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Click to edit Master subtitle style Lecture 1 MEMS 5609, Electronic Materials Process Fall, 2011
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Welcome!
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Introduction Instructor – Parag Banerjee, 208 Jolley, parag.banerjee@wustl.edu Open office hours, but please call or email if you have to chat and I will block some time for you Read the handout I have provided
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Introduction to Microelectronics Industry
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Why do we care ? World wide sales = $298 billion America’s top exporter since the last 5 years
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Some history - Transistor Transistors – the basic building block of the integrated chip Invented 1947 - Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain, (Nobel 1956) Source Gate Drain Si substrate 50nm First transistor Intel’s latest transistor
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Some history – Integrated Integrated circuits - Jack Kilby, (Nobel, 2000) First integrated circuit, Courtesy: Wikipedia Modern integrated circuit
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Moore’s First Law Number of devices on a single chip doubles every 18 -24 months
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Moore’s Second Law The cost of fabrication of semiconductor chips will double every two years
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