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Park Systems SEMICON West 2019 AFM Luncheon


ThirstyBear Brewing Company


Join us for our Annual AFM Luncheon during SEMICON West!

Wednesday, July 10th, Noon – 2 p.m.

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Held at ThirstyBear Brewing Company, our Annual SEMICON West Luncheon features company and industry presentations related to Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), as well as great food and drinks! This year will feature talks from Dr. Bongsub Lee, Senior Manager, Metrology and Characterization at Xperi Corporation, and Leslie E. Thompson, Manager of Materials Characterization and Analysis at IBM Research-Almaden.

Take a break from the floor of the Moscone Center, and enjoy lunch with us!


Characterizing Nanoscale Topography for Direct Bond Interconnect


blee photoDr. Bongsub Lee
Xperi Corporation


Dr. Bongsub Lee received his PhD in materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, after getting his bachelor and master at Seoul National University in Korea. He is currently a senior manager of metrology and characterization at Xperi Corporation. His current interest is 3D-IC technology based on direct bonding of device wafers and die. Before joining Xperi, he worked on physical understanding of phase change materials for non-volatile memories. He has more than 35 publications, including a first-authored paper in Science.

Multi-technique materials characterization and metrology
for advanced nanotechnology research


Leslie E. ThompsonLeslie E. Thompson
IBM Research – Almaden


Leslie E. Thompson is Manager of Materials Characterization and Analysis at IBM Research-Almaden in San Jose, CA. She has extensive experience in metrology techniques for materials science, including Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Focused Ion Beam (FIB), X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy (XPS), and sample preparation. Leslie’s areas of current and past research include quantum computing hardware, MRAM, Li-air battery materials, sensors, nanoporous materials, phase change memory, hard disk media, and nanophotonics. Leslie has co-authored over 40 publications and holds 2 patents.


Event Date and Time : Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 12:00p to 2:00p

Venue:ThirstyBear Brewing Company — 661 Howard St, San Francisco, CA (Map)

Room: 2nd Floor, El Centro and La Vista

About SEMICON West

SEMICON West is the premier annual event for the global microelectronics industry, highlighting the latest innovations, products, processes, and services for the design and manufacture of today's most sophisticated electronics.

SEMICON West showcases innovations across the microelectronics supply chain, from silicon to system and everything in between. From the latest research on the cutting-edge of transistor technology, to solutions breathing new life in legacy fabs, SEMICON West is the place to connect to what's new and what's next in microelectronics.

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