The Effect of Solder Paste Volume and Reflow Ambient Atmosphere on Reliability of CBGA Assemblies

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Y. P. Wu, P. L. Tu, Yan C. Chan

Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

J. Electron. Packag 123(3), 284-289 (Jul 07, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1371782 History: Received July 07, 1999
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The geometry specification of the CBGA specimen
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The temperature profile for the current reflow process
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Maximum shear force as a function of stencil thickness
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Maximum deformation as a function of stencil thickness
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SEM fracture section photomicrograph
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Cantilever bending fatigue test setup
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Bending fatigue life cycle as a function of the stencil thickness
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Thermal shock fatigue life as a function of the stencil thickness
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Vibration fatigue life as a function of the stencil thickness
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Photographs of the joints corresponding to the three stencil thickness
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An illustration of a CBGA solder joint
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Profile of cross section area, stress and strain distribution along x-axis
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A fracture section microphotograph of fatigue failure for specimen prepared using 0.10 mm stencil




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