• 17:00 – 17:05

Empowering Power Electronics Packaging Through Photonic Debonding

PulseForge’s cutting-edge photonic debonding solution is spearheading the advancements in the power electronics packaging industry. Leveraging high-intensity light pulses, from sophisticated flash lamps, in conjunction with an ingenious reusable inorganic light absorber layer, our state-of-the-art technology presents exceptional opportunities for lowering processing costs while effectively debonding materials crucial for wafer thinning, RDL build, Fan-out, and substrate transfer.

In this presentation focused on Power MOSFETs packaging, we will delve into the intricacies of our photonic debonding process, demonstrating its ability to overcome traditional debonding method limitations and cost-effectively facilitate the detachment of temporarily bonded wafers from glass carriers. By exploiting broadband light spanning a wide spectrum (200 nm – 1100 nm) with intense pulses reaching up to 45 kW/cm2 over micro-second intervals, the photonic debonding process delivers unmatched efficiency and reliability, showcasing successful debonding of thinned wafers (<100 µm) from glass carriers.

Beyond the captivating results of our Power MOSFETs processing study, we will delve into the intricacies of cost savings afforded by our photonic debonding method. With large area illumination capabilities (75 mm x 150 mm) per flashlamp, the photonic debonding approach exhibits a high-throughput and clean solution, further driving down costs, and encouraging on-shoring of back-end processes.

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Vikram Turkani

Technical Program Manager

PulseForge

Vikram Turkani is a Technical Program Manager at PulseForge Inc., a leading technology company based in Austin, Texas. With a keen focus on the advanced packaging industry, Vikram plays a pivotal role in driving the development and implementation of PulseForge’s cutting-edge technologies. By collaborating closely with global technology partners, he ensures that these state-of-the-art solutions successfully enter the market as practical applications.

Before joining PulseForge, Vikram earned an M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Western Michigan University (WMU), where he focused on developing flexible physical and chemical sensors using various printing processes. He has authored nearly 22 peer-reviewed publications in various technical journals and conference proceedings.

He not only drives the development of groundbreaking technologies but also actively engages with PulseForge customers to facilitate the seamless adoption of these technologies at scale. In his free time, Vikram enjoys hiking Texas hill country and exploring the vibrant Austin food scene.

We are experts in applied energy. PulseForge, Inc. designs and manufactures revolutionary pulsed-light systems for industrial processes. PulseForge utilizes applied energy in a precise and targeted manner to enable innovation in manufacturing. Our expertise and tools empower our customers to explore novel materials and manufacturing methodologies, driving dynamic and efficient production at scale.

Most semiconductor fab managers feel tremendous margin pressure, so PulseForge offers an innovative process that lowers TCO by over 30% while improving yield, so you can increase production while improving profitability. At PulseForge, we envision a future free of manufacturing limitations. A future where designers create freely and do not have to restrict or modify their designs in order to get them manufactured…a future where electronics can be integrated into textiles, plastics, and recycled materials easily, affordably, and in volume. A future with advances in semiconductors, additive manufacturing, packaging, drying, cleaning, and decontamination. Explore the possibilities www.pulseforge.com

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