Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

1054  The University of Texas at Dallas  (74559)

Principal Investigator: Rodrigo Alfonso Bernal Montoya

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 386,998

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 6/1/18 - 5/31/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: ECS

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Understanding the Effect of Ordered Twinning on Electromigration Failure in Advanced Metallic Interconnects

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Natl Science Foundation

Program Title: N/A
CFDA Linked: Mathematical and Physical Sciences


The proposed research aims to investigate the potentially-beneficial role of materials with well-defined and repeatable twin boundaries, as interconnects with increased resistance to electromigration. Three model nanoscale interconnects will be investigated.

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