Predicted Bow of Plastic Packages of Integrated Circuit (IC) Devices

  • E. Suhir


Plastic packages play a major role in the further growth of the microelectronic industry.1 This is due to the low cost and the reliability of plastic packages, as well as to the excellent compatibility of plastic package designs with mass production techniques.2 There are, however, several serious concerns in the rapid evolution of plastic packaging technology, and one of the most critical of them is elevated residual bow of plastic packages.


Thermal Expansion Glass Transition Temperature Flexural Rigidity Silicon Chip Molding Compound 


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