Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A Study of Strain Engineering Using CESL Stressor on Reliability Comparing Effect of Intrinsic Mechanical Stress

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

9 Author(s)
Kyong Taek Lee ; Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Pohang Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Pohang ; Chang Yong Kang ; Min-Sang Park ; Byoung Hun Lee
more authors

The effects of a stressor nitride layer on device performance and reliability are investigated. To decouple intrinsic mechanical stress and process-related effects, device characteristics under mechanical-bending stress and stressor layers were compared. The compressive-stressor device exhibits improved initial interface quality, although slightly degraded reliability characteristics, due to an increased hydrogen passivation of the dielectric/substrate interface. Thereby, the hydrogen passivation in the interface is found to be the primary cause of the difference in reliability characteristics.

Published in:

Electron Device Letters, IEEE  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 7 )

Date of Publication:

July 2009

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.