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Ion implantation of dopant into semiconductor region

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438 - Semiconductor device manufacturing: process

438510000 - INTRODUCTION OF CONDUCTIVITY MODIFYING DOPANT INTO SEMICONDUCTIVE MATERIAL

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
438527000 Including multiple implantation steps 51
438530000 Including heat treatment 49
438518000 Of compound semiconductor 27
438525000 Using oblique beam 16
438515000 Ionized molecules 14
438524000 Into grooved semiconductor substrate region 12
438533000 And contact formation (i.e., metallization) 8
438532000 Into polycrystalline region 4
20090170298Crystal Film Fabrication - Processes and machines for producing large area sheets or films of crystalline, polycrystalline, or amorphous material are set forth; the production of such sheets being valuable for the manufacturing of solar photovoltaic cells, flat panel displays and the like. In one embodiment the surface of a rotating cylindrical workpiece (07-02-2009
20120088357METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is disclosed. The method forms a semiconductor device including a workpiece structure having a first region and second region located adjacent to the first region formed therein. The first region includes a first pattern and the second region includes a second pattern having at least a greater pattern width or a smaller aspect ratio than the first pattern. The method includes forming the first pattern by providing a first film having a first contact angle at a top portion thereof and the second pattern by providing a second film having a second contact angle less than the first contact angle at a top portion thereof; cleaning the first and the second regions by a chemical liquid; rinsing the cleaned first and the second regions by a rinse liquid; and drying the rinsed first and the second regions.04-12-2012
20130149849COMBINING ZTCR RESISTOR WITH LASER ANNEAL FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE PMOS TRANSISTOR - An integrated circuit containing a PMOS transistor may be formed by implanting boron in the p-channel source drain (PSD) implant step at a dose consistent with effective channel length control, annealing the PSD implant, and subsequently concurrently implanting boron into a polysilicon resistor with a zero temperature coefficient of resistance using an implant mask which also exposes the PMOS transistor, followed by a millisecond anneal.06-13-2013
20130122695TRENCH SCHOTTKY DIODE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A trench Schottky diode and its manufacturing method are provided. The trench Schottky diode includes a semiconductor substrate having therein a plurality of trenches, a gate oxide layer, a polysilicon structure, a guard ring and an electrode. At first, the trenches are formed in the semiconductor substrate by an etching step. Then, the gate oxide layer and the polysilicon structure are formed in the trenches and protrude above a surface of the semiconductor substrate. The guard ring is formed to cover a portion of the resultant structure. At last, the electrode is formed above the guard ring and the other portion not covered by the guard ring. The protruding gate oxide layer and the protruding polysilicon structure can avoid cracks occurring in the trench structure.05-16-2013
438517000 Of semiconductor layer on insulating substrate or layer 4
20080261385METHOD FOR SELECTIVE REMOVAL OF A LAYER - A method for forming a semiconductor device includes forming a liner over a semiconductor material including a control electrode. The method further includes forming a first spacer adjacent to the control electrode, wherein the first spacer has a first width. The method further includes implanting current electrode dopants. The method further includes removing the first spacer. The method further includes forming a second spacer adjacent the control electrode, wherein the second spacer has a second width and wherein the second width is less than the first width. The method further includes using the second spacer as a protective mask to selectively remove the liner. The method further includes forming a stressor layer overlying the control electrode and current electrode regions.10-23-2008
20080286952Manufacturing method of SOI substrate and manufacturing method of semiconductor device - A manufacturing method of an SOI substrate which possesses a base substrate having low heat resistance and a very thin semiconductor layer having high planarity is demonstrated. The method includes: implanting hydrogen ions into a semiconductor substrate to form an ion implantation layer; bonding the semiconductor substrate and a base substrate such as a glass substrate, placing a bonding layer therebetween; heating the substrates bonded to each other to separate the semiconductor substrate from the base substrate, leaving a thin semiconductor layer over the base substrate; irradiating the surface of the thin semiconductor layer with laser light to improve the planarity and recover the crystallinity of the thin semiconductor layer; and thinning the thin semiconductor layer. This method allows the formation of an SOI substrate which has a single-crystalline semiconductor layer with a thickness of 100 nm or less over a base substrate.11-20-2008
20130137253SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A semiconductor device includes: a silicon carbide substrate having first and second main surfaces; a first silicon carbide layer provided on the first main surface of the silicon carbide substrate; first silicon carbide regions formed on a surface of the first silicon carbide layer; second and third silicon carbide regions formed on respective surfaces of the first silicon carbide regions; a fourth silicon carbide region formed between facing first silicon carbide regions with the first silicon carbide layer therebetween; a gate insulating film formed continuously on surfaces of the first silicon carbide regions, the first silicon carbide layer, and the fourth silicon carbide region; a gate electrode formed on the gate insulating film; an interlayer insulating film covering the gate electrode; a first electrode electrically connected to the second and third silicon carbide regions; and a second electrode formed on the second main surface of the silicon carbide substrate.05-30-2013
20130012008METHOD OF PRODUCING SOI WAFER - The present invention provides a method of producing a high quality SOI wafer having a thin BOX layer with high productivity. In the method of producing an SOI wafer by performing heat treatment on a silicon wafer after implanting oxygen ions into silicon wafer, first ion implantation is performed on the silicon wafer to a high dose of 2×1001-10-2013
438531000 Using shadow mask 4
20090081860METHOD OF FORMING TRANSISTOR DEVICES WITH DIFFERENT THRESHOLD VOLTAGES USING HALO IMPLANT SHADOWING - The halo implant technique described herein employs a halo implant mask that creates a halo implant shadowing effect during halo dopant bombardment. A first transistor device structure and a second transistor device structure are formed on a wafer such that they are orthogonally oriented to each other. A common halo implant mask is created with features that prevent halo implantation of the diffusion region of the second transistor device structure during halo implantation of the diffusion region of the first transistor device structure, and with features that prevent halo implantation of the diffusion region of the first transistor device structure during halo implantation of the diffusion region of the second transistor device structure. The orthogonal orientation of the transistor device structures and the pattern of the halo implant mask obviates the need to create multiple implant masks to achieve different threshold voltages for the transistor device structures.03-26-2009
20090163004Method of Fabricating Semiconductor Device - Methods of fabricating a semiconductor device are provided. A photoresist pattern can be formed on an implantation target layer, and conductive impurities can be implanted into the implantation target layer using the photoresist pattern as a mask. A portion of the photoresist pattern can be removed, conductive impurities implanted in the photoresist pattern can be cleaned, and the remaining portion of the photoresist pattern can be removed.06-25-2009
20120244692INTEGRATED SHADOW MASK/CARRIER FOR PATTERN ION IMPLANTATION - An improved, lower cost method of processing substrates, such as to create solar cells is disclosed. In addition, a modified substrate carrier is disclosed. The carriers typically used to carry the substrates are modified so as to serve as shadow masks for a patterned implant. In some embodiments, various patterns can be created using the carriers such that different process steps can be performed on the substrate by changing the carrier or the position with the carrier. In addition, since the alignment of the substrate to the carrier is critical, the carrier may contain alignment features to insure that the substrate is positioned properly on the carrier. In some embodiments, gravity is used to hold the substrate on the carrier, and therefore, the ions are directed so that the ion beam travels upward toward the bottom side of the carrier.09-27-2012
20110092059TECHNIQUES FOR PROCESSING A SUBSTRATE - Herein, an improved technique for processing a substrate is disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be achieved using a mask for processing the substrate. The mask may be incorporated into a substrate processing system such as, for example, an ion implantation system. The mask may comprise one or more first apertures disposed in a first row; and one or more second apertures disposed in a second row, each row extending along a width direction of the mask, wherein the one or more first apertures and the one or more second apertures are non-uniform.04-21-2011
438526000 Forming buried region 2
20110165765Semiconductor Device and Method of Manufacturing the Same - In the substrate and the epitaxial layer, isolation regions are formed to divide the substrate and the epitaxial layer into a plurality of element formation regions. Each of the isolation regions is formed by connecting first and second P type buried diffusion layers with a P type diffusion layer. By disposing the second P type buried diffusion layer between the first P type buried diffusion layer and the P type diffusion layer, a lateral diffusion width of the first P type buried diffusion layer is reduced. This structure allows a formation region of the isolation region to be reduced in size.07-07-2011
20120122305MESA TERMINATION STRUCTURES FOR POWER SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES AND METHODS OF FORMING POWER SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES WITH MESA TERMINATION STRUCTURES - An electronic device includes a drift layer having a first conductivity type, a buffer layer having a second conductivity type, opposite the first conductivity type, on the drift layer and forming a P-N junction with the drift layer, and a junction termination extension region having the second conductivity type in the drift layer adjacent the P-N junction. The buffer layer includes a step portion that extends over a buried portion of the junction termination extension. Related methods are also disclosed.05-17-2012
438516000 Including charge neutralization 2
20120108045METHOD FOR RADIATION HARDENING A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Semiconductor devices can be fabricated using conventional designs and process but including specialized structures to reduce or eliminate detrimental effects caused by various forms of radiation. Such semiconductor devices can include the one or more parasitic isolation devices and/or buried guard ring structures disclosed in the present application. The introduction of design and/or process steps to accommodate these novel structures is compatible with conventional CMOS fabrication processes, and can therefore be accomplished at relatively low cost and with relative simplicity.05-03-2012
20110111581DEPOSITION APPARATUS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THIN FILM DEVICE - [Object] To provide a deposition apparatus 05-12-2011
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20110207309SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING METHOD AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a mask layer on a first-conductivity-type semiconductor substrate, etching the semiconductor substrate using the mask layer as a mask, thereby forming a projecting semiconductor layer, forming a first insulating layer on the semiconductor substrate to cover a lower portion of the projecting semiconductor layer, doping a first-conductivity-type impurity into the first insulating layer, thereby forming a high-impurity-concentration layer in the lower portion of the projecting semiconductor layer, forming gate insulating films on side surfaces of the projecting semiconductor layer which upwardly extend from an upper surface of the first insulating layer, and forming a gate electrode on the gate insulating films and on the first insulating film.08-25-2011
20120244691ION IMPLANTATION METHOD AND ION IMPLANTATION APPARATUS - An ion implantation method includes reciprocally scanning an ion beam, mechanically scanning a wafer in a direction perpendicular to the ion beam scanning direction, implanting ions into the wafer, and generating an ion implantation amount distribution in a wafer surface of an isotropic concentric circle shape for correcting non-uniformity in the wafer surface in other semiconductor manufacturing processes, by controlling a beam scanning speed in the ion beam scanning direction and a wafer scanning speed in the mechanical scanning direction at the same time and independently using the respective control functions defining speed correction amounts.09-27-2012
20130084694JUNCTION AVOIDANCE ON EDGES OF WORKPIECES - A method of implanting ions into a workpiece without the formation of junctions, which impact the performance of the workpiece, is disclosed. To counteract the effect of dopant being implanted into the edge of the workpiece, components made of material having an opposite conductivity are placed near the workpiece. As ions from the beam strike these components, ions from the material are sputtered. These ions have the opposite conductivity as the implanted ions, and therefore inhibit the formation of junctions.04-04-2013
20100330787APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ULTRA-SHALLOW IMPLANTATION IN A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Methods and devices for forming an ultra-thin doping layer in a semiconductor substrate include introducing a thin film of a dopant onto a surface of the substrate and driving at least a portion of the thin dopant layer into a surface of the semiconductor. Gas ions used in the driving-in process may be inert to minimize contamination during the drive in process. The thin films can be deposited using know methods, such as physical deposition and atomic layer deposition. The dopant layers can be driven into the surface of the semiconductor using known techniques, such as pulsed plasma discharge and ion beam. In some embodiments, a standard ion implanter can be retrofit to include a deposition source.12-30-2010
20090124068Non-Uniformly Doped High Voltage Drain-Extended Transistor and Method of Manufacture Thereof - The present invention provides, in one embodiment, a transistor (05-14-2009
20130045591NEGATIVE TONE DEVELOP PROCESS WITH PHOTORESIST DOPING - A method of semiconductor processing includes coating a top surface of a substrate having a semiconductor surface with a positive photoresist layer. The positive photoresist layer is exposed using a reticle or a mask that defines a pattern. The positive photoresist layer is doped by introducing at least one material modifying species after exposing. The positive photoresist layer is developed with a negative tone developer to form a patterned positive photoresist layer which provides masked portions of the top surface and unmasked portions of the top surface. A selective process is then performed to the unmasked portions of the top surface.02-21-2013
20130045592METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SILICON CARBIDE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING SILICON CARBIDE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method for manufacturing a SiC semiconductor device includes: a step of forming an oxide film on a surface of a SiC substrate; and a step of removing the oxide film. In the step of forming the oxide film, ozone gas is used. In the step of removing the oxide film, it is preferable to use halogen plasma or hydrogen plasma. In this way, problems associated with a chemical solution can be reduced while obtaining a method and device for manufacturing a SiC semiconductor device, by each of which a cleaning effect can be improved.02-21-2013
20130052812METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, includes a wafer grinding step of, by means of a revolving grinding stone, forming a thinned portion in a wafer while at the same time forming a slope surrounding said thinned portion, wherein during said formation of said slope, said grinding stone is positioned so that there is always a space between said slope and the facing side of said grinding stone, wherein said thinned portion is thinner than a peripheral portion of said wafer, and wherein said slope extends along and defines an inner circumferential side of said peripheral portion and forms an angle of 75° or more but less than 90° with respect to a main surface of said wafer. The method of manufacturing a semiconductor device further includes a step of forming a semiconductor device in said thinned portion.02-28-2013
20090305489MULTILAYER ELECTROSTATIC CHUCK WAFER PLATEN - This layered assembly utilizes two-piece construction, with an electrically nonconductive layer and a thermally conductive layer. Rather than using metal, the thermally conductive layer is made from a composite material, having both metal and a CTE modifying agent. This composite material may a coefficient of thermal expansion close to or identical to that of the nonconductive layer, thereby eliminating many of the drawbacks of the prior art. In one embodiment, the composite material is a mixture of aluminum and carbon (or graphite) fiber. In a further embodiment, one or more fluid conduits are placed in the mold before the layer is cast. These conduits serve as the fluid passageways in the electrostatic chuck. In another embodiment, the composite material is a mixture of a semiconductor material, such as silicon, and aluminum where the conduits are formed by machining and bonding.12-10-2009
20130072008TECHNIQUE FOR ION IMPLANTING A TARGET - A technique for ion implanting a target is disclosed. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized as a method for ion implanting a target, the method comprising: providing a predetermined amount of processing gas in an arc chamber of an ion source, the processing gas containing implant species and implant species carrier, where the implant species carrier may be one of O and H; providing a predetermined amount of dilutant into the arc chamber, wherein the dilutant may comprise a noble species containing material; and ionizing the processing gas and the dilutant.03-21-2013
20100273321WET SOLUBLE LITHOGRAPHY - A system to form a wet soluble lithography layer on a semiconductor substrate includes providing the substrate, depositing a first layer comprising a first material on the substrate, and depositing a second layer comprising a second material on the substrate. In an embodiment, the first material comprises a different composition than the second material and one of the first layer and the second layer includes silicon.10-28-2010
20110086500IMPURITY IMPLANTATION METHOD AND ION IMPLANTATION APPARATUS - An impurity is implanted by ion implantation into an object to be processed. The ion implantation is performed using an ion beam which is diverged after being temporarily converged.04-14-2011
20120108044ISOTOPICALLY-ENRICHED BORON-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME - An isotopically-enriched, boron-containing compound comprising two or more boron atoms and at least one fluorine atom, wherein at least one of the boron atoms contains a desired isotope of boron in a concentration or ratio greater than a natural abundance concentration or ratio thereof. The compound may have a chemical formula of B05-03-2012
20120108043PATTERN FORMING PROCESS - A resist pattern is formed by coating a first positive resist composition comprising a polymer comprising 20-100 mol % of aromatic group-containing recurring units and adapted to turn alkali soluble under the action of an acid onto a substrate to form a first resist film, coating a second positive resist composition comprising a C05-03-2012
20090087969METHOD TO IMPROVE A COPPER/DIELECTRIC INTERFACE IN SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES - Embodiments of methods for improving a copper/dielectric interface in semiconductor devices are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.04-02-2009
20100035421SEMICONDUCTOR WELL IMPLANTED THROUGH PARTIALLY BLOCKING MATERIAL PATTERN - A method for forming a partially blocking layer for an ion implantation process, which may be varied across the IC to form regions with different dopant concentrations, and regions with varying dopant concentrations in each contiguously implanted region, is disclosed. One or more temporary and/or permanent layers may form the partially blocking layer, including a combination of different materials such as polysilicon, silicon dioxide, silicon nitride, and photoresist. The partially blocking layer may be a uniform continuous sheet which transmits a uniform fraction of dopants, or a reticulated screen which transmits dopants through multiple open areas. Several partially blocking layers, each absorbing a different fraction of implanted dopants, may be formed on an IC to produce instances of a component with different performance parameters such as operation voltage, sheet resistance or gain.02-11-2010
20100035420METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes a first step of forming an ion implantation mask on a portion of a surface of a semiconductor; a second step of implanting ions of a first dopant into at least a portion of an exposed region of the surface of the semiconductor other than the region where the ion implantation mask is formed, to form a first dopant implantation region; a third step of, after forming the first dopant implantation region, removing a portion of the ion implantation mask to increase the exposed region of the surface of the semiconductor; and a fourth step of implanting ions of a second dopant into at least a portion of the increased exposed region of the surface of the semiconductor to form a second dopant implantation region.02-11-2010
20090053879METHOD OF FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of fabricating a semiconductor device includes providing a semiconductor substrate in which a gate insulating layer and a pad layer are formed in an active region. A first trench is formed in an isolation region of the substrate. A passivation film is formed to cover the pad layer and fill the first trench. A second trench is formed by patterning the pad layer and removing an exposed semiconductor substrate, the second trench being formed within the first trench. An ion implantation process is performed on the semiconductor substrate exposed through the second trench.02-26-2009
20100099243METHOD FOR FORMING DIODE IN PHASE CHANGE RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY DEVICE - A method for forming a diode of a phase change random access memory device includes preparing a semiconductor substrate having a dopant area formed thereon. An insulating layer on the semiconductor substrate is formed and a contact hole is formed by etching a part of the insulating layer such that a specific region of the dopant area is exposed. A silicon layer doped with a first-type dopant is formed in the contact hole. A part of the silicon layer is doped with a second-type dopant source gas through a gas cluster ion beam process.04-22-2010
20090280629INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEM EMPLOYING GRAIN SIZE ENLARGEMENT - An integrated circuit system that includes: providing a substrate including an active device with a gate top surface exposed; implanting a dopant within the gate to alter the grain size of the gate material; forming a dielectric layer over the active device and the substrate; and annealing the integrated circuit system to transfer the stress of the dielectric layer into the active device.11-12-2009
20090291547Method for Reducing Plasma Discharge Damage During Processing - A semiconductor process and apparatus to provide a way to reduce plasma-induced damage by applying a patterned layer of photoresist (11-26-2009
20080261384METHOD OF REMOVING PHOTORESIST LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING THE SAME - A method of removing a photoresist layer is provided. An ion implantation process has been performed on the photoresist layer to transform a surface of the photoresist layer to a crust and a soft photoresist layer remains within the crust. The method includes performing a first removing step to remove the crust, such that the soft photoresist layer is exposed. Thereafter, a second removing step is performed to remove the soft photoresist layer. The first and the second removing steps are performed in difference chambers, and a temperature for performing the first removing step is lower than that for performing the second removing step and lower than a gasification temperature of a solvent in the soft photoresist layer.10-23-2008
20110207308TECHNIQUE FOR LOW-TEMPERATURE ION IMPLANTATION - A technique for low-temperature ion implantation is disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized as an apparatus for low-temperature ion implantation. The apparatus may comprise a pre-chill station located in proximity to an end station in an ion implanter; a cooling mechanism within the pre-chill station configured to cool a wafer from ambient temperature to a predetermined range less than ambient temperature; a loading assembly coupled to the pre-chill station and the end station; and a controller in communication with the loading assembly and the cooling mechanism to coordinate loading a wafer into the pre-chill station, cooling the wafer down to the predetermined temperature range before any ion implantation into the wafer, and loading the cooled wafer into the end station where the cooled wafer undergoes an ion implantation process.08-25-2011
20110212609METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Provided is a technology capable of improving a production yield of a semiconductor device having, for example, IGBG as a semiconductor element. After formation of an interconnect on the surface side of a semiconductor substrate, a supporting substrate covering the interconnect is bonded onto the interconnect. Then, a BG tape is overlapped and bonded onto the supporting substrate and the semiconductor substrate is ground from the backside. The BG tape is then peeled off and an impurity is introduced into the backside of the semiconductor substrate by ion implantation. Then, the supporting substrate is peeled off, followed by heat treatment of the semiconductor substrate.09-01-2011
20090203199ION BEAM IRRADIATING APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - An ion beam irradiating apparatus has a field emission electron source 08-13-2009
20090087970Method of producing a dopant gas species - This invention relates to a method of producing B04-02-2009
20090017604METHOD FOR FABRICATING A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method for fabricating a semiconductor device is provided. The method for fabricating the semiconductor device comprises providing a substrate. Under an atmosphere containing a fluoride nitride compound, a plasma treatment process is performed to simultaneously fluorinate and nitrify a surface of the substrate. Thereafter, a dielectric layer is formed on the substrate.01-15-2009
20120142175DUAL SPACER FORMATION IN FLASH MEMORY - A method and manufacture for memory device fabrication is provided. In one embodiment, at least one oxide-nitride spacer is formed as follows. An oxide layer is deposited over a flash memory device such that the deposited oxide layer is at least 250 Angstroms thick. The flash memory device includes a substrate and dense array of word line gates with gaps between each of the word lines gate in the dense array. Also, the deposited oxide layer is deposited such that it completely gap-fills the gaps between the word line gates of the dense array of word line gates. Next, a nitride layer is depositing over the oxide layer. Then, the nitride layer is etched until the at least a portion of the oxide layer is exposed. Next, the oxide layer is etched until at least a portion of the substrate is exposed.06-07-2012
20100197125TECHNIQUE FOR PROCESSING A SUBSTRATE - An improved technique for processing a substrate is disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized as a method for processing a substrate. The method may comprise ion implanting a substrate disposed downstream of the ion source with ions generated in an ion source; and disposing a first portion of a mask in front of the substrate to expose the first portion of the mask to the ions, the mask being supported by the first and second mask holders, the mask further comprising a second portion wound in the first mask holder.08-05-2010
20100159680Method for Manufacturing Semiconductor Device - A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes the steps of forming a nitride film on a semiconductor substrate, forming a photoresist pattern on the nitride film, the photoresist pattern exposing a portion of the semiconductor substrate, implanting in a portion of the semiconductor substrate using the photoresist pattern as a mask, removing the photoresist pattern by ashing and/or stripping, washing the resulting structure to remove photoresist pattern splinters, fragments or particles on the nitride film, and removing the nitride film by wet etching.06-24-2010
20120244690ION IMPLANTED RESIST STRIP WITH SUPERACID - According to certain embodiments, a resist is placed over the surface of a semiconductor structure, wherein the resist covers a portion of the semiconductor structure. Dopants are implanted into the semiconductor structure using an ion implantation beam in regions of the semiconductor structure not covered by the resist. Due to exposure to the ion implantation beam, at least a portion of the resist is converted by exposure to the ion beam to contain an inorganic carbonized material. The semiconductor structure with resist is contacted with a superacid composition containing a superacid species to remove the resist containing inorganic carbonized materials from the semiconductor structure.09-27-2012
20100240200SUBSTRATE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING METHOD - A substrate processing system includes a processing chamber that performs a preset process on a plurality of substrates in a batch-type manner; a substrate mounting table, installed within the processing chamber, configured to mount the plurality of substrates on a concentric circle and configured to be rotatable forward and backward; substrate accommodation units configured to accommodate the plurality of substrates in multi-stages in a vertical direction; substrate holders and configured to transfer the substrates between the substrate accommodation units and the processing chamber; elevating mechanisms configured to move the substrate accommodation units up and down. Unprocessed substrates are mounted on the substrate mounting table while the substrate mounting table is being rotated in one direction. After the completion of the processing of the substrates, unloading of processed substrates and loading of new unprocessed substrates are performed while the substrate mounting table is rotated in the another direction.09-23-2010
20100197124Methods of Forming Semiconductor Devices Using Plasma Dehydrogenation and Devices Formed Thereby - A semiconductor integrated circuit device with enhanced reliability is provided. The semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a semiconductor substrate; a gate insulation film that is provided on the semiconductor substrate; a gate electrode that is provided on the gate insulation film; and a sidewall spacer that is provided on side walls of the gate insulation film and the gate electrode and includes, wherein the sidewall spacer has a first sidewall spacer in contact with the gate electrode and a second sidewall spacer formed on the side walls of the first sidewall spacer, and a ratio of an Si—OH area to an Si—O area in at least one of the first and second sidewall spacers is 0.05 or less, as measured by Fourier Transform InfraRed (FTIR).08-05-2010
20090111251EXPOSURE MASK AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THIN-FILM TRANSISTOR - An exposure mask includes a transparent substrate; a first pattern portion formed on the transparent substrate using at least one light-shielding pattern having a predetermined shape; and a translucent layer which is formed at a section including a first pattern region having the first pattern portion, which allows exposure light to pass therethrough, and which has a transmittance greater than that of the light-shielding pattern.04-30-2009
20130137251Uniform Shallow Trench Isolation Regions and the Method of Forming the Same - A method includes performing a plasma treatment on a first surface of a first material and a second surface of a second material simultaneously, wherein the first material is different from the second material. A third material is formed on treated first surface of the first material and on treated second surface of the second material. The first, the second, and the third materials may include a hard mask, a semiconductor material, and an oxide, respectively.05-30-2013
20100330788THIN WAFER HANDLING STRUCTURE AND METHOD - A thin wafer handling structure includes a semiconductor wafer, a release layer that can be released by applying energy, an adhesive layer that can be removed by a solvent, and a carrier, where the release layer is applied on the carrier by coating or laminating, the adhesive layer is applied on the semiconductor wafer by coating or laminating, and the semiconductor wafer and the carrier is bonded together with the release layer and the adhesive layer in between. The method includes applying a release layer on a carrier, applying an adhesive layer on a semiconductor wafer, bonding the carrier and the semiconductor wafer, releasing the carrier by applying energy on the release layer, e.g. UV or laser, and cleaning the semiconductor's surface by a solvent to remove any residue of the adhesive layer.12-30-2010
20100178757PROCESS SIMULATION METHOD, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND PROCESS SIMULATOR - A process simulation method includes: converting condition data of plasma doping for introducing an impurity into a semiconductor in a plasma atmosphere to corresponding condition data of ion implantation for implanting impurities as an ion beam into the semiconductor; and calculating device structure data on the basis of the ion implantation condition data converted from the plasma doping condition data.07-15-2010
20110034012PATTERNING METHOD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - In one embodiment, a patterning method is disclosed. The method includes applying an uncured imprint material containing a first curing agent and a second curing agent onto a substrate. The method includes pressing a template against the imprint material. The method includes reacting the first curing agent with the template pressed against the imprint material. The method includes stripping the template from the imprint material. In addition, the method includes reacting the second curing agent.02-10-2011
20110086499METHOD FOR REMOVING PHOTORESIST - A method for removing a photoresist is disclosed. First, a substrate including a patterned photoresist is provided. Second, an ion implantation is carried out on the substrate. Then, a non-oxidative pre-treatment is carried out on the substrate. The non-oxidative pre-treatment provides hydrogen, a carrier gas and plasma. Later, a photoresist-stripping step is carried out so that the photoresist can be completely removed.04-14-2011
20110086501Technique for Processing a Substrate Having a Non-Planar Surface - A method of processing a substrate having horizontal and non-horizontal surfaces is disclosed. The substrate is implanted with particles using an ion implanter. During the ion implant, due to the nature of the implant process, a film may be deposited on the surfaces, wherein the thickness of this film is thicker on the horizontal surfaces. The presences of this film may adversely alter the properties of the substrate. To rectify this, a second process step is performed to remove the film deposited on the horizontal surfaces. In some embodiments, an etching process is used to remove this film. In some embodiments, a material modifying step is used to change the composition of the material comprising the film. This material modifying step may be instead of, or in addition to the etching process.04-14-2011
20100055886SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING METHOD AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a mask layer on a first-conductivity-type semiconductor substrate, etching the semiconductor substrate using the mask layer as a mask, thereby forming a projecting semiconductor layer, forming a first insulating layer on the semiconductor substrate to cover a lower portion of the projecting semiconductor layer, doping a first-conductivity-type impurity into the first insulating layer, thereby forming a high-impurity-concentration layer in the lower portion of the projecting semiconductor layer, forming gate insulating films on side surfaces of the projecting semiconductor layer which upwardly extend from an upper surface of the first insulating layer, and forming a gate electrode on the gate insulating films and on the first insulating film.03-04-2010
20110250740METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE TREATMENT OF A SEMICONDUCTOR SUBSTRATE - Method for the treatment of a semiconductor substrate (10-13-2011
20100304554PRODUCTION METHOD FOR SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - In a production method for a semiconductor device relating to the present invention, first, a pattern of a resist film made of organic polymers is formed on a semiconductor substrate. Next, impurity ions with 1×1012-02-2010
20090317964PLATEN FOR REDUCING PARTICLE CONTAMINATION ON A SUBSTRATE AND A METHOD THEREOF - Techniques for reducing particle contamination on a substrate are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized with a platen having different regions, where the pressure levels in the regions may be substantially equal. For example, the platen may comprise a platen body comprising first and second recesses, the first recess defining a fluid region for holding fluid for maintaining a temperature of the substrate at a desired temperature, the second recess defining a first cavity for holding a ground circuit; a first via defined in the platen body, the first via having first and second openings, the first opening proximate to the fluid region and the second opening proximate to the first cavity, wherein pressure level of the fluid region may be maintained at a level that is substantially equal to pressure level of the first cavity.12-24-2009
20080305620METHODS OF FORMING DEVICES INCLUDING DIFFERENT GATE INSULATING LAYERS ON PMOS/NMOS REGIONS - Provided is a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, in which the thickness of a gate insulating layer of a CMOS device can be controlled. The method can include selectively injecting fluorine (F) into a first region on a substrate and avoiding injecting the fluorine (F) into a second region on the substrate. A first gate insulating layer is formed of oxynitride layers on the first and second regions to have first and second thicknesses, respectively, where the first thickness is less than the second thickness. A second gate insulating layer is formed on the first gate insulating layer and a gate electrode pattern is formed on the second gate insulating layer.12-11-2008
20090181527Graphite Member for Beam-Line Internal Member of Ion Implantation Apparatus - The problem of the present invention is to provide, in high current-low energy type ion implantation apparatuses, a graphite member for a beam line inner member of an ion implantation apparatus, which graphite member can markedly reduce particles incorporated in a wafer surface. This problem can be solved by the graphite member of the present invention, which is a graphite member for a beam line inner member of an ion implantation apparatus, which member having a bulk density of not less than 1.80 Mg/m07-16-2009
20100029071METHOD OF FORMING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES CONTAINING METAL CAP LAYERS - Embodiments of methods for improving electrical leakage performance and minimizing electromigration in semiconductor devices containing metal cap layers are generally described herein. According to one embodiment, a method of forming a semiconductor device includes planarizing a top surface of a workpiece to form a substantially planar surface with conductive paths and dielectric regions, forming metal cap layers on the conductive paths, and exposing the top surface of the workpiece to a dopant source from a gas cluster ion beam (GCIB) to form doped metal cap layers on the conductive paths and doped dielectric layers on the dielectric regions. According to some embodiments the metal cap layers and the doped metal cap layers contain a noble metal selected from Pt, Au, Ru, Rh, Ir, and Pd.02-04-2010
20100267225Method of manufacturing semiconductor device - A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, the method including forming a photoresist film on a substrate, and removing the photoresist film from the substrate using a composition that includes a sulfuric acid solution, a hydrogen peroxide solution, and a corrosion inhibitor.10-21-2010
20110117733Methods Of Utilizing Block Copolymers To Form Patterns - Some embodiments include methods of forming patterns utilizing copolymer. A copolymer composition is formed across a substrate. The composition includes subunits A and B, and will be self-assembled to form core structures spaced center-to-center by a distance of L05-19-2011
20120015509METHOD FOR FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming junction area for a bit line contact (BLC) and a junction area for a storage node contact (SNC) by performing ion implantation in a substrate having a buried gate; forming a first insulation pattern having an opening to expose the junction areas; forming a buffer layer to fill the openings; forming a second insulation pattern over the first insulation pattern after filling the openings, wherein the second insulation pattern has openings to expose the buffer layer in an area of the buffer layer that lies over the junction area for the SNC; and forming an SNC to fill the opening of the second insulation patterns.01-19-2012
20120064705VAPORIZER - Vapor delivery systems and methods that control the heating and flow of vapors from solid feed material, especially material that comprises cluster molecules for semiconductor manufacture. The systems and methods safely and effectively conduct the vapor to a point of utilization, especially to an ion source for ion implantation. Ion beam implantation is shown employing ions from the cluster materials. The vapor delivery system includes reactive gas cleaning of the ion source, control systems and protocols, wide dynamic range flow-control systems and vaporizer selections that are efficient and safe. Borane, decarborane, carboranes, carbon clusters and other large molecules are vaporized for ion implantation. Such systems are shown cooperating with novel vaporizers, ion sources, and reactive cleaning systems.03-15-2012
20120064706SEMICONDCUTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A semiconductor device is provided in which a semiconductor substrate can be prevented from being broken while elements can be prevented from being destroyed by a snap-back phenomenon. After an MOS gate structure is formed in a front surface of an FZ wafer, a rear surface of the FZ wafer is ground. Then, the ground surface is irradiated with protons and irradiated with two kinds of laser beams different in wavelength simultaneously to thereby form an N03-15-2012
20100093160METHODS OF FORMING NANO-DEVICES USING NANOSTRUCTURES HAVING SELF-ASSEMBLY CHARACTERISTICS - Provided are methods of forming nano-devices. One of the methods includes forming a nano-scale self-assembly material layer on a substrate formed of at least one layer, forming a mask layer on the self-assembly material layer, performing a surface treatment process on the substrate using the mask layer as a mask, and removing the self-assembly material layer.04-15-2010
20110183503SUBSTRATE PROCESSING APPARATUS, SUBSTRATE PROCESSING METHOD, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - There is disclosed a substrate processing apparatus including a processing chamber housing a substrate, pipes for supplying gas into the processing chamber, and heaters provided in the middle of the pipes, and heating the gas. In the substrate processing apparatus, the heaters heat the gas to a temperature lower than a temperature at which exhaust gas is generated from the pipes to dry the substrate in the heated gas.07-28-2011
20120129326METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes the steps of: preparing a substrate made of silicon carbide; forming, on one main surface of the substrate, a detection film having a light transmittance different from that of silicon carbide; confirming presence of the substrate by applying light to the detection film; and forming an active region in the substrate whose presence has been confirmed.05-24-2012
20120231617METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a MOSFET includes the steps of preparing a substrate with an epitaxial growth layer made of silicon carbide, performing ion implantation into the substrate with the epitaxial growth layer, forming a protective film made of silicon dioxide on the substrate with the epitaxial growth layer into which the ion implantation was performed, and heating the substrate with the epitaxial growth layer on which the protective film was formed to a temperature range of 1600° C. or more in an atmosphere containing gas including an oxygen atom.09-13-2012
20120252195ION IMPLANTATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - An ion implantation system and method, providing cooling of dopant gas in the dopant gas feed line, to combat heating and decomposition of the dopant gas by arc chamber heat generation, e.g., using boron source materials such as B2F4 or other alternatives to BF3. Various arc chamber thermal management arrangements are described, as well as modification of plasma properties, specific flow arrangements, cleaning processes, power management, eqillibrium shifting, optimization of extraction optics, detection of deposits in flow passages, and source life optimization, to achieve efficient operation of the ion implantation system.10-04-2012
20120252194ION IMPLANTATION METHOD AND ION IMPLANTATION APPARATUS - An ion implantation method includes reciprocally scanning an ion beam, mechanically scanning a wafer in a direction perpendicular to a beam scanning direction, and implanting ions into the wafer. The wafer is divided into a plurality of implantation regions, a beam scanning speed in the beam scanning direction is set to be varied for each of the implantation regions, an ion implantation amount distribution for each of the implantation regions is controlled by changing and controlling the beam scanning speed, and the ion implantation amount for each of the implantation regions is controlled and a beam scanning frequency and a beam scanning amplitude in the control of the beam scanning speed for each of the implantation regions is made to be constant by setting a wafer mechanical scanning speed and controlling the wafer mechanical scanning speed for each of the implantation regions.10-04-2012
20120220112POSITIVE RESIST COMPOSITION AND PATTERNING PROCESS - A positive resist composition based on a polymer comprising recurring units of (meth)acrylate having a cyclic acid labile group and a dihydroxynaphthalene novolak resin, and containing a photoacid generator is improved in resolution, step coverage and adhesion on a highly reflective stepped substrate, has high resolution, and forms a pattern of good profile and minimal edge roughness through exposure and development.08-30-2012
20120322248ION IMPLANTATION APPARATUS AND ION IMPLANTATION METHOD - An ion implantation method in which an ion beam is scanned in a beam scanning direction and a wafer is mechanically scanned in a direction perpendicular to the beam scanning direction, includes setting a wafer rotation angle with respect to the ion beam so as to be varied, wherein a set angle of the wafer rotation angle is changed in a stepwise manner so as to implant ions into the wafer at each set angle, and wherein a wafer scanning region length is set to be varied, and, at the same time, a beam scanning speed of the ion beam is changed, in ion implantation at each set angle in a plurality of ion implantation operations during one rotation of the wafer, such that the ions are implanted into the wafer and dose amount non-uniformity in a wafer surface in other semiconductor manufacturing processes is corrected.12-20-2012
20120322247METHOD FOR FABRICATING HIGH VOLTAGE TRANSISTOR - A method for fabricating a high voltage transistor includes the following steps. Firstly, a substrate is provided. A first sacrificial oxide layer and a hard mask layer are sequentially formed over the substrate. The hard mask layer is removed, thereby exposing the first sacrificial oxide layer. Then, a second sacrificial oxide layer is formed on the first sacrificial oxide layer. Afterwards, an ion-implanting process is performed to introduce a dopant into the substrate through the second sacrificial oxide layer and the first sacrificial oxide layer, thereby producing a high voltage first-type field region of the high voltage transistor.12-20-2012
20120329256METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND ION IMPLANTER - According to an embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided. This method of manufacturing a semiconductor device sets a first voltage to be applied to an electrode configured to extract an ion beam from an ion source, and a second voltage to be applied to a decelerator through which an ion beam extracted from the ion source is to pass, on the basis of a second impurity profile which is formed in a substrate by neutral particles included in the ion beam.12-27-2012
20130012007METHODS OF IMPLANTING DOPANT IONS - Methods of implanting dopant ions in a substrate include depositing a sacrificial material on a substrate. Dopant ions are implanted into the substrate while sputtering the sacrificial material, without substantially sputtering the substrate. Substantially no sacrificial material remains on the substrate after the implanting of the dopant ions. Some methods include forming a sacrificial material over a substrate, and implanting dopant ions into the substrate while removing substantially all the sacrificial material from the substrate. Substantially no sputtering of the substrate occurs during the implanting of the dopant ions. Methods of doping a substrate include implanting dopant ions into a substrate having a sacrificial material thereon, and sputtering the sacrificial material while implanting the dopant ions without substantially sputtering the substrate. Substantially no sacrificial material remains on the substrate after implanting the dopant ions.01-10-2013
20120149180COMBINATORIAL PROCESS SYSTEM - A combinatorial processing chamber is provided. The combinatorial processing chamber is configured to isolate a radial portion of a rotatable substrate support, which in turn is configured to support a substrate. The chamber includes a plurality of clusters process heads in one embodiment. An insert having a base plate disposed between the substrate support and the process heads defines a confinement region for a deposition process in one embodiment. The base plate has an opening to enable access of the deposition material to the substrate. Through rotation of the substrate and movement of the opening, multiple regions of the substrate are accessible for performing combinatorial processing on a single substrate.06-14-2012
20110159671ISOTOPICALLY-ENRICHED BORON-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME - An isotopically-enriched, boron-containing compound comprising two or more boron atoms and at least one fluorine atom, wherein at least one of the boron atoms contains a desired isotope of boron in a concentration or ratio greater than a natural abundance concentration or ratio thereof. The compound may have a chemical formula of B06-30-2011
20110159670Method and Apparatus of Patterning a Semiconductor Device - Provided is a photoresist that includes a polymer having a backbone that is breakable and a photo acid generator that is free of bonding from the polymer. Further, provided is a method of fabricating a semiconductor device. The method includes providing a device substrate. A material layer is formed over the substrate. A photoresist material is formed over the material layer. The photoresist material has a polymer that includes a backbone. The photoresist material is patterned to form a patterned photoresist layer. A fabrication process is then performed to the material layer, wherein the patterned photoresist layer serves as a mask in the fabrication process. Thereafter, the patterned photoresist layer is treated in a manner that breaks the backbone of the polymer. The patterned photoresist layer is then removed.06-30-2011
20130171810METHODS OF FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING HIGH-K LAYER FOR SPACER ETCH STOP AND RELATED DEVICES - Methods of fabricating a semiconductor device, and related devices, include forming a gate electrode on a substrate, forming a first buffer layer, a second buffer layer and a third buffer layer on side surfaces of the gate electrode and on the substrate near the gate electrode, forming a spacer covering the side surfaces of the gate electrode on the third buffer layer, the third buffer layer on the substrate being exposed, exposing the second buffer layer on the substrate by removing the exposed third buffer layer, exposing the first buffer layer on the substrate by removing the exposed second buffer layer, forming deep junction in the substrate using the spacer as a mask, and removing the spacer. The third buffer layer is a material layer having a higher dielectric constant than the second buffer layer. The spacer includes a material layer different than the third, second and first buffer layers.07-04-2013
20080220596Delivery of Low Pressure Dopant Gas to a High Voltage Ion Source - A system for delivery of low-pressure dopant gas to a high-voltage ion source in the doping of semiconductor substrates, in which undesired ionization of the gas is suppressed prior to entry into the high-voltage ion source, by modulating electron energy upstream of the high-voltage ion source so that electron acceleration effects are reduced to below a level supporting an electronic ionization cascade. The gas delivery system in a specific application includes a gas flow passage, a voltage generator electrically coupled with at least a portion of the gas flow passage to impose an electric field thereon, and an obstructive structure that is deployed to modulate acceleration length of electrons of the low-pressure gas in relation to ionization potential of the gas, to suppress ionization in the gas flow passage.09-11-2008
20130115764SUBSTRATE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD - A system for processing substrates has a vacuum enclosure and a processing chamber situated to process wafers in a processing zone inside the vacuum enclosure. Two rail assemblies are provided, one on each side of the processing zone. Two chuck arrays ride, each on one of the rail assemblies, such that each is cantilevered on one rail assemblies and support a plurality of chucks. The rail assemblies are coupled to an elevation mechanism that places the rails in upper position for processing and at lower position for returning the chuck assemblies for loading new wafers. A pickup head assembly loads wafers from a conveyor onto the chuck assemblies. The pickup head has plurality of electrostatic chucks that pick up the wafers from the front side of the wafers. Cooling channels in the processing chucks are used to create air cushion to assist in aligning the wafers when delivered by the pickup head.05-09-2013
20130130484ION IMPLANTER AND ION IMPLANT METHOD THEREOF - An ion implanter and an ion implant method are disclosed. Essentially, the wafer is moved along one direction and an aperture mechanism having an aperture is moved along another direction, so that the projected area of an ion beam filtered by the aperture is two-dimensionally scanned over the wafer. Thus, the required hardware and/or operation to move the wafer may be simplified. Further, when a ribbon ion beam is provided, the shape/size of the aperture may be similar to the size/shape of a traditional spot beam, so that a traditional two-dimensional scan may be achieved. Optionally, the ion beam path may be fixed without scanning the ion beam when the ion beam is to be implanted into the wafer, also the area of the aperture may be adjustable during a period of moving the aperture across the ion beam.05-23-2013
20130130483ELECTRO-STATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION DEVICE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRO-STATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION DEVICE - An electro-static discharge protection device including a gate electrode formed on a substrate. First and second diffusion regions of a first conductivity type are formed in the substrate with the gate electrode located in between. A first silicide layer is formed in the first diffusion region. A silicide block region is formed between the gate electrode and the first silicide layer. A third diffusion region is formed below the first silicide layer to partially overlap the first diffusion region. The third diffusion region and first silicide layer have substantially the same shapes and dimensions. The third diffusion region and a portion below the gate electrode located at the same depth as the third diffusion region contain impurities of a second conductivity type. The third diffusion region has an impurity concentration that is higher than that of the portion below the gate electrode.05-23-2013
20110212608Sputtering-Less Ultra-Low Energy Ion Implantation - Methods of implanting dopants into a silicon substrate using a predeposited sacrificial material layer with a defined thickness that is removed by sputtering effect is provided.09-01-2011
20110212607METHOD FOR FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming junction area for a bit line contact (BLC) and a junction area for a storage node contact (SNC) by performing ion implantation in a substrate having a buried gate; forming a first insulation pattern having an opening to expose the junction areas; forming a buffer layer to fill the openings; forming a second insulation pattern over the first insulation pattern after filling the openings, wherein the second insulation pattern has openings to expose the buffer layer in an area of the buffer layer that lies over the junction area for the SNC; and forming an SNC to fill the opening of the second insulation patterns.09-01-2011
20130137252PATTERN FORMING METHOD - In a pattern forming method, a pattern having at least either a recess or a protrusion of a curable composition is formed of a curable composition by curing the curable composition into a cured film with a mold having a surface provided with at least either a recess or a protrusion, and separating the mold from the curable composition. The method includes (i) forming a gas generation region containing a gas generator agent so that the gas generation region will be disposed in contact with both the mold and the cured film between the mold and the cured film, (ii) generating a gas from the gas generation region, and (iii) separating the mold from the cured film during or after the step of (ii).05-30-2013
20130149848METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING VERTICAL-CHANNEL TUNNELING TRANSISTOR - The present invention belongs to the technical field of semiconductors and specifically relates to a method for manufacturing a vertical-channel tunneling transistor. In the present invention, the surrounding gate gate structure improves the control capacity of the gate and the source of narrow band gap material can enhance the device driving current. The method for manufacturing a vertical-channel tunneling transistor put forward by the present invention capable of controlling the channel length precisely features simple process, easy control and reduction of production cost.06-13-2013
20120276723ION INJECTION SIMULATION METHOD, ION INJECTION SIMULATION DEVICE, METHOD OF PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DESIGNING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - An ion injection simulation method includes: calculating a reinjection dose injected into a substrate and a structure formed on the substrate and reinjected from a side face of the structure; and calculating concentration distribution of impurities injected into the substrate from a distribution function and reinjection conditions of the reinjection dose.11-01-2012
20110275202SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND FABRICATION METHOD - A semiconductor device in one embodiment has a first connection region, a second connection region and a semiconductor volume arranged between the first and second connection regions. Provision is made, within the semiconductor volume, in the vicinity of the second connection region, of a field stop zone for spatially delimiting a space charge zone that can be formed in the semiconductor volume, and of an anode region adjoining the first connection region. The dopant concentration profile within the semiconductor volume is configured such that the integral of the ionized dopant charge over the semiconductor volume, proceeding from an interface of the anode region which faces the second connection region, in the direction of the second connection region, reaches a quantity of charge corresponding to the breakdown charge of the semiconductor device only near the interface of the field stop zone which faces the second connection region.11-10-2011
20130183816METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided. In the method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, a first layer containing Si is formed on a semiconductor substrate. An impurity region and a non-impurity region are formed in the first layer by selectively diffusing an impurity into the first layer. A second layer containing a metal material is formed on the first layer. The metal material is diffused into the non-impurity region by annealing the second layer.07-18-2013
20120015508METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Provided is a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device capable of preventing a relative displacement of the positions between a range where impurity ions are injected and a range where charged particles are injected. The method of manufacturing the semiconductor device includes: irradiating impurity ions in a state in which a mask is disposed between an impurity ion irradiation apparatus and a semiconductor substrate; and irradiating charged particles to form a short carrier lifetime region, in a state in which the mask is disposed between a charged particle irradiation apparatus and the semiconductor substrate. A relative positional relationship between the mask and the semiconductor substrate is not changed from a beginning of one of the irradiating the impurity ions and the irradiating the charged particles to a completion of both of the irradiating the impurity ions and the irradiating the charged particles.01-19-2012
20120302049METHOD FOR IMPLANTING WAFER - The disclosure provides a method for wafer implantation including the following steps: providing a wafer, wherein the wafer comprises a central circular portion, and a peripheral annular portion adjacent to a edge of the wafer, and wherein the central circular portion and the peripheral annular portion are concentric; and implanting ion beams into the wafer, wherein the central circular portion has a first average implantation dose and the peripheral annular portion has a second average implantation dose, and the first average implantation dose and the second first average implantation dose are different.11-29-2012
20130095643METHODS FOR IMPLANTING DOPANT SPECIES IN A SUBSTRATE - Methods for processing a substrate are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method of processing a substrate may include implanting a dopant species into the one or more regions of the substrate using a first dopant precursor comprising a hydride of the dopant species; and implanting the dopant species into the one or more regions of the substrate using a second dopant precursor comprising fluorine and the dopant species. In some embodiments, the first and second dopant precursors may be provided simultaneously. In some embodiments, the first dopant precursor may be provided for a first time period, followed by providing the first dopant precursor and the second dopant precursor for a second period of time. In some embodiments, the flow of the first dopant precursor and the flow of the second dopant precursor may be alternated until a desired implant level is reached.04-18-2013

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