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Protective Coating for Wirebonding Tips

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000062259D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Chalco, PA Hyer, GN [+details]

Abstract

Tungsten wirebonding tips subjected to high temperature such as lasers, can be given extended life by forming a tungsten silicide coating on the tip surfaces.