Reducing Advanced Packaging Costs

Semiconductor Engineering sat down with Chenglin Liu, director of package engineering at Marvell; John Hunt, senior director of engineering at ASE; Eric Tosaya, senior director of package manufacturing at eSilicon; and Juan Rey, vice president of engineering for Calibre at Mentor, a Siemens Business. What follows are excerpts of that discussion, which was held in front of a live audience at MEP... » read more

The Future of Package Design Verification: Assembly Design Kits

Chip design companies and package assembly houses have no unified signoff verification process to ensure that an IC package meets manufacturability and performance requirements. Packages need a process that confirms the disparate products they contain can be manufactured within a single package. Mentor Graphics collaborated with Qualcomm and STATS ChipPAC to develop a prototype assembly design ... » read more