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Full-field wafer warpage measurement technique
Author(s): H. L. Hsieh; J. Y. Lee; Y. G. Huang; A. J. Liang; B. Y. Sun
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Paper Abstract

An innovative moiré technique for full-field wafer warpage measurement is proposed in this study. The wafer warpage measurement technique is developed based on moiré method, Talbot effect, scanning profiling method, stroboscopic, instantaneous phase-shift method, as well as four-step phase shift method, high resolution, high stability and full-field measurement capabilities can be easily achieved. According to the proposed full-field optical configuration, a laser beam is expanded into a collimated beam with a 2-inch diameter and projected onto the wafer surface. The beam is reflected by the wafer surface and forms a moiré fringe image after passing two circular gratings, which is then focused and captured on a CCD camera for computation. The corresponding moiré fringes reflected from the wafer surface are obtained by overlapping the images of the measuring grating and the reference grating. The moiré fringes will shift when wafer warpage occurs. The phase of the moiré fringes will change proportionally to the degree of warpage in the wafer, which can be measured by detecting variations in the phase shift of the moiré fringes in each detection points on the surface of the entire wafer. The phase shift variations of each detection points can be calculated via the instantaneous phase-shift method and the four-step phase-shift method. By adding up the phase shift variations of each detection points along the radii of the circular gratings, the warpage value and surface topography of the wafer can be obtained. Experiments show that the proposed method is capable of obtaining test results similar to that of a commercial sensor, as well as performing accurate measurements under high speed rotation of 1500rpm. As compared to current warpage measurement methods such as the beam optical method, confocal microscopy, laser interferometry, shadow moiré method, and structured light method, this proposed technique has the advantage of full-field measurement, high resolution, stability and adaptability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 2017
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 10329, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X, 103293Z (26 June 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2270191
Show Author Affiliations
H. L. Hsieh, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
J. Y. Lee, National Central Univ. (Taiwan)
Y. G. Huang, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
A. J. Liang, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
B. Y. Sun, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10329:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X
Peter Lehmann; Wolfgang Osten; Armando Albertazzi Gonçalves, Editor(s)

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