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

Real-time monitoring and control in plasma etching

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

3 Author(s)
McLaughlin, K.J. ; Dept. of Chem. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA ; Edgar, T.F. ; Trachtenberg, I.

Process control strategies have been developed for plasma etching of silicon (Si) and silicon dioxide (SiO/sub 2/) in a CF/sub 4//O/sub 2/ plasma. The analysis considered four measured variables, four manipulated variables, and up to seven performance variables. Empirical input-output models were developed by regression analysis. Relative gain array analysis and singular value decomposition were used to select manipulated/process variable control loop pairings and to evaluate potential difficulties in control system performance. Singular value decomposition was also used to determine process/performance variable pairings. Block relative gain analysis of multivariable interactions in the process indicated that partial decoupling was necessary for adequate control, and this was verified by simulation.<>

Published in:

Control Systems, IEEE  (Volume:11 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

April 1991

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.