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SRI 6012 Precision Semiconductor Nanostructures

SRI 6012

Technical Contact:  kris.bertness [at] (Kris Bertness)

Precision semiconductor nanostructure arrays are grown by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) on a prepatterned substrate.  Following buffer layer deposition, the substrate is coated with a mask layer that allows selective regrowth in areas where the mask has been removed.   Lithographic processing controls the placement and diameter of subsequent nanostructure regrowth.  Measurements of three critical dimensions of specific nanostructures on the SRI are provided with traceability to NIST RM 8820, Scanning Electron Microscope Scale Artifact.  Details of the calibration process with examples can be found in NIST Special Publication 250-96, available as a free download at  Fabrication methods for the precision nanostructures are based on those described in M. D. Brubaker, et al., Crystal Growth & Design 16, 596 -604 (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00910.

Specifications Certificate  (PDF Format) (attached)

The prices listed below are for the individual instrument and do not include costs related to the final measurement calibration performed before delivery or post-delivery installation and training.  The related Calibration Service ID for the SRI is 15510S.  To obtain a quote for the instrument and calibration services, please contact Sales and Customer Service by phone at 301-975-2200 or email at srminfo [at] (srminfo[at]nist[dot]gov).


6012aNanostructure arrays on MBE-grown buffer$6,700
6012bNanostructure arrays without buffer$5,400
6012cNanostructure extended arrays on MBE-grown buffer$15,200
6012dNanostructure extended arrays without buffer$12,200
Created November 14, 2017, Updated February 2, 2024