Muthappan Asokan | Department of Chemistry

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Muthappan Asokan

Graduate Student
PhD Student in Dr. Oliver Chyan's Research Group

Awards and Recognition:

September 2017 - Won Best Presentation in Packaging Reliability session for "Mechanistic Investigation and

Prevention of Corrosion in Copper Wire - Aluminum Bond Pad Assembly" at SRC Techcon 2017, Austin, United


May 2018 - Won the Best Graduate Student Research Presenter at the Third year mandatory Graduate

Student Seminar Competition conducted by Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas. Presentation

Title: "Aluminum Bond Pad Corrosion in Copper Wire Bonded Assembly - Defectivity characterization and

Prevention Strategy" & "Characterization of Supercritical Cleaning of Post-etch Fluoropolymer Residue by Chemical

Bonding Transformation Mapping."

October 2018 - Honor: The work "Explore High Bonding Reliability of Cu Wire Bonded Devices under Extreme

Halide Contaminated Environments" has been invited to be presented as a Workshop in the IMAPS 2018

Conference on Microelectronics.

Publications and Conferences:

Muthappan Asokan, Joshua Caperton, Ashish Salunke, Oliver Chyan, Fei Xu, "Explore High Bonding Reliability of

Cu Wire Bonded Devices under Extreme Halide Contaminated Environments"; IMAPS 2018 - Pasadena - 51st

Symposium on Microelectronics.

Muthappan Asokan, Josh Caperton, Zach Thompson, Oliver Chyan, Mahmud Chowdhury, Shawn O' Connor, Luu

Nguyen: "Novel Corrosion Prevention Treatments for Cu Wire Boned Device to Improve Bonding Reliability", 2018

IEEE 68th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), San Diego, CA, doi: 10.1109/ECTC.2018.00029

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