March 12, 2018

Moisture in Microelectronics: Physics and Chemistry of Volatile Species in Hermetic Electronic Devices

BOOK REVIEW Moisture in Microelectronics: Physics and Chemistry of Volatile Species in Hermetic Electronic Devices By Philipp wh Schuessler I just finished reading this excellent manuscript which […]
October 3, 2017
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CMSE 2018 Call for Presentations

22nd Annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition May 7-10th, 2018 Four Points by Sheraton (LAX) Los Angeles, California Organized by engineers for engineers, […]
September 29, 2017

A Critical Review of MIL-STD-883 Wirebond Visual Inspection Criteria

A Critical Review of MIL-STD-883 Wirebond Visual Inspection Criteria An important consideration in wirebonding is visual inspection of the deformed wire after wirebond formation. The amount […]
June 6, 2017
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Minnowbrook 2017 “Moisture In Microelectronics”

Minnowbrook 2017 “Moisture In Microelectronics” Minnowbrook, A forested retreat at the University of Syracuse Conference Center in the Adirondack Mountains of New York where engineers, scientists […]
October 2, 2016
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Hermeticity Evaluation Testing

Hermeticity Evaluation Testing Problem Statement: Leak testing per Mil-Std-883 only provides a single, one-time room ambient check of the integrity of the hermetic seal. The reality […]
September 29, 2016
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Why Three Monolayers Of Moisture Are Important

Why Three Monolayers Of Moisture Are Important Introduction The deleterious effects of moisture on microelectronic components are well-known. Failure modes involving moisture include metallization corrosion, electrical […]