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Diffusion of Copper into Silicon

by Francis Gelderloos


Submitted : Spring 2009

Silicon is the cornerstone of modern electronics; every circuit is made by putting components (mostly with metal copper contacts) in to a semi-conducting material (most commonly silicon). One problem generated from this method is that copper has a tendency to defuse into silicon. (Random House Dictionary et. al) Diffusion is the process in which a higher concentration system



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Advisors :
Fernando Burgos, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
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Scott Campbell