Technical Intern

Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Position Level: 
Position Location: 
Milpitas, CA
Job Description: 

Job Title: Technical Intern for Optical Metrology System Modeling and Simulation, Advanced Development Group in FaST division
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Summer CY2013 (Relocation Provided)

The intern will be a part of Advanced Development group of the Films and Scatterometry Division of KLA-Tencor. The Advanced Development team is working on future generation optical metrology technologies for critical dimension and film applications. We develop optical tools based on scatterometry, ellipsometry, and reflectometry technologies. The challenges of semiconductor industry require developing measuring devices that have nanometer-scale dimensions. This requires significant innovation from our R&D team.

The primary function of the intern will be to support electromagnetic (EM) modeling and data analysis activities. The intern will learn and use the CD Metrology software product, and will help extending and running prototype simulation software of future metrology systems, as well as process the outputs and report results. Experience in processing large sets of data and a strong working knowledge of Matlab is required, while additional programming experience in other languages is highly desirable. Knowledge of advanced EM modeling techniques, optical engineering and metrology tools will also be helpful.

- Working towards an M.S. in Engineering, Physics, or Optics.
- Candidates with strong and diverse background in physics, engineering, and metrology
- Advanced modeling skills. Experimental skills are a plus.
- Strong knowledge of Matlab and Excel is required, Matlab GUIDE is a plus.
- Familiarity with one or more of the following will be a big plus: (1 Programming in C#, C++ or Java (2) Zemax (3) Optics.
- Knowledge of semiconductor industry device scaling and technologies is desired but not required


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