Austrian Centre for Electron
Microscopy and Nanoanalysis, Graz University of Technology. The Centre consists of the "Research Institute for Electron
Microscopy and Fine Structure Research" (FELMI) of the Graz University of
Technology and the "Centre for Electron Microscopy Graz"
(ZFE Graz) which is a
member of the ACR organisation. Here
are their research programmes and facilities
Dowsett's group at University of Warwick: Advanced SIMS Projects
Zurich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Zurich is a science and technology university with an
outstanding research record.
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam SIMS
Laboratory, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam operates a fully equipped Secondary
Ion Mass Spectrometer (SIMS) laboratory. Our facility is based around a Cameca
ims 6f magnetic sector ion microprobe; this highly automated tool provides both
isotopic and trace element information at the micron-scale.
of Microelectronics (IME), Singapore. IME does researches, provide services and organise training / Courses.
Their strategic focuses are: MEMS, Deep submicron, I.C. design
& modelling, System design/SoC, Advanced packaging, Failure analysis
& reliability, Foundry for
Interuniversity MicroElectronics Center is
Europe's leading independent research center in the field of microelectronics,
nanotechnology, enabling design methods and technologies for ICT systems.
d’ Etude de l’ Intégration des Composants et Systèmes Electroniques, IXL laboratory – ENSEIRB – University Bordeaux 1, French – CNRS UMR 5818.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, specializes in failures analysis and related
methodology for integrated circuits and packages. It has the capability to meet
these challenges and successfully perform the failure analysis of the
integrated circuit (IC) packages with the state-of-the-art analytical
techniques. Both destructive and nondestructive failure analysis of IC packages
can be performed.
Materials Research Institute (MRI), Penn State University. MRI is the gateway to materials research at the University. It
coordinates, supports, and performs materials research.
Microscopy Center at Lehigh
University, The Microscopy Center at Lehigh exists primarily to
support the research programs at Lehigh University. It also serves as a resource for
research by users from other institutions including industry, government
laboratories and other Universities.
laboratory for space sciences, at Washington University in Saint Louis, MO
National University of Singapore/Center
for Failure Analysis. The research
focus of CICFAR is on the investigation and development of new techniques and
instrumentation systems for physical and failure analysis of semiconductor
materials, devices and circuits, and the application of these techniques and
systems for reliability studies.
Micro-Mechanical Behavior Laboratory, Center for Advanced Materials, LEHIGH University. The research domains include Thin Film Deposition, Small-scale
Mechanica Testing, Surface Roughness Measurement, Sample Preparation and
Medium/Large scale Mechqnicai Testing, etc.
Research Institute, SwRI, is an independent, nonprofit applied research and
development organization. The staff
specialize in the creation and transfer of technology in engineering and the
physical sciences. The Institute
provides laboratories, test facilities,
workshops, and offices.
Science Western - describes the capabilities of the lab and contains an
archive of the Surface Science Listserver.
Laboratory, Unit for
Nanocharacterization, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Sample Preparation Laboratory contains equipment for mechanical
thinning of materials, their polishing, cleaning and coating. The tools’ descriptions
and the links to more information are given.
National Laboratories, Electronics Quality/Reliability Center, Revolutionizing electronics reliability and failure analysis is the
mission of Sandia's Electronics Quality/Reliability Center
(EQRC). The EQRC is also actively involved in education and training from
multimedia training software to short courses to nationally televised
semester-long graduate courses with the University of New Mexico.
National Laboratories: MSTC: Failure
they perform failure analysis on a large variety of
components. Their technical solutions not only meet the needs of Sandia's critical missions, but
are being used today by a broad base of leading commercial electronics
manufacturers. they have also some Education
ireland, their research
programmes are focussed on the development of core technology competencies that
will yield technology platforms for future high impact innovation and commercial
exploitation. Ongoing Tyndall ICT research themes encompass critical topics in
microtechnologies, photonics, nanotechnology and research at the ICT / Bio
TIMA Laboratory, Techniques of
Informatics and Microelectronics for computer Architecture, this
laboratory works on hardware design (computer architecture,
microprocessor-based architectures, VLSI) and on CAD software (multi-level and
mixed-mode simulation, physical design, architectural synthesis, system-level
design). It is organized in research groups :
Micro and Nano Systems ( MNS), Reliable Mixed-signal Systems (RMS),
System Level Synthesis (SLS), Verification and modeling of Digital Systems (VDS), QuaLiFication of circuits (QLF),
Concurrent Integrated Systems (CIS).