Brewer Science announces OptiStack system of products for immersion lithography process development

Date Announced: 28 Feb 2011

February 28, 2011 - Brewer Science, Inc., the leading supplier of advanced lithography materials, is pleased to launch the OptiStack® system of products, a combination of materials, software and process support that is designed to push the limits of advanced lithography, save time and money for new equipment and increase return on lithography investment.

Brewer Science’s OptiStack® System offers advantages over other multilayer systems by offering variable n and k of the hardmask layer. The OptiStack® modeling software allows for significant optimization of lithography conditions while maintaining the desired multilayer thicknesses so the customer can use existing optical proximity correction (OPC) and etch recipes.

The Brewer Science® OptiStack® system goes beyond just material solutions by offering a packaged solution for advanced lithography, including:
• The widely recognized and proven broad resist compatibility of Brewer Science® products
• Variable n and k materials that give the same lithography performance regardless of substrate by eliminating topography dispersion and underlying substrate optical constants from the OPC equation
• ArF and KrF wavelength flexibility
• Proprietary OptiStack® simulation tool for advanced lithography process modeling
• Industry-leading process development support with 30 years of expertise in material science and process applications.

Brewer Science continuously improves leading-edge lithography products to reduce defectivity and outgassing and increase ease of line integration. For more information about the OptiStack® system of products, please contact Chris Cox, Technology Director, at rcox@brewerscience.com.

About Brewer Science
For 30 years, Brewer Science has consistently developed and delivered innovative materials, processes, and equipment for applications in semiconductors, advanced packaging/3-D ICs, MEMS, displays, HB LEDs, and printed electronics. Our products include ARC® anti-reflective systems, ProTEK® protective systems, WaferBOND® temporary bonding coatings, the ZoneBOND™ thin wafer processing system, OptiNDEX™ high refractive index materials, OptiStack® multilayer lithography systems, CNTRENE® carbon nanotube solutions, and Cee® laboratory-scale wafer processing equipment. We invite you to learn more about Brewer Science at www.brewerscience.com.

Contact
Chris Cox Technology Director, Semiconductor Business Unit Brewer Science, Inc. tel: +1 573-364-0300

E-mail:rcox@brewerscience.com

Web Site:www.brewerscience.com

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