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Number: 438/618
Name: Semiconductor device manufacturing: process > Coating with electrically or thermally conductive material > To form ohmic contact to semiconductive material > Contacting multiple semiconductive regions (i.e., interconnects)
Description: Processes wherein the electrical contact is formed so as to make electrical contact to plural semiconductive regions

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
438/619 Air bridge structure 512
438/621 Contacting diversely doped semiconductive regions (e.g., p-type and n-type regions, etc.) 190
438/642 Diverse conductors 261
438/620 Forming contacts of differing depths into semiconductor substrate 405
438/622 Multiple metal levels, separated by insulating layer (i.e., multiple level metallization) 2,472

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8148257 Semiconductor structure and method for making same Apr. 3, 2012
8148201 Planar interconnect structure for hybrid circuits Apr. 3, 2012
8148199 Method of electrically connecting a microelectronic component Apr. 3, 2012
8138083 Interconnect structure having enhanced electromigration reliability and a method of fabricating same Mar. 20, 2012
8138082 Method for forming metal interconnects in a dielectric material Mar. 20, 2012
8134234 Application of Mn for damage restoration after etchback Mar. 13, 2012
8129769 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof Mar. 6, 2012
8129272 Hidden plating traces Mar. 6, 2012
8129268 Self-aligned lower bottom electrode Mar. 6, 2012
8125085 Semiconductor device having wiring with oxide layer of impurity from the wiring Feb. 28, 2012
8124527 CMP process flow for MEMS Feb. 28, 2012
8124522 Reducing UV and dielectric diffusion barrier interaction through the modulation of optical properties Feb. 28, 2012
8124521 Electrical through contact Feb. 28, 2012
8120183 Method of forming top electrode for capacitor and interconnection in integrated passive device (IPD) Feb. 21, 2012
8119524 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device Feb. 21, 2012
8119522 Method of fabricating damascene structures Feb. 21, 2012
8114766 Method for manufacturing semiconductor device Feb. 14, 2012
8114733 Semiconductor device for preventing the leaning of storage nodes and method for manufacturing the same Feb. 14, 2012
8110493 Pulsed PECVD method for modulating hydrogen content in hard mask Feb. 7, 2012
8106515 Local metallization and use thereof in semiconductor devices Jan. 31, 2012
8105951 Method for fabricating device pattern Jan. 31, 2012
8105936 Methods for forming dielectric interconnect structures Jan. 31, 2012
8105935 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device Jan. 31, 2012
8105872 Semiconductor device and method of forming prefabricated EMI shielding frame with cavities containing penetrable material over semiconductor die Jan. 31, 2012
8102048 Electronic device manufacturing method and electronic device Jan. 24, 2012
8101433 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the same Jan. 24, 2012
8097534 Method for manufacturing semiconductor device and storage medium Jan. 17, 2012
8097490 Semiconductor device and method of forming stepped interconnect layer for stacked semiconductor die Jan. 17, 2012
8093149 Semiconductor wafer and manufacturing method for semiconductor device Jan. 10, 2012
8088685 Integration of bottom-up metal film deposition Jan. 3, 2012
8084351 Contact structure of a semiconductor device Dec. 27, 2011
8084350 Method for manufacturing semiconductor device Dec. 27, 2011
8080880 Semiconductor device with arrangement of parallel conductor lines being insulated, between and orthogonal to external contact pads Dec. 20, 2011
8080473 Method for metallizing a pattern in a dielectric film Dec. 20, 2011
8080470 Wiring structure and semiconductor device, and their fabrication methods Dec. 20, 2011
8076778 Method for preventing Al-Cu bottom damage using TiN liner Dec. 13, 2011
8076239 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same Dec. 13, 2011
8071468 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing semiconductor device Dec. 6, 2011
8068343 Semiconductor module, portable device and method for manufacturing semiconductor module Nov. 29, 2011
8067312 Coaxial through chip connection Nov. 29, 2011
8067308 Semiconductor device and method of forming an interconnect structure with TSV using encapsulant for structural support Nov. 29, 2011
8063490 Semiconductor device including semiconductor constituent Nov. 22, 2011
8056500 Thermal reactor with improved gas flow distribution Nov. 15, 2011
8056039 Interconnect structure for integrated circuits having improved electromigration characteristics Nov. 8, 2011
8053861 Diffusion barrier layers Nov. 8, 2011
8053374 Method of manufacturing a metal wiring structure Nov. 8, 2011
8053368 Method for removing residues from a patterned substrate Nov. 8, 2011
8053355 Methods and systems for low interfacial oxide contact between barrier and copper metallization Nov. 8, 2011
8053354 Reduced wafer warpage in semiconductors by stress engineering in the metallization system Nov. 8, 2011
8053323 Patterning methodology for uniformity control Nov. 8, 2011

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