events are open to both GA Tech and other institutions’ researchers and educators, as well as to those in industry and the interested public.

Tektronix 4200A-SCS Parameter Analyzer Demonstration

Thursday, July 18, 2019 | 9am - 11am | Pettit Building, Device Testing Lab (230A)

The 4200A-SCS Parameter Analyzer reduces characterization complexity and test setup by up to 50%, providing clear, uncompromised measurement and analysis capability. Plus, embedded measurement expertise provides test guidance and gives you supreme confidence in your results. The highest performance parameter analyzer, it delivers synchronizing current-voltage (I-V), capacitance-voltage (C-V) and ultra-fast pulsed I-V measurements. The 4200A-CVIV Multi-Switch automatically switches between I-V and C-V measurements without re-cabling or lifting the prober tips. Unlike competing products, the four-channel 4200A-CVIV display provides local visual insight for quick test setup and easy troubleshooting when unexpected results occur. Put simply, the 4200A-SCS is completely customizable and fully upgradeable so you can perform electrical characterization and evaluation of semiconductor devices, new materials, active/passive components, wafer level reliability, failure analysis, electrochemistry or virtually any type of sample.

Key Features

  • Built-in measurement videos in English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
  • Jump start your testing with hundreds of user-modifiable application tests
  • Automated real-time parameter extraction, data graphing, arithmetic functions
  • Move C-V measurement to any device terminal without re-cabling
  • User-configurable for low current capability
  • Personalize the names of output channels
  • View real-time test status
  • NBTI/PBTI testing
  • Random telegraph noise
  • Non-volatile memory devices
  • Potentiostat application tests

IEN Summer 2019 Micro-fabrication Short Course

August 14th - 16th, 2019 | Marcus Nanotechnology Building  | Georgia Institute of Technology

The Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) at Georgia Tech will offer a short course on micro-fabrication from August 14th - 16th, 2019. This in­tensive 3 day short course combines classroom lectures and laboratory based hands-on fabrication in the IEN cleanroom. The goal of the course is to impart a basic understanding of the science and technology of micro-fabrication processes as used in academia and industry.

This short course will cover essential micro-fabrication techniques including, photolithography, thin film deposition, etching, packaging, and characterization. Attendees will gain valuable experience by fabricating simple devices in one of the most advanced uni­versity cleanrooms in North America.
Attendance is open to the general technical community and is not limited to current Georgia Tech students or IEN users. Anyone interested in cleanroom fabrication techniques is strongly encouraged to attend this course. The course is suitable for both new and experienced researchers interested in micro-fabrication techniques and applications.

A course emphasis will be placed on IEN cleanroom resources, however, the concepts and techniques discussed are applicable to a broad array of research in this field.

Rates (Rates Include Lunches on all Days)

  • Georgia Tech Rate: $200
  • Academic and Government Rate: $400
  • Industry Rate: $800


Register for the course here!


Postdoctoral Associateships will be available in 2019 and 2020 to qualified persons interested in doing research as part of an interdisciplinary team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. These positions at NIST are awarded following competitive evaluations of applicants under a program administered by the National Research Council (NRC).

Research is done in an area of common interest to the candidate and NIST advisor, but the Associate is largely responsible for defining the specific problem to be studied. Activities within the Chemical and Biochemical Microsensor Program at NIST offer interested applicants a variety of advanced research opportunities relating to project areas that include, but are not limited to:

• Study of surface/interfacial chemical, electronic and optical effects, in gases and liquids, relevant to biochemical sensing-including functionalization, electrochemistry, plasmonics, …
• Nanoengineering of materials and interfaces (oxides, polymers, organics, nanotubes, nanowires) for optimized transduction in microanalytical chemical/biochemical systems
• Design/fabrication of MEMS/NEMS and microfluidic devices as microscale research tools and as microanalysis platforms, including concepts for high throughput approaches
• Application of microscale devices, including microhotplate arrays, to investigate materials processing/properties, transient phenomena and the kinetics of (bio)chemical processes
• Development of novel sensing schemes for biomolecular/cellular processes & medical diagnostics
• Study of new signal acquisition/signal processing protocols (including bio-inspired methods that relate artificial and biological systems) for challenging analytical problems

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