AMER, Inc, Advanced Materials Engineering Research, Inc. is an independent
materials characterization laboratory offering analytical services for the
technological community. The services offered are the following: Decapsulation Nitric Acid / Sulfuric Acid, ESD / Latchup, Focused Ion Beam, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy and Transmission Electron Microscopy Thin Film Analysis
Accurel Systems International,
Accurel Systems is a
commercial analytical independent laboratory specializing in advanced Failure
Analysis, Microscopy and Focused Ion Beam Circuit Repair Services. The services
TEM, SEM and FE-SEM,
Emission Microscopy, E-Beam Probing, Deprocessing, SAM, Real Time X-Ray,
ALLIANCE SALES (Europe) Ltd,
Sales and Support for the Semiconductor Industry. Alliance Sales is the source of manufacturing equipment in
the semiconductor industry. They represent a wide spectrum of companies that
specialise in a different area of engineering equipment for the semiconductor
industry. Their products can be found here. Service is here, and Failure Analysis Service.
Allied High Tech
Products, Inc has been serving the microelectronics industry for over 20 years,
providing sample preparation products for microscopic evaluation.
Ascend Instruments was
founded in 1999 to develop unique microscopy equipment, accessories and process
improvements for the rapidly evolving nanotechnology markets. Ascend’s
innovative solutions in sample preparation, represent productivity improvements
to advanced commercial and academic research laboratories requiring focused
beam systems and electron microscopes.
Electronics, Inc. The Barth Electronics
TLP curve tracer test system is an electrical analysis tool designed to clearly
pinpoint the onset of ESD failure through accurate and repeatable measurements
identifying previously available electrical characteristics. Measuring and
displaying the I-V characteristics and damage levels with accurate, consistent
and repeatable measurements is a unique method which assists designers in rapid
improvement of ESSD immunity levels in which to speed products.
Buehler products are used
throughout the world by metallurgical laboratories, quality control departments
and failure analysis facilities for the analysis of all types of materials
including ceramics, composites, semi-conductors, metals, rocks and minerals,
is one of Europe's largest distributors of specialist products and services
catering to the electronics and photonics markets. Their sales and marketing coverage across all of Western Europe.
Checkpoint Technologies is a leader in the design and
manufacture of precision laser scanning systems for research and industrial
applications. Their business and capabilities include: optical probe stations for IC failure analysis and debugging;
products for oEM's; and other unique technological capabilities.
Credence Systems Corporation has sold
their FA business to DCGSystems (www.dcgsystems.com)
and the products are now represented by Sector Technologies in
‘inside technology’ to provide industry professionals with knowledge that
enables creation, protection and licensing support of intellectual property in
semiconductor and electronics markets. Their services include Circuit analysis,
Process analysis, System analysis, etc.
Charles Evans &
Associates, a member of the Evans Analytical Group Network of
Laboratories, is a commercial analytical service laboratory, recognized as the world leader in
providing surface and microanalytical materials characterization. Their Capability
/ Application Matrix gives out Analytical Techniques,
Typical Applications and Industry Served.
Center for Microscopy and
Microanalysis, Department of Materials
Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, provides advanced structural and
chemical analysis services and research collaborations based primarily on a
portfolio of microscopy techniques which are critical for materials science and
a wide range of surrounding disciplines and applications.
Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.Zeiss offers
leading-edge technology in light and confocal microscopy for all materials
applications, including research, metrology, quality assurance and failure
Carl Zeiss SMT.
Carl Zeiss SMT’s Nano
Technology Systems Division offers a complete range of leading edge technology
ultra high resolution GEMINI FESEMs, multi-purpose and extended pressure
SEMs,ebergy filtering TEMs and FIB systems.
provides probing solutions for testing and measuring complex semiconductors in
wafer form in design and production environments. It sells production probe
cards, analytical probes and probe stations. Probe stations align wafers to
probe cards or probes to electrically connect test equipment to each chip on a
wafer, allowing a variety of electrical measurements to be taken.
Cirgeon Inc is a
spin-off and worldwide exclusive licensee of
Potomac Photonics laser tool technologies, including the
first-of-its-kind Depack product line for device failure analysis. Cirgeon
offers a range of laser-based tools and
contract engineering services for decapsulation, cross-sectioning, package
delayering, silicon backside micromilling, edit-repaie and other applications.
Cirgeon’s capabilities are particulary powerful for stacked-die and flip-chip
backside prep applications, and other areas where thermal- and
mechanical-collateral damage from destructive processing or selectivity are
Systems is the leading provider of diagnostic debug and characterization
solutions for the global semiconductor industry. Our technical solutions are
designed to meet your future needs now:
waveform acquisition and reliable circuit edits are crucial to eliminating
extra mask cycles and beating the competition to market. In order to remain
competitive, you can’t afford to wait for your analytical equipment to catch up
to your technology node.
* Our leading edge solutions are built
using tried and proven technology based upon years of field experience with
photon probers, laser probers and focused ion-beam instruments.
* With a commitment to applying innovative
technology in order to lower the cost of analysis, DCG Systems solutions
deliver competitive cost and performance advantages to integrated device
manufacturers (IDMs), wafer foundries and fabless chip companies worldwide.
* DCG Systems provides a complete lab
solution to meet all of your diagnostic needs. We offer a full range of
products to cover the low-end to the high-end.
Fischione Instruments, Inc
features a full line of Electron Microscopy Instrumentation. The Automated
Sample Prep(ASaP) System (Patent Pending) significantly enhances the image
quality and analytical data derived from SEM specimens.
ETS-Lindgren is the
world’s largest and most experienced supplier of shielding solutions for
electromagnetic and radio frequency interference(EMI/RFI). Their product
offering includes a variety of high
performance shielded rooms, doors and shielding accessories for Industrial,
Zurich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Zurich is a science and technology university with an
outstanding research record. they offer numerous services for internal and external clients.
Inc, is a
leading test equipment manufacturer specializing in failure analysis tools and
solutions to investigate faults, defects and damage to semiconductors with
scientific-grade systems from Photon Emission detection to injection in the
visible to IR range.
HILEVEL Technology Inc,
State of the art mixed
signal test systems at an affordable cost. ASICs, Mixed Signal, and momory test
with bitmapping. Up to 512 pins with a wide assortment of characterization and
Hitachi High Technologies America
global leader in Electron Microscope design and manufacturing, serving the
needs of manufacturing companies and operations, provides
a wide array of advanced SEM, TEM, Variable Pressure SEM, Field Emission SEM,
FIB and CD-SEM metrology tools.
has a high technology equipment allowing any types of microelectronic assemblies as
well as qualification and fiabilisation of components. Their services include:
Supplying of qualified chips; Wafers and substrates sawing;
Microelectronic assemblies: COB, SMD, Hybrid Modules;
Packaging in ceramic and organic packages, CSP, MCM;
24 hours lead time for the supplying of prototypes;
and Qualification & fiabilisation of components at space and military levels.
Labs, is an independently owned and operated corporation. The
concentration of activity is in the materials evaluation of the micro-electronic
oriented phases of commercial industry, aerospace and defense. They perform root cause failure
analysis of electrical and electronic components. From passive components like
resistors, inductors and capacitors to transistors, integrated circuits and
hybrids. They have supported most major aerospace/miltary contractors as well as
commercial computer and electronic manufacturing firms.
Hyphenated-Systems Ilc provides
hybrid inspection and metiology systems for the SUB 100mm world; millimetres to
microanalysis, Professional Semiconductor and Intellectual
Consulting Services, provides Semiconductor Patent Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Technical
Consulting and Intellectual Property Support Services
Insight Analytical Lab, Inc.
IAL provides failure analysis
services for electronic components, including: ICs, semiconductors, discrete
components, and PCAs. Besides the usual physical FA services, IAL also offers
electrical failure analysis from the electrical characterization of the failed
sample to the root cause physical attribute.
of Microelectronics (IME), Singapore. IME does researches, provide services and organise training / Courses.
Their strategic focuses are: MEMS, Deep submicron, I.C. design
& modelling, System design/SoC, Advanced packaging, Failure analysis
& reliability, Foundry for
Keithley Instruments offers a broad
line of instrumentation useful for failure analysis, device characterization,
reliability testing and production process monitoring, including the
award-winning Model 4200-SCS , which has become a popular choice of Failure
Analysis engineering for its ease of use, high precision, sub-femtoamp
resolution, and ease of reconfiguration and repurposing.
Knights Technology, Inc. is a
subsidiary of FEI Company. Merlin’s Framework TM is the recognized industry
standard software solution that connects design layout and inspection data to
FA equipment, allowing engineers to view layout, netlist and schematic of a
design and steer FA equipment to a precise inspection point.
is a fast growing rental company in Europe. It provides
website for Sale and
of test & measurement equipment and many services for
Logitech Product Group manufacturers high
precision sawing, lapping and polishing aquipment for research and small scale
production systems. Logitech can also supply a full range of polishing
the 2008 merger of LTX Corporation and Credence Systems Corporation, LTX-Credence
is a global provider of focused, cost-optimized ATE solutions designed to
enable customers to implement best-in-class test strategies to maximize their
profitability. LTX-Credence addresses the broad, divergent test requirements of
the wireless, computing, automotive and entertainment market segments, offering
a comprehensive portfolio of technologies, the largest installed base in the
Asia-Pacific region, and a global network of strategically deployed
applications and support resources.
Materials Analysis Technology Inc. is an independent laboratory
with certificate ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/IEC 17025. Their
services include: Materials Analysis(OM, SEM, FIB, TEM,
Laser Cutter), Electrical Failure Analysis(EMMI, Obirch,
Latech-up Tester, Curve Tracer, ESD, Non-Socket CDM,etc),
Non Destructive Defect Analysis(SAT, X-Ray), Surface
Company, Inc. supplies a complete line of products and integrated systems for
Failure Analysis including Probe Station, Thermal Chucks, Probe Stations with
OEM Optics, RF Probing Equipment and Emissions Microscopy tools. Applications
include/ Fault Isolation, Parametric Testing, MEMS testing, RF, High Voltage,
Optical component, LED and Flat Panel Probing, Copper reliability testing, etc.
solution providing manufacturer for light microscopy requirements. Their
products range from simple stereo microscopes to zoom stereo microscopes for
bonder/inspection applications to their laser-ready probe station microscope,
PSM-1000, for the semiconductor industry.
Micro Magnetics is a leader in commercial applications of spintronics, a new
technology which combines the fields of magnetism, electronics, and
nanotechnology. They provide innovative solutions, products, and
services in the areas of semiconductor metrology and magnetic sensing. Circuit Scan 1000
is their main product.
specializes in the design and manufacturing of probe cards and test interfaces.
It brings innovative solutions to meet test interfacing and burn
Electronique, is a supplier of high technology products and service. It assists and advises companies for definition, purchasing and
maintenance of professional solutions. Their domains include: Test&System,
Test&Measurements, Components and Service. It provides
also FA instrumentations.
is a professional microelectronics
testing, analysis, and reliability qualification organization. With over 35 engineers and technicians in a
15,000 sq. ft. analytical lab, MEFAS provides one stop testing, qualification,
and analysis services. They
provide device and system level
failure analyses, reliability qualification testing and FIB circuit
services include Reliability
Qualification Testing, ESD
and Latch-up Sensitivity Testing, FIB
Circuit Modifications, Device
and System Level Failure Analysis.
MuAnalysis is a privately held company located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. MuAnalysis facilities include
individual laboratories devoted to design verification, failure analysis,
microsurgery, and reliability testing. It provides professional analytical
and laboratory services to the microelectronics, electronics, and
photonics industries. MuAnalysis Microelectronics
Services Overview. Their FA service include: MuAnalysis Failure Analysis
developes and provides inspection products for the semiconductor manufacturing
and MEMS industries. The company’s 3DScope2000 product line is a high-accuracy
3D measurement system, integrated with a white-light microscope and providing a
nano-meter accuracy and resolution in the vertical direction.
Neocera is a leading-edge semiconductor and superconductor
solutions provider. Neocera Semiconductor’s vision is to be the metrology and failure-analysis
vendor that the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers rely on for
mission-critical needs. Their tools deliver advanced failure-analysis capabilities
to semiconductor debug managers, FA labs, and next-generation process
developers. Magma, our magnetic microscope quickly isolates failures in complex
devices, resolves defects that other tools cannot, and minimizes
provides services for the realization of
optic and laser integration systems. It develops
laser ablation for micro machining.
National Semiconductor, creates high performance analogic devices and subsystems. Their
products include power management circuits, display drivers, audio and
operational amplifiers, communication interface products and data conversion
solutions. In their Quality System, Failure Analysis
group provides on-going support for quality efforts with state-of-the-art
equipment and best-of-class services.
Omniprobe Inc.designs and manufactures
innovative FIB and SEM accessories for applications in semiconductor an
nano-materials analysis. Its AutoProbe 200™ is the industry leading
nanomanipulator for in-situ whole-wafer TEM sample prep and MEMS and
Oneida Research Services, Inc (ORS)
offers a variety of analytical techniques to maintain and improve the quality
of microelectronic components. Services include failure analysis, surface
analysis, construction analysis, destructive physical analysis and material
characterization. Analytical instrumentation includes IVA/RGA, TGA, FeSEM,
SEM/EDS, Auger, Real time X-ray and DSC.
Oxford Instruments is the a of
micro-analytical equipment for materials analysis. The INCA platform can
provide complete analytical solutions for SEMs, TEMs, FIBs and DRTs. INCA
provides the capability to integrate EDS(INCA Energy), WDS(INCA Wave) and
EBSD(INCA Crystal) on the same platform.
OptoMetrix, Integrated Circuit Failure
Analysis Testing Services. OptoMetrix
has joined with MEFAS to offer Failure Analysis testing
services utilizing our Laser
Signal Injection Microscope.Services offered include: Device preparation, Decapsulation, Backside grinding,
Backside polishing, Laser signal injection microscopy using patented XIVA
technology, Front and
backside probing , Performs all basic laser signal injection
techniques, e.g. OBIC, LIVA, TIVA, SEI.
Phase 4 Systems, LLC enables failure
analysis though advanced surface preparation equipment for sample preparation.
Their chemical and mechanical decapsulation equipment enhance productivity
through on-time analysis, and superior reproducible results. Their mechanical
decapsulation solution provides thinned, flat, and polished die for backside
Phoenix | x-ray Systems + Services,
Inc. is a manufacturer of microfocus and nanofocus x-ray systems and computed
tomography systems. Oneida Research Services, Inc offers a wide range of
products designed to meet the specific inspection needs.
Focus Instruments Corporation,
Contract Test Services. They can perform accurate thermal mapping and hot spot detection
for client's design verification or reliability analysis.
Society (RMS), has a long and distinguished history, yet has always been at
the forefront of new ideas and developments in microscopy. The RMS serves the
needs of its members in the academic and industrial worlds. It promotes both
theory and practical application, shaping the future of microscopy. They
propose a wide range of events also.
Reliability Analysis Laboratory, A website
which provides analytical and investigative engineering services focused on
improving product reliability and quality.
Sonoscan, Inc is a
worldwide leader and innovator in Acoustic Micro Imaging (AMI) technology.
Sonoscan manufactures and markets acoustic microscope instruments and
accessories to non-destructively inspect and analyze products (especially
South Bay Technology,
Inc. manufactures materials processing equipment for applications in electron
microscopy, optical microscopy, metallography, microelectronics and single
Struers Inc. is the world’s
leading manufacturer of equipment and consumables for the metallographic
preparation of solid materials. Struers is expert at metallographic process
controls in a safe environment by designing quality apparatus and consumables
that are complementary to one another and to customer expectations.
SUSS MicroTec is the
leading probe system manufacturer in the FA industry. They offer the failure
analysis engineer manual and semi-automatic probe systems optimally interfaced
with equipment from all leading vendors for a multitude of failure analysis
applications including: emission microscopy, laser scanning microscopy, silicon
laser microsurgery and non contact submicron probing.
Sagitta, Inc. provides advanced,
high-productivity manufacturing equipment solutions to the global fiber optics,
semiconductor and diskhead industries. Its product offering include award
winning automated polishing systems for failure analysis and process
monitoring.The latest introduction, the Centar, is a single platform
preparation system for automated polishing, in cross section and parallel modes
at wafer, die and package levels.
SECTOR Technologies ,
headquartered in Grenoble, France, is a provider of Sales and Service support for high
technology products. We distribute DCG Systems ( www.dcgsystems.com) products ( FIB, LSM,
Emission Microscopy, TRE, Laser Voltage Probing, Timing Measurements) ,
VarioScale ( www.varioscale.com )
products ( Laser Assisted Chemical Etching tool, Silicon Thickness Measurement
tool) , Seiwa Optical (www.seiwaamerica.com ) products (
Lenses, microscope, illumination, optical components).
Semiconductor Equipment Sales
Associates,Inc. (SESA) focuses on back-end semiconductor portion of the market.
Their productserves the Failure Analysis, Probe Card Cleaning, Carrier Tape
Forming and Test Handling systems. Custom fixturing and machine tooling
services are also available.
Semitracks, Inc. provides education
and training in the semiconductor industry. They provide public course,
in-house training, as well as online training in a varity of subjects,
including failure analysis, reliability, test technology, design,
optoelectronics and MEMs.
Signatone Corp. offers various
probing equipment and accessories such as: failure analysis probe stations with
manual, joystick or semi-automatic controls. They offer also high powered
microscopes, Stereozoom microscopes, YAG Lasers, vibration isolation tables,
the entire Picoprobe line of active probes and RF probes, full size probe
station dark boxes or local chamber stations.
Sonix Inc is a leader in advanced
acoustic solutions for package reliability problems. In failure analysis lab, Sonix
SAMs high-resolution images and advanced diagnositic tools are used to test
package deigns, evaluate production sampling and diagnose device failure. On
the production floor, high speed and unattened inspection requirements are met
using Sonix automated scanner acoustic microscope and advanced analysis
SEMICAPS Pte Ltd, was founded as the Research & Development arm of
SEMICAPS Corporation. Their operations are geared towards a vision to
become the scientific equipment manufacturer for failure analysis. They are
collaboration with Center for Integrated Circuit Failure Analysis and Reliability (CICFAR) at the
National University of Singapore (NUS), which provided the original technology.
SELA, founded in 1992, produces automated sample preparation systems used
primarily by semiconductor manufacturers to prepare samples for scanning electron
microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and atomic force
microscopy (AFM). Their technology
and products can be found here.
manufactures plasma etch and deposition systems specifically designed for
failure analysis labs. Processes for packaged devices, wafer segments and
wafers. Modular systems that are designed for optimum reliability and
flexibility, addressing a wide variety of applications for materials such as:
Silicon, GaAS, InP and InN.
TSL, EDAX Inc./TSL is a
leading provider of innovative systems encompassing X-ray microanalysis,
electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD), TEM electron diffraction, and
Micro-EDXRF. EDAX / TSL designs, manufactures, distributes and services quality
products for a diverse range of industries including electronics,
semiconductor, environmental, metals, and aerospace.
a world-leading semiconductor foundry, specializing in the contract
manufacturing of customer designed ICs for high performance semiconductor
ULTRA TEC designs,
manufactures and provides advanced surface preparation
equipment and consumables for both routine and custom applications. They offer
solutions for production, development and research environments. Failure analysis
includes : Precision sawing, lapping and polishing equipment,
backside preparation, chip access, pre-FIB thinning, microcleaving, AR coating,
decapsulation, cross-sectioning, backside emission analysis, lapping films,
polishing films, consumables, frontside, Selected Area Preparation (SAP),
backside milling, selected area polishing, cross-section polishing for
sub-micron defect identification, ARC, anti-reflective coating
UltraTest International Inc. Sales, UTI is an automated test systems for
semiconductor failure analysis, quality assurance/reliability, and product
development.This page is the contact information list.
Viscom, Inc. is a worldwide
leader in Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) and X-ray Inspection systems and
solutions. Viscom inspection systems use high-resolution cameras and x-ray
technology fitted with nanofocus x-ray tubes and up to 16 bits digital imaging
XEI Scientific. The
Evactron Anti-Contaminator for SEMs and FIBs removes organic contamionation at
the molecular level to make the instrument “nano-clean” for improved
performance. The Evactron RF Plasma oxygen radical source makes oxygen radicals
from air to oxidize off hydrocarbons from the inside of vacuum chambers. This
results in no black squares, no scan marks, better contrast, higher resolution,
and no carbon deposits.
Xradia Inc offers the
highest performance non-destructive 3-D x-ray imaging solutions to IC failure
analysis and manufacturing process inspection. Xradia’s non-destructive 3-D imaging
solutions allow viewing virtual cross-setions and virtual de-layering to
pinpoint hard to find, smaal defects. This process does not physically damage
the device and introduce artefacts in sample preparation.
X-Tek Systems provides
sub-micron defect detection x-ray systems for the failure analysis laboratory.
Software and hardware provide feature measurement and other analytical tools.
Zyvex Corporation is the
first molecular nanotechnology company. They provide tools, products and
services that enable adaptable, affordable and molecularly precise