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

X-ray lithography beamlines in the IBM Advanced Lithography Facility

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 $31
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

3 Author(s)
Silverman, J.P. ; IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 218, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598, USA ; Rippstein, R.P. ; Oberschmidt, J.M.

In 1991 a storage ring designed as a source of X-rays for X-ray lithography was delivered, installed, and commissioned in the IBM Advanced Lithography Facility (ALF) in East Fishkill, New York. Beamlines of two different designs have been constructed and installed on the ring to deliver the X-rays to the exposure stations. One design is intended for use with a stepper for the fabrication of integrated circuits. The second design is for a general-purpose research and development beamline which is used for unaligned exposures as well as for characterization of beamline components. The design and performance of both are described. Special attention is given to a paraboloid mirror optical system which is used to collimate the radiation from the storage ring. Both the theoretical and the measured performance of the mirror are presented and shown to be in excellent agreement. An exposure nonuniformity of less than ±3%, including contributions from both the mirror and the beryllium exit window, has been achieved.

Note: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated is distributing this Article with permission of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) who is the exclusive owner. The recipient of this Article may not assign, sublicense, lease, rent or otherwise transfer, reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display or perform, or distribute the Article.  

Published in:

IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

May 1993

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.