Patents by Inventor Omar James Bchir

Omar James Bchir has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190044002
    Abstract: An optoelectronic module. In some embodiments, the optoelectronic module includes: a substrate; a digital integrated circuit, on an upper surface of the substrate; and a frame, secured in a pocket of the substrate. The pocket is in a lower surface of the substrate, and the substrate includes an insulating layer, and a plurality of conductive traces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Gerald Cois Byrd, Thomas Pierre Schrans, Chia-Te Chou, Arin Abed, Omar James Bchir
  • Patent number: 10199152
    Abstract: An inductor can include a first substrate, a magnetic piece, and a conductor. The first substrate can be formed within a second substrate. The magnetic piece can be connected to a first side of the first substrate. The conductor can be formed within the second substrate, on the second substrate, or both. The conductor can have an input and an output. The conductor can be configured to surround the first substrate without being in contact with the first substrate and without being in contact with the magnetic piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Mete Erturk, Ravindra Vaman Shenoy, Kwan-yu Lai, Jitae Kim, Donald William Kidwell, Jr., Jon Bradley Lasiter, James Thomas Doyle, Omar James Bchir
  • Patent number: 9806063
    Abstract: Some features pertain to a package that includes a redistribution portion, a first die coupled to the redistribution portion, a core layer coupled to the redistribution portion, and an encapsulation layer encapsulating the first die and the core layer. The redistribution portion includes a first dielectric layer. The core layer has a higher Young's Modulus than the encapsulation layer. In some implementations, the core layer includes a glass fiber (e.g., core layer is a glass reinforced dielectric layer). In some implementations, the core layer has a Young's Modulus of about at least 15 gigapascals (Gpa). In some implementations, the first die includes a front side and a back side, where the front side of the first die is coupled to the redistribution portion. In some implementations, the first dielectric layer is a photo imageable dielectric (PID) layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Rajneesh Kumar, Vladimir Noveski, Jie Fu, Ahmer Raza Syed, Milind Pravin Shah, Omar James Bchir
  • Patent number: 9679841
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for formation of a semiconductor substrate with photoactive dielectric material, embedded traces, a padless skip via extending through two dielectric layers, and a coreless package are provided. In one embodiment, a method for forming a core having a copper layer; laminating the copper layer a photoactive dielectric layer; forming a plurality of trace patterns in the photoactive dielectric layer; plating the plurality of trace patterns to form a plurality of traces; forming an insulating dielectric layer on the photoactive dielectric layer; forming a via through the insulating dielectric layer and the photoactive dielectric layer; forming additional routing patterns on the insulating dielectric layer; removing the core; and applying a solder mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Houssam Wafic Jomaa, Omar James Bchir, Kuiwon Kang, Chin-Kwan Kim
  • Patent number: 9642259
    Abstract: Some novel features pertain to a substrate that includes a first dielectric layer and a bridge structure. The bridge structure is embedded in the first dielectric layer. The bridge structure is configured to provide an electrical connection between a first die and a second die. The first and second dies are configured to be coupled to the substrate. The bridge structure includes a first set of interconnects and a second dielectric layer. The first set of interconnects is embedded in the first dielectric layer. In some implementations, the bridge structure further includes a second set of interconnects. In some implementations, the second dielectric layer is embedded in the first dielectric layer. The some implementations, the first dielectric layer includes the first set of interconnects of the bridge structure, a second set of interconnects in the bridge structure, and a set of pads in the bridge structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Omar James Bchir, Dong Wook Kim, Hong Bok We
  • Patent number: 9609751
    Abstract: Some novel features pertain to a substrate that includes a first dielectric layer, a first interconnect, a first cavity, and a first electroless metal layer. The first dielectric layer includes a first surface and a second surface. The first interconnect is on the first surface of the substrate layer. The first cavity traverses the first surface of the first dielectric layer. The first electroless metal layer is formed at least partially in the first cavity. The first electroless metal layer defines a second interconnect embedded in the first dielectric layer. In some implementations, the substrate further includes a core layer. The core layer includes a first surface and a second surface. The first surface of the core layer is coupled to the second surface of the first dielectric layer. In some implementations, the substrate further includes a second dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Houssam Wafic Jomaa, Omar James Bchir, Chin-Kwan Kim
  • Patent number: 9601435
    Abstract: A semiconductor package may include a lower substrate with one or more electronic components attached to a surface thereof and an upper substrate with one or more cavities wherein the upper substrate is attached to the lower substrate at a plurality of connection points with the one or more electronic components fitting within a single cavity or a separate cavity for each component that allow the overall form factor of the semiconductor package to remain smaller. The plurality of connection points provide a mechanical and electrical connection between the upper and lower substrate and may include solder joints there between as well as conductive filler particles that create an adhesive reinforcement matrix when compressed for assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, David Fraser Rae, Rajneesh Kumar, Milind Pravin Shah, Omar James Bchir
  • Publication number: 20160322332
    Abstract: Some features pertain to a package that includes a redistribution portion, a first die coupled to the redistribution portion, a core layer coupled to the redistribution portion, and an encapsulation layer encapsulating the first die and the core layer. The redistribution portion includes a first dielectric layer. The core layer has a higher Young's Modulus than the encapsulation layer. In some implementations, the core layer includes a glass fiber (e.g., core layer is a glass reinforced dielectric layer). In some implementations, the core layer has a Young's Modulus of about at least 15 gigapascals (Gpa). In some implementations, the first die includes a front side and a back side, where the front side of the first die is coupled to the redistribution portion. In some implementations, the first dielectric layer is a photo imageable dielectric (PID) layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Rajneesh Kumar, Vladimir Noveski, Jie Fu, Ahmer Raza Syed, Milind Pravin Shah, Omar James Bchir
  • Patent number: 9484327
    Abstract: To achieve a package-on-package having an advantageously reduced height, a first package substrate has a window sized to receive a second package die. The first package substrate interconnects to the second package substrate through a plurality of package-to-package interconnects such that the first and second substrates are separated by a gap. The second package die has a thickness greater than the gap such that the second package die is at least partially disposed within the first package substrate's window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Omar James Bchir, Milind Pravin Shah, Marcus Bernard Hsu, David Fraser Rae
  • Publication number: 20160218064
    Abstract: A semiconductor package may include a lower substrate with one or more electronic components attached to a surface thereof and an upper substrate with one or more cavities wherein the upper substrate is attached to the lower substrate at a plurality of connection points with the one or more electronic components fitting within a single cavity or a separate cavity for each component that allow the overall form factor of the semiconductor package to remain smaller. The plurality of connection points provide a mechanical and electrical connection between the upper and lower substrate and may include solder joints there between as well as conductive filler particles that create an adhesive reinforcement matrix when compressed for assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan KIM, David Fraser RAE, Rajneesh KUMAR, Milind Pravin SHAH, Omar James BCHIR
  • Patent number: 9379090
    Abstract: A semiconductor package for a side by side die configuration may include a substrate having a cavity, a bridge interposer positioned within the cavity and having an active side facing active sides of a first die and a second die and partially horizontally overlapping the first die and the second die to provide an interconnection between the first die and the second die, and a thermal element attached to backsides of the first die and the second die to provide a heat path and heat storage for the first die and the second die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ahmer Raza Syed, Chin-Kwan Kim, Omar James Bchir, Milind Pravin Shah, Ryan David Lane
  • Publication number: 20160183386
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for controlling an equivalent-series resistance (ESR) of a capacitor are provided. An exemplary apparatus includes a substrate having a land side, the capacitor mounted on the land side of the substrate and having both the ESR and terminals, a resistive pattern coupled to the terminals, and a plurality of vias coupled to the resistive pattern. The resistive pattern is configured to control the ESR. The resistive pattern can be formed of a resistive paste. The resistive pattern can be formed in a substantially semicircular shape having an arc ranging from substantially 45 degrees to substantially 135 degrees. The capacitor can be a surface mount device. The resistive pattern can be formed in a shape of a land-side capacitor mounting pad, a via, or both.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Young Kyu SONG, Layal ROUHANA, Kyu-Pyung HWANG, Omar James BCHIR
  • Patent number: 9370097
    Abstract: Some implementations provide a substrate that includes several traces, a solder resist layer covering the several traces, and a testing pad coupled to a trace from the several traces. The testing pad is at least partially exposed and at least partially free of the solder resist layer when a chip is coupled to the substrate. In some implementations, the several traces have a pitch that is 100 microns (?m) or less. In some implementations, the substrate is a package substrate. In some implementations, the package substrate is a package substrate on which a thermal compression flip chip is mounted during an assembly process. In some implementations, the testing pad is free of a direct connection with a bonding component of the chip when the chip is coupled to the substrate. In some implementations, the bonding component is one of a solder ball.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Kuiwon Kang, Omar James Bchir
  • Publication number: 20160163443
    Abstract: An inductor can include a first substrate, a magnetic piece, and a conductor. The first substrate can be formed within a second substrate. The magnetic piece can be connected to a first side of the first substrate. The conductor can be formed within the second substrate, on the second substrate, or both. The conductor can have an input and an output. The conductor can be configured to surround the first substrate without being in contact with the first substrate and without being in contact with the magnetic piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Mete ERTURK, Ravindra Vaman SHENOY, Kwan-yu LAI, Jitae KIM, Donald William KIDWELL JR., Jon Bradley LASITER, James Thomas DOYLE, Omar James BCHIR
  • Patent number: 9355898
    Abstract: Some features pertain to an integrated device that includes a first substrate, a first solder resist layer coupled to the first substrate, a second solder resist layer coupled to the first solder resist layer, and an opening in the first and second solder resist layers, the opening comprising a sidewall completely covered with the second solder resist layer, where a sidewall of the second solder resist layer covers a sidewall of the first solder resist layer. In some implementations, the opening is at least partially filled with an electrically conductive material. The electrically conductive material includes one of solder and/or an interconnect. The integrated device includes a first interconnect coupled to the electrically conductive material. The first interconnect is one of at least a solder, and/or an interconnect ball. In some implementations, the integrated device includes a pad coupled to the substrate, and a first interconnect coupled to the pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Rajneesh Kumar, Houssam Wafic Jomaa, David Fraser Rae, Layal Rouhana, Omar James Bchir
  • Publication number: 20160093567
    Abstract: A semiconductor substrate according to some examples of the disclosure may include a substrate with a cavity in a top surface of the substrate, a plurality of cavity interconnections embedded below a bottom surface of the cavity and extending to a bottom surface of the substrate, and a plurality of side interconnections to either side of the cavity extending from the top surface of the substrate to the bottom surface of the substrate. Each of the plurality of side interconnections may include an electrically conductive stop etch layer in the same horizontal plane as the bottom of the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan KIM, Rajneesh KUMAR, Layal ROUHANA, Joan Rey V. BUOT, Omar James BCHIR
  • Publication number: 20160035622
    Abstract: Some features pertain to an integrated device that includes a first substrate, a first solder resist layer coupled to the first substrate, a second solder resist layer coupled to the first solder resist layer, and an opening in the first and second solder resist layers, the opening comprising a sidewall completely covered with the second solder resist layer, where a sidewall of the second solder resist layer covers a sidewall of the first solder resist layer. In some implementations, the opening is at least partially filled with an electrically conductive material. The electrically conductive material includes one of solder and/or an interconnect. The integrated device includes a first interconnect coupled to the electrically conductive material. The first interconnect is one of at least a solder, and/or an interconnect ball. In some implementations, the integrated device includes a pad coupled to the substrate, and a first interconnect coupled to the pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Rajneesh Kumar, Houssam Wafic Jomaa, David Fraser Rae, Layal Rouhana, Omar James Bchir
  • Publication number: 20150333004
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for formation of a semiconductor substrate with photoactive dielectric material, embedded traces, a padless skip via extending through two dielectric layers, and a coreless package are provided. In one embodiment, a method for forming a core having a copper layer; laminating the copper layer a photoactive dielectric layer; forming a plurality of trace patterns in the photoactive dielectric layer; plating the plurality of trace patterns to form a plurality of traces; forming an insulating dielectric layer on the photoactive dielectric layer; forming a via through the insulating dielectric layer and the photoactive dielectric layer; forming additional routing patterns on the insulating dielectric layer; removing the core; and applying a solder mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Houssam Wafic JOMAA, Omar James BCHIR, Kuiwon KANG, Chin-Kwan KIM
  • Publication number: 20150296616
    Abstract: Some novel features pertain to a substrate that includes a first dielectric layer, a first interconnect, a first cavity, and a first electroless metal layer. The first dielectric layer includes a first surface and a second surface. The first interconnect is on the first surface of the substrate layer. The first cavity traverses the first surface of the first dielectric layer. The first electroless metal layer is formed at least partially in the first cavity. The first electroless metal layer defines a second interconnect embedded in the first dielectric layer. In some implementations, the substrate further includes a core layer. The core layer includes a first surface and a second surface. The first surface of the core layer is coupled to the second surface of the first dielectric layer. In some implementations, the substrate further includes a second dielectric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Houssam Wafic Jomaa, Omar James Bchir, Chin-Kwan Kim
  • Patent number: 9159670
    Abstract: Some novel features pertain to a substrate that includes a first dielectric layer, a first interconnect, a first cavity, and a second interconnect. The first dielectric layer includes first and second surfaces. The first interconnect is embedded in the first dielectric layer. The first interconnect includes a first side and a second side. The first side is surrounded by the first dielectric layer, where at least a part of the second side is free of contact with the first dielectric layer. The first cavity traverses the first surface of the first dielectric layer to the second side of the first interconnect, where the first cavity overlaps the first interconnect. The second interconnect includes a third side and a fourth side, where the third side is coupled to the first surface of the first dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chin-Kwan Kim, Rajneesh Kumar, Omar James Bchir