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2D, 2.5D, and 3D X-Ray Inspection – What’s a “D”?

Presented by Dr. Bill Cardoso - CEO, Creative Electron, Inc.
Phone: +1 760.752.1192 E-mail: 
bcardoso@creativeelectron.com

Abstract
X-ray inspection has been widely adopted in the electronics industry over the past 20 years, driven mainly by the development and use of bottom terminated components (BTC). The use of ball grid arrays (BGA), for example, allowed the development of standards and guidelines that dictate the maximum void size in each ball. In consequence, x-ray machine manufacturers developed solutions that address these requirements, so becoming an integral part of the quality assurance function of modern electronic manufacturers.

As new x-ray technologies are introduced – with new algorithms and new hardware – users are faced with a growing range of choices. Users need a solid technical background to understand these options and make an educated decision when acquiring x-ray inspection capabilities. Unfortunately, x-ray companies are not always clear about the pros and cons of each option. As a result, users end up buying too much or too little capability. In either situation, the user is left without the right x-ray inspection solution. 

The goal of this presentation is to give the audience the tools needed to avoid making mistakes when acquiring x-ray inspection capabilities. We will set the record straight and clearly define critical concepts in x-ray inspection. The different x-ray modalities, 2D, 2.5D, and 3D x-ray inspection will be explained in detail at the user level – no math involved. Most importantly, this presentation will cover all the modalities to be utilized for a successful quality assurance program. A rich set of images and videos will be used to illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of each x-ray inspection modality.

Bio
Bill staBillrted his first company in Brazil at age 17 and sold it a few years later when invited by the US Department of Energy to work at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to do nuclear and high energy physics research. As the Department Head for Systems Engineering and after a 10-year long career at Fermi lab, Bill moved from Chicago to sunny California to start Creative Electron. True to the American Dream, Creative Electron quickly grew from Bill's garage to the largest US manufacturer of x-ray machines for the electronics industry (no longer in his garage). Starting with an associate degree at age 13, Bill has a BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and an MBA from The University of Chicago. Bill was 2015 president of the SMTA San Diego chapter and is member of the technical committee for SMTA International, SMTA Counterfeit Conference, and SMTA LED Conference, Components for Military and Space Electronics Conference, SPIE Photonics, and the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium. He is an IEEE Senior member and the author of over 120 technical publications, a contributor to 2 books, owner of a few patents, and a frequent speaker at technical conferences. 

DATE: 

  04-12-17

AGENDA:

   5:30 – 5:45PM             Registration check-in

   5:45 – 6:15PM             Dinner

   6:15 -- 6:30PM             Announcements and Introductions

   6:30PM                       Presentation

 COST:

   $0 members, $0 non-members.  All costs kindly are covered by Creative Electron

   Please RSVP by 04/10/2017 Thanks!
      or RSVP by going to SMTA.org “San Diego Chapter News”

LOCATION:

   Creative Electron, 253 Pawnee St., San Marcos, CA. 92078   
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Minimizing Voiding in Bottom-Terminating Components

Presented by Joe Bahou, -Technical Sales Support Engineer, West Coast

Indium Corporation

Phone: +1 (315) 853-4900 x7677 E-mail: jbahou@indium.com

 

Abstract
This presentation with cover an Introduction to QFN challenges, determining void criteria, design of experiments (DOE), results, void control using solder fortification and conclusions.

Bio

joe
Joe is a Technical Sales Support Engineer supporting Indium Corporation's advanced SMT materials, fluxes and engineered thermal materials, to customers on the west coast of the USA. He provides comprehensive technical advice in the selection, use and application of solder paste, fluxes, and solder alloy fabrications to customers in the electronics assembly industry.  Joe is based in Huntington Beach, California and has more than 16 years of experience in electronics assembly manufacturing, including hands on experience in SMT production.Joe has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts (Lowell). He has worked for several major companies, including MFlex in Anaheim, California. In addition he has worked on the development of 01005 chip component placement on to a printed circuit board .

DATE:

    03-08-17


AGENDA:

    5:30 – 5:45PM          Registration check-in

    5:45 – 6:15PM          Dinner

    6:15 -- 6:30PM          Announcements and Introductions

    6:30PM                     Presentation

COST:

    $0 members, $0 non-members ….Indium Corporation is kindly sponsoring this meeting.

     Please RSVP by 03/06/2017 Thanks!
    

LOCATION:

    HME

    14110 Stowe Dr, Poway, CA 92064-7147

    Tel: 858.535.6000

    http://hs1.hme.com/link/HME_map.pdf

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Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
February 15, 2017
12:00PM
APEX Going Dutch-Lunch Tin Fish -170 6th Ave Gaslamp 8582321094   julie Bradbury-Bennett 
jbradburybennett@yahoo.com
March 8, 2017
5:30PM
Minimizing Voiding in Bottom-Terminating Components HME 14110 Stowe Dr Poway 8586584220   Brian Roggeman 
broggema@qti.qualcomm.com
April 12, 2017
5:30PM
2D, 2.5D, 3D X-Ray Inspection -What's a D? Creative Electron 253 Pawnee St San Marcos 6196016216   Liliana Barba 
bcardoso@creativeelectron.com
May 10, 2017
5:30PM
TBD Neotech 237 Via Vera Cruz San Marcos 8582321094   julie Bradbury-Bennett 
jbradburybennett@yahoo.com
July 12, 2017
5:30PM
TBD Pergrine Semiconductor 8587950112   Mumtaz Bora 
mbora@psemi.com


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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Brian Roggeman  (Qualcomm Technologies Inc.)
Phone : 858-658-4220
Email : broggema@qti.qualcomm.com

Vice President : Mumtaz Y. Bora  (Peregrine Semiconductor)
Phone : 858-795-0112
Email : mbora@psemi.com

Secretary : David Kruidhof  (West-Tech Materials, Inc.)
Phone : 858-774-1174
Email : dkruidhof@westechmat.com

Treasurer : Julie Bradbury-Bennett Ph.D.  
Phone : 858 232-1094
Email : JBradburyBennett@yahoo.com

VP of Technical Programs : Bill Cardoso Ph.D.  (Creative Electron, Inc.)
Phone : 760-752-1192
Email : bcardoso@creativeelectron.com

VP of Membership : Philippe Frid  (Kulicke & Soffa Industries)
Phone : 442-236-1136
Email : pfrid@kns.com

Board Liaison : Debbie Carboni (KYZEN Corporation)
Phone Contact : 215-498-8856
Email Address : debbie_carboni@kyzen.com

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Global Members of our Chapter

SMAC

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Corporate Members of our Chapter

CAIG Laboratories, Inc.

Creative Electron, Inc.

Delkin Devices, Inc.

Hughes Circuits, Inc.

KIC

Kyocera America, Inc.

MANEX ERP Inc.

Nordson ASYMTEK

Palomar Technologies

Para Tech Coating, Inc.

Parmi USA, Inc.

SMAC

Vitronics Soltec USA



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Amazon Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO Jabil Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Keysight Technologies KYZEN Sdn. Bhd. Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG Microsoft Corporation NCAB Group USA NEO Technology Solutions Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics SMAC Specialty Coating Systems Vexos Vitronics Soltec USA ZESTRON Americas

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