COVID-19 Update

The ibss team is working diligently to maintain product shipping schedule and work within the coronavirus pandemic control parameters. ibss is making changes to ensure timely shipments and support by having some team members working remotely and office hours arranged to satisfy the shelter-in-place order.

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Cells Alba speaker at SRI 2018

Eric Pellegrin of Cells Alba, a ibss Group, Inc. partner, has been invited to present findings regarding GV10x performance on Synchrotrons at SRI 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan.  The Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2018) will be hosted by the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) from June 10 to 15, 2018. A 5-day scientific program will feature the invited

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Shanghai Business Meeting

On March 18, 2016 ibss Group conducted a sales meeting in Shanghai for its Asian representatives. Chinese companies in attendance were Beijing Python, Beijing United Cosmos, Hong Kong Guangdong, Jun Yi Tech, and Shanghai Risen. Focus Tek of Korea, International Business Solutions (IBS) of Taiwan, Da Fung Solution of Malaysia, and AD Science of Japan

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Newest Research: Remote Plasma Cleaning of Optical Surfaces

An extended study on an advanced method for the cleaning of carbon contaminations from large optical surfaces using a remote inductively coupled low-pressure RF plasma source (GV10x DownStream Asher) is reported. Technical and scientific features of this scaled up cleaning process are analysed, such as the cleaning efficiency for different carbon allotropes (amorphous and diamond-like

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Scott Shen: Chinese Liaison

ibss Group is pleased to introduce Scott Shen, its newly appointed bilingual Chinese Liaison. Scott Shen graduated UC Berkeley with a BS and MS in EECS. His employment history includes several Silicon Valley companies including HP, Knights, KLA-Tencor, FEI, Magma and Synopsys. He has been directly involved with several Asian companies as well: TSMC, UMC, Samsung, SMIC. Mr.

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GV10x Report

Downstream Asher for In-Situ Specimen and Specimen Chamber Cleaning presentation, showing before/after cleaning images and adjacent area scans. The ibss GV10x cleaner removed nearly all contamination build-up from the wafer surface after a total clean time of 13 minutes. Additionally: Further cleaning may have completely removed the contamination rectangle It was noted that the line-widths

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In Situ Plasma Mirror Cleaning Report

Characterization, optimization and surface physics aspects of in situ plasma mirror cleaning Although the graphitic carbon contamination of synchrotron beamline optics has been an obvious problem for several decades, the basic mechanisms underlying the contamination process as well as the cleaning/remediation strategies are not understood and the corresponding cleaning procedures are still under development. In

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Work & Holiday Schedule

Normal Hours

ibssGroup’s normal work hours are based on California time:  

8:00am to 6:00pm
Monday through Friday

Holiday Schedule

Martin Luther King Jr.:  January 15
Memorial Day:  May 27
US Independence: July 4
Labor Day: September 2
US Thanksgiving: November 28 – 29
Winter Break:  December 24 thru January 2