Baden-W├╝rttemberg┬┤s Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr. Nils Schmid, and Stuttgart┬┤s mayor, Fritz Kuhn, to inaugurate the new clean room.
After 2 years construction the new clean room at Institut f├╝r Mikroelektronik Stuttgart will be inaugurated in an opening ceremony on April 22nd. The inauguration will also include the newly acquired electron beam writer. The state of Baden-W├╝rttemberg is supporting the facility and equipment expansion with a total of 14.7 mio. Euros. The Institut f├╝r Mikroelektronik Stuttgart holds a leading position in nano structuring and the research and development of new micro chip and nano structure processing. The new clean room expansion increases the facility┬┤s production area for semiconductors and other optical components by more than 50 %. The new "e-beam writer", being the third of its kind in the facility┬┤s history, will guarantee the research institute┬┤s future contribution to the development and manufacture of highly-precise optical components as well as the growing demands of the semiconductor sector.
Opening ceremony press release