Characterization of Polymeric Materials for Electronic Packaging, Dr. Claudius Feger



Monthly Dinner Meeting for Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000

"Characterization of Polymeric Materials for Electronic Packaging"

Claudius Feger
IBM T. J. Watson Research Laboratory
Yorktown Heights, NY


There are two reasons why engineers are interested in properties of materials: to compare a given material to another or to use the data to model a complex structure such as an electronic package. The required accuracy of the two applications is different. All that is required for material comparisons are standardized measurement methods. For modeling absolute properties are required. This talk will focus on two areas: (1) the glass transition of a filled epoxy in a single chip package and its importance for stress relief during thermal cycling, and (2) the measurements of CTEs and moduli on thin polymeric films relevant in thin film interconnects.



Cost: $30 ($15 for unemployed/retired/students)

Social Hour: 6:00 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM
Talk: 8:00 PM

Location: the "Club House Restaurant",
1875 Ebarcadaro Road, Palo Alto.

From 101 in Palo Alto, take Embarcadaro Road East.
Pass through the first traffic light, and turn left
at the sign for "Airport and Golf Course". The
"Club House Restaurant" will be on the left after
turning into the parking lot. (Look for the large
metal sculpture near the building.) If you go past
the airport you've gone too far.

restaurant phone 650-856-0999
(do not call restaurant for reservations)

Dinner: Buffet style - no choice in advance is
Options include vegetarian fettucini alfredo,
roasted turkey, and grilled snapper.

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Upcoming events of possible interest to
GGPF audience:


Jan 20, Lodi, California
SPE dinner lecture, "CAD with a Concentration
on Rapid Rrototypes"


Feb. 4-6, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove
Porter Memorial Symposium: Recent Advances in
Polymer Science and Engineering


Feb. 7-11, Santa Clara Convention Center
AVS 1st International Conference on Microelectronics
and Interfaces


Feb. 11-12, Stanford
Flory Sumposium, Stanford

note the registration fee doubles for registration
after Jan. 27!


March 22-25, Santa Rosa
ACS Workshop on Chain Growth Polymerization
March 26-31, San Francisco
ACS National Meeting

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