Materials Science and Nanotechnology

IB Labs provides state-of-the-art ion-milling-imaging ‎designs and professional support to enable multidisciplinary research in nanomaterials and ‎nanomanufacturing methods related to fundamental materials science, electronics, optics and integrated ‎nanoscale systems. IB Labs’ solutions include in-situ ion polishing, ‎custom ion-source, ion-optics, SEM and STEM handling devices and manipulators, and STEM retractable detectors. Our ion beam processes are ideal for the following applications:

  • Controlled material removal of ‎atomically thin two-dimensional semiconductors, e.g. Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
  • Ion beam modification of functional properties of metals and ceramics
  • Modification of polymers ‎
  • Ion beam assisted synthesis of new materials

In-situ ion-milling: IB Labs provides unique technological solutions for real-time controlled ion-milling and STEM sample preparation while combined with standard electron and optical microscopes

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SEM/STEM handling devices and manipulators: 

IB Labs provides customized solutions for:

  • Vacuum Transfer Systems and Airlocks
  • Eu-centric Manipulators

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Custom STEM retractable detectors: 

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