6 Steps To Successful Board Level Reliability Testing

For semiconductor manufacturers entering the automotive environment, the lack of universal qualifications standards often leads to inconsistent reliability expectations. The most efficient solution is to establish a robust and thorough BLR testing plan that is uniquely designed for a specific manufacturer validated by a broad range of industry experiences. 6 Steps to Successful Board Level R... » read more

Aging: Not Always A Bad Thing

By Ann Steffora Mutschler When IC devices are produced and shipped to end customers, it is important that they will function as specified in the application environment. Determining how a device will operate over time is a key aspect of overall reliability and is commonly referred to as ‘aging.’ Aging of electronics is not a new problem. In fact, analog and automotive designers have bee... » read more