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Contact Aligner 1 (Front and Back Side): Suss Microtec MA6


CORAL Name:  SussMA6

This system utilizes 1X contact lithography to transfer photomask patterns onto substrates

Specifications / Capabilities:

  • UV broadmand (350 nm to 450 nm), I-line (365 nm) and G-line (436 nm) wavelengths available.  Contact super-user for installing I-line or G-line filters.
  • Exposure methods:  flood, proximity, soft and hard contacts, low vacuum and vacuum contacts
  • Mask size:  2.5"x2.5", 4"x4", 5"x5" and 7"x7"
  • Wafer size for Top-Side Alignment: up to 6" in diameter (small samples, 2", 3", 4" and 6").
  • Wafer size for Bottom-Side Alignment:  3", 4", and 6" chucks
  • Maximum wafer thickness: 3 mm

Scientific Opportunities / Applications:

  • The machine is exclusively intended for use as an alignment and/or exposure device for substrates used in Semiconductor and Microsystems Technology
  • Top and bottom side alignment to existing pattern
  • Bond Alignment for Suss Microtec SB6e

Access Information:

Access to this tool requires that you have attended NanoFab safety orientation, passed the safety test, and have been properly trained on the tool. If you have any questions, please contact the NanoFab User Coordinator, or the tool contact person.



Suss MA6

Operating Schedule:

Access to this machine follows standard NanoFab operating hours (7am - 7pm Monday - Friday).  Out of hours access requires prior approval by the NanoFab Manager.


Name: Chet Knurek
Phone: 301.975.2515
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 6201
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6201