WORLD-CLASS SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING EXPERTISE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS This is a comprehensive reference to the semiconductor manufacturing process and ancillary facilities -- from raw material preparation to packaging and testing, applying basics to emerging technologies. Readers charged with optimizing the design and performance of manufacturing processes will find all the information necessary to produce the highest quality chips at the lowest price in the shortest time possible. The Semiconductor Manufacturing Handbook provides leading-edge information on semiconductor wafer processes, MEMS, nanotechnology, and FPD, plus the latest manufacturing and automation technologies, including: bull; bull;Yield Management bull;Automated Material Handling System bull;Fab and Cleanroom Design and Operation bull;Gas Abatement and Waste Treatment Management bull;And much more Written by 60 international experts, and peer reviewed by a seasoned advisory board, this handbook covers the fundamentals of relevant technology and its real-life application and operational considerations for planning, implementing, and controlling manufacturing processes. It includes hundreds of detailed illustrations and a list of relevant books, technical papers, and websites for further research. This inclusive, wide-ranging coverage makes the Semiconductor Manufacturing Handbook the most comprehensive single-volume reference ever published in the field. STATE-OF-THE-ART SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES: SEMICONDUCTOR FUNDAMENTALS How Chips Are Designed and Made * Substrates * Copper and Low-k Dielectrics * Silicide Formation * Plasma * Vacuum * Photomask WAFER PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES Microlithography * Ion Implantation * Etch * PVD/ALD * CVD * ECD * Epitaxy * CMP * Wet Cleaning FINAL MANUFACTURING Packaging * Grinding, Stress Relief, Dicing * Inspection, Measurement, and Testing NANOTECHNOLOGY, MEMS, AND FPD GAS AND CHEMICALS Specialty Gas System and DCA * Gas Abatement Systems * Chemical and Slurries Delivery System * Ultra Pure Water FAB YIELD, OPERATIONS, AND FACILITIES Yield Management * Automated Materials Handling System * Metrology * Six Sigma * Advanced Process Control * EHS * Fab Design and Construction * Cleanroom * Vibration and Acoustic Control * ESD * Airborne Molecular Control * Particle Monitoring * Wastewater Neutralization SystemsGeng, Hwaiyu is the author of 'Semiconductor Manufacturing Handbook' with ISBN 9780071445597 and ISBN 0071445595.