Expanding MEMS Test Capabilities in the Chinese Market

Xcerra MEMS Test Cell at SITRI for Barometric Pressure Sensors

Xcerra, with its recognized industry-leading suite of flexible and cost-effective MEMS test cell offerings, announced today that SITRI, the Shanghai Industrial µTechnology Research Institute, has added barometric pressure sensor test and calibration to its test services offering. SITRI extends its MEMS test capabilities, based on an Xcerra Test Cell solution that includes an LTX-Credence Diamond tester, a Multitest InStrip handler and the Multitest InGyro, with the InBaro test module. The flexible and modular MEMS handling system of Multitest facilitates switching form one MEMS stimulus to another using the same base handler.

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Multitest Successfully Introduced New Super Sharp Gemini Kelvin Probes

Seamless switch to higher-yield probes

Multitest recently passed an evaluation of new-super-sharp Gemini Kelvin (GMK) probes. The evaluation took place at an OSAT testing devices for a major customer. Although the customer was not experiencing issues with the original GMK probes, they were encouraged to try the super-sharp probes and saw a measurable improvement in both test yield and probe life. The OSAT plans to order all super-sharp probes going forward to help reduce costs and increase throughput.

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ECT Interposers for Board to Board Connections

Reliable and non-destructive connections for PCBA assemblies or testing

ECT interposers are industry-proven solutions for connecting and disconnecting boards in a reliable and non-destructive way. Drawing from its extensive portfolio of spring probes, ECT manufactures interposers that fully meet the electrical requirements of a wide variety of applications.

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LTX-Credence Ships the 600th PAx Test System for Testing RF Front End Devices

PAx and PAx-ac systems continue as the market leader for RF front end device testing

LTX-Credence shipped the 600th PAx test system to Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things. The PAx platform has been specifically designed to address the high volume manufacturing test challenges of suppliers of advanced front end RF devices such as Multiband RF Power amplifiers, RF Front End Modules, RF Analog System in Package and RF discrete devices. The PAx platform is shipped in two main configurations, PAx and PAx-ac, which are deployed at most IDM, Fabless and OSAT companies specializing in the high volume manufacturing and test of these types of devices.

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