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EDFA Technical Articles (2008) 10 (3): 18–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Alfred C.T. Quah; Choon Meng Chua; Soon Huat Tan; Lian Ser Koh; Jacob C.H. Phang; Tam Lyn Tan; Chee Lip Gan The use of a pulsed laser with a lock-in amplifier has been shown to increase the detection sensitivity of scanning optical microscopes by a factor of ten. In this article, the authors...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2020) 22 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and detection sensitivity of SAT by switching from a conventional piezoelectric probe to a capacitive micromachined ultrasound transducer (CMUT) and by using pulse compression signal processing. They also present examples showing how the improvement makes it possible to detect very small defects in multilayer...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (3): 20–27.
Published: 01 August 2010
... how the combination of pulsed-laser scanning optical microscopy and a solid immersion lens improves localization precision and detection sensitivity. Copyright © ASM International® 2010 2010 ASM International detection sensitivity fault localization pulsed-laser imaging solid immersion...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2000) 2 (1): 32–32A.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Recent developments in two relatively new failure analysis techniques, Seebeck effect imaging (SEI) and thermally-induced voltage alteration (TIVA), have greatly improved their defect detection sensitivity and image acquisition times for localizing open and shorted interconnections. This article...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (3): 4–8.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., phase-locked loop detection techniques, the effect of solid immersion lenses on spatial resolution, and the emergence of production-type sample preparation methods. Copyright © ASM International® 2010 2010 ASM International detection sensitivity electrical biasing fault localization induced...
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EDFA Technical Articles (1999) 1 (2): 7–10.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to test specimens, how to optimize measurement sensitivity, and how to interpret the results. It also presents hot spot detection procedures and describes failure scenarios for which the method is particularly effective. Copyright © ASM International® 1999 1999 ASM International hot spot...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2006) 8 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of heat but the rest of the device dissipates a relatively large amount. Therefore, besides the spatial resolution and detection sensitivity measured in terms of detected dissipated power, the crosstalk separation capability of a method is a decisive parameter for evaluating thermal fault isolation...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (3): 44–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
... overwhelmed the re- Initial sensitivities and ease of use were, well, a bit dismal. (a) (b) Fig. 3 Images of an integrated circuit (a) prior to antireflection coating and (b) after antireflection coating Volume 12, No. 3 45 Guest Columnist Little was known about the probability of detecting capacitor...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (4): 12–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... This measurement is usually done with a laser scanning microscope (LSM). The method described above monitors static analog parameters (e.g., supply current) and therefore must be very sensitive to detect the slight changes caused by the laser beam.[3] It is necessary to keep the device activity very low because...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2004) 6 (2): 21–27.
Published: 01 May 2004
... dramatically enhanced the detection sensitivity of backside emissions. Figure 10 shows that the FOSSIL technique produces an improvement in spatial resolution of the backside emission image. Figures 10(a) and (b) are superimposed images of the pattern and emission images with the same objective lens (100×, NA...
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EDFA Technical Articles (1999) 1 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 1999
... crystal and fluorescent microtherrnal imaging (FMI). MFM, however, combines excellent spatial resolution (50-100 urn) and detection sensitivity UJA for AC current) for direct detection of high-current paths. Figures 4a and 4b show the topology and MFM images of an electromigration test structure...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2018) 20 (3): 18–22.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., the heat point wiring spread to the extent that at 620 µm, localization becomes impossible. Researchers subsequently confirmed the detection sensitivity on different bias voltages using the 305 µm thick resin sample. The bias voltage was varied from 10 to 250 mV. Figure 9 shows the observed SOBIRCH images...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2002) 4 (2): 10–16.
Published: 01 May 2002
... indicates that the 1.3 mm laser will produce about a 1 oC rise in the Si per 1 mW of focused laser power. The maximum potential changes that can be induced are on the order of 100 µV or less, showing the need for detection sensitivity obtained through constant current biasing. In TIVA, localized heating...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2011) 13 (2): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2011
... specimen drift, charging, and contamination, the acquired x-ray count rate must be high enough to achieve sufficient sensitivity. In general, line scanning and area mapping can deteriorate the detection limit for elements because of the limited acquisition time at each pixel. Thus, trace levels of elements...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2009) 11 (4): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., but this general dependence will suffice. The field sensitivity, that is, the minimum field that can be detected by the sensor, determines the first two parameters: maximum depth and minimum current. MCI is a near-field technique, and thus, resolution is limited by the scanning distance or the sensor size...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2022) 24 (1): 29–32.
Published: 01 February 2022
... the extreme sensitivity of quantum systems to their environment and offer radically new performance for magnetic sensing. Their ability to detect weak signals down to the molecular level unlocks new perspectives, for example to characterize magnetic nanostructures[1] as used in magnetic random access memory...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2016) 18 (4): 24–29.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to nondestructively detect both opens and shorts in 3-D SIC stacks. However, further development is once again required to provide higher sensitivity and better in-plane and depth resolution. A very promising detector technology for this purpose is the one based on detection of the magnetic spin moment of single...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2001) 3 (1): 20–23.
Published: 01 February 2001
... mechanisms discussed in the article include forward bias emission, MOS transistor saturation, and dielectric luminescence, which is used to examine oxide test structures and detect oxide defects. Copyright © ASM International® 2001 2001 ASM International emission microscopy Emission Microscopy...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2000) 2 (2): 32–32B.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to produce a high-sensitivity, high-resolution thermal map of the device active area. This map can locate shorting defects and be used as a thermal management tool. Copyright © ASM International® 2000 2000 ASM International active laser probing backside analysis thermal mapping Backside...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2001) 3 (2): 1–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... low, the high SCM and SCS spatial coherence produces a brightness that exceeds conven- to Failure Analysis, tional thermal sources. Finally, the gated detection is orders of magnitude more sensitive than see page 15. typical bolometric detection and requires no cryogenics or shield- ing. Fig. 1...