Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

United States Brand: SIMULIA
Industry: High Tech
Website:www.amd.com

AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for personal and networked computing and communications, based in Sunnyvale, California.

The Challenge

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) needed a way to predict and prevent crack formation and delamination in the flip-chip version of its integrated circuits

Dassault Systèmes Response

AMD chose Abaqus FEA from SIMULIA to study the effects various underfill design variables

Benefits

Thanks to complex studies conducted with Abaqus FEA, AMD came up with a list of improvements to the underfill layer, which optimized flip-chip reliability and durability