Managing More-than-Moore Integration Technology Development: A Story of an Advanced Technology Program in the Semiconductor Industry

Managing More-than-Moore Integration Technology Development: A Story of an Advanced Technology Program in the Semiconductor Industry

by Riko Radojcic

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ISBN-13: 9783319927008
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/21/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Riko Radojcic is an independent consultant specialized in 2.5D and 3D integration technologies, DfX process-design integration techniques, and advanced technology management.

Most recently, he was a Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm Technologies Inc. where he led the 2.5D and 3D Technology Integration team, addressing all aspects of advanced integration options, ranging from architecture down to manufacturability. In the previous years with Qualcomm, Riko has led a number of Design-for-Technology initiatives, including Design-for-3D, Design-for-Thermal, Design-for-Stress, Design-for-Variability, Design-for-Manufacturability, etc.

Radojcic has more than thirty years’ experience in the semiconductor industry, and has specialized in integration of process technology and design considerations. Before joining Qualcomm, he was an independent consultant to semiconductor and EDA companies providing engineering and business development services. Before that, he focused on design technology, process characterization and modeling integration, with PDF Solutions (director of marketing), Tality Corporation (Business Manager) and Cadence (architect). Radojcic has held a series of managerial and engineering positions with Unisys and Burroughs, in device engineering, failure analyses and reliability engineering areas. He began his career as a process engineer with Ferranti Electronics, UK.

Radojcic received his BSc and PhD degrees from University of Salford (Manchester), UK.

Table of Contents

Section 1: I, Intern (& Setting up an Advanced Tech Integration Program)
CH 1: The Interview
CH 2: The Start
Ch 3: The Background (and Beer with Cz)
Ch 4: The Challenge (Why do Advanced Technology Development)
Ch 5: The Value (of an Advanced Technology Program)Ch 6: The Knobs (for Setting Up an Advanced Technology Effort)
Ch 7: The Proposals
Ch 8: The Good-Bye
Ch 9: a Technologist: Cz’s Contemplations (circa year 0)
List of Figures
Section 2: I, Engineer (& Running Integration Tech Development)
Ch 10: I’m Back!
Ch 11: Managing Learning (in a Matrix Organization)
Ch 12: Managing Compensation (in a Matrix Organization)
Ch 13: Reorganization (into Line Organization)
Ch 14: The Challenge (How To Do the Integration Technology Development)
Ch 15: Test Chip Engagement (& the Assignment I did not get)
Ch 16: PathFinding Engagement (and the Assignment that I did get)
Ch 16: a Manager: Steve’s Soliloquy (circa + 3 years)
List of Figures
Section 3: I, Leader (Product Intersection & Handing off the Learning)
Ch 17: I’m Back!
Ch 18: Process Transfer Case Study (IPD)
Ch 19: Methodology Transfer Case Study (Multi-Physics Stress Modeling)
Ch 20: Concept Transfer Case Study (2.5D Integration PathFinding)
Ch 21: The Big Picture (Development of More-than-Moore Integration Technologies)
Ch 22: a Businessman: Mao’s Musings (Circa + 5 years)

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