Birck Nanotechnology Center Training

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BNC 105, Lab Orientation
Intended Audience:
Birck Laboratory Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Pre-requisites for attending BNC-105:
1. Advisor requests Coral login. It can be found at:
http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/Nanotechnology/coral.php

2. Receive 80% or better on the BNC-105 Blackboard online quiz:
--2a. Quiz found at http://mycourses.purdue.edu
--2b. Find the box titled "Non-Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)."
--2c. Click "Browse Course Catalog".
--2d. Search for a course name that contains BNC.
--2e. A list of courses matching your search will appear at the bottom of the screen. Hover over the course ID of the one you want, and click the drop-down arrow to enroll.
--2f. Click "Submit" on the self-enrollment page that appears.
Please complete the listed pre-requisites at least 24 hours before attending training.
Course Description:
This course is for people who will work in the BNC laboratories and covers facility policies and procedures, safety information and the Right-To-Know program. This provides access to the general laboratories though additional training will be necessary for special hazards such as lasers, and biological laboratories. This training does not provide access to the cleanrooms. If there are no sessions listed or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

BNC 150, Fume Hood Safety Training
Intended Audience:
Lab Users
Prerequisite Skills:
BNC 105
Course Description:
Safety policies and procedures for using chemicals in fume hoods. This is required before you may use chemical fume hoods in any laboratory or cleanroom in the Birck Nanotechnology Center. Missing a scheduled training session will result in immediate two week removal from all training calendars.

Sessions are typically scheduled for Thursday mornings at 11am in BRK-2261. If there are no sessions listed or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

BNC 206, Cleanroom Training
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Pre-requisites for attending BNC 206:
1. BNC 105 -- General Orientation
2. BNC 150 -- Fume Hood Safety Training
3. Advisor requests Coral login. It can be found at:
http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/Nanotechnology/coral.php

4. Receive 80% or better on the BNC-206 Blackboard online quiz:
--4a. Quiz found at http://mycourses.purdue.edu
--4b. Find the box titled "Non-Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)."
--4c. Click "Browse Course Catalog".
--4d. Search for a course name that contains BNC.
--4e. A list of courses matching your search will appear at the bottom of the screen. Hover over the course ID of the one you want, and click the drop-down arrow to enroll.
--4f. Click "Submit" on the self-enrollment page that appears.
5. Please e-mail Dan Hosler at this address the following information:
Your Professor in Charge
Your Coral Account ID
Your Purdue Career Account ID
The dates you received BNC105 and BNC150 Training
Your BNC-206 online quiz score

Please complete the listed pre-requisites at least 24 hours before attending Cleanroom Training.
Course Description:
This course is for users wishing to operate in the Birck Nanotechnology Center Nanofabrication Cleanroom. It covers cleanroom protocols, gowning, safety and emergency procedures.
Missing a scheduled training session will result in immediate two week removal from all training calendars.

If there are no sessions listed, or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then request additional session.

If you have any questions regarding the prerequisites or the registration process, click here.


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Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

BNC 207, Laser Safety
Intended Audience:
BNC Laser Lab Users
Prerequisite Skills:
None
Course Description:
Purdue Laser Safety training. Needed for access to Birck Nanotechnology Center laser laboratories. This course is offered at Birck once per semester. All other times please schedule REM Laser Safety Training.
Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

BNC 208A, General Biosafety
Intended Audience:
Birck and Bindley authorized lab users
Prerequisite Skills:
Pre-requisites for completing BNC 208A (ONLY FOR BIRCK USERS):
1. BNC 105 Lab Orientation
2. BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training
Course Description:
BNC 208A is an online course, offered continuously, that provides general biosafety training for Birck and Bindley users.

BNC 208A is required for access to: BRK 1081, 2031, 2037, 2043, 2077, 2081, 2087, and 2120 Biocleanroom and Biocleanroom Tissue Culture Lab (Biocleanroom).

Users must receive a score of 80% or better on the online quiz.

1. The quiz can be found on ITaP's Blackboard Learn website: http://www.itap.purdue.edu/learning/tools/blackboard/
2. Click on “Login to Blackboard Learn (all Purdue Campuses)”. Log in using your Career Account information.
3. On the My Blackboard webpage, locate the "Non- Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)" box and click on “West Lafayette” link.
4. On the "Browse Course Catalog" Page, locate the "Course ID" column on the left side of the page and self enroll.
5. There are two ways to self enroll - just choose one: (1) Roll over the Course ID - "BNC-208A-Reger-Reece" link and you will see a gray drop down arrow. Click on arrow and select "Enroll". (2) Click on the Course ID - "BNC-208A-Reger-Reece" link and on next page click on large "Enroll" button on the left side of the page.
6. After you choose the option for self enrollment, on the "Self Enrollment Page", click on "Submit". On the next page you should see a message that tells you "Action Successful".
7. On the "BNC 208A Course Content" page, you will see the "BNC 208A Training Material" and "BNC 208A: BNC General Biosafety Quiz" links.

To find out more, please email the BNC Biosafety Research Engineer, Lisa Reece at lreece@purdue.edu.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Airco
Intended Audience:
Users of Airco e-beam evaporator
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Training on depositing Au, Pt, Cr, Ti in the Airco e-beam evaporator.
If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.
Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Alpha-Step Profilometer
Intended Audience:
Students who desire to profile sample surface
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
This course will cover proper use of the KLA-Tencor alpha-step profilometer. Training typically takes ~1/2 hr. Feel free to bring a sample if you want to use it during training. Please meet at the instrument.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Axic PECVD
Intended Audience:
Birck cleanroom users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom training!
Course Description:
Training for the Axic PECVD in the Birck Nanotechnology Center cleanroom.
request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Bloodborne Pathogens
Intended Audience:
Anyone working with pathogens
Prerequisite Skills:
Pre-requisites for attending BBP (ONLY FOR BNC PERSONNEL):
1. BNC 105 Lab Orientation
2. BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training
3. BNC 208A General Biosafety
4. BNC 208B Biosafety Level 2 Training
Course Description:
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training, offered in conjunction with REM, is required for access to any of the Birck BSL2 labs: BRK 1081, 2043, 2077, 2087, and the cell culture lab within the Biocleanroom (2120).

This course is also required for anyone working with human/mammalian cell culture, bacterial pathogens, human blood, human tissue.

Training is offered by Lisa Reece every Tuesday from 10 AM to 12 PM and every Thursday from 1 PM to 2 PM in BRK 2038 or another larger room if necessary to accommodate groups. Please contact Lisa Reece at lreece@purdue.edu to request additional information.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Blue M Oven
Intended Audience:
Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom access
Course Description:
The Blue M Oven is a table top unit capable of oxidizing and annealing small samples. The Blue M Oven is capable of wet and dry oxidations.

Training for the Blue M Oven takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Blue M Oven is located in P-Bay.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

BNC 208B, Biosafety Level 2 Training
Intended Audience:
Intermediate to Advanced Biolab Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Pre-requisites for completing BNC 208A:
1. BNC 105 -- Orientation
2. BNC 150 -- Fume Hood Safety Training 3. BNC 208A -- General Biosafety Training
Course Description:
BNC 208B is an online course, offered continuously, that provides intermediate to advanced biosafety training for Biosafety Level 2 labs in Birck. BNC 208B is required for access to: BRK 1081, 2043, 2077, 2087, and the cell culture lab within the Biocleanroom (2120).

Users must receive a score of 80% or better on the online quiz.

1. The quiz can be found on ITaP's Blackboard Learn website: http://www.itap.purdue.edu/learning/tools/blackboard/
2. Click on “Login to Blackboard Learn (all Purdue Campuses)”. Log in using your Career Account information.
3. On the Blackboard webpage, locate the "non-Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)" box and click on "West Lafayette" link.
4. On the "Browse Course Catalog" Page, locate the "Course ID" column on the left side of the page and self enroll.
5. There are two ways to self enroll - just choose one: (1) Roll over the Course ID - "BNC-208B-Reger-Reece: BNC 208B Biosafety Level 2 Training" link and you will see a gray drop down arrow. Click on arrow and select "Enroll". (2) Click on the Course ID - "BNC-208B-Reger-Reece: BNC 208B Biosafety Level 2 Training" link and on next page click on large "Enroll" button on the left side of the page.
6. After you choose the option for self enrollment, on the "Self Enrollment Page", click on "Submit". On the next page you should see a message that tell you "Action Successful".
7. On the "BNC 208B Course Content" page, you will see the "BNC 208B Training Slides" and "BNC 208B Biosafety Level 2 Quiz" links.

To find out more, please email the BNC Biosafety Research Engineer, Lisa Reece at lreece@purdue.edu.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Branson Etcher
Intended Audience:
Those who want to use Barrel Etcher
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom training
Course Description:
Barrel Etcher

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

CHA
Intended Audience:
Users of the CHA e-beam evaporator
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Training for CHA deposition system

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Cleanroom AFM
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
Training for the Veeco Dimension 3100 AFM.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Cleanroom Ellipsometer
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom Training
Only highly polished samples are capable of analysis. If your wafer has any haze due to pitting from etch processes, the laser on the ellipsometer will scatter, and your analysis will not be accurate.
Course Description:
The Birck Cleanroom Ellipsometer is used to measure the thickness of transluscent thin films such as silicon oxides and silicon nitrides. If the sample is prepared properly, you can also measure the refractive index of the film.

The Birck Cleanroom Ellipsometer also has the capability of measuring refractive index of the substrate as well as the extinction coefficient.

Training for the Ellipsometer takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The ellipsometer is located in the Furnace Bay (R-Bay)

Please feel free to bring a sample if you would like to experiment with measuring it.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Cleanroom Spinners
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
Training for Cookson photoresist spinners in the cleanroom.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Critical Point Dryer (CPD)
Intended Audience:
BNC cleanroom users
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom Training (BNC-206)
Course Description:
Training on use of the Critical Point Drying system.
request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Filmetrics
Intended Audience:
Students who desire to measure thin film thickness
Prerequisite Skills:
BNC cleanroom training
Course Description:
The Filmetrics is used to measure the thickness and optical constants (n and k) of transparent and semi-transparent thin film such as oxides, nitrides, resists, polyimides, polysilicon. The Filmetrics measures film characteristics by reflecting light and then analyzing this light over a range of wavelengths. Training will take ~1/2 hour. Feel free to bring a sample if you wish to measure it during training. Please meet at the instrument.
request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Getinge Autoclave
Intended Audience:
Birck and Bindley lab personnel
Prerequisite Skills:
Molecular Cytometry Facility (MCF) Lab Safety Orientation is required, but can be received at time of autoclave training if it was not completed prior to the autoclave training.
Course Description:
This training course is designed to show the user how to run the Getinge autoclaves in the Bindley Bioscience Center. This training is open to all Birck and Bindley users who need to sterilize glassware, liquids, and/or kill bacterial and mammalian cell cultures or other biowaste. THE TRAINING IS HELD IN BIND 233A.

FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. 2010, PLEASE CONTACT CHRISTY COOPER (clcooper@purdue.edu) TO SCHEDULE A TRAINING SESSION.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Leybold
Intended Audience:
Users of Leybold e-beam evaporator.
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Training on depositing materials with Lebold e-beam evaporator.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

MJB Mask Aligner
Intended Audience:
Users of mask aligner
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
Training on Mask Aligner

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Nanospec Thin Film Measurement
Intended Audience:
Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom Access
Course Description:
The Nanospec is capable of measuring thin films with on wafers with or without a pattern. The spot size of the measurement area is 35 microns in diameter for the 10X lens.

Training for the Nanospec takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Nanospec is located in P-Bay.

Please feel free to bring your intended substrate for experimentation to the face-to-face training.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Olympus BX-60 Optical Microscope
Intended Audience:
BNC Microscope Users
Prerequisite Skills:
BNC-105 & BNC-150
Course Description:
This short course reviews the basics of optical microscopy specifically for the Olympus BX-60 that is located in BRK 2081.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Panasonic RIE
Intended Audience:
Users of the Panasonic RIE
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
Training for the Panasonic RIE in the Birck Nanotechnology Center cleanroom.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session. please review presnetataions.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Parylene CVD
Intended Audience:
Students and faculty
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom training
Course Description:
The Parylene system is used to deposit Parylene-C and -N.
request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Perkin-Elmer 2400 Sputterer
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Sputtering system for Titanium, Aluminum and Gold. The first part of the training is in the morning is just a half hour then the sputtering is done after lunch. If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.
Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Plasma Tech RIE
Intended Audience:
Students
Prerequisite Skills:
Birck Cleanroom training
Course Description:
Plasma Tech RIE

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Protemp Horizontal Furnace
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom Training
Course Description:
The Protemp Horizontal furnaces are 3 banks of 3 tube furnaces (for a total of 9 process tubes) consisting of many processes. This furnace system resides in Bay R of the Birck Cleanroom. Users are able to use each process tube individually even though the host computer controls all 9 tubes.

The nine process tubes are capable of the following processes:

Bank "A":
Tube 01 = Superclean Wet and/or Dry Oxidation
Tube 02 = Polysilicon / Silicon Nitride Deposition
Tube 03 = LTO Deposition

Please note - Tube 01 intended to be a very clean tube capable of producing a gate oxide quality film. It is tightly controlled, and not all samples are allowed within this process tube due to contamination concerns.

Bank "B":
Tube 04 = General Field Oxidation
Tube 05 = Metal / Contact Anneal
Tube 06 = Polysilicon

Bank "C":
Tube 07 = Wet / Dry Oxidation (Backup tube)
Tube 08 = Phos Deposition (coming soon!)
Tube 09 = Phos Drive

For now, training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

RTA Jipelec
Intended Audience:
Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom access
Course Description:
The Jipelec RTA is a rapid thermal annealer capable of annealing small samples and whole wafers (up to 8 inch diameter). This RTA can process in an environment of Nitrogen, Argon, Oxygen, or Forming Gas. It may also be used at atmospheric and vacuum pressures.

Training for the Jipelec RTA takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Jipelec RTA is located in R-Bay.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

RTA Minipulse
Intended Audience:
Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom access
Course Description:
The RTA Minipulse is a rapid thermal annealer capable of annealing small samples.

Training for the RTA Minipulse takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The RTA Minipulse is located in R-Bay.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

STS ASE and AOE DRIE
Intended Audience:
Birck cleanroom users
Prerequisite Skills:
None
Course Description:
Training for the STS Silicon DRIE in the Birck Nanotechnology Center cleanroom.
request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Thin Film Stress Machine
Intended Audience:
Birck Cleanroom Users
Prerequisite Skills:
Cleanroom Access

In addition, you must know the following parameters of your sample:
1. Substrate material
2. Substrate crystalline orientation
3. Substrate thickness
Course Description:
The Thin Film Stress Machine within the Birck Cleanroom is used to measure the stress of thin films deposited onto reflective substrates. The Stress Machine is capable of measuring film stress on 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8 inch wafers. Please note that anything less than a 3 inch wafer cannot be analyzed in the stress machine.

Training for the Stress Machine takes place in the cleanroom of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Stress Machine is located in S-Bay.

In order to use the stress machine, YOU MUST KNOW THE FOLLOWING PARAMETERS:
1. Substrate material
2. Substrate crystal orientation
3. Substrate thickness

Please feel free to bring your intended substrate for your pre-stress-measurement scan to the face to face training.

Training is by request only. There are no pre-scheduled courses offered.
To request a training session, click here.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Varian
Intended Audience:
Users of Varian e-beam evaporator
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Training on depositing materails with varian e-beam evaorator.

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.

Veeco
Intended Audience:
Users of Vecco Thermal Evaporator
Prerequisite Skills:
1. Birck Cleanroom Training
2. Receive 80% or better on WebCT quizes ("BNC Vacuum Systems" and "BNC E-Beam Evaporators"). The BNC-210A course can be found at:
https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/urw/lc8056011.tp0/entryPage.dowebct
Please complete the listed pre-requisits at least 24 hours before attending Metallization Training.

Note: For the WebCT course you may need to "Create Account" then log back in and Navigate to: "Course List" --> Purdue Extension --> BNC --> Uncategorized --> BNC 210A (Once your have registered, all subsequent log-ins should show BNC210 on your "My Blackboard" home page.)

Course Description:
Training for Vecco deposition system

If there are no sessions listed, then request additional session.

Current Offerings:
There are no courses scheduled at this time.