Patent Number: 6,294,823

Title: Integrated circuit with insulating spacers separating borderless contacts from the well

Abstract: An improved integrated circuit and method for making it are described. The integrated circuit includes a shallow trench isolation structure formed adjacent to a well. A borderless contact makes electrical contact to a conductive region formed on the well and an insulating spacer is formed adjacent to a sidewall of the conductive region.

Inventors: Arafa; Mohamed (Hillsboro, OR), Thompson; Scott (Portland, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H01L 21/02 (20060101); H01L 21/60 (20060101); H01L 21/762 (20060101); H01L 21/8234 (20060101); H01L 21/70 (20060101); H01L 029/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018