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BGA Package Component Reliability After Long-Term Storage
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BGA Package Component Reliability After Long-Term Storage

BGA Units placed on Test BoardIn 2008, the white paper Component Reliability After Long Term Storage was published in support of shelf life extension for leaded packages beyond a self-imposed two-year limit. The success and acceptance of the Shelf Life Extension Program led to a request for additional data to support extended storage for devices with solder ball interconnects.

This study evaluated 11 devices that were packed using tape and reel packing methods. These devices had been stored in a warehouse environment (<40�C and <90% RH) for periods of time ranging from two to ten years.

Credit / Source: R. Key, B. Lange, R. Madsen | Texas Instruments

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