etch cleaning

etch cleaning

[′ech ‚klēn·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Removing soil by electrolytic or chemical action; removes some of the surface metal along with the dirt.
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FSI's expertise in the areas of post via etch, post trench etch, post barrier etch cleaning and other surface conditioning processes for use in copper and low k dual damascene processing compliments the expertise of other Alliance members.
Under the joint alliance, the companies plan to investigate the advantages of developing combined dry strip and wet clean operations for FEOL and BEOL photoresist removal and post etch cleaning.
Under the development alliance, Axcelis and SEZ will investigate the cost and performance advantages of optimizing the combined dry strip and wet clean operations for FEOL and BEOL photoresist removal and post etch cleaning.