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Using Kapton Tape

Kapton tape, a commercial polyimide tape commonly found in the lab, can be used to attach pieces to a carrier wafer.


Pros and Cons



  • Easily available
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to remove



  •  Cannot be used above 100C
  • Adhesive may be difficult to remove leaving a sticky residue
  • In deposition system the tape may out-gas leaving a 'hazy' area around the sample.  Devices should not be closer that 5-10mm to the tape.

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