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|StaffName = Evan Piano
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|StaffPhoto = Evan-Piano.jpg
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|JobTitle = Nanofabrication Process Engineer
|JobTitle = Nanofabrication Process<br>Engineer Intern
|AreasResponsibility = Process Development,<br>Microscopy
|AreasResponsibility = Process Development
|CaltechID = empiano
|CaltechID = empiano
|Phone = 626-395-5732 (office)
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== About ==
== About ==
===== Role in the KNI =====
===== Role in the KNI =====
Evan is the Nanofabrication Process Engineer for The Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology.  
Evan is the Nanofabrication Process Engineer Intern for The Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. Evan has joined the KNI through Waterloo's renowned co-op program. Over an eight-month period from January to August 2020, he will be working – both independently and alongside KNI staff – on nanofabrication process recipe development, characterization, and documentation across all areas of the lab. He will be primarily focusing his efforts on reactive-ion etching (RIE), electron beam lithography (EBL), physical & chemical vapor deposition (PVD & CVD), and wet chemistry.
 


===== Education =====
===== Education =====
Evan is a fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo.
Evan is a fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo where he studies Nanotechnology Engineering. He has microfabrication cleanroom experience working with techniques such as photolithography, RIE, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD), atomic force microscopy (AFM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and ellipsometry. He gained this experience at his previous internship positions – at the Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics and Display Systems, NAV Canada, and Centra Industries (a division of PCC Aerostructures).
 
== List of Managed Instruments ==
===== Deposition =====
* [[Labline: Electron Beam Evaporator | Metals (Al, Au, Pt & Ti): Kurt J Lesker Labline Electron Beam Evaporator]]
* [[CHA: Electron Beam Evaporator | Metals & Oxides: CHA Industries Mark 40 Electron Beam Evaporator]]
* [[ATC Orion 8: Dielectric Sputter System | Dielectric Sputter System: AJA International ATC Orion 8]]
* [[ATC Orion 8: Chalcogenide Sputter System | Chalcogenide Sputter System: AJA International ATC Orion 8]]
* [[Parylene Coater | Parylene Coater: Para Tech LabTop 3000]]
 
===== Etching =====
* [[XeF2 Etcher for Silicon | XeF<sub>2</sub> Etcher for Silicon]]
 
===== Lithography =====
* [[Nanoscribe PPGT: Microscale 3D Printer | Two-Photon Lithography (aka Microscale 3D Printing): Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT]]
 
===== Support Tools =====
* [[Wafer Bonder | Wafer Bonder: Suss MicroTec model SB6L]]
* [[Rapid Thermal Processor | Rapid Thermal Processing: Modular Process Technology RTP-600S]]

Latest revision as of 02:15, 22 January 2020

Evan Piano
Evan-piano.jpg
Title Nanofabrication Process
Engineer Intern
Responsibilities Process Development
Email empiano@caltech.edu
Phone 626-395-5732 (office)
Office 330 Steele

About

Role in the KNI

Evan is the Nanofabrication Process Engineer Intern for The Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. Evan has joined the KNI through Waterloo's renowned co-op program. Over an eight-month period from January to August 2020, he will be working – both independently and alongside KNI staff – on nanofabrication process recipe development, characterization, and documentation across all areas of the lab. He will be primarily focusing his efforts on reactive-ion etching (RIE), electron beam lithography (EBL), physical & chemical vapor deposition (PVD & CVD), and wet chemistry.

Education

Evan is a fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo where he studies Nanotechnology Engineering. He has microfabrication cleanroom experience working with techniques such as photolithography, RIE, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD), atomic force microscopy (AFM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and ellipsometry. He gained this experience at his previous internship positions – at the Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics and Display Systems, NAV Canada, and Centra Industries (a division of PCC Aerostructures).