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11. Through-focus Scanning Optical Microscopy
Published: 12/31/2011
Author: Ravikiran Attota
Abstract: Through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) method provides three-dimensional information (i.e. the size, shape and location) about micro- and nanometer-scale structures. TSOM, based on a conventional optical microscope, achieves this by acquiri ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908493

12. Nanometrology Using Through-Focus Scanning Optical Microscopy Method
Published: 12/21/2011
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Richard M Silver
Abstract: We present an initial review of a novel through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) imaging method that produces nanometer dimensional measurement sensitivity using a conventional bright-field optical microscope. In the TSOM method a target is ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905395

13. Three-dimensional Nanometrology with TSOM Optical Method
Published: 12/10/2011
Author: Ravikiran Attota
Abstract: Through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) is a new metrology method that achieves 3D nanoscale measurement sensitivity using conventional optical microscopes; measurement sensitivities are comparable to what is typical when using scatterometry ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910045

14. TSOM Method for Nanoelectronics Dimensional Metrology
Published: 11/18/2011
Author: Ravikiran Attota
Abstract: Through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) is a relatively new method that transforms conventional optical microscopes into truly three-dimensional metrology tools for nanoscale to microscale dimensional analysis. TSOM achieves this by acquirin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908623

15. Controlling Formation of Atomic Step Morphology on Micro-patterned Si (100)
Published: 8/9/2011
Authors: Kai Li, Pradeep Narayanan Namboodiri, Sumanth B. Chikkamaranahalli, Gheorghe Stan, Ravikiran Attota, Joseph Fu, Richard M Silver
Abstract: Micro scale features are fabricated on Si (100) surfaces using lithographic techniques and then thermally processed in an ultra high vacuum (UHV) environment. Samples are flash heated at 1200 °C and further annealed at 1050 °C for 18 hours. The surf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907301

16. Dimensional Analysis of Through Silicon Vias Using the TSOM Method
Published: 7/12/2011
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Andrew Rudack
Abstract: There is a great need for accurate, truly-3D metrology solutions that can be used for analysis of high aspect ratio features such as through-silicon-vias (TSVs). Through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) is an optical metrology method that pr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909226

17. TSOM Method for Semiconductor Metrology
Published: 4/18/2011
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Ronald G Dixson, John A Kramar, James Edward Potzick, Andras Vladar, Benjamin D. Bunday, Erik Novak, Andrew C. Rudack
Abstract: Through-focus scanning optical microscopy (TSOM) is a new metrology method that achieves 3D nanoscale measurement resolution using conventional optical microscopes; measurement sensitivities are comparable to what is typical using Scatterometry, SEM ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908177

18. Characterizing a Scatterfield Optical Platform for Semiconductor Metrology
Published: 12/21/2010
Authors: Bryan M Barnes, Ravikiran Attota, Richard Quintanilha, Martin Y Sohn, Richard M Silver
Abstract: Scatterfield microscopy is the union of a high-magnification imaging platform and the angular and/or wavelength control of scatterometry at the sample surface. Scatterfield microscopy uses Köhler illumination, where each point on the source translat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905931

19. Nanoparticle size and shape evaluation using the TSOM optical microscopy method
Published: 6/6/2010
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Richard J Kasica, Lei Chen, Premsagar Purushotham Kavuri, Richard M Silver, Andras Vladar
Abstract: We present a novel optical TSOM (through-focus scanning optical microscopy - pronounced as 'tee-som') method that produces nanoscale dimensional measurement sensitivity using a conventional optical microscope. The TSOM method uses optical information ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905490

20. Nanoscale Measurements With the TSOM Optical Method
Series: OTHER
Published: 1/4/2010
Author: Ravikiran Attota
Abstract: A novel through-focus scanning optical microscope (TSOM - pronounced as 'tee-som') technique that produces nanometer dimensional measurement sensitivity using a conventional optical microscope by analyzing images obtained at different focus positions ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904673



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