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Cleanroom Facilities

Working in a cleanroom

FIRST-Lab provides with its cleanroom about 400 square meters of processing environment with controlled parameters for micro- and nanoscience experiments. Young scientists have the opportunity to work in the field of photo- and nanolithography, to carry out thin film deposition processes, to analyze and characterize their processed samples and to learn about epitaxy of semiconductors. Read more

FIRST-Lab Introduction Day

Access to FIRST

FIRST-Lab is open to all institutes at ETH and to external research laboratories, which require a cleanroom environment for their research work. We are an user lab focusing on the education and training of PhD students and Post Docs.

In order to work within FIRST, a project must be proposed to and approved by the FOT. Larger projects require approval by the FMT. Read more

Frequently asked questions



Next FIRST-Lab Introduction Day on September 21st, 2017.

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Next FIRST-Lab Introduction Day on July 19th, 2017.

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FIRST Lab in ETH Trailer

ETH Zurich produced a new short film providing the key facts to a broad community. FIRST Lab is proud to be part of this trailer presenting our excellent cleanroom facility. Read more 


Next FIRST-Lab Introduction Day on June 29th, 2017.

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Next FIRST-Lab Introduction Day on May 11th, 2017.

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