Semiconductor Inspection and Metrology Requires the Right Camera Technology

  Semiconductors are essential components that are the foundation of electronic devices. Accurate inspections are performed after each process step to ensure product quality.  Maintaining high standards is essential to achieving variability and defectivity control. Thus, the manufacturers can meet necessary reliability and performance regulations, especially as the size of electronic and optical devices continues to shrink.…

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Semiconductor Industry Resilient in 2021 and Expected to Grow: What does this mean for Inspection System Providers?

Despite the challenges of the global pandemic and resulting economic downturn, the worldwide demand for chips continues to increase, the industry’s growth is expected to continue into 2022.  IDC (International Data Corporation) predicts the semiconductor market will reach $600 billion by 2025.  With the rise in demand for semiconductors, the use of in-line inspection and…

Ways to increase throughput in semiconductor and electronics inspection

The constant challenge in semiconductor and electronics manufacturing is to increase throughput while also increasing accuracy with shrinking dimensions.  This means in-line inspection and metrology systems must provide 100% analysis at a high precision while maintaining high throughput.  The latest innovations in ultra high-resolution image sensors and subsequent cameras support these goals.  High resolution, high-speed…