Francoise in 3D

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Francoise von Trapp (aka the Queen of 3D) has been following and reporting on the progress of 3D integration technologies since 2009. Francoise in 3D provides a high-level perspective of 3D industry events, offers executive viewpoints, and focuses on process and manufacturing aspects of 3D integration.

Introducing the 3D InCites Podcast

Over the past month, you may have noticed a new addition to the 3D InCites platform. The 3D InCites Podcast made its debut on May 5, 2020, with a conversation with Kiterocket’s Joe Cestari, about how to successfully market a semiconductor business. The second episode featured 3D InCites bloggers, Julia...

The Role DEI Plays in Achieving a Sustainable Future

I was recently invited by IMAPS UK to give a keynote at their annual conference, MicroTech 2021. The topic was Heterogeneous Integration (HI). I agreed, provided I was allowed to give the topic a new twist. I provided the following abstract, and the committee eagerly agreed to my proposal: A...

The People Who Make DBI Possible

A Conversation with the Xperi Hybrid Bonding Team In the world of heterogeneous integration, hybrid bonding — and in particular, Direct Bond Interconnect (DBI®) is quickly becoming the preferred permanent bonding path for forming high-density interconnects in a multitude of applications, from image sensors and MEMS devices, and most recently...

3D InCites Mural Project To Seed New DEI Fund

For the last several years, we held the 3D InCites Mural Project, in conjunction with the 3D InCites Awards, in support of STEM Education. This year, we have initiated a new fund in support of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).  Because DEI is critical to the UN Sustainable Development Goals,...