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Terry Alford

Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, School for (SEM
Arizona State University
United States of America


Professor School of Materials Department of Electrical Engineering Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering Terry Alford received his PhD in materials science and engineering from Cornell University in 1991. He joined the ASU faculty in 1993 and is currently a professor in the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department and an affiliate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department. His teaching interests include X-ray and electron diffraction, introduction to physical materials science and laboratory, structure and properties of materials, advanced materials issues in semiconductor processing, and materials processing and synthesis. Expertise Silver and copper metallization and low-k dielectrics for future integrated circuit (IC) technologies advanced metallization for low-power electronics and for novel IC components formation and adhesion of sol-gel hydroxyapatite-metal systems for biomedica

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Silver and copper metallization and low-k dielectrics for future integrated circuit (IC) technologies


  • Mahmud, A., Gonzalez-Velo, Y., Saremi, M., Barnaby, H. J., Kozicki, M. N., Holbert, K. E., ... Taggart, J. (2016). Flexible Ag-ChG Radiation Sensors: Limit of Detection and Dynamic Range Optimization Through Physical Design Tuning. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2016.2555920

  • Zhao, Z., Mamidanna, A., Lefky, C., Hildreth, O., & Alford, T. L. (2016). A percolative approach to investigate electromigration failure in printed Ag structures. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(12), [125104]. DOI: 10.1063/1.4963755

  • Zhao, Z., Hilman, J., Oropeza, M., Nian, Q., & Alford, T. L. (2017). Comparison of scanning laser annealing and microwave annealing for As+ implanted Si. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 35(1), [011202]. DOI: 10.1116/1.4972051

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