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Thermally-Activated IHS Attachment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008966D
Publication Date: 2002-Jul-26

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Disclosed is a method that uses heat to attach an integrated heat spreader (IHS) to a package while maintaining sufficient pressure between the IHS and the die. Benefits include lower cost and the ability to attach the IHS without clips or special trays.