The core of Nanotechnology centre is 650 m2 large cleanroom with cleanliness ranging from ISO 4 to ISO 8 with state-of-the-art equipment and expertise for cutting edge nano and micro fabrication both in fundamental research and device development.

 

Cleanroom ensures continuous improvements and quality control based on ISO 9001

Nanotechnology centre is a part of EUROnanoLAB


EXPERTISE

Thin films

Microfluidics

OLEDs

Polymer photonics

1D and 2D material nanodevices

Wide range of thin film deposition techniques and development of new materials Using PDMS and alternative non-absorbing materials we are focusing on applications in biology: organs on chips and extracellular vesicles Full fabrication and characterization cycle Interferometers, modulators, ring resonators and other devices utilizing non-linear properties of organic materials Graphene and nanowires based sensors and other devices

Technologies

  • THIN FILM DEPOSITIONS
    Thermal evaporation, magnetron sputtering (DC,RF, reactive, HIPIMS), pulsed laser deposition, atomic layer deposition, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, ink-jet printing, spin-coating

  • LITHOGRAPHY
    Electron beam lithography, UV lithography, direct laser writer

  • ETCHING
    Reactive ion etching, wet etching

  • CHARACTERIZATION
    SEM-FIB, EDS, EBDS, STEM, TEM, profilers, probe station, optical microscopes, drop shape analyzer, XPS, EPR and other spectroscopical characterization available

  • OTHER
    Glove boxes, wire bonders, HMDS oven, plasma asher, 3D printing, fume hoods etc. Electrochemical investigation and gas analysis


Opportunities

With its extensive facilities, the Nanotechnology centre offers a wide spectrum of opportunities for R & D activities.

It is an open-access research laboratory and hosts both elite academic research and a multitude of industrial collaborations.


Cleanroom Operational group:

Cleanroom operational group is responsible for the safety and infrastructure of the ISSP UL cleanroom, such as ventilation and exhaust systems, electricity, clean dry air, house gases etc.

ON-CALL DUTY (24/7)

M: +371 20221109

Cleanroom Operational group members:

Head of ISSP UL Cleanroom: Valdis Korsaks
M: +371 6437272
E: Valdis.Korsaks@cfi.lu.lv

Chief engineer: Jānis Kļaviņš
M: +371 29404742
E: Janis.Klavins@cfi.lu.lv

Service Engineer: Janis Lipenits
M: +371 29479648
E: Lipenits.Janis@cfi.lu.lv

IT Service: Jānis Busenbergs
M: +371 26374996
E: Janis.Busenbergs@cfi.lu.lv

ISSP UL Director: Mārtiņš Rutkis
M: +371 67854986
E: Martins.Rutkis@cfi.lu.lv

1. ISSP UL employee

  • Contact to Head of ISSP UL Cleanroom
  • General Safety Training
  • Specific Safety Training in:
    1. Guidance for safe work with artificial optical radiation
    2. Use of Special gases
    3. Use of Chemicals
    4. Radiation safety
  • Cleanroom safety and correct behaviour training (4.5 h) + LIMS training (1 h),  (LIMS if needed)
  • Get access to the cleanroom

2. External academic, external industrials, and other users

  • Contact to MATERIZE Projects Unit info@materize.com.
  • to MATERIZE Projects Unit confirm external user’s industrial relations with ISSP UL
  • General Safety Training
  • Cleanroom safety and correct behaviour training + LIMS training (if needed)
  • Get access to the cleanroom

MATERIZE Projects Unit contacts:

T: +371 6633 4488
F: +371 6713 2778
E: info@materize.com

Responsible for General safety training:

Raitis Siatkovskis
M: +371 29459864
E: Raitis.Siatkovskis@cfi.lu.lv

Responsible for Specific safety training (users shall contacting to responsible for training schedule):

1. Guidance for safe work with artificial optical radiation

Dr. Phys.  Jurģis Grūbe
E: Jurgis.Grube@cfi.lu.lv

2. Use of special gases

Dr. Phys.  Valdis Korsaks
M: +371 26437272
E: Valdis.Korsaks@cfi.lu.lv

3. Use of chemicals

Dr. Phys.  Guntars Vaivars
M: +371 20242643
E: Guntars.Vaivars@cfi.lu.lv

4. Radiation safety

Dr. Phys.  Jānis Jansons
M: +371 26475311
E: Janis.Jansons@cfi.lu.lv

Responsible for Cleanroom safety and correct behaviour training:

Dr. Phys.  Valdis Korsaks
M: +371 26437272
E: Valdis.Korsaks@cfi.lu.lv

The user must apply before course. Write an email to responsible for cleanroom safety and correct behaviour training (write date when you plan attend the course).

Cleanroom safety and correct behaviour training is organized according to schedule below (Date and time are preliminary and subject to change depending on need):

Date Time Location
09.08.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
23.08.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
06.09.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
20.09.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
04.10.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
18.10.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
01.11.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks
15.11.2022 10:00-15:30 2nd floor autorium, Valdis Korsaks