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Testing of Complex FPGAs, Memory and Microprocessors

Posted by Susan Campbell on Thu, Jun 11, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

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webinarElectrical testing of semiconductors to datasheet is a very complex process. The testing process requires development of test algorithms and patters specific to device performance, application and functionality. The process requires advanced Automated Test Equipment (ATE), experienced product, test / hardware engineers and knowledge of the devices to be tested. Memory, FPGAs and Microcontrollers all have different test protocols and product specifications.

For example, some of the structures of a Microcontroller are comparable to a simple computer placed in a single chip with all of the necessary components like memory and timers embedded inside. Likewise; the structure of a FPGA typically has multiple structures with the silicon and requires in-depth knowledge of how such structures work. Patterns and configuration files need to be created to exercise such FPGAs.

Integra has developed over 10,000 test programs including these complex devices. This Webinar will explore the nuances of how such complex devices are tested.

Wednesday, June 24, 1:00 p.m. PST


Testing of Complex FPGAs, Memory and Microprocessors

  • Microprocessors
    • What does AC/DC and Functional Testing Mean for a Typical Microprocessor?
    • Device bus cycle timing implementation in ATE environment
    • Development of ATE based software to monitor device operation and pin status
    • Compiled device assembly language loaded to the device
  • FPGA Functional and Parametric Testing
    • Testing independent of manufacturer proprietary test methods
    • Tools of testing
    • How to develop  the test vectors and configuration vectors
    • How to perform
      • Functional at-speed testing
      • Functional evaluation to actual application design
      • Datasheet AC specs
      • DC testing
    • Characterization of device performance to application is possible
  • Memory Testing
    • DDR /DDR2 /DDR3 / DDR4 SDRAM, SSRAM QDR testing protocols
    • NAND Flash testing protocols
    • Data Retention and Testing

Presented by: Jonathan Hochstetler – VP of Engineering (Host) and Sultan Ali Lilani - Technical Director at Integra Technologies (co-Host)

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Integra Wins $3 Million Contract Award From Northrop Grumman

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, Jun 02, 2020 @ 07:59 AM

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran congratulates Integra, looks forward to seeing additional military related manufacturing in Wichita

Wichita, KANS. (June 2, 2020)  - Integra Technologies, a world leader in semiconductor packaging, assembly, test, characterization and related services, was awarded a $3 million contract from Northrop Grumman.

Integra Technologies’ Wichita manufacturing facility will utilize upwards of one hundred current employees to service the new order. Integra Wichita will supply the value-added services required for the components to properly function for their final destination in military applications. 

“The technologies being utilized by our troops are becoming more advanced each and every day,” said Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) “Wichita-based Integra Technologies is leading this charge. Integra’s ability to manufacture and test military-grade microelectronics within the confines of our nation’s borders helps our military accomplish its missions while decreasing our reliance on foreign supply chains. I applaud Integra and the many Kansans who work there as they support our nation’s warfighters.”    

“Integra Technologies has over 35 years of experience in developing sophisticated and comprehensive solutions for our customers. Our experienced Engineering and Operations groups look forward to working with Northrop Grumman to provide superior workmanship, and customer service. I also want to thank Senator Moran for making sure the U.S. military has the needed funding to engage with industry so we can develop and manufacture this new enhanced technology. We are proud to support Northrop Grumman and the U.S. military by making sure they have access to U.S. manufactured state-of-the-art technology.” said Brett Robinson, President and CEO Integra Technologies. 

With the new Northrop Grumman contract and over 290 active aerospace and defense customers, Integra’s 250 Wichita employee owners are working at full capacity to meet customer demands. Integra Technologies remains strong during the COVID-19 pandemic with no employment reductions, salary reductions or reduction in regular business hours.

 

About Senator Moran

Senator Moran serves on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and plays a vital role making sure the Department of Defense is provided with the funding to procure the most advanced military technology systems for the warfighter.

About Integra Technologies

Established in 1983, Integra Technologies, LLC, is a solely U.S.-based and employee owned company with DMEA accredited Category 1A Trusted.   Integra is one of the largest, most experienced semiconductor die prep, assembly, test and qualification facilities in the United States with locations in Wichita, KS, Silicon Valley, CA, and Albuquerque, NM.  The company’s world-class operations have been satisfying customers for over 35 years by demonstrating industry leading quality and on time delivery performance.  Implemented in 2018, the Go-To-Market strategy (GTM) has positioned Integra Technologies as the leading single-source to the Aerospace and Defense, Space, semiconductor and medical customer.  For more information, please visit https://www.integra-tech.com/.

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Obsolete Parts Management with Integra Technologies

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, May 19, 2020 @ 09:15 AM

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Integra’s Parts Management Program (PMP) started in 1991, actively managing multiple Aerospace and Defense companies’ parts procurement program with value added services.

We specialize in Obsolescence Management Solutions including:

  • Obsolescence sustaining team resources
  • Buy product from franchised distributors or device manufacturer direct with value added services (upscreening, qualification, tape/reel, managed solder dipping, dry-pack etc.)
  • Inventory management and kitting
  • Forecast management
  • Form Fit Function replacement
    • In-house package assemblyobsolete-integra
    • Re-design solution
    • Interposer
  • Die procurement and assembly with QML assembly partners
  • Buy EOL product and manage customer owned inventory
    • Short and long term inventory management
  • PCN/EOL – Integra supports this through our PMP program. 
    • We work with franchised distribution and have access to their PCN/EOL surveys.  We manage this information and communicate to customers as required
  • After market procurement of devices with extensive counterfeit mitigation testing
    • Risk based tiered authenticity testing (AS6171, AS6081)
    • Physical failure analysis (layer-by-layer analysis, SEM, SAM, Leak testing)
    • Screening and qualification on a lot-by-lot basis

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WEBINAR: Standards of PEM Qual and Technical Requirements Review

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, May 12, 2020 @ 07:00 AM

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Integra is the leader in performing PEM (Plastic Encapsulated Microcircuits) screening, qualification and DPA for the Aerospace and Defense market.

Integra invites you to attend a webinar on PEM!

Wed, May 27, 1:00 p.m. PST

 


The following items will be discussed:

  1. dpa-1Pros and cons of using PEMs in rugged environments
  2. Various industry standards for PEM screening, qualification and DPA
  3. Failure modes associated with PEMs
  4. Nuances associated with copper bond wire PEMs
  5. What does a typical PEM qual plan look like
  6. Integra has PEM qual data on millions of pieces across 165 different pin/package combinations
  7. False positive data for Acoustic Microscopy for PEMs

Presented by: Sultan Ali Lilani; Technical Director at Integra Technologies

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Expanded RF Services from Integra

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, May 05, 2020 @ 10:06 AM

Whatever your specific RF requirements, Integra can help.

rf-testing-integra-technologiesFor over 35 years, Integra has been an integral part of our customers semiconductor testing. We are a valued partner to defense contractors, telecommunications manufacturers, medical instrumentation companies and more. RF testing is only one aspect of our capabilities — with multiple locations, we can determine the set of processes that’s right for your business and expedite testing to help you get your product to market faster.

RF Testing:

  • Multiple(6) 4 port, 50 GHz PNA systems with various options
  • Trained operator staff for performing hand test or auto-handler  package test

RF Wafer Sort:

  • Multiple(7) Cascade Probe Stations, P12XLn and UF200AL auto probers
  • Experienced operator and support staff in using 
  • Pyramid probe cards, positioners and wedges for performing RF wafer sort.
  • Newly installed clean environment with room for up to 8 wafer sort cells.

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Integra Technologies is OPEN

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, Apr 21, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

Integra Technologies is OPEN

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Construction Analysis from Integra Technologies

Posted by Susan Campbell on Wed, Apr 08, 2020 @ 09:43 AM

Construction Analysis from Integra Technologies

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Construction Analysis gives a detailed view of the construction quality and materials used during the manufacturing of electronic components. Integra provides services to perform non-destructive and destructive Construction Analysis (CA) tests appropriate for the product type for EEE devices.

Integra finds that before a part selection is made for usage in High Reliability application within Aerospace and Defense usage; it is a best practice to understand the construction of the device from both an assembly and fabrication perspective.

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Construction Analysis provides:

  • Evaluation of the inherent design and robustness of the component
  • Examines and document the physical characteristics including-
    • Material elemental composition
    • Dimensions and quality of the assembly

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Integra Partners with Presto Engineering

Posted by Susan Campbell on Tue, Mar 03, 2020 @ 08:57 AM

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INTEGRA PARTNERS WITH PRESTO ENGINEERING

March 3, 2020 – WICHITA, Kan. – Integra Technologies, a global provider of semiconductor services for high reliability applications, announced today a partnership with Presto Engineering’s, San Jose, Calif.-based hub, a provider of test and qualification services to the radio frequency (RF) market in the U.S. READ MORE

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IMAPS - Device PackagingMarch 2-5, Fountain Hills, AZ

GOMACTech 2020, March 16-19, San Diego, CA Booth #213

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24th Annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition, April 21-23, 2020

Die Prep Services from Integra

Posted by Susan Campbell on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

integra-die-prepDIE PREP SERVICES

Integra Technologies Silicon Valley, previously CORWIL Technologies, specializes in ultra-thin precision wafer thinning and polishing down to 25µm. 


Our Services include:

  • Wafer Thinning & Polishing
  • Wafer Dicing
  • Die Pick & Place
  • Die Inspection
  • All processes capable up to 300mm wafers

Integra has the most saw capacity of any North American subcontract manufacturer and can process virtually any material, including Silicon, Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), Indium Phosphide (InP), Sapphire, Quartz, Silicon Germanium (SiGe), Laminates, Piezoelectric, and Glass. 

Integra’s automated pick and place equipment allows for high volume processing of die into tape & reel and waffle pack and our inspection services can inspect die and wafers to Commercial, Military, Medical, and Space level specifications


Just One of Integra's Many Services.

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Case Study: Saluda Medical

Posted by Susan Campbell on Wed, Feb 05, 2020 @ 08:15 AM

CASE STUDY: 

integra-technologies-saluda-medicalIntegra has been an indispensable part of Saluda Medical’s growth and ongoing successes towards commercialization of the Evoke® ECAP-Controlled Closed-Loop spinal cord stimulation system.

Find out how Integra has worked with Saluda to overcome the challenges of bringing a medical product to market.

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