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International Conference and Exhibition on
Device Packaging

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250-5428
P: 480-948-7750
March 13 - 16, 2005

Sponsored by:
International Microelectronics And Packaging Society (IMAPS)
Everything in electronics between the chip and the system!

General Chair:
Dr. R. Wayne Johnson, Auburn University
P: 334-844-1880

Technical Co-Chairs:
Theodore Tessier, ST Assembly Test Services Inc.
P: 480-222-1735

Dr. Andrew Strandjord, IC Interconnect
P: 719-533-1030

Co-located with the Global Business Council (GBC) - Winter Conference 2005 -- March 16 - 17, 2005
Attend/Exhibit at Device Packaging and recieve a discounted registration to the GBC Meeting!
Visit for program and registration.

Message from the Chairs:

The members of the conference organizing committee are pleased to invite you to the IMAPS 1st International Device Packaging Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. This event is intended to address emerging packaging requirements in key device applications including flip chip, 3 D packaging, System in Package (SiP), MEMS and optoelectronics.

The 1st International Device Packaging Conference will provide a comprehensive technical program addressing the challenges of applications, and the latest developments in packaging for emerging devices, circuits, MEMS, sensors as well as materials and processes. This meeting has also been structured so as to provide opportunities for networking and interaction with speakers, session chairs and other attendees; many of which are industry leading authorities in their respective areas of packaging. Tabletop exhibits will complement the technical program by providing you an opportunity to view the latest packaging related products and services.

For those wishing to broaden their knowledge of device packaging, a selection of half day short courses will be offered on the Sunday afternoon preceding the conference.

In addition to an outstanding technical program, you could also attend the Global Business Council (GBC) Winter Conference 2005, March 16 & 17, view the program inside or visit for more information.

Please join us in sunny Scottsdale, where you can enjoy fabulous spring weather and the numerous natural attractions that Arizona offers amidst the excitement of Major League Baseball’s Spring Training - Cactus League.

General Chair
R. Wayne Johnson, Auburn University

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Ted. G. Tessier, STATSChipPAC Inc.
Andrew Strandjord, IC Interconnect

Sunday, March 13

Registration: Noon - 5:30 pm

Professional Development Courses: 1 pm – 5 pm


Thermal Management Materials – PDC1
Instructor: Carl Zweben, Advanced Thermal Management Materials Consultant

Course Description:
In response to increasingly critical cooling problems, there have been revolutionary advances in thermal management materials in the last few years. There are now over a dozen low-CTE (coefficient of thermal expansion) materials with thermal conductivities between that of copper (400 w/m-K) and 1700 W/m-K, and almost a score with thermal conductivities at least 50% greater than that of aluminum (200 W/m-K). Some of these materials are low cost. Others have the potential to be low cost in high-volume production. Most have low densities. A number are being used in production applications, marking historic packaging milestones. These materials have broad applicability in microelectronic, optoelectronic and MEMS packaging. These new materials are revolutionary because traditional low-CTE thermal management materials, like copper/tungsten and copper/molybdenum, have thermal conductivities that are no better than that of aluminum (200 W/m-K). Advanced materials also offer a wide range of electrical properties that can be used to minimize electromagnetic emissions or provide EMI shielding. Payoffs include: improved thermal performance; reduced thermal stresses and warpage improved alignment; simplified thermal design; possible elimination of thermal interface materials, liquid cooling and heat pipes; weight savings up to 85%; size reductions up to 65%; increased reliability; increased manufacturing yield; and potential device and system cost reductions. Advanced materials are now used in a growing number of high volume commercial and aerospace production applications. Products include servers, cellular telephone base stations, laptop computers, telecommunication equipment, hybrid and electric vehicles, trains, wind turbine generators, data storage drives, plasma displays, illumination systems and aerospace/defense electronic systems. This course covers traditional packaging materials and the large and increasing number of advanced materials, including: monolithic materials, metal matrix composites, polymer matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, and carbon matrix composites. Topics include properties, manufacturing processes, development status, applications, and future directions.

The Instructor:
Dr. Zweben, an independent consultant, has directed development and application of advanced packaging materials for over 30 years. For many years, he was Advanced Technology Manager and Division Fellow at GE Astro Space, later acquired by Lockheed Martin, where he directed the Composites Center of Excellence. Other affiliations have included DuPont, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Georgia Institute of Technology NSF Packaging Research Center. Dr. Zweben was the first, and one of only two winners of both the GE One-in-a-Thousand and Engineer-of-the-Year awards. He is a Fellow of ASME, ASM and SAMPE, an Associate Fellow of AIAA, and has been a Distinguished Lecturer for AIAA and ASME. He has published and lectured widely on advanced thermal management and packaging materials.

Flip Chip Assembly – PDC2
Instructor: R. Wayne Johnson, Auburn University

Course Description:
Flip chip use is growing in both flip chip-in-package and flip chip-on-laminate applications. This course will provide insight into the design and assembly of electronics using flip chip devices. The practical issues of implementing flip chip technology from wafer bumping to reliability characterization are covered. This course will begin with an examination of bumping options and corresponding design rules. Redistribution will also be discussed. Substrate requirements for flip chip will then be presented including a discussion of high density interconnect options and substrate design. Assembly of flip chip devices adds materials and processes to the standard SMT assembly process and the integration of these into the SMT process flow is examined. Materials and processes to be discussed include lead free alloys, fluxes, underfills (capillary flow, fluxing no-flow, and wafer applied), substrate dehydration, flux and underfill application, underfill curing, inspection, and underfill characterization techniques. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of flip chip assembly reliability testing, test vehicle design and failure analysis.

The Instructor:
Dr. Johnson is an Alumni Professor of Electrical Engineering at Auburn University and Director of the Laboratory for Electronics Assembly and Packaging (LEAP). At Auburn, he has established teaching and research laboratories for advanced packaging and electronics assembly. Research efforts are focused on materials, processing, and reliability for electronics assembly. He has worked in MCM design, MCM-L, -C and -D substrate technology as well as advanced SMT, wire bond and flip chip assembly techniques. He has published and presented numerous papers at workshops and conferences and in technical journals. He has also co-edited one IEEE book on MCM technology and written two book chapters in the areas of silicon MCM technology and MCM assembly. He received the 1997 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council Senior Faculty Research Award for his work in electronics packaging and assembly.

Dr. Johnson was the 1991 President of the Society. He received the 1993 John A. Wagnon, Jr. Technical Achievement Award from ISHM, was named a Fellow of the Society in 1994 and received the Daniel C. Hughes Memorial Award in 1997. He is also a member of IEEE, SMTA, and IPC.

Dr. Johnson received the B.E. and M.Sc. degrees in 1979 and 1982 from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, and the Ph.D. degree in 1987 from Auburn University, Auburn, AL, all in electrical engineering. He has worked in the microelectronics industry for DuPont, Eaton, and Amperex.

Hermeticity Testing and Issues with RGA - PDC3
Instructor: Thomas J Green, Microelectronics Packaging Consultant

Course Description:
Hermeticity of electronics packages and hermeticity test techniques continue to be of critical importance to the microelectronics packaging community. Specifically, in the area of MEMS/MOEMS packaging, OLEDs, wafer scale packaging, optoelectronic devices and packaging for Military and Space. In addition, there are a host of medical implants, bio medical devices and emerging nanotechology applications that all require hermetic packages and valid techniques to measure the leak rate. This course begins with an overview of hermetic sealing processes e.g. seam welding (also know as brazing), laser welding; solder sealing and techniques/methods to seal components at the wafer level.

The class will then examine the accepted leak test techniques as prescribed in Mil Standard 883 Test Method 1014. This misunderstood test method is often a source of frustratio. The basic science behind helium fine leak testing (both the fixed and flexible methods) will be presented to the class along with the advantages and potential pitfalls of helium fine leak testing. Difficulties and limitations in fine leak testing of small volume packages is a major industry concern, especially among the Space community. Issues with bomb times and pressures, measured leak rate vs air leak rates, “one way leakers”, virtual leakers will be addressed, along with gross leak testing; bubble, weight gain and other techniques such as dye penatrant. In each case the focus will be on practical issues facing the industry.

The Instructor:
Mr. Green is a consultant and adjunct professor at the National Training Center for Microelectronics. At NTCm he designs curriculum and teaches industry short courses relating to advanced microelectronics manufacturing processes. He has over twenty years experience in the microelectronics industry at Lockheed Martin Astro Space and USAF Rome Laboratories. At Lockheed he was a Staff engineer responsible for the materials and manufacturing processes used in building custom high reliability space qualified microcircuits (Hybrids, MCMs and RF modules) for military and commercial communication satellites. Tom has demonstrated expertise in seam sealing and leak testing processes. He has conducted experiments and presented technical papers at NIST and IMAPS on leak testing techniques and optimization of seam welding processes through statistical DOE methods. At Rome Labs he worked as a senior reliability engineer and analyzed component failures from AF avionic equipment along with providing technical support for a variety of Mil specs and standards (e.g. MIL-PRF-38534 and MIL-STD-883). Tom is an active member of the IMAPS and is currently the chairman of the Optoelectronics National Technical Committee. He has a B.S. in Materials Engineering for Lehigh University and a Masters from the University of Utah.

Monday, March 14

Registration: 7:30 am – 7 pm

Continental Breakfast: 7:30 am

Exhibit Opens: 10 am – 7 pm

Session 1: Plenary
Chairs: Ted Tessier, ST Assembly Test Services Inc.; Andrew Strandjord, IC Interconnect
8 am – 12:30 pm

Developments and Trends in 3D Packaging
Flynn Carson, ChipPAC, Incorporated

Wafer Bumping
Peter Elenius, E &G Technology Partners LLC

Break in Exhibit Hall: 10 am – 10:30 am

Wafer Level MEMS Packaging Strategies
Daniel Baldwin, Engent, Inc.

WLCSP Technology Direction
Michael Toepper, Fraunhofer IZM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Session 2: Design/Modeling
Chairs: Christo Bojkov, Texas Instruments; R. Wayne Johnson, Auburn University
2 pm – 5:25 pm

Superior Electrical Properties of High Performance Glass Ceramic Packaging for Demanding SiGe, ASIC, Microprocessor and Advanced Server Applications
Warren D. Dyckman, Benjamin Fasano, Christopher Spring, Gary LaFontant, IBM

Controlling Simultaneous Switching Noise with Built-in Bypass Capacitors
Narimasa Takahashi, IBM

Leading Edge Clearance Effects on Natural Convection in Parallel Plate and Finned Metal Foam Heat Sinks
Anandaroop Bhattacharya, R. L. Mahajan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Break in Exhibit Hall: 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Buoyancy Induced Convection in Metal Foam and Finned Metal Foam Heat Sinks
Anandaroop Bhattacharya, R. L. Mahajan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Layer Count Reduction for Area Array Escape Routing
Rui Shi, Hongyu Chen, Chung-Kuan Cheng, University of California

Evaluation of the High Frequency Transmission Properties of the Fine Wiring Packaging Substrates Based on the 3D Electromagnetic Simulation
Masataka Yamaguchi, Satoru Kuramochi, Yoshitaka Fukuoka, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

High-Speed Electrical Performance of Multi-Row Lead Frame Packages
Sam Karikalan, STATS ChipPAC, Inc.

Session 3: Wafer Bumping
Chairs: Peter Elenius, E&G Technology Partners LLC; Jamin Ling, Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.
2 pm – 5:25 pm

Stress in Thin Films - Fundamentals and Applications in WL CSP
Christo Bojkov, Texas Instruments

Gold Bump Technologies - Plating versus Ball Bumping
Daniel D. Evans, Palomar Technologies

Stud Bumping for Flip Chip - An Alternative Strategy
Jamin Ling, Matt Meyer, Matt Osborne, Vincent McTaggart, Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.

Break in Exhibit Hall: 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Factors Limiting the Electrodeposition Rate of Various Bumps for Flip Chip Interconnects
Bioh Kim, Bob Batz, Tom Ritzdorf, Semitool, Inc.

Flip Chip Bonding Enabled by Ink Jet Printing of UBM, Solder Bumps and Underfill
Donald J. Hayes, MicroFab Technologies, Inc.

Advances in Resist Processing and Alignment Technology for Wafer Level Packaging
Chad Brubaker, Markus Wimplinger, EV Group, Inc.

Land Grid Array (LGA) as a Pb-Free Approach for Ceramic Ball Grid Array Packages
Linda Bal, Terry Burnette, Thomas Koschmieder, Joachim Rayos, Freescale Semiconductor

Reception in Exhibit Hall: 5:30 pm

Tuesday, March 15

Registration: 7:30 am – 5 pm

Continental Breakfast: 7:30 am

Exhibit Hours: 9 am – 5 pm

Session 4: MEMS
Chairs: Daniel Baldwin, Engent, Inc.; Leonard Schaper, University of Arkansas
8 am – 11:25 am

Open-Cavity IC Plastic Packages: Supporting Today's Challenges for the Selection of the Ideal Production Package
David Hypnarowski, Ellen Emery, Bill Lawrence, Bob Blue, Quik-Pak, Division of Delphon Industries

Active Micromachined Vibration Isolation Filters using Electrostatic Actuation to Enhance Packaging for Mechanically Harsh Environments
Robert Dean, Ken MacAllister, Nicole Sanders, Scotte Hodel, George Flowers, R. Wayne Johnson, Auburn University; Mike Kranz, Morgan Research Corporation

Magnetics on Silicon using Electroplated Magnetics Materials
Sean Cian O'Mathuna, Terence O Donnell, Saibal Roy, NingNing Wang, Paul McCloskey, Andrew Connell, NMRC

Break in Exhibit Hall: 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Near Hermetic Liquid Crystal Polymer Air Cavity Packaging for Microwave, MEMS and Optical Applications
John W. Roman, RJR Polymers, Incorporated

Development and Characterization of Transmission Laser Bonding Technique
Jong-Seung Park, Ampere A. Tseng, Arizona State University

3-D Microsensor Modules for Future Intelligent Environments
Bivragh Majeed, John Barton, Kieran Delaney, Stephen Bellis, Kafil Mahmood, Brendan O'Flynn, Bivragh Majeed, Andrew Lynch, Sean Cian O'Mathuna, NMRC

Sloped Sidewall DRIE Process Development for Through Silicon Vias
Swetha Polamreddy, R. Figueroa, S. Burkett, S. Spiesshoefer, L. Schaper, University of Arkansas

Session 5: Materials
Chairs: Scott Cummings, Dow Chemical Co.; Beth Keser, Freescale Semiconductor
8 am – 11:25 am

A Hermetic Liquid Crystal Polymer Printed Circuit Board Based Packaging Platform for Highly Integrated Devices
Linas Jauniskis, Brian Farrell, Foster-Miller, Inc.

High Performance UV Curing Adhesive for Image Sensor Package
Yukinari Abe, Osamu Suzuki, Yuuka Soya, Junich Kaneko, Namics Corporation

Lead Zirconate Titanate Thin Films Directly on Copper Electrodes for Embedded Passive Applications
Sudarsan Srinivasan, Angus I. Kingon, North Carolina State University

Break in Exhibit Hall: 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Impact of Material Properties and Assembly Geometry on Bond-line Stress When Bonding PCBs to Heat Sinks with an Isotropic Conductive Adhesive
Andrew P. Collins, Emerson and Cuming

Stress Control in Thin Wafers for Backside Metal Applications
Kathy O'Donnell, N. Brings, J. Chiu, J. Kostetsky, S. Golovato, D. Goodman, NEXX Systems Inc.

Low Temperature Curing of Polymer Films for Wafer Level Packaging
Robert L. Hubbard, Lambda Technologies, Inc.

Processing and Reliability of No Flow Underfills and the Influence of Underfill Voids
Dan Baldwin, Engent, Inc.

Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Session 6: SiP/3D Packaging
Chairs: Flynn Carson, ChipPAC, Incorporated; R. Wayne, Johnson, Auburn University
1 pm – 4:25 pm

A Novel MEMS Based Ultra-High Density Interconnect for Wafer-Level Ultra-Thin Die Stacking Technology
Parthiban Arunasalam, Harold D. Ackler, Sandeep Makhar, Bahgat G. Sammakia, State University of New York at Binghamton

Electrical Performance Limitations of On-Package Decoupling Capacitors
Leonard W. Schaper, Richard K. Ulrich, University of Arkansas

Flexible and Embedded Packaging of Thinned Silicon Chip
Kyu-Ho Shin, Chang-Ryoul Moon,Tae-Hee Lee,Yong-Jun Kim, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

Break in Exhibit Hall: 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Advances in the Implementation of Embedded Passives in Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic Packages
Christopher R. Needes, Daniel I Amey, K. Mani Nair, DuPont Company

Design and Development of System on Package Integration of RF Blocks for a 5 GHz WLAN Application
Yasar Amin, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila; Li-Rong Zheng, Hannu Tenhunen, Xinzhong Duo, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

3D Package Innovations for Enabling System Level Integration and Miniaturization
Vern Solberg, Tessera, Inc.

Choosing the Right "Stacked" Memory-Packaging Architecture for Today’s Microelectronics Applications
David P. Sempek, Amkor Technology, Inc.

Session 7: Optoelectronics
Chairs: Michael Toepper, Fraunhofer IZM; Gilbert Lecarpentier, SUSS MicroTec
1 pm – 4:25 pm

Low Outgassing Materials for Electro-optic and Electronic Systems
Bill Riegler, Stephen Bruner, Rob Thomaier, NuSil Technology

Transparent Combo-Lids® for Sensors and Communication
Heiner Lichtenberger, Michael J. Zasowski, Gery Lovitz, Joseph J. Alfano, Williams Advanced Materials

Fiber-Waveguide Base Optical Subassembly with Polymer Optical Bench
Ming-Lang Tsai, Ming-Jie Chou, Wen-Shan Lin, Jin-Sheng Chang, Yii-Tay Chiou, Chun-Hsun Chu, Industrial Technology Research Institute

Break in Exhibit Hall: 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Au-Sn Solder Electroplating for Microelectronic/Optoelectronic Packaging
Siamak Akhlaghi, Doug Ivey, Micralyne Inc.

Using Six Dimensional Force Feedback for Precision Optoelectronics Alignment, Attach, and Re-Align
Andre By, Automation Engineering Incorporated

Index Matching Silicone for High Brightness LED Packaging
Bill Riegler, Rob Thomaier, NuSil Technology; Randall Elgin, Lightspan Application Lab.

Device Packaging at Sub-Micron Accuracy Applied to an Optical Silicon Bench at Sub-Micron Accuracy
Gilbert Lecarpentier, SUSS MicroTec; Bertrand Paris, Stéphane Rabaron, Avanex France

Reception in Exhibit Hall: 4:30 pm

Wednesday, March 16

Registration: 7:30 am – 12:15 pm

Continental Breakfast: 7:30 am

Session 8: Process Technology
Chairs: Kathy O’Donnell, NEXX Systems Inc.; Robert Hubbard, Lambda Technologies, Inc.
8 am – 12:15 pm

Micro Laser Welding of Thin Metals in Circuit Interconnections
Ron Mundt, Gary O'Dell, Mundt & Associates

Pad Oxide Growth during Wafer Singulation
Jerry White, Freescale Semiconductor

Package Assembly and Reliability Impacts Associated with Fine Pitch/Small Bond Pad, Circuit under Pad and Multiple Probe Marked Die
Simeon K. Iliev, SMSC

Break: 10:30 am – 10:45 am

Wire Bonding to Stack Die, Automotive and Optoelectronic Packaging: Different End Application with the Same Challenges
Kevin M. Seufert, Unaxis USA - Assembly and Packaging (ESEC)

Enhancement of Solder Ball Bumping Process for RF-MEMS Packaging based on Surface Conditions
Arthur Darbinian, K. H. Shin, C. Y. Moon, J. H. Lim, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

100 Newton Ultrasonic Bond Head for Flip Chip Device Bonding
Philip Couts, Tsunehisa Nishioke, Motoyuki Kawahara, TDK Corporation of America

Direct Write Micro-Printing Technology: An Enabler for Opto-Electronic Packaging
Donald J. Hayes, Ting Chen, MicroFab Technologies, Inc.

Session 9: Flip Chip Packaging
Chairs: Jon Aday, Amkor Technology Inc.; Sean Cian O'Mathuna, NMRC
8 am – 12:15 pm

Wireability Comparison of Flip Chip Substrates as a Function of Chip Design and Substrate Capability
Irving Memis, Endicott Interconnect

Understanding and Optimizing Thermal Interface Materials for High Performance Flip Chip Devices
Chris Lee, Greg Becker, Dow Corning

Board Strain States Method and FCBGA Mechanical Shock Analysis
Frank Z. Liang, Richard L. Williams, George Hsieh, Intel Corporation

Break: 10:30 am – 10:45 am

Successful Implementation of Plasma Processing for Flip Chip Underfill Applications
James D. Getty, Jack Zhao, Hirotaka Tanabe, March Plasma Systems

The Effect of Thermal Aging above the Underfill Glass Transition Temperature on Organic Flip Chip Package Reliability
Jason P. Goodelle, Charles Cohn, Christopher Horvath, Weidong Xie, Agere Systems

The Effect of Drill Hole Quality on Via to Via Isolation in Organic Flip Chip BGA Substrates
Charles Cohn, Barry J. Dutt, Jason P. Goodelle, Ronald J. Weacheck, Agere Systems

A Comparative Study of BGA Solder Joint Reliability under Four-Point Bend and Spherical Bend
Phil Geng, Mitul Modi, Carolyn McCormick, Alan McAllister, Arnaldo Nazario, Intel Corporation

Hotel Information

Hotel Cutoff is February 10, 2005
Housing accommodations must be made directly to:

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250-5428
P: 480-948-7750

Book on-line to get the IMAPS Group rates or when making reservations over the phone, please reference IMAPS.

Single/Double: $169/night

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