Abstract

Trends in the packaging of semiconductors are towards miniaturization and high functionality. The package-on-package(PoP) with increasing demands is beneficial in cost and space saving. The main failure mechanisms associated with PoP technology, including open joints and warpage, have created a lot of challenges for Assembly and Failure Analysis (FA). This paper outlines the sample preparation process steps to overcome the challenges to enable successful failure analysis and optical probing.

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