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(11)EP 2 960 931 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
04.11.2020 Bulletin 2020/45

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
26.08.2020 Bulletin 2020/35

(21)Application number: 15169502.0

(22)Date of filing:  24.07.2008
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
H01L 21/60(2006.01)
H01B 5/02(2006.01)
H01L 23/49(2006.01)
H01L 23/00(2006.01)

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(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

(30)Priority: 24.07.2007 JP 2007192193

(43)Date of publication of application:
30.12.2015 Bulletin 2015/53

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
08791508.8 / 2221861

(73)Proprietors:
  • NIPPON STEEL Chemical & Material Co., Ltd.
    Tokyo 103-0027 (JP)
  • Nippon Micrometal Corporation
    Iruma-shi, Saitama 358-0032 (JP)

(72)Inventors:
  • Uno, Tomohiro
    Tokyo 100-8071 (JP)
  • Kimura, Keiichi
    Tokyo 100-8071 (JP)
  • Terashima, Shinichi
    Tokyo 100-8071 (JP)
  • Yamada, Takashi
    Iruma-shi, Saitama 358-0032 (JP)
  • Nishibayashi, Akihito
    Iruma-shi, Saitama 358-0032 (JP)

(74)Representative: Vossius & Partner Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte mbB 
Siebertstrasse 3
81675 München
81675 München (DE)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A1- 1 447 842
JP-A- 4 184 946
JP-A- 2001 196 411
JP-A- 2006 190 763
JP-A- 2007 123 597
WO-A1-2006/073206
JP-A- H11 243 111
JP-A- 2006 100 777
JP-A- 2007 012 776
US-A- 6 140 583
  
      
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