Stacked-fringe integrated circuit capacitors

  • US 5,978,206 A
  • Filed: 09/30/1997
  • Issued: 11/02/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A capacitor constructed over a substrate, said capacitor comprising:

  • a first conducting layer separated from said substrate by a first dielectric layer; and

    a second conducting layer separated from said first conducting layer by a second dielectric layer;

    wherein said second conducting layer is divided into a plurality of electrically isolated conductors in an ordered array, every other one of said conductors being connected to a first terminal and the remaining conductors being connected to a second terminal, and wherein said first conducting layer includes at least one conductor which is connected to said first terminal.

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