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The cleanroom

The cleanroom

When structures become smaller, dust particles, vibrations, water vapor or fatty fumes can easily disturb their fabrication. Therefore, cleanrooms have been developed.

In this video Evert Houwman shows what infrastructure is required to build such a laboratory, and how the cleanroom staff works to keep the air clean.

This is the first video in a series of cleanroom technologies. Each week, Evert Houwman, senior researcher in the Inorganic Materials Science group at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, introduces a technology used in the fabrication of nano- and microsized structures, such as chips in medical devices.

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