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EDFA Technical Articles (2012) 14 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in molding compound. Copyright © ASM International® 2012 2012 ASM International 3D stacking fault localization open detection space domain reflectometry stacked-die packages httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.edfa.2012-3.p022 EDFAAO (2012) 3:22-28 Stacked-Die FA 1537-0755/$19.00 ©ASM...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2016) 18 (4): 30–40.
Published: 01 November 2016
...] and solder bumps.[15] CASE STUDIES: APPLICATION OF EOTPR, X-RAY, AND PLASMA FIB FOR ELECTRICAL OPEN DETECTION Because there have been many publications and discussions about the operational principle, performance, and comparison of SQUID and LIT, this article will focus on the application of EOTPR, 3-D x-ray...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2019) 21 (3): 4–6.
Published: 01 August 2019
... plasma FIB. Both systems were used to delayer an Intel 14 nm processor from M8 down to the transistor contacts. As the images in the article show, a 100 × 100 µm window was opened by the Xe plasma FIB and a 20 × 20 µm window was opened with the Ga FIB. Related issues such as processing time, end point...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2001) 3 (4): 9–13.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Kiyoshi Nikawa Scanning laser-SQUID microscopy is a new electrical inspection and failure analysis technique that can detect open, high-resistance, and shorted interconnects without electrical contact in areas ranging in size from a few square microns to an entire die. This article describes...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2006) 8 (1): 6–14.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of cells that share an open bitline contact. The second case, a read problem between the primary and secondary sense amplifiers, serves as an example of how failure bitmaps and electrical characterization work together to detect and locate defects. The third case is a decoder problem that required...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2006) 8 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Victor Champac; Roberto Gomez; Chuck Hawkins This article discusses the causes and effects of stuck-open faults (SOFs) in nanometer CMOS ICs. It addresses detection and localization challenges and explains how resistive contacts and vias and the use of damascene-copper processes contribute...
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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 (2020) 22 (1): 20–25.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Xiang-Dong Wang Scanning probe microscopy (SPM) is widely used for fault isolation as well as diagnosing leakage current, detecting open circuits, and characterizing doping related defects. In this article, the author presents two SPM applications that are fairly uncommon but no less important...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2013) 15 (1): 4–9.
Published: 01 February 2013
... using conventional IC fabrication and PCB assembly techniques. They also explain how they estimate module efficiency based on the IV characteristics of individual cells and the detection of open and short circuits. Copyright © ASM International® 2013 2013 ASM International IV measurements...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2002) 4 (3): 5–9.
Published: 01 August 2002
... escapes, while the IDDQ test can quantify detection of these defects. The detection impact of the variance and amplitude of deep submicron IC background current and other Fig. 10 A CMOS stuck-open memory defect in a 2NOR gate Fig. 11 A narrow crack in signal path 8 Electronic Device Failure Analysis...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2010) 12 (4): 12–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
... calculation is not limited to one calculated parameter such as FFT peak frequency. Multiple parameters (e.g., spectral-line width, jitter, switching currents, etc.) can be monitored simultaneously if required for characterization of a failing device. known that a resistive via or metal open can be detected...
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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 (2005) 7 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Martin Versen; Achim Schramm; Peter Beer; Juergen Lindolf Weak open contacts are common in DRAM cell arrays where they act as a resistance between the cell capacitor and wordline transistor. This article discusses the role of weak open contacts in DRAM failures, the factors that influence...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2002) 4 (2): 10–16.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... The wide metal-2 bus obscuring front side observation of the contacts can be seen in Fig. 4b. Biased OBIC using 1010 gain and backside light emission were both attempted at the failure site identified with LIVAin Fig. 4. No anomalies were detected using either technique. LECIVA LECIVA can image open...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2016) 18 (4): 24–29.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the failure site. It was also demonstrated that the MCI technique can locate opens. By generating a standing current wave in an open conductor, the position of the open can be located by analyzing the decay of the detected magnetic field along the conductor. As such, this technique could be a solution...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2005) 7 (4): 32–36.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... 14 Cross-sectional focused ion beam image along the path of the floating via that was identified with the electroplating method. An open metal layer can be seen. Volume 7, No. 4 Electronic Device Failure Analysis 35 A Novel Technique for Detecting High-Resistance Faults (continued) 4. E.I. Cole, Jr...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2013) 15 (1): 35–36.
Published: 01 February 2013
... began with an explicit problem statement. The customer experienced an increasing occurrence of a cracked and electrically open trace on a printed circuit board (PCB). The analysis proceeded by defining the problem more precisely. Optical examination revealed that cracks were present in many PCB traces...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2009) 11 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
... contrast imaging and presents examples showing how the different methods are used to isolate low- and high-resistance sites, shorts, and opens as well as ion implantation and metal patterning defects. Copyright © ASM International® 2009 2009 ASM International absorbed electron imaging EBIC...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2014) 16 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Gaudestad, A. Orozco, V.V. Talanov, and P.C. Huang: Open Failure Detection in 3D Device Non-Destructively, Proc. 32nd Ann. NANO Test. Symp. (NANOTS 2012), The Institute of NANO Testing. 15. J. Gaudestad, A. Orozco, I. De Wolf, T. Wang, A. Jeffers, B. Cheng, and F.C. Wellstood: 3D IC Analysis Using...
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EDFA Technical Articles (2017) 19 (4): 4–9.
Published: 01 November 2017
.../DC converters are widely used in electronic applications and, in particular, in the aerospace industry. In this case study, a defective part was retrieved from an aircraft following an abnormal system behavior detected by the airline crew. The incriminated component is a DC/DC converter, which has...