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ElectroComponent Science and Technology
Volume 10 (1983), Issue 2-3, Pages 111-127

Mounting of Micropackages in Vapour Phase Soldering and Study of Ageing Mechanism

1Thomson-CSF. CIMSA, 10-12 av. de l' Europe, Velizy 78140, France
2EFCIS, av. de l' Europe, Velizy 78140, France

Received 1 October 1981; Accepted 11 November 1981

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In this paper, the metallurgical aspect of conductor/solder/metallisation are analysed after cycling and ageing and the mechanism of degradation of the micro-solder is considered. As a consequence a new solder process of reflow is analysed (vapor phase reflow).