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iNU Semiconductor – Productisation

Arise, the Test Engineer

Productisation is the process of taking the new device and making it into a fully functioning, sellable product, this process if often carried out by a Test Engineer.

Whereas the Product Engineer was responsible for testing a handful of devices and creating feedback for the device architects, the Test Engineer is responsible for testing millions of devices over the product lifetime. It is the TEs job to create a testing processes that ensures only the highest quality products end up at the customers factory, the accuracy of these tests can be the difference between product success and failure.

Depending on the complexity, a test time of a few tens of milliseconds could be expected with each extra ms adding extra cost to the product. With very small products, such as LNAs, there can be up to 100k devices on each wafer, having reliable and dependable hardware is essential to the task.

Productisation TE
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Below some examples of tests that are carried out during the productisation stage of development. Also listed is some of the hardware that can be used, along with the platforms we support.

Hardware

Vector Network Analyser (VNA)

Test

Vector Signal Transceiver (VST)

Test

RF Switching

Test

High Speed Digital IO

Test

Source Measure Unit

Test

Digital Pattern Driver

Test

Test Types

S-Parameter

Test

Contact Short

Test

Leakage

Test

Stress

Test

Platforms

PXI

Test

ATE

Test

NI Semiconductor Test System (NI STS)

Test

Multi-Site

Test

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