Category Archives: Testing

The Ultimate Guide to Wafer Sort

January 25, 2017, anysilicon

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You may have heard of wafer sort or wafer testing, which is a part of the testing process performed on silicon wafers. Wafer sort is a simple electrical test, that is perform on a silicon die while it’s in a wafer form. Wafer sort’s main purpose is to identify the

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Managing Semiconductor Test Data in Current Age

December 06, 2016, anysilicon


We are living in a fast changing environment, from light bulbs to cars, everything is getting advanced and more efficient. The functionalities of electronic devices are increasing and the associated costs to produce them are decreasing, intensifying the competition. In such a scenario, it becomes challenging and difficult to sustain

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Mentor Graphics Acquires Galaxy Semiconductor

October 31, 2016, anysilicon


Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced that it has acquired Galaxy Semiconductor, a leading provider of test data analysis and defect reduction software for the semiconductor industry. With this acquisition, more design, test, and product engineers will now have access to Galaxy’s powerful solutions for maximizing device yields, improving test quality,

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Trends in DFT and Production Test for IoT Devices

August 09, 2016, anysilicon


Some years ago the term “System On a Chip”, shortened to “SOC”, was coined to describe chips that integrated into themselves the functions of several other chips in an electronic system. The point of this was obviously to reduce cost and form factor in situations where the cost and effort

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Teradyne – Company Overview

June 09, 2016, anysilicon


Located in North Reading, Massachusetts, Teradyne is a supplier and developer of automatic test equipment for a number of large companies. The Semiconductor Test and Systems Test Group offers their services to a number of customers, including high profile companies such as Intel, Samsung, and IBM.
The name Teradyne

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Advantest – Company Overview

June 07, 2016, anysilicon


One of the leading manufacturers of automatic test equipment, Advantest has proven to be one of the leading lights in the semiconductor industry. In addition, they manufacture measuring instruments that are used in the creation of electronic system. You can find Advantest products used in the creation of digital consumer

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