Low - k Dielectrics
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
project topics
Active In SP

Posts: 2,492
Joined: Mar 2010
03-04-2010, 07:37 PM


In this fast moving world time delay is one of the most dreaded situations in the field of data communication. A delay in the communication is as bad as loosing the information, whether it is on the internet or on television or talking over a telephone. We need to find out different ways to improve the communication speed. The various methods adopted by the communication industry are the wireless technology, optical communications, ultra wide band communication networks etc. But all these methods need an initial capital amount which makes all these methods cost ineffective. So improving the existing network is very important especially in a country like INDIA.

The communication systems mainly consist of a transeiver and a channel. The tranceiver is the core of all data communications. It has a very vast variety of electronic components mostly integrated into different forms of IC chips. These ICs provide the various signal modifications like amplification, modulation etc. The delay caused in these circuits will definitely affect the speed of data communication.

This is where this topic LOW-k DIELCTRICS becomes relevant. It is one of the most recent developments in the field of integrated electronics. Mostly the IC s are manufactured using the CMOS technology. This technology has an embedded coupling capacitance that reduces the speed of operation. There are many other logics available like the RTL,DTL,ECL,TTL etc . But all these other logics have higher power consumption than the CMOS technology. So the industry prefer CMOS over other logics .

Inside the IC there are lots of interconnections between points in the CMOS substrate. These refer to the connection between the different transistors in the IC. For example , in the case of NAND LOGICS there are lots of connections between the transistors and their feedbacks. These connections are made by the INTERCONNECT inside the IC . Aluminum has been the material of choice for the circuit lines used to connect transistors and other chip components. These thin aluminum lines must be isolated from each other with an insulating material, usually silicon dioxide (SiO2).

This basic circuit construction technique has worked well through the many generations of computer chip advances predicted by Moore's Law1. However, as aluminum circuit lines approach 0.18 mm in width, the limiting factor in computer processor speed shifts from the transistors' gate delay to interconnect delay caused by the aluminum lines and the SiO2 insulation material. With the introduction of copper lines, part of the "speed limit" has been removed. However, the properties of the dielectric material between the layers and lines must now be addressed. Although integration of low-k will occur at the 0.13mm technology node, industry opinion is that the 0.10mm generation, set for commercialization in 2003 or 2004, will be the true proving ground for low-k dielectrics because the whole industry will need to use low-k at that line width.
Use Search at http://topicideas.net/search.php wisely To Get Information About Project Topic and Seminar ideas with report/source code along pdf and ppt presenaion
seminar class
Active In SP

Posts: 5,361
Joined: Feb 2011
25-03-2011, 10:16 AM

presented by:
Poonam Verma


Low-k dielectrics are the very latest path breaking development in the field of Integrated Electronics. It is well on its way replacing the Al / SiO2 interconnects with the help of copper in CMOS fabrication of IC Chips. The CMOS technology has an in-built coupling capacitance which increases the time delay, thereby reducing associated processing speeds. This was compensated by reducing the thickness of the Al / SiO2 interconnects. There is a limit to the reduction in thickness after which an inverse effect is seen. This is where Cu / low-k dielectric interconnects come into the picture. In this case, the processing speed and hence the device performance is improved by reducing the RC delay. Low-k dielectrics are materials which have a dielectric constant less than 3. Air has the least k of 1, and so is used for production of low-k dielectric materials.


Important Note..!

If you are not satisfied with above reply ,..Please


So that we will collect data for you and will made reply to the request....OR try below "QUICK REPLY" box to add a reply to this page
Tagged Pages: low k material, project report on low k dielectrics, ihformation about low k pdf, what is low k dielectrics ppt, low k dielectric, production of low k dielectrics, low k materials,
Popular Searches: poonam argade, low k dielectrics, download ppt breakdown in solid dielectrics, download low k dielectrics ppt, low k dielectric, ultra low k dielectric, dielectrics,

Quick Reply
Type your reply to this message here.

Image Verification
Please enter the text contained within the image into the text box below it. This process is used to prevent automated spam bots.
Image Verification
(case insensitive)

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Low Memory Color Image Zero Tree Coding computer science crazy 3 3,497 07-03-2014, 04:30 PM
Last Post: seminar project topic
  To verify the characteristics of Low pass and High pass filter seminar projects maker 0 372 26-09-2013, 03:20 PM
Last Post: seminar projects maker
  SECOND ORDER BUTTERWORTH - LOW PASS FILTER pdf seminar projects maker 0 295 13-09-2013, 02:39 PM
Last Post: seminar projects maker
  Low cost fire alarm circuit seminar flower 2 1,431 29-06-2013, 09:38 AM
Last Post: study tips
  Low Power ALU Design By Ancient Mathematics Report study tips 0 232 17-06-2013, 12:38 PM
Last Post: study tips
  LOW POWER TV TRANSMITTER ppt study tips 0 399 04-06-2013, 02:58 PM
Last Post: study tips
  VLSI IMPLEMENTATION OF LOW POWER MULTIPLIER pdf study tips 0 415 10-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Last Post: study tips
  Area-Saving Technique for Low-Error Redundant Binary Fixed-Width Multiplier study tips 0 413 06-05-2013, 03:24 PM
Last Post: study tips
  Low-Power and Area-Efficient Carry Select Adder full report seminar ideas 11 3,472 03-05-2013, 09:18 AM
Last Post: study tips
  Design Of 128 Bit Low Power and Area Efficient Carry Select Adder seminar tips 1 758 18-04-2013, 02:08 PM
Last Post: balanov4