hybrid bonding

IFTLE 418: Xperi DBI Ultra for D2W Hybrid Bonding

IFTLE 418: Xperi DBI Ultra for D2W Hybrid Bonding

Requirements for interconnect pitches of 20µm and below is expected to be the norm in the future. Since typical solder bump technology is not expected to be able to meet those requirements, many companies have been examining Cu-to-Cu direct bonding. Cu-to-Cu bonding can be achieved through one of two ways: Cu-to-Cu thermal compression bonding low-temperature direct bond interconnect, commonly ref... »

Update on  3D X-ray and DBI Technology for Advanced and 3D Packaging

Update on 3D X-ray and DBI Technology for Advanced and 3D Packaging

The Microelectronics Packaging & Test Engineering Council (MEPTEC) held its monthly meeting at SEMI in Milpitas on April 10.  Two speakers outlined their companies’ capabilities and demonstrated their own expertise in solving specific industry challenges. Tom Gregorich presented why and how Zeiss supports IC package inspection with 3D X-ray machines, then Sitaram Arkalgud conveyed the benef... »

IFTLE 409: ST Micro Studies Hybrid Bonding Reliability; TSMC 2019 Packaging Revenue

IFTLE 409: ST Micro Studies Hybrid Bonding Reliability; TSMC 2019 Packaging Revenue

Continuing our look at the 2019 SEMI 3D and Systems summit in Dresden, we look at presentations on advanced packaging platforms and hybrid bonding reliability. Systems Plus Romain Fraux of System Plus discussed their analysis of the latest advanced packaging platforms on the market. The Yole Développement quantitative analysis of the market is shown in Figure 1: They offered the comparison slide ... »

Xperi and UMC Partner to Produce Direct and Hybrid Bonding 3D Semiconductor Technologies

Xperi and UMC Partner to Produce Direct and Hybrid Bonding 3D Semiconductor Technologies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (August 2, 2018) – Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”) is pleased to announce a partnership with leading global semiconductor foundry, UMC. This strategic partnership will enable the companies to support the growing demand for Invensas’ direct and hybrid bonding (ZiBond® and  DBI®) 3D semiconductor technologies. Together, Xperi and UMC will further optimize ... »

Special ECTC 2018 Session Focuses on Frontiers in Assembly Technology

Special ECTC 2018 Session Focuses on Frontiers in Assembly Technology

The special Tuesday session at ECTC 2018 took a look at new methods and applications for assembly technology to accommodate the needs of heterogeneous integration at the system level. The session was chaired by Florian Herrault, HRL Laboratories, and featured Jeff Demmin, DARPA; Stefan Behler, Besi; Matthew Meitl, X-celeprint; Doris Tang, PlayNitride; and Val Marinov, Uniquarta. Presentations offe... »

Hybrid Bonding: From Concept to Commercialization

Hybrid Bonding: From Concept to Commercialization

Hybrid bonding is quickly becoming recognized as the preferred permanent bonding path for forming high-density interconnects in heterogeneous integration applications, from 2DS enhanced, to 3D stacking with or without through silicon vias (TSVs), as well as MEMS and III-V applications. In this exclusive interview with Gill Fountain, Xperi, winner of the 2018 3D InCites Engineer of the Year award f... »

Breakthroughs in 3D Chip Technology Lead to Cooling With Microfluidics and 3D Printing

Breakthroughs in 3D Chip Technology Lead to Cooling With Microfluidics and 3D Printing

  2017 saw a clear breakthrough for 3D chip technology in commercial products. Before then, the industry had looked rather skeptically at 3D, but now it is beginning to realize that 3D does not necessarily have to cost more money. Better still, it creates new possibilities and opportunities. 3D on the market In 2017 we saw 3D chip technology start to appear in a range of different commercial ... »

Leti Demonstrates World’s First 300-mm Wafer-to-Wafer Direct Hybrid Bonding with 1-Micron Pitch on EV Group System

Leti Demonstrates World’s First 300-mm Wafer-to-Wafer Direct Hybrid Bonding with 1-Micron Pitch on EV Group System

EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, and Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, today announced the world’s first successful 300-mm wafer-to-wafer direct hybrid bonding with pitch dimension connections as small as 1µm (micron). This breakthrough also achieved copper pads as small as 500nm. The copper/oxide... »

2017 European 3D Summit: Making Advanced Packaging Great Again

2017 European 3D Summit: Making Advanced Packaging Great Again

Every year, I attend most of the events that are focused on 3D integration and related approaches to semiconductor advanced packaging. One thing that I’ve heard over the past year is that as 3D technologies move into manufacturing, it’s become difficult to recruit speakers who have fresh content. Notoriously slow to evolve, the 3D integration conversation hasn’t changed too much over the pas... »

Outlook 2017: Advanced Packaging Technology Takes Center Stage

Outlook 2017: Advanced Packaging Technology Takes Center Stage

The era of “More than Moore” was alive and well in 2016 as the semiconductor industry witnessed many new developments in advanced packaging. Among these was the production of the first hybrid bonded image sensor, which enables high-performance image processing as well as on-sensor memory to provide faster extraction and processing of images. As this image sensor technology enables an entirely ... »

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