Home > News > Intel Technicians Use Delicate Silicon Surgery
August 8th, 2004
Intel Technicians Use Delicate Silicon Surgery
Almost 15 years ago, Richard Livengood, a researcher for Intel, used an exotic machine known as a focused ion beam to painstakingly deposit a missing wire on the surface of a 486-microprocessor chip. The technique, now referred to as silicon nanosurgery and routinely used at nine Intel chip factories around the world, has completely transformed the way modern computer chips are developed.
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Receives the 2014 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for blueDrive Photothermal Excitation August 18th, 2014
Laser makes microscopes way cooler: Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes August 15th, 2014
JPK reports on the use of AFM and advanced fluorescence microscopy at the University of Freiburg August 13th, 2014
Phasefocus reports on the use of their high-precision Lens Profiler for measuring contact lens thickness at the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney, Australia August 13th, 2014