System Implementation Connectivity Verification and Analysis, Including Advanced Package Designs

System Implementation Connectivity Verification and Analysis, Including Advanced Package Designs
by Tom Dillinger on 06-08-2017 at 4:00 pm

Regular Semiwiki readers are aware of the rapid emergence of various (multi-die) advanced package technologies, such as: FOWLP (e.g., Amkor’s SWIFT, TSMC’s InFO); 2D die placement on a rigid substrate (e.g., TSMC’s CoWoS); and, 2.5D “stacked die” with vertical vias (e.g., any of the High Bandwidth Memory,… Read More


Bridging Design Environments for Advanced Multi-Die Package Verification

Bridging Design Environments for Advanced Multi-Die Package Verification
by Tom Dillinger on 03-28-2016 at 12:00 pm

This year is shaping up to be an inflection point, when multi-die packaging technology will experience tremendous market growth. Advanced 2.5D/3D package offerings have been available for several years, utilizing a variety of technologies to serve as the package substrate, interposer material for embedding die micro-bump… Read More


Pathfinding to an Optimal Chip/Package/Board Implementation

Pathfinding to an Optimal Chip/Package/Board Implementation
by Tom Dillinger on 02-04-2016 at 4:00 pm

A new term has entered the vernacular of electronic design engineering — pathfinding. The complexity of the functionality to be integrated and the myriad of chip, package, and board technologies available make the implementation decision a daunting task. Pathfinding refers to the method by which the design space of technology… Read More