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Lateral PNP

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045627D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Abbas, SA Magdo, IE [+details]

Abstract

A method is described in which the sidewall width can be increased for the lateral PNP device independently of the vertical NPN device. First, a cross-sectional view of the vertical NPN device is show in Fig. 1, wherein the substrate 10 has extrinsic base region 11, intrinsic base region 12 and emitter region 13 therein. A P doped polycrystalline silicon layer 14 contacts base region 12. A silicon dioxide region 15 covers layer 14, and sidewall silicon dioxide layer 16 insulates the side edge of layer 14.