Thin Films for the physical and life sciences in high-technology applications.

BioNano Gold


Au (111)/Mica


SPM Analysis - Sensors

Research & Development

New materials & new technologies making innovation possible

PHASIS is a spin-off company of the University of Geneva, the home institution of MaNEP, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Materials with Novel Electronic Properties.

Our activities are concentrated on the production and distribution of gold substrates thin films for the physical and life sciences.

Surrounded with excellent know-how and research expertise, PHASIS has also a strong commitment to applied research and device development.

Covering applications from microscopy to chemical sensors, PHASIS offers tailored expertise for high-tech applications using new materials, micro- and nanometric surface modifications, and thin film technology.


  • RF sputtering deposition system
  • Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy (STM)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and microprobe analysis

Thin film products

  • Gold Au(111) substrates on mica
  • BioNano Gold substrates (gold-coated glass slides)