Subject: Re: Comment raith SNF 2011-12-03 16:40:20: Update on External Scan Control
From: "James W. Conway" <>
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011 12:16:51 -0800


Thanks for this observation.  I will continue to test to see what trips 

It shouldn't matter either way as multiple hand shakes in communications 
occur before I get to the writing part of the sequence.

If other Users are seeing the horizontal streaks in their patterning, 
missing patterns or strange exposure artifacts resulting from external 
scan control not switching during your patterning -- please report back 
to this list.  I am tracking all exposure errors on the system.  I think 
it is only a rare intermittent problem at this point....


On 12/3/2011 4:40 PM, wrote:
> It seems that this problem only occurs when lauching Raith first, followed by the
> If you open SmartSEM, then Raith, everything functions as normal