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Laboratories & Cleanroom

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High standard State of art facilities

The NDB, in addition to its internal use, will offer access to a wide range of cutting-edge scientific equipment through its state of art laboratories and cleanroom. The NDB offers training to internal and external users. Clients are able to book the laboratories or receive services offered by NDB at these laboratories.

NDB scientific and processing facilities including:

Electronics Facility

Materials & Vacuum Facility

Spectroscopy Facility

Semiconductor Facility

Design Facility

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NDB’s team are experts in modeling, design, fabrication, and characterization on the nano-scale alongside software development.

Spectroscopy Facility

The spectroscopy facility at NDB provides high resolution, state-of-the-art light and electron microscopy technologies for imaging and analyzing the atomic structur of materials. The spectroscopy core facility will provide strong technical support for multi-disciplinary research and industries. The facility sites are open to all members of the NDB’s community as well as to external academic and industry researchers. We will also provide services, teaching and training for university research communities.

Technologies offered:

  • FEI Themis Z TEM/STEM
  • FEI Q250 SEM
  • FEI Helios NanoLab 1200AT DualBeam
  • PicoSpin™ 80 Series II NMR Spectrometer
  • K-Alpha™+ X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS)
  • Brucker D8 ADVANCE Twin (XRD)
  • inVia™ Qontor® confocal Raman microscope

Semiconductor/Design Facility

Semiconductor/Design facility is engaged in Research & Development in the area of microelectronics/nanoelectronics and 2d/3d design and prototyping to meet the strategic needs of the NDB and external industries. The facility has integrated facilities, supporting infrastructure all under one roof and undertakes activities focused on Design, Development, Fabrication, Assembly & Packaging, Testing and Quality Assurance of CMOS, MEMS, Hi-Rel Boards, Radio Sonde Systems and electronic subsystems for various applications.

Technologies offered:

  • Raith 150-TWO Electron Beam Lithography
  • STS Multiplex PECVD
  • SVS V6000 confocal sputter systems
  • FCT Systeme Spark plasma sintering system
  • Stratasys Objet260 Connex3 3D Printer
  • PicoQuant Laser Cutting
  • TCAD
  • GrabCAD Voxel

Electronics Facility

The Electronics Facility provides design and characterization services on the NDB site. Capabilities include analog, digital, and RF design as well as signal processing and software development. In addition, the facility provides circuit simulation, mathematical modeling, and mechanical design in support of prototype production and construction of circuits and instrumentation.

Technologies offered:

  • Gamry Multichannel Potentiostat Interface 5000P™
  • Rohde & Schwarz – Spectrum Analyser, Bench, 5Khz-3Ghz
  • Agilent E4980a 20 Hz To 2 Mhz Precision LCR Meter
  • FLIR DM285 Digital Multimeter
  • Keithley Model 6487 Picoammeter
  • Kulicke & Soffa 4127 Wirebonder
  • Keithley 2290 High Voltage DC supply
  • ION 100 Gas Plasma Cleaning System

Materials & Vacuum Facility

The vacuum and materials instrumentation facilities are used to run an advanced programme of R&D as well as to provide the necessary vacuum facilities to underpin NDB programmes for electrode, electrolyte, semiconductor, thin film, and packaging materials developments.

Technologies offered:

  • FCT Systeme FH I High-temperature vacuum sintering furnace
  • Quantachrome Quadrasorb evo (Surface area & Pore size)
  • FCT Systeme HP W Vacuum Hot Press


The MSSL ISO class 5 cleanroom facility at NDB is based upon the horizontal laminar flow design, with one complete end wall being a bank of HEPA (High-Efficiency Particle Air) filters. Typical activities taking place within the cleanroom facility are Assembly, test, and integration of space flight hardware components, instruments and structures, and optical components and structures.


  • ESCO Versati™ Micro Centrifuge
  • ESCP Frontier® Acid Digestion™ Fume Hood
  • ESCO Streamline® Compounding Aseptic Containment Isolator Fume Hood
  • ESCO Ventilated Balance Enclosure
  • ESCO Cleanroom Air Showers
  • ESCO Garment Storage Cabinet
  • Qsonica Q800R2 Sonicator
  • Mettler Toledo XPR26 Excellence Semi-Micro Analytical Balance
  • IKA Magic Lap Dispenser
  • Microsphere Production Unit
  • Hotplate
  • Spinner
  • Mask Aligner