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Developments in Fine Line Resist Stripping

Developments in Fine Line Resist Stripping

In this paper, the concept for the next generation of resist stripper solutions is introduced, with specific emphasis upon development of new solutions targeted at the ever demanding fine line applications. The novel formulation used minimises the initial swelling of the resist that occurs during the initial phase of the stripping mechanism, therefore actively reducing the mechanical "lock in", or entrapment, of dry films that can result in poor stripping performance.

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R. Massey, N. Wood, J. Huang


Atotech Deutschland GmbH

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