Technology Areas

The Lafayette Institute will focus on technologies at the intersection of materials, optics, photonics, electronics and nanotechnology.  The primary technology areas include

  • Semiconductors
  • Organic LEDs
  • Photovoltaic Technologies
  • Medical Imaging
  • Organic/Hybrid Transistors

These new technologies will have applications in

  • Energy and the Environment
  • Health and Biotechnologies
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Transportation and Automotive Industries
  • Security

Technology Areas

10.7 million Euros have been invested in state-of-the-art equipment

  1. Semiconductor growth :
    1. MOCVD tool
    2. OVPD tool
  2. Patterning :
    1. E-beam lithography (resolution < 10 nm)
    2. Photolithography
    3. PECVD thin film deposition
    4. Dry etching (Inductively Coupled Plasma, ICP) dielectrics (SF6) and metals (Cl, Br)
    5. Wet etching
    6. Ink jet printing
  3. Metallization :
    1. Thermal evaporators
    2. E-beam deposition
    3. Sputtering system
  4. In house mask fabrication and laser patterning
  5. Characterization tools