Manufacturing, Packaging & Materials

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Controlling Warpage In Advanced Packages

Mechanical stresses increase with larger sizes and heterogeneous materials.

Single Vs. Multi-Patterning Advancements For EUV

EUV patterning has come a long way in the past five years, but old challenges resurface with high-NA EUV.

Precise Control Needed For Copper Plating And CMP

The more complex the CMP processes, the more data they have to work with, and the bigger the gains from adopting machine learning.

Ruthenium Interconnects On Tap

Chipmakers will stall as long as possible, but copper's days are numbered.

Opportunities Grow For GPU Acceleration

The convergence of AI/ML and GPU advancements are creating new opportunities for faster processing

Integration Hurdles For Analog And RF In Next-Gen Packages

Strategies and advancements for thermal dissipation, shielding, and testing schemes.

Reducing Risk In The Semiconductor Supply Chain

Companies are changing the supply and demand formula in the wake of severe chip shortages, but it's not a simple fix.

Sidestepping Lithography In Chip Manufacturing

Selective deposition could slow the need for additional lithography steps, helping to control costs for advanced-node chips.

Veterans Could Close The Semi Industry’s Workforce Gap

A Penn State-led model to bring veterans into the chip industry could scale for broad workforce development.

Navigating The GPU Revolution

Potential cost and time benefits are driving GPU adoption, despite challenges.

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Round Tables

Opportunities Grow For GPU Acceleration

The convergence of AI/ML and GPU advancements are creating new opportunities for faster processing

Navigating The GPU Revolution

Potential cost and time benefits are driving GPU adoption, despite challenges.

Making Heterogeneous Integration More Predictable

Engineering teams, methods, and modeling need to be rethought. One size doesn't fit all, and defects are inevitable.

What Can Go Wrong In Heterogeneous Integration

Workflows and tools are disconnected, mechanical stress is ill-defined, and complete co-planarity is nearly impossible. But there are solutions on ...

Heterogeneous Integration Finding Its Footing

Definitions, applications, and tools are still evolving, but success stories are becoming more common.

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Multimedia

Secure Movement Of Data In Test

Why heterogeneous integration changes how data is used in manufacturing.

Challenges Of Testing Advanced Packages

Bundling more chips or chiplets increases the difficulty of thoroughly testing a device.

High-NA EUV Progress And Problems

Why it's necessary, when it's coming, and what still needs to be done.

Challenges Of Heterogeneous Integration

Cramming more features into a small space adds challenges and benefits.

Challenges In Packaging 5G And 6G

From package-defined antennas to antenna-defined packages, and lots of tradeoffs in between.

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