Abstract

A new Au etch, recently developed for selective Au etching on Ti/Pt/Au metallization of optoelectronic devices, has been tested on Au wires bonded on Al films. Contrary to theoretical expectations, Au wires are removed without Al damage, except for a very localized area around the bond interface. The role of the native Al oxide is discussed in preserving Al and allowing Au lift off.

This content is only available as a PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.