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Personalizable Semiconductor Device with Diffusion for Preventing Short Circuit from Laser Weld

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056206D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Wu, WW [+details]

Abstract

In a semiconductor device that is personalizable by selectively laser welding two levels of metal, a special diffusion beneath the laser weld point protects the device in case the laser beam penetrates below the first (lower) level metal.