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EDFA Technical Articles (2017) 19 (1): 4–8.
Published: 01 February 2017
... an alternate FA approach that involves grinding away much of the PCB. Copyright © ASM International® 2017 2017 ASM International ball grid arrays BGA failures root cause analysis solder joints soldering defects 4 httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.edfa.2017-1.p004 EDFAAO (2017) 1:4-8 1537-0755...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2017) 19 (2): 4–9.
Published: 01 May 2017
... are then examined using polarized light which readily passes through the remaining resin and fibers. As the examples in the article show, this approach can reveal a wide range of manufacturing defects in PCBs. Copyright © ASM International® 2017 2017 ASM International ball grid arrays PCB faults...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2024) 26 (2): 22–30.
Published: 01 May 2024
... grid array package to a cyclic current input. Current density, Joule effect, and temperature curves are examined. ball grid array packages electro-thermal simulation reliability thermal stress weld joint cracks Copyright © ASM International® 2024 2024 ASM International The influence...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2021) 23 (4): 14–17.
Published: 01 November 2021
... intact. It also describes a defect isolation procedure in which the sample is analyzed in a large chamber environmental SEM with its ball grid array directly wired to an EBAC amplifier. This article discusses the failure analysis challenges associated with large overmolded 2.5D packages and explains...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2005) 7 (4): 16–22.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Thomas Paquette This article presents best practices and procedures for analyzing printed circuit board assembly failures. It discusses the role of electrostatic discharge and electrical overstress, the increasing complexity of ball grid arrays and buried vias, the challenges associated with lead...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2006) 8 (4): 12–14.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... In hand testing, this could result in die and/or package cracking if the operator applies enough force to make good electrical connection. This is especially a problem for thin ball grid array packages. In leaded packages with pure tin plating on the leads, there is the risk of tin whiskers. Tin whiskers...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (4): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2010
.../Motorola, Andrew spent four years at Compaq Computer, where he was involved with the implementation of some of the first high-pin-count plastic ball grid arrays in the industry. He has been active in authoring and presenting on many aspects of packaging and reliability at a variety of conferences, symposia...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2013) 15 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., the so-called stacked CSPs or multichip packages (MCPs) have emerged on the market and are becoming one of the most rapidly growing sectors for CSPs. Packaging for MCPs begins by stacking two or three dice on top of a ball grid array (BGA) substrate, with an insulating strip between them. Leads...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2011) 13 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Failure Analysis when components (such as ball grid arrays, thin smalloutline packages, micro-electromechanical systems, etc.) are considered to be free of internal stress just after production (before undergoing the reflow solder cycle) and this stress-free assumption is used as the initial condition...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2015) 17 (4): 32–36.
Published: 01 November 2015
... from a 2-D layout. The high-frequency circuit probe is also included in the simulation setup to properly correlate simulated and measured EOTPR signals. ELECTRONIC DEVICE FAILURE ANALYSIS | VOLUME 17 NO. 4 33 THE TEST VEHICLE CONSISTS OF A SIGNAL CHANNEL FROM A SECTION OF A BALL GRID ARRAY (BGA) 3-D...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2022) 24 (2): 24–32.
Published: 01 May 2022
... counts in the 1980s, leading to pin grid array (PGA) and leadless chip carrier (LCC) packages. However, industries moved from PGA packages to land grid array (LGA) packages in the 2000s. Since the 1970s, ball grid array (BGA) packages have existed but developed in the 1990s into flipchip ball grid array...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2011) 13 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 February 2011
... dip procedure in which the molten solder is used to wash away the gold layer, replacing it with a layer of solder or tin. References 1. Darveaux, R., et al.: In: Lau, J. (ed.) Ball Grid Array Technology, chap. 13 (1995) 10 Electronic Device Failure Analysis 2. Zhong, C.H., et al.: Missing solder ball...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2003) 5 (1): 11–14.
Published: 01 February 2003
... challenges for device testing and failure analysis at both the package and die levels. Since they are small, device handling for CSP operations is difficult. The following discussion mainly focuses on one type of CSP, the FBGA (Fine-Pitch Ball Grid Array) package, which illustrates the VVolumee45,,NNoo. .41...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2003) 5 (4): 5–10.
Published: 01 November 2003
... are apportioned into silicon value and IC packaging and assembly test. Clearly, the majority of revenues lie in silicon, as expected, but the 13% packaging share is split between array packages (ball grid arrays, or BGAs, PGAs, and chip scale packages, or CSPs) and surface mount technology (SMT) packages (QFPs...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2021) 23 (3): 4–7.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and discharging that occur during water cleaning of packaged parts. The devices in this case were packaged in plastic ball grid arrays (PBGA); the charging and discharging occurred among adjacent solder balls of the packages. The graphs in Fig. 6 show the cumulative distribution plots of static currents (IDDS...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2015) 17 (4): 4–12.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 509 (Aremco, Valley Cottage, NY) was evaluated for flow over time with applied force for the tensile forces caused during mounting. With a ball-grid array or flat substrate, the mounting medium is stressed primarily in tension, while the pin-grid array (PGA) package stresses are much more complex...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2021) 23 (2): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the package. However, the limited space to place pins in a DIP package meant these samples could only contain 4-64 pins. In the 1980s to 1990s, the pin grid array (PGA) and ball grid array packaging (BGA) used surface mounting technology to place more pins at the bottom of the packaging. Surface mounting...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2001) 3 (4): 15–19.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Characterization and Metrology for ULSI Technology, NIST, 1998, p 598 604. 2. T.M. Moore, and C.D. Hartfield, Through-Transmission Acoustic Inspection Of Ball Grid Array (BGA) Packages, Proceedings International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA), 1997, p 197- 204. 3. C. Odegard and C. Lambert...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2016) 18 (4): 30–40.
Published: 01 November 2016
... signatures. A slight difference is noticeable after the signal passes the ball-grid array contact and laminate. edfas.org 38 ELECTRONIC DEVICE FAILURE ANALYSIS | VOLUME 18 NO. 4 Fig. 10 3-D x-ray results showing a misalignment between microbumps and TSV features (a) (b) Fig. 11 Plasma FIB cut through x-ray...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2006) 8 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the solder joints of ball grid array (BGA) devices and capacitors on boards assembled with various combinations of lead-free or leaded components and lead-free or leaded solder paste. Sample Preparation Twelve boards were prepared using lead-free or leaded components and paste. Static burn-in was performed...