Semiconductor industry needs to meet high standards to ensure survival and success in the 21st century. Rising expectations from the customers are demanding the semiconductor industry to manufacture products with both accuracy and precision. To comply with the strict demands, an effective control method for semiconductor manufacturing is introduced. The process environment is afflicted by process disturbances. Different characteristics of the process disturbances require the controlmethod to be able to respond accordingly. This study utilizes two separate exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) filters simultaneously to improve the performance of the control method. By utilizing dual filters, the influence of the white noise is reduced and the accurate process control is made possible. The proposed methodology is evaluated through simulation in comparison with two other control methods.
- Dual filter EWMA
- Process control
- Semiconductor fabrication process
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence