bare chip


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bare chip

An integrated circuit (IC) that has been cut out from the wafer and is ready for packaging. See die.
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Bare chip components are typically mounted to a printed circuit board or substrate using die-attach adhesives, and then electrically connected to the board, substrate or directly to another chip through fine wires in a process known as wire bonding.
In these cases, yield losses involved mostly bare chip handling applications, not molded, finished IC devices.
2) Clech in 2004 analyzed some published data (FIGURE 1) expressing the correlations of characteristic life to cyclic shear strain range for bare chip assemblies for SnCu, SnPb and SAC assemblies by trendlines.