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Top Stories

BiST Vs. In-Circuit Sensors

Hybrid solutions emerging as reliability concerns increase and coverage becomes more difficult.

New Uses For Manufacturing Data

Consistency, completeness and sharing of data can provide insights about a chip's design, health and interactions, but it's not that simple.

Sensing Automotive IC Failures

Improving reliability and yield will require new ways to identify defects in chips.

An Inside Look At Testing’s Leading Edge

FormFactor's CEO peels back the covers on AI, 5G and HBM test issues.

NVM Reliability Challenges And Tradeoffs

What's solved, what isn't, and why these different technologies are so important.

Inside The New Non-Volatile Memories

There is no perfect memory, but there are certainly a lot of contenders.

Reliability Challenges Grow For 5/3nm

New transistors, materials and higher density are changing the testing paradigm.

The Need For Traceability In Auto Chips

Driving to higher levels of ADAS requires knowing every step of the manufacturing process.

Test Costs Spiking

Use of more complex chips in safety- and mission-critical markets is changing pricing formulas for manufacturing.

Taming Novel NVM Non-Determinism

The race is on to find an easier-to-use alternative to flash that is also non-volatile.

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Round Tables

New 5G Hurdles

Experts at the Table, part 2: Getting 5G standards and technology ready are only part of the problem. Reducing latency and developing applications ...

Preparing For A 5G World

Experts at the table, part 1: Rising costs, massive complexity, and challenges in testing and simulating these devices will require some fundamenta...

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Ensuring HBM Reliability

What can go wrong and how to find it.

Cleaning Data For Final Test

How the quality of data can affect time to yield.

Using Big Data For Yield And Reliability

What else is required to ensure chips will work as expected.

Scan Diagnosis

What causes expected values in a scan test to change?

Testing Autonomous Vehicles

Why left-hand turns are so difficult, and other issues you probably never thought about.

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Sensors, Data And Machine Learning

Data is being generated everywhere. Will that make chips more reliable?
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Home Analysis Of STDF Data

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Heating Up Cryogenic Wafer Testing

Reducing noise with cryogenic environments to enable improved sensor resoluti...
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The Convergence Of Advanced Packaging And SMT

The need to provide connections among components presents a unique challenge ...
April 7, 2020
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Lessons In Monitoring System Performance

A new series of educational videos to help you stay updated, remotely.
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MRAM Process Development And Production Briefing

What is MRAM and why is it becoming more attractive to the industry?
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Test For The Autonomous Age

Improving Functional Safety For ICs

An improvement to BIST to meet test coverage for ISO 26262.
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Manufacturing Optimization With Digital Thread

By using a communication framework that tracks an asset's data throughout its...

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