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Semiconductor Device Manufacturing Overview

Semiconductor Device Manufacturing Overview

Course Objectives

  • Gain a "big picture" understanding of the steps involved in making and packaging an integrated circuit.
  • Learn the jargon associated with the microelectronics manufacturing industry.
  • Learn the key concepts and process parameters of each process step.

Course Description

The intent of this course is to provide an integrated overview of the complete semiconductor manufacturing process, starting with how single-crystal substrates are made. The background science needed for the information presented will be provided.

The course begins with an overview of basic materials-related concepts used in microelectronics processing. This is followed by a description of process steps required to make an integrated circuit. Process steps such as photolithography, deposition (including chemical vapor deposition, sputtering, and atomic layer deposition), oxidation, ion implantation, and etching.

Course Materials

Course Notes

Course Cost: $790

Who should attend?

This course is intended for engineers, technicians, marketing and sales people, or anyone involved in the microelectronics industry who wants a greater understanding of the microelectronic manufacturing.


Tom Dory
R&D Manager for Formulated Products, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, USA

Bridget Rogers
Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, Vanderbilt University