SEMI International Standards
Standards New Activity Report Form (SNARF)
Date Prepared: 04/26/2012Revised (if Applicable):

Document Number: 5424
SNARF for: Revision of SEMI M62-1111, Specifications for Silicon Epitaxial Wafers (Addition of 450 mm Epi Guide)

Originating Global Technical Committee: Silicon Wafer
Originating TC Chapter: North America
Task Force (TF) in which work is to be carried out: International Epitaxial Wafers Task Force
Note: If a new task force is needed, also submit a task force organization form (TFOF)

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1. Rationale:
a. Describe the need or problem addressed by this activity.
(Indicate the customer, what benefits they will receive, and if possible, quantify the impact on the return on investment [ROI] if the Document is implemented.)
Addition of 450 mm wafer and Table R2-8 Epi wafer guide for 22nm technology Generation in M62-1011
It will make the guide applicable to 450mm wafer size and 22mm technology for the fabrication of current and near future geometries.



b. Estimate effect on industry.
2: Major effect on an industry sector - identify the relevant sector
Sector or Company Information:

c. Estimate technical difficulty of the activity.
I: No Difficulty - Proven concepts and techniques exist or quick agreement anticipated

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2. Scope:
a: Describe the technical areas to be covered or addressed by this Document development activity. For Subordinate Standards, list common concepts or criteria that the Subordinate Standard inherits from the Primary Standard, as well as differences from the Primary Standard:

1) Addition of line items to Table R2-8
2) Corrections to Table R2-7 on lines 2-5.1 and 2-6
3) Addition of 450mm diameter wafer to appropriate sections of the Table(s)


b: Expected result of activity
Revision to an existing Standard/Guideline

For a new Subordinate Standard, identify the Primary Standard here:




For Standards, identify the Standard Subtype below:


Miscellaneous (describe below):

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3. Projected Timetable for Completion:

a: General Milestones
a. Activity Start: 04/02/2012b. 1st Draft by: 04/02/2012
c. (Optional) Informational Ballot by: d. Letter Ballot by: 05/01/2012
e. TC Chapter Approval By:07/01/2012

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4. Liaisons with other Global Technical Committees/TC Chapters/Subcommittees/TFs:
a.
List global technical committees, TC Chapters, subcommittees, or task forces in your or other Regions/Locales that should be kept informed regarding the progress of this activity. (Refer to SEMI Standards organization charts and global technical committee charters as needed.)
Japan Epi TF

b. Intercommittee Ballots:


Identify the recipient global technical committee(s):

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5. Safety Considerations:
The resulting document is expected:
NOT to be a Safety Guideline

NOTE FOR "to be a Safety Guideline": When all safety-related information is removed from the Document, the Document is NOT technically sound and complete - Refer to Section 14.1 of the Regulations for special procedures to be followed.

NOTE FOR "NOT to be a Safety Guideline": When all safety-related information is removed from the Document, the Document is still technically sound and complete.

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6. Intellectual Property Considerations:
a. For a new Standard or Safety Guideline and for any part to be modified or added in a Revision of published Standards and Safety Guidelines:
the use of patented technology or a copyrighted item(s) is NOT required

If "patented technology is intended to be included in the proposed Standard(s) or Safety Guideline(s) " is selected above, then also check one:


b. For Revision, Reapproval, Reinstatement, or Withdrawal of existing Standard(s) and Safety Guideline(s):


c. The body of the Document and any Appendices, Complementary Files, Related Information sections, or Various Materials that may or may not be a part of the Document by reference:
will NOT include copyrighted material



NOTE FOR "the use of patented technology or a copyrighted item(s) is NOT required": If in the course of developing the document, it is determined that patented technology or copyrighted item(s) must be used to comply with the standard or safety guideline, the provisions of Section 15 of the Regulations must be followed.)

NOTE FOR "will include reproduced copyrighted material": A copyright release letter must be obtained from the copyright owner.

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7. Comments, Special Circumstances:
None.

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8. TC Member Review:
None.

Member Review Start Date; None.
Member Review End Date: None.

NOTE FOR ‘TC Member Review’ is required by the Regulations for a period of at least two weeks
before approval of a new, or a major revision of an existing, Standard or Safety Guideline. (See Regulations 8.2.1)
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9.. SNARF Approval Dates:
TC Chapter or GCS04/26/2012
Recorded in TC Minutes
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