June 15, 2006 — "On Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) and Applications"; Instructor: Hong Shih (Lam Research); Crown Plaza San Jose/Silicon Valley, CA
June 12, 2006 — "Wafer Electroplating"; Instructor: Tom Dinan (Electrolytics, Inc.); Crown Plaza San Jose/Silicon Valley, CA
May 23-26, 2005 — Crowne Plaza Hotel, Pleasanton, CA
Monday-Wednesday Course Instructor: Mark Orazem (University of Florida)
Monday, May 23: "Introduction to Corrosion, Motivation for Understanding Corrosion, Historical Perspective on Electrochemistry Principles, Forms of Corrosion, Applications of Modern Tools to Cathodic Protection," a few practical demonstrations
Tuesday, May 24: "General Electrochemistry and Introduction to Impedance Spectroscopy, Motivation, Representations of Impedance Data, Impedance Measurement, Discussion"
Wednesday, May 25: "Interpretation of Impedance Measurements, Development of Process Models, Regression Analysis, Error Structure, Kramers-Kronig Relations, Use of Measurement Models, Discussion"
The instructor for Thursday will be Robert Spotnitz
Thursday, May 26: "Battery Design and Simulation," battery systems, fundamental laws, circuit design, discharge/charge behavior, etc