IMAPS topical workshop schedule, content announced

Microelectronics International

ISSN: 1356-5362

Article publication date: 1 December 2002




(2002), "IMAPS topical workshop schedule, content announced", Microelectronics International, Vol. 19 No. 3.



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IMAPS topical workshop schedule, content announced

Keyword: IMAPS

IMAPS has announced the schedule and content of its planned Topical Workshop on Optoelectronics Packaging and Micro-Optoelectromechanical Systems (MOEMS), to be held at the Hotel Bethlehem, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 8-11, 2002.

Sponsored by IMAPS and the Local IMAPS Keystone Chapter, this workshop includes half- day Professional Development Courses (PDCs), a strong technical program, and technology exhibits by cutting-edge suppliers and developers. This topical workshop will focus on recent advances in optoelectronics, packaging of optoelectronic devices and associated technologies including a special session on MOEMS. An outstanding program is planned with internationally recognized speakers from industry, academia and government. A brief overview of the program is as follows:

Professional Development Courses – (1/2 Day)

  • Overview of Optical-Fiber Communication and Components Instructor: William R. Heffner, Agere Systems Inc.

  • Fiber Optic Communications/Devices Instructor: W. Jeffrey Shakespeare, T-Networks Inc.

  • Predictive Modeling and Accelerated Life Testing in Photonics PackagingInstructor: Ephraim Suhir, University of Illinois at Chicago, Iolon, Inc., and ERS Co.

  • Designing Mems/Moems for ReliabilityInstructors: Susanne Arney, Arman Gasparyan and Herb Shea, Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs.

Technical Program

  • Session 1: Optoelectronics overview sessionSession Chairs: Ron Petkie, Diamonex; Mike Cheney, Department of Defense

  • Session 2: Assembly and automationSession Chairs: Ben Velsher, Kyocera America; Guna Selvaduray, San Jose State University

  • Session 3: Materials for optoelectronicsSession Chairs: Ray Pearson, Lehigh University; Carl Zweben, Zweben Consulting

  • Session 4: Reliability in optoelectronicsSession Chairs: Ephraim Suhir, University of Illinois; Gene Fike, Confluent Photonics

  • Session 5: Micro-optoelectromechanical systems (MOEMS)Session Chairs: William "Bill" Heffner, Agere Systems Inc.; Susanne Arney,Lucent Technologies Bell Labs.

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