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Microplating For Chip Circuit Repair

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068345D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Tynan, EE von Gutfeld, RJ [+details]

Abstract

A method for repairing or otherwise altering chip circuits is described. The technique is comprised of placing a small droplet of a plating or etching solution on the region of the circuit to be modified and employing a focused laser beam to further localize the region over which the solution acts.