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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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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)
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.
LSI Logic - Green Permit Annual Report [PDF]
Abstract: Strategies used by LSI Logic to reduce chemical use and waste in semiconductor manufacturing.
Source: LSI Logic Corporation
Recycle Spent Rinse Waters with Electrodeionization (EDI) [PDF]
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)
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 Production
Abstract: Description of ultrapure water generation processes. By DeGenova, J.
Source: Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Arizona
Water Usage Reduction in a Semiconductor Fabricator (Abstract Only)
Abstract: Actual (by Klusewitz & Veigh) article describes methodology and results to reduce the ultra pure water usage in the Fairchild Mountaintop 6" fab.
Source: Congrès ACMS 2002
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