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David N Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: Thermal CVD/PECVD reactor and use for thermal chemical vapor deposition of silicon dioxide and in-situ multi-step planarized process. Applied Materials, Robert J Stern, Philip A Dalton, March 19, 1991: US05000113 (566 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...


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David N Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: CVD of silicon oxide using TEOS decomposition and in-situ planarization process. Applied Materials, Schlemmer Dalton Associates, October 10, 1989: US04872947 (351 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...


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David N Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: Process for PECVD of silicon oxide using TEOS decomposition. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, January 9, 1990: US04892753 (292 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...


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Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Ching C Tang, Kenneth S Collins, Mei Chang, Jerry Y K Wong, David Nin Kou Wang: Reactor chamber self-cleaning process. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, October 2, 1990: US04960488 (281 worldwide citation)

A process for cleaning a reactor chamber both locally adjacent the RF electrodes and also throughout the chamber and the exhaust system to the including components such as the throttle valve. Preferably, a two-step continuous etch sequence is used in which the first step uses relatively high pressur ...


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David N Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: Plasma-enhanced CVD process using TEOS for depositing silicon oxide. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, Robert J Stern, November 8, 1994: US05362526 (254 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...


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John M White, Robert B Conner, Kam S Law, Norman L Turner, William T Lee, Shinichi Kurita: Modular substrate processing system. Applied Komatsu Technology, Thomason Moser & Patterson, May 22, 2001: US06235634 (188 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an apparatus and method for performing a process on a substrate. At least two types of structures may be used to provide a flow path for a substrate so that the substrate may be moved from one processing or loading position to another. The first is a conveyor. The second is a ...


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Robert Robertson, Kam S Law, John M White: Method and apparatus for protection of conductive surfaces in a plasma processing reactor. Applied Materials, Shirley L Church, November 22, 1994: US05366585 (188 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for protecting conductive, typically metallic, walls (212) of a plasma process chamber (200) from accumulation of contaminants thereon and from reaction with a gas plasma and either deposition-gas plasma by-products. A ceramic barrier material (220-223), preferably of at leas ...


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David Nin Kou Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: Thermal CVD/PECVD reactor and use for thermal chemical vapor deposition of silicon dioxide and in-situ multi-step planarized process. Applied Materials, Birgit Morris, January 2, 2001: US06167834 (175 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...


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Quanyuan Shang, Kam S Law, Dan Maydan: Deposition chamber cleaning technique using a high power remote excitation source. Applied Komatsu Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, August 4, 1998: US05788778 (113 worldwide citation)

A method for cleaning a deposition chamber that is used in fabricating electronic devices including the steps of delivering a precursor gas into a remote chamber that is outside of the deposition chamber, activating the precursor gas in the remote chamber via a high power source to form a reactive s ...


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Quanyuan Shang, Sheng Sun, Kam S Law, Emanuel Beer: Surface-treated shower head for use in a substrate processing chamber. Applied Komatsu Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, McGregor & Adler, February 6, 2001: US06182603 (89 worldwide citation)

A substrate processing system includes a processing chamber and a plasma source located external to the chamber. A conduit connects the plasma source to an interior region of the chamber to provide a reactive species to the chamber interior for cleaning interior surfaces of the chamber. A shower hea ...