Silicon Run has been producing award winning educational films about semiconductor and computer manufacturing since 1986, with its two most recent films exploring the exciting fields of Nanotechnology and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems). Each film features live industrial footage and illustrates technical processes using vivid animations and graphics. All Silicon Run titles are available on DVD and by streaming. »read more
About Silicon Run Productions
Silicon Run’s nine award winning educational films explore the fascinating process of semiconductor manufacturing from A to Z. Shot on site and illustrated with rich animations, Silicon Run’s films provide in-depth studies of such topics as: MEMS (microelectromechanical systems), Nanotechnology, Lithography, Implantation, Deposition, Etch, front end and back end semiconductor manufacturing (Silicon Run I and II) and Silicon Run LITE (an overview film useful as an intro).
NanotechnologyThe World Beyond Micro
The world of nano dimensions and a growing number of engineered nanomaterials.
MEMSMaking Micro Machines
The fabrication, testing, packaging and design of microelectromechanical systems.
Silicon Run IISemiconductor Mfg, Part 2
Fabricated wafer through testing, packaging, and computer manufacturing.
Silicon Run LiteIntroductory Video
Combines key sequences and images from SILICON RUN I and SILICON RUN II.
The role of photolithography in the imaging and printing of integrated circuits.
EtchThe Etch Process
Close look at the etch process, dielectric, silicon, and metal, and chemical mechanical polish.
Very good films. I use them every year for Computer Architecture. I show them early in the course and refer to them later on. James R. Case
We showed SILICON RUN I first as an introduction to the subject – it gives good overview and rapid visual association with the terminology to be used. A copy is available to students at any time during the course, and a second viewing is required before the end.Dennis G. Smith
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Extremely well done. It is very informative to see the creation of chips at this extremely low level.Gerald I. Isaacs