Field Configurable Self-Assembly: A New Heterogeneous Integration Technology

Alan O'RIORDAN  Gareth REDMOND  Thierry DEAN  Mathias PEZ  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E86-C   No.10   pp.1977-1984
Publication Date: 2003/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Heterostructure Microelectronics with TWHM2003)
heterogeneous integration,  self-assembly,  programmable force fields,  collective wiring,  

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Field Configurable Self-assembly is a novel programmable force field based heterogeneous integration technology. Herein, we demonstrate application of the method to rapid, parallel assembly of similar and dissimilar sub-200 µm GaAs-based light emitting diodes at silicon chip substrates. We also show that the method is compatible with post-process collective wiring techniques for fully planar hybrid integration of active devices.