Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication: Volume 5 of Modular Series on Solid State Devices / Edition 2

Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication: Volume 5 of Modular Series on Solid State Devices / Edition 2

by Richard C. Jaeger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201444941

ISBN-13: 9780201444940

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This introductory book assumes minimal knowledge of the existence of integrated circuits and of the terminal behavior of electronic components such as resistors, diodes, and MOS and bipolar transistors. It presents to readers the basic information necessary for more advanced processing and design books. Focuses mainly on the basic processes used

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Overview

This introductory book assumes minimal knowledge of the existence of integrated circuits and of the terminal behavior of electronic components such as resistors, diodes, and MOS and bipolar transistors. It presents to readers the basic information necessary for more advanced processing and design books. Focuses mainly on the basic processes used in fabrication, including lithography, oxidation, diffusion, ion implementation, and thin film deposition. Covers interconnection technology, packaging, and yield. Appropriate for readers interested in the area of fabrication of solid state devices and integrated circuits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201444940
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Series:
Modular Series on Solid State Devices
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
399,748
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Summary, References, and Problems.)

Preface.

1. An Overview of Microelectronic Fabrication.

A Historical Perspective. An Overview of Monolithic Fabrication Processes and Structures. Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) Processes. Basic Bipolar Processing. Safety.

2. Lithography.

The Photolithographic Process. Etching Techniques. Photomask Fabrication. Exposure Systems. Exposure Sources. Optical and Electron Microscopy. Further Reading.

3. Thermal Oxidation of Silicon.

The Oxidation Process. Modeling Oxidation. Factors Influencing Oxidation Rate. Dopant Redistribution During Oxidation. Masking Properties of Silicon Dioxide. Technology of Oxidation. Oxide Quality. Selective Oxidation and Shallow Trench Formation. Oxide Thickness Characterization. Process Simulation.

4. Diffusion.

The Diffusion Process. Mathematical Model for Diffusion. The Diffusion Coefficient. Successive Diffusions. Solid-Solubility Limits. Junction Formation and Characterization. Sheet Resistance. Generation-Depth and Impurity Profile Measurement. Diffusion Simulation. Diffusion Systems. Gettering.

5. Ion Implantation.

Implantation Technology. Mathematical Model for Ion Implantation. Selective Implantation. Junction Depth and Sheet Resistance. Channeling, Lattice Damage, and Annealing. Shallow Implantation. Source Listing

6. Film Deposition.

Evaporation. Sputtering. Chemical Vapor Deposition. Epitaxy. Further Reading.

7. Interconnections and Contacts.

Interconnections in Integrated Circuits. Metal Interconnections and Contact Technology. Diffused Interconnections. Polysilicon Interconnections and Buried Contacts. Silicides and Multilayer-Contact Technology. The Liftoff Process. Multilevel Metallization. Copper Interconnects and Damascene Processes. Further Reading.

8. Packaging and Yield.

Testing. Wafer Thinning and Die Separation. Die Attachment. Wire Bonding. Packages. Flip-Chip and Tape-Automated-Bonding Processes. Yield. Further Reading.

9. MOS Process Integration.

Basic MOS Device Considerations. MOS Transistor Layout and Design Rules. Complementary MOS (CMOS) Technology. Silicon on Insulator.

10. Bipolar Process Integration.

The Junction-Isolated Structure. Current Gain. Transit Time. Basewidth. Breakdown Voltages. Other Elements in SBC Technology. Layout Considerations. Advanced Bipolar Structures. Other Bipolar Isolation Techniques. BICMOS.

11. Processes for Microelectromechanical Systems—MEMS.

Mechanical Properties of Silicon. Bulk Micromachining. Silicon Etchants. Surface Micromachining. High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining: The LIGA Molding Process. Silicon Wafer Bonding. IC Process Compatibility.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Index.

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