September 14, 2016
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Minnowbrook Microelectronics Conference

Minnowbrook Microelectronics Conference Since the early 1980’s, the annual Minnowbrook Microelectronics Conference has addressed moisture control in microelectronics, mainly related to hermeticity, leak physics, TM 1014, […]
September 16, 2016
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IMAPS PDC: Packaging and Testing of Implanted Medical Products

IMAPS PDC: Packaging and Testing of Implanted Medical Products I recently taught a course at the Packaging and Testing of Implanted Medical Products. Most of the […]
September 18, 2016
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Hermeticity Testing And Issues With Correlation

Hermeticity Testing And Issues With Correlation Minnowbrook 2014 Measured, Standard and True Leak Rates Measured Leak Rate… R …(atm cc/sec) usually helium… it’s what the leak […]
September 19, 2016
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Die Attach Voiding Requirements in Eutectically Bonded GaAs and GaN MMIC Power Amplifiers

Die Attach Voiding Requirements in Eutectically Bonded GaAs and GaN MMIC Power Amplifiers Eutectic bonding of Au-backed MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits) power amplifiers presents a […]
September 20, 2016
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New Release Of Mil-Std-883 Visual Inspection Criteria

New Release Of Mil-Std-883 Visual Inspection Criteria TM 2017 and TM 2032 The next update to Mil-Std-883 (Change Notice 5) is expected to be released in […]
September 21, 2016
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Hermetic vs “Near Hermetic” Packaging A Technical Review

Hermetic vs “Near Hermetic” Packaging A Technical Review Abstract: Hermetic cavity packages have long been the standard for military and space applications. On one hand the […]