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Transport Characterization Laboratory


Agilent Characterization System

Equipment Agilent Characterization System
  • Agilent 4156C Precision Semiconductor Parameter Analyzer w/Quasi Static CV
  • Agilent 41501B SMU and Pulse Generator Unit – 500kHz dual pulse generators for pulse voltage stressing and charge pumping measurements
  • Agilent 16440A SMU/Pulse Generator Selector
  • Agilent E5250A Low Leakage Switch Matrix
  • Agilent 81110A Pulse/Pattern Generator Unit
  • HP 4284A LCR meter
  • Metrics Technology Interactive Characterization Software (Controls 4156C system for automation!)
  • Agilent E3662B Rack Cabinet – Modularizes the Agilent Characterization System
  • Custom built aluminum Faraday cage with shielded probe feed-throughs

Keithly Characterization Systems

Keithly Characterization
  • 2-Keithley 4200 Semiconductor Characterization System – 4 source measurement units and 4 pre-amps with 0.1 femtoampere current resolution. One 4200 has the PIV-A, PIV-Q, and C-V options
  • Keithley 595 Quasistatic CV Meter
  • 2 HP 4284A LCR meter
  • 2 Keithley 707A Ultra Low Current-High Frequency Solid State Switching matrix (3-8X24 I/O cards)

Variable Temperature Probe Station

Variable Temperature Probe
  • Janis Research Probe Station
  • Edwards EXT 70H Compound Molecular Pump
  • Edwards E2M1.5 Rotary Vacuum Pump
  • Edwards EXDC80 Turbomolecular Pump
  • Lakeshore 340 Temperature Controller

Low Noise Spectroscopy Station

  • 1 DC Battery Powered Source
  • 1 Yokogawa 765101-A-3/D Programmable DC Voltage/Current Source with Front Output Terminal and GPIB, 115/100 V AC, UL Standard
  • 1 Hewlett Packard 34401A Multimeter
  • 1 Pomona Shielded Housing for 100 K Resistors
  • 1 Stanford Research SR560 Low Noise Preamplifier
  • 1 Hewlett Packard (HP) 35665A Dynamic Signal Analyzer (DSA)
  • 8 Cascade Microtech DCP Coaxial Probes and Mount

Additional Equipment

  • 3-Micromanipulator Probe Stations & Faraday Cages
  • One altered station to accommodate through wafer interconnects
  • 24 Cascade Microtech DCM-Series MicroManipulators
  • Several Agilent 16495F Connector Plates
  • Agilent 81110A Pulse/Pattern Generator Unit (2 channels – frequency range up to 330MHz)*
  • Agilent Infiniium 54832D 1GHz 4 channel 4GSamples/s Mixed Signal Oscilloscope with Windows XP Interface
  • 2-Stanford Research SR830 DSP Lock-In Amplifiers


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