WILSONVILLE, OR -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jan 07, 2011 -- Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that it will sponsor the fourth in a series of workshops on IC 3D Interconnects to be co-located at ISQED on March 17, 2011. The workshop, hosted by SEMATECH in cooperation with Fraunhofer IZFP and IMEC, will focus on the product reliability issues associated with mechanical stress in Through Silicon Via (TSV) techniques.
The 4th Workshop will be focused on addressing the reliability aspects of stress in 3D products and will build on the progress achieved in the prior three events. Specifically, the intent of this workshop is to focus on the mechanical stress driven failure mechanisms, the associated test vehicles, and the characterization and modeling methodologies related to via-middle TSV 3D stacking technologies.
Who: Mentor Graphics
What: 4th 3D Interconnect Workshop: "Workshop on Stress Management Challenges for 3D ICs using Through Silicon Vias." Working topics:
- Mechanical stress driven TSV failure mechanisms
- Characterization and modeling methodologies
- Appropriate test vehicles
- Methods and infrastructure needed to manage stress driven TSV failures
When: March 17, 2011, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA
For workshop registration, please visit: http://www.sematech.org/meetings/announcements/9126/registration.htm. Workshop presentations will be available on CD. Previous workshop transcripts and more information on the 3D Interconnect workshops are available at: http://www.sematech.org/meetings/announcements/9126/. For ISQED registration, please visit: http://www.isqed.org/.
About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of about $850 million. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.
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