Process Hierarchy

  Photoresist develop (SU-8)
Process characteristics:
Depth of material removed by etch process
Depth of material removed by etch process, must be 0 .. 400 µm
0 .. 400 µm
Agent that reacts with masking layer (e.g., photoresist) to etch it selectively.
MicroChem SU-8 Developer
Feature geometry
Shape of feature with dimensions characterized by the minimum feature size
Material SU-8
Min feature size 10 µm
Primary material removal rate divided by removal rates of secondary materials (i.e., factors by which primary material is removed faster than secondary materials)
SU-8: 1
Sides processed both
Wafer size
Wafer size
Equipment Wetbench
Equipment characteristics:
Wafer geometry
Types of wafers this equipment can accept
no-flat, 1-flat, 2-flat, notched
Wafer holder
Device that holds the wafers during processing.
teflon carrier
Wafer materials
List of wafer materials this tool can accept (not list of all materials, just the wafer itself).
glass (category), Pyrex (Corning 7740), quartz (single crystal), silicon
Wafer thickness
List or range of wafer thicknesses the tool can accept
300 .. 1500 µm