Semiconductors are at the heart of most every innovation, from telecommunications to automobiles, national security to healthcare. Semiconductors are constantly changing and morphing to become smaller, lighter, more powerful, and more reliable. However, the smaller they get, the more susceptible they are to interference by chemical and particulate contaminants during manufacturing processes.
Trace-level contaminants can cause product reliability issues, even product failures. So they need to be detected and abated when receiving raw materials; during research, development, and fabrication; at the QA/QC and failure testing stages; and throughout the assembly and packaging processes. Learn about the instrumentation, software, and services that have become indispensable tools of semiconductor and electronics manufacturing companies everywhere, enabling smaller, faster components – and higher quality end products.