Contamination Particle Behavior of Aerosol Deposited Y2O3 and YF3 Coatings under NF3 Plasma
AbstractThe internal coatings of chambers exposed to plasma over a long period of time are subject to chemical and physical damage. Contamination particles that are produced by plasma damage to coatings are a major contribution to poor process reliability. In this study, we investigated the behavior of contamination particles produced from plasma damage to Y2O3 and YF3 protective coatings, which were applied by an aerosol deposition method. The coating materials were located at the powered electrode, the grounded electrode, and the grounded wall, which were exposed to a NF3 plasma. The mass loss at the powered electrode, which was exposed to the NF3 plasma etching under an applied bias, showed that the YF3 etching rate was higher than that of Y2O3. Conversely, the mass of coating increased at the grounded electrode and the grounded wall, which were exposed to NF3 plasma etching under zero bias. The mass of the Y2O3 coating increased more than that of the YF3 coating. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis showed that the Y2O3 coating corroded to YOxFy in the NF3 plasma, and YF3 existed as YFx. Light scattering sensor analysis showed that the YF3 coating produced fewer contamination particles than did the Y2O3 coating. View Full-Text
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Song, J.-B.; Choi, E.; Oh, S.-G.; Kim, J.-T.; Yun, J.-Y. Contamination Particle Behavior of Aerosol Deposited Y2O3 and YF3 Coatings under NF3 Plasma. Coatings 2019, 9, 310.
Song J-B, Choi E, Oh S-G, Kim J-T, Yun J-Y. Contamination Particle Behavior of Aerosol Deposited Y2O3 and YF3 Coatings under NF3 Plasma. Coatings. 2019; 9(5):310.Chicago/Turabian Style
Song, Je-Boem; Choi, Eunmi; Oh, Seong-Geun; Kim, Jin-Tae; Yun, Ju-Young. 2019. "Contamination Particle Behavior of Aerosol Deposited Y2O3 and YF3 Coatings under NF3 Plasma." Coatings 9, no. 5: 310.
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