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Number: 438/983
Name: Semiconductor device manufacturing: process > Zener diodes
Description: Art collection involving construction of a single PN junction, two terminal semiconductor diode reverse biased into breakdown caused by the field emission of charge carriers in the device"s depletion layer.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8415765 Semiconductor device including a guard ring or an inverted region Apr. 9, 2013
8354316 Reduced mask configuration for power mosfets with electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuit protection Jan. 15, 2013
8323995 Diodes, and methods of forming diodes Dec. 4, 2012
8252656 Zener triggered ESD protection Aug. 28, 2012
8236625 Method of forming a multi-channel ESD device Aug. 7, 2012
8222115 Method of forming a high capacitance diode Jul. 17, 2012
8110448 Two terminal multi-channel ESD device and method therefor Feb. 7, 2012
8003478 Method of forming a bi-directional diode and structure therefor Aug. 23, 2011
7995636 Semiconductor laser apparatus and manufacturing method thereof Aug. 9, 2011
7951619 Diodes, and methods of forming diodes May. 31, 2011
7910411 Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same Mar. 22, 2011
7811840 Diodes, and methods of forming diodes Oct. 12, 2010
7772600 Light emitting device having zener diode therein and method of fabricating the same Aug. 10, 2010
7741172 Positive-intrinsic-negative (PIN)/negative-intrinsic-positive (NIP) diode Jun. 22, 2010
7666751 Method of forming a high capacitance diode and structure therefor Feb. 23, 2010
7579632 Multi-channel ESD device and method therefor Aug. 25, 2009
7538395 Method of forming low capacitance ESD device and structure therefor May. 26, 2009
7309638 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor component Dec. 18, 2007
7272067 Electrically-programmable integrated circuit antifuses Sep. 18, 2007
7064090 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor integrated circuit device Jun. 20, 2006
7056761 Avalanche diode with breakdown voltage controlled by gate length Jun. 6, 2006
6900093 Method of fabricating a zener diode chip for use as a shunt in Christmas tree lighting May. 31, 2005
6897543 Electrically-programmable integrated circuit antifuses May. 24, 2005
6894318 Diode having a double implanted guard ring May. 17, 2005
6803598 Si-based resonant interband tunneling diodes and method of making interband tunneling diodes Oct. 12, 2004
6645820 Polycrystalline silicon diode string for ESD protection of different power supply connections Nov. 11, 2003
6645802 Method of forming a zener diode Nov. 11, 2003
6586317 Method of forming a zener diode in a npn and pnp bipolar process flow that requires no additional steps to set the breakdown voltage Jul. 1, 2003
6576506 Electrostatic discharge protection in double diffused MOS transistors Jun. 10, 2003
6555440 Process for fabricating a top side pitted diode device Apr. 29, 2003
6551892 Process for the manufacture of integrated devices with gate oxide protection from manufacturing process damage, and protection structure therefor Apr. 22, 2003
6552413 Diode Apr. 22, 2003
6417061 Zener diode and RC network combination semiconductor device for use in integrated circuits and method therefor Jul. 9, 2002
6284603 Flash memory cell structure with improved channel punch-through characteristics Sep. 4, 2001
6274909 Guard ring structure with deep N well on ESD devices Aug. 14, 2001
6214666 Method of forming a non-volatile memory device Apr. 10, 2001
6051457 Method for fabricating electrostatic discharge protection device Apr. 18, 2000
5856214 Method of fabricating a low voltage zener-triggered SCR for ESD protection in integrated circuits Jan. 5, 1999
5851882 ZPROM manufacture and design and methods for forming thin structures using spacers as an etching mask Dec. 22, 1998
5756387 Method for forming zener diode with high time stability and low noise May. 26, 1998
5686319 Method for producing a diode Nov. 11, 1997
5643820 Method for fabricating an MOS capacitor using zener diode region Jul. 1, 1997
5602046 Integrated zener diode protection structures and fabrication methods for DMOS power devices Feb. 11, 1997
5547880 Method for forming a zener diode region and an isolation region Aug. 20, 1996
5486486 Process for the manufacture of an integrated voltage limiter and stabilizer in flash EEPROM memory devices Jan. 23, 1996
5468984 ESD protection structure using LDMOS diodes with thick copper interconnect Nov. 21, 1995
5322803 Process for the manufacture of a component to limit the programming voltage and to stabilize the voltage incorporated in an electric device with EEPROM memory cells Jun. 21, 1994
5179030 Method of fabricating a buried zener diode simultaneously with other semiconductor devices Jan. 12, 1993
5166089 Method of making electrostatic discharge protection for semiconductor input devices Nov. 24, 1992
5089427 Semiconductor device and method Feb. 18, 1992

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