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Phononscattering
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Phononscattering   5/13/2014 3:27:33 PM
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It's neat how copper is called "traditional".

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R_Colin_Johnson   5/13/2014 4:21:17 PM
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i guess for old-timers like me I should call aluminum traditional, but ya gotta keep up with the lingo.

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walken1   5/13/2014 9:51:45 PM
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I thought there was a company called Blue29 that developed a cobalt tungsten phosphide barrier seed technology over a decade ago to address this very issue.  They had funding from KLA-Tencor and others.  Whatever happened to them? 

R_Colin_Johnson
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R_Colin_Johnson   5/14/2014 12:56:30 AM
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KLA divested Blue29 in 2006, but Bloomberg claims they are still around.

Kinnar
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This will add safety margin to the interconnections
Kinnar   5/14/2014 6:00:49 AM
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This development will add safety margin in the interconnections on the fabricated ICs. Developments in-terms of interconnections is also welcome as compared to fabrication developments.



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