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Science City semiconductor cleanroom opens

The University of Warwick formally opened its new “Science City Cleanroom for Energy Efficient Semiconductors” Friday 2nd of July. To mark the opening of the new lab, the University of Warwick’s Professor Phil Mawby - head of the new facility - presented the first semiconductor wafer to be processed by the new facility to Professor Chris Snowden, President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Present at the opening event were representatives from high tech companies in the Midlands who hope to work with the University of Warwick to make use of the new facility including Converteam, the UK’s largest technology company in the renewable energy sector.  A press release covering the event is available here.

The following presentations given at the event can be downloaded:

The Science City Research Alliance (PDF Document)
Professor Pam Thomas, Director, Science City Research Alliance, Universities of Warwick and Birmingham.

Energy efficient semiconductors: Industry's needs and challenges.(PDF Document)
David Hinchley, Senior Power Electronics Engineer, Converteam

Research capability of the Science City cleanroom and research directions for silicon carbide semiconductors.(PDF Document)
Professor Phil Mawby, University of Warwick.

To find out more about the facility click here.
A list of new equipment available as part of the new cleanroom facility(PDF Document)

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