Patent Number: 7,824,839

Title: Photoacid generator compounds and compositions

Abstract: The invention provides various ionic and non-ionic photoacid generator compounds. Photoresist compositions that include the novel ionic and non-ionic photoacid generator compounds are also provided. The invention further provides methods of making and using the photoacid generator compounds and photoresist compositions disclosed herein. The compounds and compositions are useful as photoactive components in chemically amplified resist compositions for various microfabrication applications.

Inventors: Ober; Christopher K. (Ithaca, NY), Yi; Yi (Urbana, IL), Ayothi; Ramakrishnan (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.

International Classification: G03F 7/00 (20060101); G03F 7/004 (20060101); G03F 7/029 (20060101); C07C 303/00 (20060101); C07D 307/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00