Author: Rolf-Peter Vollertsen
ROLF-PETER VOLLERTSEN, PhD, is a Principal for Reliability Methodology at Infineon Technologies AG in Munich, Germany, where he is responsible for methods and test structures for fast Wafer Level Reliability monitoring and the implementation of fast WLR methods.
Author: Ernest Y. Wu
ERNEST Y. WU, PhD, is a Senior Technical Staff Member at Semiconductor Research and Development Center (SRDC) in the IBM System and Technology Group. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 technical or conference papers. His research interests include dielectric/device reliability and electronic physics.
Author: Timothy D. Sullivan
TIMOTHY D. SULLIVAN, PhD, is Team Leader for metallization reliability at IBM's Essex Junction facility. The author of numerous technical papers and tutorials, he holds thirteen patents with several more pending.
Author: Giuseppe La Rosa
GIUSEPPE LaROSA, PhD, is Project Leader of the FEOL technology reliability qualification activities for the development of advanced SOI Logic and eDRAM technologies at IBM, where he is responsible for the implementation and development of state-of-the-art NBTI stress and test methodologies.
Author: Stewart E. Rauch, III
STEWART E. RAUCH, III, PhD, is currently a Senior Technical Staff Member at the IBM SRDC in New York, where he specializes in hot carrier and NBTI reliability of state-of-the-art CMOS devices. He is the author of numerous technical papers and tutorials and holds five patents.
Author: Jordi Sune
JORDI SUNE, PhD, is Professor of Electronics Engineering at the Universitat Aut¿noma de Barcelona, Spain. He is Senior Member of the IEEE and has coauthored over 150 publications on oxide reliability and electron devices. His research interests are in gate oxide physics, reliability statistics, and modeling of nanometer-scale electron devices.
Author: Alvin W. Strong
Bio: ALVIN W. STRONG, PhD, is retired from IBM in Essex Junction, Vermont. He holds nineteen patents, has authored or coauthored a number of papers, and is a member of the IEEE and chair of the JEDEC 14.2 standards subcommittee.