Multi-Project Wafer Runs

of full-custom pitch adapters

 

We offer a Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) Runs of Full-Custom Pitch Adapters to allow the acquisition at reasonable costs of small quantities of custom fan-ins. The main characteristics are the following:

  • Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) Runs
    • Several PA designs in a single wafer mask
    • One batch
    • Sharing costs among many users for small series
  • Quantities
    • 20, 50, 120 units
    • Extra orders 40% reduction (if available)
  • Passivated or not passivated
    • Most cases (experiments, prototyping) do not need passivation
  • Standard: 0-defects or Untested: (20% reduction)
    • Most users do not need 0-defects
  • Pricing in €/mm2:
 # Units  no passivation  with passivation
 20  15  21
 50  23  32
 120  45  64
  +fixed costs:                  400                                       700

 

Examples:

  • (Minimum order) 20 PAs, 1 cm2 without passivation:
    • 100 mm2 x 15 euros/mm2 + 400 euros = 1,900 euros 
  • 50 passivated PAs with a total area of 2 cm2:
    • 200 mm2 x 32 euros/mm2 + 700 euros = 7,100 euros

  • Design rules: (Some exceptions may apply, please contact us if you need to break some of the rules)

    • Maximum die area: ~500 mm2
    • Minimum area: 100 mm2
    • Maximum side length: 50 mm
    • Minimum feature size: 10 µm
    • Minimum separation: 10 µm
    • Design review
    • Rectangular cut
    • Minimum space between last feature and cut line: 200 µm
  • Design options: (Customer final design approval required in last 2 cases)

    • Customer submits full GDS design (according to design rules) Design review: 50 €
    • Customer submits design in gerber or other format. Format conversion: 200 €
    • Customer describes needs and we provide Full Custom design. Full PA design: 1,500 €
  • Schedule

    • Runs scheduled when enough participants

    • Total fabrication time (mask, clean room fabrication, test & cut): 3 months