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Current research and development topics on gas cluster ion-beam processes
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FIG. 1.

General GCIB apparatus schematic.

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FIG. 2.

Typical size distribution of Ar cluster ion beam analyzed by time-of-flight method.

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FIG. 3.

Milestones of the gas cluster ion-beam equipment development.

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FIG. 4.

MD simulation of B and cluster impact in crystalline Si at acceleration energy.

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FIG. 5.

Cluster size dependence of and after Ar-GCIB irradiation with an ion dose of .

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FIG. 6.

Cluster size dependence of the number of displaced Si from MD simulations and the sum of oxide and amorphous layer thickness measured with an ellipsometer.

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FIG. 7.

Angular distribution of sputtered atoms by Ar monomer and Ar cluster ions. (a) Normal incidence and (b) oblique incidence.

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FIG. 8.

Comparison of sputtering yields by monomer and cluster ions.

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FIG. 9.

Calculated temperature and pressure at after the impact of clusters on a Si substrate.

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FIG. 10.

SIMS analysis of implanted B concentration after implantation of at 5, 3, and before and after annealing for by rapid thermal annealing.

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FIG. 11.

B concentrations in the Si infused by GCIB using in Ar at a cluster ion dose of .

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FIG. 12.

Relationship of junction depth measured at versus infusion doping energy over the energy range of .

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FIG. 13.

Ion dose dependence of the average roughness of a CVD diamond surface bombarded with a Ar cluster ion beam at normal incidence.

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FIG. 14.

Thinning and uniformity improvement of Si layer on SOI wafer by location-specific GCIB processing.

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FIG. 15.

AFM image of a SiC surface before (left) and after (right) triple-energy, dual-species GCIB, showing high frequency surface roughness reduction. (pre-GCIB: , , ; post-GCIB: , . ).

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FIG. 16.

TEM/EELS of TiSiN deposition on GCIB treated -MSQ (left) and untreated -MSQ (right). The untreated sample shows Ti penetration, whereas the GCIB-treated sample shows no Ti penetration. Note scale differences.

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FIG. 17.

Densified layer thickness as a function of GCIB acceleration voltage.

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FIG. 18.

SEM cross-sectional image of multilayer film and AFM images at the interfaces between layers.


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Scitation: Current research and development topics on gas cluster ion-beam processes