Etcher - Inductively Coupled Plasma Reactive Ion (ICP-RIE) - Trion Technology Phantom III

The Trion Phantom III dry etcher is designed to supply state-of-the-art plasma etch capability for single wafers, dies or parts using fluorine and oxygen based chemistries. It features both RIE and ICP RF sources.


  • Process gases (4 MFCs): CF4, CHF3, O2 and Ar
  • Able to etch photoresist, SiO2, Si3N4, Si, Ti-W and other organic materials
  • Able to process in both RIE (bottom of the reactor) and/or ICP (top of the reactor) modes
  • RIE and ICP sources: 600 W, 13.56 MHz RF generators
  • Sample size: 2" to 200 mm single wafers, dies or parts
  • Automatic pressure control
  • Touch screen interface and PC process controller enable easy operation


Electrical Engineering Cleanroom
Davis Hall, Suite 114
University at Buffalo North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260


  • Internal Academic: $25
  • External Academic: $25
  • Industry: $100
For general inquiries, contact:

Donald J. Goralski
Director, Shared Instrumentation Laboratories
(716) 645-5151

For technical inquiries, contact:

Jeff Salzmann
Assistant Professor of Research, Cleanroom Manager
(716) 645-2584