Subject: Re: Shutdown Raith
From: ToeCutter <>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:34:59 -0800

 Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:34:59 -0800
Anyone can still go onto the Raith and do pattern preparation design and position list.
I will return Monday and will do what needs to be done to bring the system into service.
Happy Thanksgiving 

On Nov 22, 2012, at 12:26 AM, Michal Jakub Mleczko <> wrote:

> Hi James,
> With the Raith on red, could I still log onto the software and grab some files?
> I also need to convert a .csf to .gds - could I do that on the adjacent online PC,
or would I be able to log on and use the Raith software (without turning on any parts
of the actual tool?)
> Thanks, and happy Thanksgiving.
> Mike
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "ToeCutter" <>
> To: "Ebeam Lab" <>
> Cc: "Cole Loomis" <>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8:04:51 PM
> Subject: Shutdown Raith
> Good Evening
> I'm shutting down the tool 
> With several users through the day we have been trying to bring the tool up after
a number of odd events with the tool. I've been on the phone for more than six hours
with just Zongfu and Hamid to no avail.
> First the computers went down 
> Then we lost the FE-Gun with a EHT trip. After a complete hardware reset the gun is
up again with good vacuum. But we could not complete the unload and now it appears that
the T  robot arm cannot clear the LLock Door and likely the belt has stripped or parted.

> Sadly system will be off line until I can get Raith FS on site to examine the system
and get a replacement belt to us.
> Thank you
> James