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SMTnet Express, September 24, 2015, Subscribers: 23,507, Members: Companies: 14,658, Users: 39,014

Technical Library

Gold Stud Bump Flip Chip Bonding on Molded Interconnect Devices

Dick Pang, Weifeng Liu, Anwar Mohammed, Elissa Mckay, Teresita Villavert and Murad Kurwa; Flextronics International

A molded interconnect device (MID) is an injection molded thermoplastic substrate which incorporates a conductive circuit pattern and integrates both mechanical and electrical functions. (...) Flip chip bonding of bare die on MID can be employed to fully utilize MID's advantage in device miniaturization. Compared to the traditional soldering process, thermo-compression bonding with gold stud bumps provides a clear advantage in its fine pitch capability. However, challenges also exist. Few studies have been made on thermocompression bonding on MID substrate, accordingly little information is available on process optimization, material compatibility and bonding reliability. Unlike solder reflow, there is no solder involved and no "self-alignment," therefore the thermo-compression bonding process is significantly more dependent on the capability of the machine for chip assembly alignment.

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GPD Global

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Pick & Place


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Wave Soldering


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SMT / PCB Equipment Auctions

Late Model Captive SMT Facility and Equipment - BOSE, Leading Audio Equipment Manufacturer

October 7 - 8 | The Branford Group

Complete 50,000 SF Facility of Late Model SMT, Test and Backplane Assembly Equipment

Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 | X-Line Asset Management

Electronic Equipment Mart

Panasonic RL-131 Radial Lead Inserter

PTH Equipment


DEK 248 Screen Printer

Screen Printing Equipment

IBE SMT Equipment

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Capital Equipment Exchange

Yamaha YV 100XG

Chipshooters / Chip Mounters

KD Electronics Ltd.

DEK Parts

Screen Printing Equipment

Dongguan Kingsun Tech.

PCB Conveyors


JMW Enterprises

Assembleon Topaz Xi

Pick and Place Equipment/Feeders

Tekmart International Inc.

Events Calendar

SMTA International Conference & Exhibition 2015

Conference, Trade Show/Exhibition | September 27- October 1 | SMTA

Assembly Challenges of Small Packages - BEST 2015 Tech Symposium

Seminar/Course | October 1 | Business Electronics Soldering Technologies (BEST) Inc.

2015 PCB Cleaning Webinar Series

Online Webinar | ZESTRON

productronica 2015

Conference, Trade Show/Exhibition | November 10 - 13 | Messe München GmbH

Career Center


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Industry Associations Events


SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies.

Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

Next Event: SMTA International 2015 - Sept. 27 - Oct. 1


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly.

Membership Info | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

Next Event: IPC Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings co-located with SMTA International - September 26 - Oct. 1

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Used PCB Assembly Equipment - CE Exchange

Software for PCB Manufacturing - Unisoft

Go-Dove Auction: Siemens SMT Line & Panasonic CM402-L Advance Modular Placement Machine

All you want to know about BOUNDARY-SCAN

VisionPro Series Bench Top 3D SPI - the ultimate in flexibility

DownStream Technologies - software for post processing PCB designs.

Custom SMT Nozzles - Count on Tools

PCB Cleaning products - Zestron

Aegis FactoryLogix Paperless Shop Floor Software - Add value, reduce costs and eliminate risk in manufacturing.

ii-Feed intelligent pick and place feeder

Fluid Pressure Control - a breakthrough in uniform fluid dispensing - GPD Global

HELLER - Choose an Oven for Your Reflow Needs

Whatever the SMT manufacturing need, JUKI has you covered.

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Speedprint SP700avi inline SMT screen printer

Used SMT Equipment - IBE

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