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Crystal Revelation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052533D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

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Cazcarra, V [+details]


Silicon ingots nearly always have dislocations at the tail end. The length impacted depends on the ingot diameter and on how the tail end of the crystal is made. This problem, if not properly solved, may impact semiconductor yields.