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FY2003 Programs & Accomplishments - MSEL Materials for Micro- and Optoelectronics



Frank W. Gayle


U.S. microelectronics and related industries are in fierce international competition to design and produce smaller, lighter, faster, more functional, and more reliable electronics products more quickly and economically than ever before. At the same time, there has been a revolution in recent years in new materials used in all aspects of microelectronics fabrication.The present report describes the major technical activites and accomplishemnts in the area of Materials for Micro- and Optoelectronics within MSEL in FY2003 (October 2003 through September 2003). In this report, we have tried to provide insight into how MSEL research programs meet the needs of our customers, how MSEL capabilities are being used to solve problems important to the national economy and the materials metrology infrastructure, and how MSEL interacts with its customers to establish new priorities and programs. Feedback and suggestions on how we can better serve the needs of our customers and encourage increasing collaboration to this end are welcomed.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7019
Report Number


magnetic data storage, materials metrology, microelectronics, optoelectronics, packaging and assembly, semiconductor


Gayle, F. (2008), FY2003 Programs & Accomplishments - MSEL Materials for Micro- and Optoelectronics, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008