DIRECT SURFACE MOUNT IC PACKAGE FOR PCB'S

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4531
Amount: $500,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
International Micro Industries
23 Olney Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Thomas L Angelucci Sr
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THIS EFFORT WILL FOCUS ON LOWERING COST AND IMPROVING PER- FORMANCE BY ELIMINATING CERAMIC AND PLASTIC PACKAGES PRES- USED IN SURFACE MOUNTING SEMICONDUCTOR CHIPS. THE CHIP WILL BE MOUNTED DIRECTLY TO A PREPARED FOOTPRINT ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (PCB) UTILIZING ADVANCED TAPE AUTO- MATED BONDING (TAB) AND NEW CHIP OVERCOATING MATERIALS. A COMMERCIALLY AVAILBLE VLSI SHIP WITH MORE THAN 60 I/O'S WILL BE SELECTED (THE PRIME CANDIDATE IS A CHIP WITH 136 I/O'S) TO BE TAB SURFACE MOUNTED TO PCB'S AND THEN OVER- COATED WITH SPECIALIZED ENCAPSULANTS. PRIOR TO EXCISE AND SURFACE MOUNTING, THE CHIP WILL BE PROCESSED WITH ELEC- TROPLATED GOLD BUMPS ON EACH CHIP BONDING PAD, THEN INNER LEAD BONDED (ILB) TO A 35MM FILM OF POLYIMIDE MATERIAL TO WHICH COPPER FOIL HAS BEEN LAMINATED, AND THE APPROPRIATE CIRCUIT PATTERN ETCHED AND GOLD PLATED. THE ILB PROCESS IS ACCOMPLISHED WITH GANG BONDING, A SINGLE OPERATION THAT BONDS ALL OF THE CIRCUIT LEADS TO THEIR ASSIGNED BONDING PADS. THE SURFACE MOUNTED AND OVERCOATED CIHIP- ON-BOARD WILL BE TESTED AND EVALUATED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND

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