Test, Measurement & Analytics

Top Stories

Pinpointing Timing Delays Can Improve Chip Reliability

Focus shifts to internal chip assessments of timing margin and changes who's responsible for what.

3D Structures Challenge Wire Bond Inspection

Multiple layers of wires must be inspected layer by layer in the most cost effective way.

Optimizing Scan Test For Complex ICs

New techniques for improving coverage throughout a chip's lifetime.

What Data Center Chipmakers Can Learn From Automotive

Higher quality, lower cost, and faster time to market are requirements for both as rising complexity in vehicles overlaps with defectivity concerns...

Challenges In Photonics Testing

Alignment remains the top issue, but new developments could pave the way to high-volume manufacturing.

Challenges Grow For CD-SEMs At 5nm And Beyond

But this technology continues to evolve to keep pace with smaller features and increasing complexity.

Metrology Strategies For 2nm Processes

Tools become more specific for Si/SiGe stacks, 3D NAND, and bonded wafer pairs.

Test Challenges Mount As Demands For Reliability Increase

New approaches, from AI to telemetry, extend well beyond yield.

Standards: The Next Step For Silicon Photonics

More data and denser designs are opening the door for photonics.

Hunting For Hardware-Related Errors In Data Centers

Why tracking defects is so difficult in the fab, and what’s being done to change that.

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Round Tables

Bridging IC Design, Manufacturing, And In-Field Reliability

What goes wrong in complex chips, what can be done to fix them, and how to avoid issues in the future.

Lots Of Data, But Uncertainty About What To Do With It

Sensors are being added everywhere to monitor everything from aging effects to PVT, yet the industry is struggling to figure out the best ways to e...

Silicon Lifecycle Management’s Growing Impact On IC...

SLM is being integrated into chip design as a way of improving reliability in heterogeneous chips and complex system.

Predicting And Avoiding Failures In Automotive Chips

Experts at the Table: New approaches rely on more and better data, but it also requires sharing of data across the supply chain.

Chips Good Enough To Bet Your Life On

Experts at the Table: Strategies for improving automotive semiconductors.

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Zero Trust Security In Chip Manufacturing

Why security is becoming so critical in fabs.

Efficient Trace In RISC-V

How to work with the new RISC-V debug standard.

Silent Data Corruption

How to prevent defects that can cause errors.

Automated Optical Inspection

Using machine learning to improve manufacturing quality.

Deep Learning In Industrial Inspection

Using deep learning to find defects.

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Integrating data from design through manufacturing in a single platform.
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The increase in complexity and resolution means compounding challenges for im...
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A Journey Of Innovation

Turning a basic technology into a commercially available product.
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Inspecting The Future

Effect Of RF Plasma Process Gas Chemistry And Electrode C...

A plasma process that lowers the risk of overtreatment or heat related issues.
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Manage Your Risk In RISC-V

High-efficiency trace for RISC-V for today's SoCs.
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The Importance Of Layering Data

There is plenty of data being generated, but not enough people have access to...
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