October 2, 2016

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

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 […]
September 29, 2016

Hermeticity: Frequently Asked Questions

Hermeticity: Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is hermeticity? Hermeticity is a term that simply describes a package with an air tight seal. The dictionary defines “hermetic” […]
September 29, 2016

A Practical Guide to TM 1014 (Seal)

A Practical Guide to TM 1014 (Seal) History and Background Microelectronic components used in military, space and implant medical devices, such as pacemakers, have historically demanded […]