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Mechanical Behavior of Contact Aluminum Alloy

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Author(s)

David T. Read, Yi-Wen Cheng, Joseph D. McColskey, R R. Keller

Abstract

Here we report the results of tensile tests of thin films of Al-0.5 % Cu deposited on bare silicon. This material was on a wafer that was subjected to the complete CMOS fabrication process, tensile strength, and elongation were all lower than the corresponding values found previously for pure electron-beam-evaporated aluminum films. The strengths and elongation decreased slightly as the specimen temperature was raised from 25 to 150 'C. The slopes of the stress-straincurves from unloading-reloading runs were lower than the handbook Young's modulus of aluminum. The results are interpreted with the help of scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
Proceedings Title
Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties, Symposium FF | | Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties IX | Materials Research Society
Volume
695
Conference Dates
November 26-30, 2001
Conference Title
Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings

Keywords

CMOS, ductility, elongation, grain size, strain, strength, stress, thin film

Citation

Read, D. , Cheng, Y. , McColskey, J. and Keller, R. (2003), Mechanical Behavior of Contact Aluminum Alloy, Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties, Symposium FF | | Thin Films: Stresses and Mechanical Properties IX | Materials Research Society (Accessed May 26, 2024)

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Created January 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017