electron beam lithography


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electron beam lithography

Using electron beams to create the mask patterns directly on a chip. The wavelength of an electron beam is only a few picometers compared to the 248 to 365 nanometer wavelengths of light used to create the traditional photomasks.


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The tiny lines on this silicon wafer were created using Lucent's SCALPEL electron beam lithography. The right-leaning lines are .08 microns wide. It would take 1,250 of them to equal the width of one human hair. (Image courtesy of Lucent Technologies.)
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However, IQ Structures has overcome this by the use of different origination techniques, including electron beam lithography and laser holography, to create unique effects, three dimensional shapes and animation.
In the first step, the waveguide taper, waveguide, and micro disk are defined via electron beam lithography and inductively-coupled reactive ion etching (RIE) of the SOI device layer down to the buried oxide layer (BOX).
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After a series of tests, the optimized electron beam lithography recipe was accomplished.
It covers system overview of optical steppers and scanners, optical lithography modeling, optics for photolithography, excimer laser for advanced microlithography, alignment and overlay, electron beam lithography systems, x-ray lithography, extreme ultraviolet lithography, and imprint lithography.
* Electron beam lithography of quantum dots and quantum devices, with applications such as quantum ballistic transport at very low temperatures and high magnetic fields, as well as the quantum-classical transition, and the role of quantum effects in real devices at room temperature.
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The GaAs pHEMT device is based oll electron beam lithography to ensure high repeatability and uniformity.

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