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The course covers the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of current methods and equipment used in photolithography. It also includes troubleshooting common process and equipment-related problems.
Provides general background knowledge on the processes required to manufacture integrated circuit devices, beginning with silicon material preparation and ending with final assembly and test of a completed device. Micro-contamination is also covered.
Provides an overview of basic processes involved in the fabrication of finished silicon wafers, oxidation and deposition processes. Troubleshooting of common equipment is emphasized.
Covers the essential process and equipment issues related to the etching, diffusion and ion implantation. Troubleshooting of common equipment and process related problems are emphasized.
Focuses on elementary theory and practice of vacuum equipment for microelectronics processing. Students study vacuum fundamentals, pumps, and equipment used in vacuum systems.
Cooperative work experience. Practical experience in the high-tech industry. Coordination of instruction will occur with industry and the manufacturing and cooperative work departments. Variable Credit: 1-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.