List of Links for the P2 Opportunities Section of the Semiconductor Manufacturing Topic Hub™
Total Number of Links: 27
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Abstract: Steps Texas Instruments has taken to design energy and water efficiency into a new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Richardson, Texas. By Page, C.
Source: Rocky Mountain Institute
Designing Practical Deionized Water Recycling Systems for Use in Semiconductor Fabs
Abstract: Suggestions for water recycling system design and use. (By Martyak, J)
Efficient Water Use for Texas: Policies, Tools, and Management Strategies
Abstract: Disccusses why and how semiconductor fabrication plants are in an ideal position to enact sequential water reuse. Cites successes. (By Gerston, MacLeod, & Jones).
Source: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Texas A&M University.
Environment, Safety and Health
Abstract: Discussion of regulations, practices, and operations affecting worker health and safety, and environmental health in the semiconductor industry.
Source: Semiconductor Industry Association
Environment, Safety and Health (ESH) Metrics for Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment
Abstract: ESH metrics for semiconductor manufacturing equipment, developed by a SEMATECH workgroup, to provide a uniform method of evaluating ESH performance within semiconductor manufacturing.
Source: International SEMATECH. Technology Transfer 02034261A-TR
High Tech Dependent on Plenty of Clean Water-Even so, Semiconductor Firms Are Finding Ways To Conserve
Abstract: Discusses how water is used, and how much water is used in chip manufacturing. along with some actual conservation measures. By Charles Boisseau.
Source: Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)
IBM to Recycle Chips for Solar Panels
Abstract: IBM has developed a process to recycle discarded computer-chip wafers into solar panels
Source: Bloomberg News, Reuters, Associated Press
ISMI Study Finds Significant Cost Savings Potential in Fab Energy Reduction
Abstract: Study results showing great Potential cost and energy savings via modest upgrades of equipment at fabs.
Source: SEMATECH News.
Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) White Paper [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the challenges and utility of applying LCA in semiconductor manufacturing.
Source: International SEMATECH
Measuring and Managing Energy Use in Cleanrooms [PDF]
Abstract: Comprehensive set of design guidelines for improving energy efficiency at fabs, in tools and equipment, and overall facility design. Mills, et al.
Source: HPAC Engineering
Recycle Spent Rinse Waters with Electrodeionization (EDI)
Abstract: Performance of a small separate-bed EDI cell fed by representative spent rinse waters. EDI is growing in importance as an alternative, primary ion-exchange process useful for recycling spent rinse waters. By Donovan & Morrison.
Source: Sandia National Laboratories
Reducing Water Consumption in Semiconductor Fabs
Abstract: Article based on a paper presented in 2002 showing numerous implementations at Fairchild Semiconductor to reduce ultrapure water or deionized water use. By Klusewitz & McVeigh.
Source: MicroMagazine.com / 13th annual IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference
Reducing Water Usage in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Abstract: Semiconductor manufacturers in many locations are being denied requests for additional water to support plans for expanding production. Discusses four approaches to reducing water use. (By Donovan, R)
Reduction of Perfluorocompound (PFC) Emissions: 2005 State-of-the-Technology Report [PDF]
Abstract: EPA's report on the semiconductor industry's progress in reducing perfluorocompound (PFC) emissions, which are greenhouse gases.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Rinse Optimization for Reduction of Point-of-Use Ultrapure Water (UPW) Consumption in High Technology Manufacturing [PDF]
Abstract: Includes testing data and information for several facilities that have implemented measures to reduce UPW in cleaning and rinsing operations.
Source: Chiarello, R. Ph.D. Stanford University
RoHS/Lead (Pb) Free Solutions
Abstract: Describes how Intel Corporation is working with its suppliers, its customers, and several industry consortia to develop and provide EU RoHS (European Union Restriction of Hazardous Substances) compliant products.
Source: Intel Corporation
Significant Cost Savings in Energy Reduction
Abstract: Summarizes a 2005 International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) which found that the global semiconductor industry could save nearly $500M per year in energy costs by making modest improvements to its tools and facility support systems.
Sustainable Growth Through Emphasis on ESH Improvements
Abstract: Makes the case for sustainable production in semiconductor manufacturing industry, especially in energy and water conservation, and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. By English, L., Mallela, R. Miller, C. and Worth, W.
Source: Future Fab International. Volume 12
Ultrapure Water: Rewards of Recycling
Abstract: Benefits of recycling water in semiconductor fabs.
Abstract: Strategies used by LSI Logic to reduce chemical use and waste in semiconductor manufacturing.
Source: LSI Logic Corporation
Abstract: Intel Corporation guidance for working with suppliers, customers, and several industry consortia to reduce lead in their semiconductor products.
Source: Intel Corporation
Abstract: [Presentation] Gives an example and benefits of a chemical management system at a semiconductor fab. By Clauusen, J.
Source: Chemical Strategies Partnership
SB14 Update and Semiconductor Industry SB14 Findings [PDF]
Abstract: Presentation listing numerous water, chemical, and other environmental improvements by California semiconductor companies. (By Briones, R).
Source: California Department of Toxic Substances Control
UltraPure Water Recycle Strategy [PDF]
Abstract: Presentation discusses Texas Instruments water reuse and recycling strategies which save the company 263 million gallons of water per year. by John DeGenova.
Source: Semiconductor Environmental, Safety and Health Association
Waste Minimization: Is it Cost Effective During Decommissioning and Decontamination? [PDF]
Abstract: Presentation showing some of the recycling and waste minimization opportunities when decommissioning a fab. By Belk, B.
Source: SESHA/DTSC Joint Pollution Prevention Mini-Conference
Abstract: Opportunities to reduce energy consumption by half, save processing water, and minimize use of hazardous chemicals by applying state-of-the-art resource-efficiency techniques to silicon production and semiconductor fabrication facilities.
Source: Lawrence Berkely Lab
Engineering Research Center for Environmentally Benign Semiconductor Manufacturing
Abstract: A multi-university research center leading the way to environmentally friendly semiconductor manufacturing – several thrust research areas to reduce energy, water, chemicals, and waste and emissions.
Source: National Science Foundation and the Semiconductor Research Corporation