Coarsening in BGA Solder Balls: Modeling and Experimental Evaluation

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Cemal Basaran, Yujun Wen

Electronic Packaging Laboratory, 212 Ketter Hall, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA

J. Electron. Packag 125(3), 426-430 (Sep 17, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1602707 History: Received August 01, 2002; Online September 17, 2003
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Schematic of the specimen on the fixture
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Cross section of the BGA package
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Temperature profile of thermal cycle loading
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(a) Initial state, the average phase size d0=3.017 μm. (b) After 150 cycles, the average phase size d150=4.645 μm. (c) After 250 cycles, the average phase size d250=5.096 μm. (d) After 300 cycles, the average phase size d300=5.231 μm.
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Comparison of the phase size change between simulation and observation




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