Make sure the bar separating the front and the back
electrode is clear.
No part of your pattern should cross it.
Are any parts of your pattern isolated?
If so go to step 11.
Because your pattern is only 1” square, you can put many
on one sheet.
It is a good idea to copy our mask
pattern several times so that you have extra.
Test print you mask on paper
You will use a laser printer to generate your mask
by printing onto transparency film.
Because transparency film does not grow on trees
we will first make a test print on paper.
It is best to perform the test print on the SAME printer
you will use for the transparency.
Print your mask on transparency film
Inspect you Finished Mask
If you find defects in the black image
use a Sharpie marker to cover the
unwanted clear areas.
When you are sissified with your mask
your are ready for the photolithography.
Designing Your Etch Mask
PowerPoint wants to print white lines as black.
To print what you see,
go to ‘print’ from the ‘file’ menu,
at the lower left under ‘print what’ select ‘color’