AUTOMATED DIE BOND INSPECTION SYSTEM USING MACHINE VISION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$149,423.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
15387
Agency Tracking Number:
15387
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
755 Middlesex Trunpike, Billerica, MA, 01821
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Scott Cole
Principal Investigator
(508) 667-7900
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP ADVANCED AUTOMATED INSPECTION SYSTEMS WHICH UTILIZE-MACHINE VISION SENSING AND PROCESSING TECHNIQUES TO INSPECT HIGH-RELIABILITY MICROELECTRONICS FOR CRITICAL NAVY APPLICATIONS. THE PROPOSED AUTOMATED SYSTEMS WILL ADDRESS VISUAL INSPECTION TASKS WHICH ARE NOW PERFORMED MANUALLY. THESE INCLUDE DIE BOND INSPECTION, CHIP PLACEMENT AND ORIENTATION VERIFICATION, WIRE CONNECTIVITY INSPECTION, ETC. PHASE I TASKS MAINLY INCLUDE: A BRIEF REVIEW OF RELATED WORK; AN ANALYSIS OF APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS PARTICULARLY FOCUSING ON NAVY-S NEEDS AND APPLICABLE MILITARY MICROELECTRONICSWORKMANSHIP STANDARDS; AN INVESTIGATION AND PROTOTYPING OF APPLICABLE VISION SENSING AND VISION PROCESSING APPROACHES; AN EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVE SUCH APPROACHES AND SELECTION OF MOST PROMISING ONES FOR FULL IMPLEMENTATION UNDER PHASE II; AND DEVELOPMENT OF A PRELIMINARY SYSTEM DESIGN ADDRESSING OVERALL SYSTEM HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE AND ISSUES SUCH AS USER INTERFACING, PART PROGRAMMING, CAD INTERFACING, INTEGRATION WITH OTHER SYSTEMS IN THE ASSEMBLY LINE, ENCODING OF APPLICABLE STANDARDS, ETC. THE SYSTEM PROTOTYPES IN BOTH PHASES I AND II WILL BE DEVELOPED USING ADVANCED STATE-OF-THE-ART MACHINE VISION SYSTEMS. 0N THE BASIS OF THE ABOVE WORK, NEEDS FOR FUTURE R&D WILL BE IDENTIFIED AND THE PHASE II EFFORT WILL BE PLANNED.

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