TFOF for Global PIC Maintenance Task Force
SEMI International Standards
Date Prepared: 07/17/2003
Revised (if Applicable): 08/19/2003

Name of Task Force (TF): Global PIC Maintenance Task Force

Global Technical Committee: Physical Interfaces & Carriers
Originating Technical Committee Region: International

1. Charter: (State the objective of the proposed TF.)

Globally maintain PI&C Standards which do not have dedicated TF, based on feedbacks from industry.
Background: 300mm PI&C SEMI Standards has been in an implementation phase. It is essential for standards committee to suppress variations due to various approaches of feedbacks of the know-how from various applications. Thus, a TF in charge of these maintenances is needed.

2. Scope: (Define the specific activities that the TF will conduct.)

-Work on the maintenance issues such as;
Solve contradictions among standards
Improvement of readability to prevent misreading
Improvement of cross reference capability
Maintenance of Overview documents

-Work on creating a consolidated document containing all PIC related terminology.

-Study a proposal raised from other regions and;
If it is a maintenance issue, then take liaison activities,
If it is a new business, then propose new activity to Japan PI&C committee, NA PI&C committee, and/or EU Equipment Automation Committee.

-Work on five years review.

3. Formal linkages with TFs in other Regions/Locales: (Show each associated TF and its parent global technical committee; indicate nature of relationship – global TF, observer TF, etc.)

All TFs under;
EU Equipment Automation Committee (PI&C related)
Communication with other committees may be required.

4. Formation Date:(TF formed on)

Task Force formed on: 07/17/2003
Task Force approved by Committee/GCS on: 08/01/2003