Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility

 

INRF Wet Process Users,

The Wet Process Room 2325 work has been completed. This room is now open and available for use once again.

Staff

STS Users,

Due to the unexpected failure of the STS’s UPS, we’re going to take advantage of the downtime as much as possible and have the wet pump sent out for repair now vs. the originally scheduled date of this Friday.

We’re still working better estimate the repair of the UPS, but at this time we estimate the STS to come back online by approximately Wednesday 5/23/18.  By this time, if not sooner, we expect the pump to be repaired and re-installed, the UPS issue to be resolved, and the system validated and back online for use.

-STAFF

INRF Users,

The electrical work originally planned for Tues May 15th has been re-scheduled to be performed Monday 5/21/18.

Reminder: There will be some electrical work for RM 2315 and as such this room, as well as potentially several adjacent rooms, will lose electrical power.

The STS, and the Hesse Wirebonder will definitely lose power and so will be offline this Monday 5/21/18 day. Other tools in other nearby rooms on that side of the cleanroom may very likely be affected and offline also.

Please plan accordingly,

STAFF

INRF Wet Process Users,

INRF’s RM 23225 and 2320 (wet processing rooms) will be taken offline for several hours starting approximately 12pm noon on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  There will be some work performed on the door entries, and Facilities Management has estimated the job to take 3-4 hours if all goes well, and they estimate the work to be performed starting at 12pm noon.  They could not give concrete times rather best estimates.

Please plan accordingly.

STAFF

INRF Users,

On Tuesday 5/15/18, there will be some electrical work for RM 2315 and as such this room, as well as potentially several adjacent rooms will lose electrical power.

The STS, and the Hesse Wirebonder will definitely lose power and so will be offline this day.  Other tools in other nearby rooms on that side of the cleanroom may very likely be affected and offline also.

Please plan accordingly,

STAFF

STS Users,

As a reminder to our blog post from May 3, 2018, the STS will be down for 1 week as the wet pump is sent out for repair.  The tool will be offline from Fri May 18th – Fri May 25th , 2018 as shown on the Forged calendar.

Please plan accordingly.

Thanks,

STAFF

STS Users,

The STS’s wet mechanical pump is in much need of a PM as soon as possible. It will take the STS offline for 1 week.  We are planning to do this the week of May 23, 2018 or May 30, 2018.  Please plan accordingly and contact staff ASAP if any concern.

Thanks,

STAFF

INRF Users,

It appears Facilities Management corrected their issue with our lab compressed air. The system is back ONLINE allowing us to resume normal operation now that tools can are back online as well.

FYI, This includes the STS!

-STAFF

SPTS Users,

The SPTS has been taken offline for staff to troubleshoot the cooling water issue that is preventing normal operation of the tool.

Staff

INRF & BiON Users,

Due to the additional wet etch area now open in the INRF, staff will be strictly enforcing the proper  policies and procedures for both the BiON and INRF facilities.
All violation and infractions will be recorded on users’ individual profiles on Forged.  Once these violation entries are made, the individual will get an e-mail  sent to them as well as to their PI and/or their supervisor informing them of the infraction or violation.
Violations include but are not limited to:
-not using proper PPE
-entering/exiting the facility without logging in/out
-improper disposal of chemical and/or solid waste material
-wearing shorts or having open toed shoes
-not wearing safety glasses
-failing to turn off microscope lamps after use
-failing to clean up the work space after use
-failing to begin / end equipment sessions on Forged via the equipment netbooks
-failing to return utensils to their proper locations
-improperly storing hazardous materials
-failing to properly use hazardous in-use and process in-use forms
-not labeling containers with expiration date and contents
-using equipment or processes without proper authorization
-improper double containment when necessary
-not being present during processes that require
-failing to have a buddy for wet processing
Reminder, most if not all violations are covered in the orientation process of becoming a user so you can review that material as well.
https://www.inrf.uci.edu/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/policy-compliance-agreement.pdf
STAFF