Stoichiometric Silicon Nitride LPCVD Deposition

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LPCVD Nitride Film Deposition

LPCVD nitride films deposited on silicon be used to deposit silicon oxynnitride films at pressures of 5-100 Torr at an average temperature of 2,732°F. The same problem arises when using the prior art precursors mentioned above to produce a silicon oxide film with a thickness ratio of 0.3 - 1 mm or a width of less than 1.5 mm.

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Stoichiometric LPCVD Nitride on Silicon Wafers

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  • Thickness range: 100Å – 4500Å
  • Sides processed: Both
  • Refractive index: 2.00 +/-.05 @632nm
  • Film stress: >800MPa Tensile Stress
  • Wafer size: 1" -12″inches
  • Temperature: 800C°
  • Gases: Dichlorosilane, Ammonia
  • Equipment: Horizontal vacuum furnace

The Stoichiometric Silicon Nitride process is an effective way to deposit a high-purity, reproducible material on a substrate. This technique produces thin, uniform films with good electrical and mechanical properties, good coverage of edges, and no hydrogen bonds. The resulting films can be used in a variety of applications. However, LPCVD is not without its disadvantages.

In stoichiometric Si3N4, a large tensile stress is deposited on the surface of the film. This stress is caused by the dissociation of Si-H bonds during the growth process and the rearrangement of dangling bonds into stable stoichiometric Si-N bonds. After annealing, the residual stress depends on the film's thickness.

The LPCVD process can be performed on different materials. It uses silane or ammonia as a feedstock, which can be either dry or wet. The process is stoichiometric, which means the concentration of the two gases is nearly the same. This means that the resulting layer is almost pure Si. This is also beneficial when using LPCVD to deposit passivation layers on substrates, such as semiconductors.

This technique is very versatile. The stoichiometric silicon nitride film is dense and contains virtually no hydrogen. It can be fabricated on different substrates, including small chips, wafers, and CMOS devices. This process is suitable for a wide variety of applications and is compatible with both low- and high-precise materials.

The LPCVD method is highly selective and can be applied on a wide range of substrates. Various substrates can be used, from small chips to 150-mm wafers. Regardless of the substrate type, the SC1 and SC2 cleans are needed for all samples. This process has many benefits for applications in MEMS and NEMS. In addition to the low-cost and quick turnaround time, the LPCVD method can also be utilized for a wide variety of other applications.

The LPCVD method is a stoichiometric process. It uses low deposition temperatures and can be done on both horizontal and vertical furnaces. The stoichiometric Silicon Nitride layer can be measured by the refraction index. The LPCVD method has many advantages over APCVD. The LPCVD process is scalable and is highly flexible.

LPCVD is a flexible method for silicon nitride deposition. The process requires low temperatures and is capable of achieving higher-quality layers. In addition to stoichiometric silicon nitride, this method is a low-stress solution and can be used for thin-film applications. The underlying layer can be evaluated by its refraction index.

A recent study by J. G. Korvink, O. Paul, and J. Woloszyn showed that LPCVD can also produce polysilicon films. The researchers used a high NH3/DCS ratio for the synthesis of the thin film. The LPCVD film is characterized by its reduced residual stress. It is stoichiometric when compared to non-stoichiometric silicon nitride films.

In LPCVD deposition, the process of silicon nitride thin films uses an inert gas-based reactor. The deposited film is amorphous, meaning that it does not vary significantly along the length of a tube. As a result, LPCVD silicon nitride thin films are a good choice for manufacturing components.

Increased temperature increases the kinetic/surface energy of films. The adsorption of a specific species is governed by the Freundlich isotherm. Increasing the gas ratio decreases the deposition rate. At the same time, the adatoms diffuse between the grain boundaries. The result is an inhomogeneous film with a non-uniform structure.

The remaining stress in silicon nitride films is directly related to the microstructure of the film and its deposition conditions. In Figure 7, the weak bonding force between film and substrate creates very little stress. The film is amorphous at 580degC, which leads to an inhomogeneous film. The higher temperature of the film results in lower residual stress.

What Silicon Nitride Wafer Should I Use to Fabricate Waveguide?

Scientist's Question

Our lab is planning to fabricate some silicon nitride waveguide. so we need to buy some silicon nitride Stoichiometric Silicon Nitride LPCVD Waferswafers, which means we need around 150 nm stoichiometric silicon nitride films on thermal oxides silicon wafers. the thermal oxide layer should be at least 1 um  thickness. silicon substrate is flexible. #1385 is good thermal oxide wafer for us.  Do you have the processing service to grow 150 nm LPCVD low stress silicon nitride on #1385? can you please send me a quote? Thanks.


100mm P/B <100> 1-10 ohm-cm 500um SSP Prime Grade with 1um of Oxide and 150 nm LPCVD low stress silicon 
Exw price $97.90 each for 25pcs