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March 2014

What’s The Difference Between ATPG And Logic BIST? Mar 10, 2014

Cars drive new DFT technologies Mar 4, 2014

January 2014

Test Innovations for ISO 26262 Jan 30, 2014

Are you the 1%? Jan 6, 2014

Safety critical devices drive fast adoption of advanced DFT Jan 4, 2014

October 2013

Seeing Your IC Designs in 3D Oct 27, 2013

Apply memory BIST to external DRAMs Oct 2, 2013

September 2013

DFT and test for safety-critical automotive ICs Adobe Acrobat Document Sep 11, 2013

The Advantages of a Hybrid Scan Test Solution Sep 2, 2013

July 2013

Scan the horizon, P1687 takes us higher Jul 31, 2013

June 2013

Testing safety-critical automotive parts Jun 18, 2013

Noise cancellation: The new Failure and Yield Analysis Superpower Adobe Acrobat Document Jun 14, 2013

Addressing new silicon challenges with Tessent IJTAG Jun 5, 2013

May 2013

10 years, 100,000 miles, or <1 DPM Adobe Acrobat Document May 31, 2013

Ensure FinFET defect coverage with cell-aware test May 6, 2013

April 2013

Boost DFT efficiency for large SoCs Apr 23, 2013

February 2013

Optimizing autonomous IC test without sacrificing precision Feb 26, 2013

Use a smarter DFT tool environment for better design customization Feb 5, 2013

January 2013

Mentor Snags Two Awards at DesignCon Jan 29, 2013

What's the difference between Scan ATPG and IJTAG Pattern Retargeting Jan 22, 2013

What's The Difference Between Scan ATPG And IJTAG Pattern Retargeting? Jan 22, 2013

December 2012

Dreaming of plug-and-play IP Dec 17, 2012

Plug-n-play access and control of embedded IP Dec 12, 2012

November 2012

IJTAG: delivering an industry platform for IP test and integration Nov 16, 2012

September 2012

For Better IC Production Test: Cell-Aware Fault Models," by Friedrich Hapke, Mentor Graphics and Stefan Eichenberger, NXP Sep 25, 2012

Employing the STDF V4-2007 Standard for Scan Test Data Logging Adobe Acrobat Document Sep 25, 2012

August 2012

When good DFT goes bad: debugging broken scan chains Aug 18, 2012

July 2012

Getting 1000x test compression during wafer test Jul 20, 2012

Testing the 3D Waters Jul 19, 2012

Welcome to IJTAG: a no-risk path to IEEE P1687 Jul 11, 2012

Why cell-aware testing is important Jul 3, 2012

June 2012

What's The Difference Between Traditional And Defect-Simulated Fault Models? Jun 26, 2012

Determining a Failure Root Cause Distribution from a Population of Layout Aware Scan Diagnosis Results (author's version) Adobe Acrobat Document Jun 15, 2012

Determining a Failure Root Cause Distribution from a Population of Layout Aware Scan Diagnosis Results Adobe Acrobat Document Jun 15, 2012

A systematic path to yield improvement using diagnosis-driven yield analysis Jun 8, 2012

Reducing Defect Rates with Cell-Aware Testing Jun 8, 2012

Cell-aware ATPG test methods improve test quality Jun 1, 2012

May 2012

A New Memory Test and Repair Solution for ARM Processor Cores Adobe Acrobat Document May 23, 2012

Effective finger-pointing: the art of modern yield analysis May 22, 2012

Finding your best test compression May 18, 2012

What's The Difference Between JTAG (IEEE 1149.1) And IJTAG (IEEE P1687)? May 16, 2012

Techniques for managing power use during IC test May 9, 2012

April 2012

Tips for testing processor cores Apr 6, 2012

March 2012

Dual Approach to Chip Test Mar 23, 2012

Cell-aware ATPG test methods improve test quality Mar 6, 2012

Determining the best test patterns for production test - You need to collect data before you can decide on the best test strategy. Mar 6, 2012

February 2012

3D chip design explored by Mentor Graphics Feb 20, 2012

Memory BIST for shared-bus applications Feb 1, 2012

Understanding Cell-Aware ATPG And User-Defined Fault Models Feb 1, 2012

January 2012

Determining a Failure Root Cause Distribution From a Population of Layout-aware Scan Diagnosis Results Adobe Acrobat Document Jan 16, 2012

November 2011

Semiconductor yield improvement with scan diagnosis Nov 16, 2011

Diagnosis-Driven Yield Analysis Improves Mature Yield Nov 7, 2011

October 2011

Direct diagnosis for compressed ATPG patterns: A successful industrial experiment with layout-aware diagnosis Oct 19, 2011

September 2011

How to test 3D chips Sep 21, 2011

July 2011

A New Method to Accelerate the Yield Ramp - 2011 Tech Design Forum Jul 15, 2011

Scan diagnostic analysis assists SoC fab debug/process monitoring Jul 15, 2011

Controlling Power During IC Production Test Jul 7, 2011

June 2011

EDACafe Interview with Steve Pateras at DAC 2011 3D TSV and Silicon Test Jun 17, 2011

May 2011

A Guide to Power-Aware Memory Repair Adobe Acrobat Document May 24, 2011

April 2011

Ensuring High-Quality ICs Apr 6, 2011

March 2011

Mentor Graphics demonstrates IC failure and yield analysis at Fujitsu Mar 18, 2011

January 2011

Need for a Comprehensive SOC Test Platform Jan 17, 2011

November 2010

Essential principles for practical analog BIST Nov 4, 2010

August 2010

Optimizing the manufacturing test program, data collection, and diagnosis for yield analysis Aug 31, 2010

May 2010

EDN's 20th Annual Innovation Awards May 25, 2010

Leveraging Diagnosis for Yield Analysis Adobe Acrobat Document May 17, 2010

Experiences with Layout-Aware Diagnosis—A Case Study Adobe Acrobat Document May 17, 2010

March 2010

Improving Semiconductor Yield With Scan Diagnosis Mar 1, 2010

January 2010

Design for Diagnosis to Improve IC Yield Jan 25, 2010

December 2009

The changing role of diagnosis in yield analysis Dec 1, 2009

November 2009

Debugging Low Test - Coverage Situations Nov 24, 2009

June 2009

Buddy, can you spare some pins? Jun 29, 2009

A New Interface Enables High Scan-Test Quality in Pin-Limited Devices Jun 1, 2009

May 2009

Mentor Enhancing Yield Diagnostics Tool Semiconductor International May 6, 2009

Testing ICs Without Breaking the (Power) Budget May 4, 2009

DFT, Really? May 1, 2009

April 2009

No Government Bailout for Poor Test Planning Apr 21, 2009

Test & Measurement World announces winners of 2009 awards Apr 2, 2009

Reducing Test Time and Cost for an Advanced Wireless Device Adobe Acrobat Document Apr 1, 2009

March 2009

Where Did I Put My Keys? Adobe Acrobat Document Mar 19, 2009

January 2009

Layout-Aware Diagnosis of IC Failures Adobe Acrobat Document Jan 6, 2009

December 2008

Yield Learning Flow Provides Faster Production Ramp Dec 1, 2008

Diagnosis-driven yield analysis Dec 1, 2008

November 2008

Manufacturing test and failure analysis remain at the forefront Adobe Acrobat Document Nov 14, 2008

October 2008

Mentor TestKompress and EDT kicks ass in China Oct 29, 2008

Electrical Fuse Makes Repairable Memory Testing Easy Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 6, 2008

Electrical Fuse Makes Repairable Memory Testing Easy Oct 1, 2008

September 2008

Interview w/ G. Aldrich: Doing More with Less - A Look at Where Test Compression is Headed Sep 16, 2008

Interview w/Jay Jahangiri: The Embedded Plan For JTAG Boundary Scan Sep 11, 2008

August 2008

Email interview w/Ron Press: Military and aerospace companies ensure electronic systems with test and measurement tools Aug 20, 2008

July 2008

High quality scan test with minimal pins Adobe Acrobat Document Jul 30, 2008

As IC Designs Get blah, blah, blah . . . Adobe Acrobat Document Jul 7, 2008

May 2008

Test is a Four Letter Word Adobe Acrobat Document May 5, 2008

March 2008

Getting More Test for Less Mar 11, 2008

February 2008

DFT, ATE drive yield improvement Feb 5, 2008

January 2008

DFM-oriented test ensures better yield Adobe Acrobat Document Jan 16, 2008

November 2007

Designers Must Yield to Change Nov 1, 2007

October 2007

The X Factor Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 15, 2007

Embedded Compression For Production Test Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 1, 2007

September 2007

Rethinking DFT Strategies in Nanometer Designs Adobe Acrobat Document Sep 3, 2007

August 2007

The Many Faces of Software Diagnosis Adobe Acrobat Document Aug 15, 2007

June 2007

Launch-off-shift at-speed test Adobe Acrobat Document Jun 7, 2007

Leverage on-chip blocks for better at-speed tests Adobe Acrobat Document Jun 4, 2007

October 2006

Reducing The Design Impact Of DFT In The Nanometer Era Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 26, 2006

Using Timing Constraints For Generating At-Speed Test Patterns Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 4, 2006

Test Compression - does compression need to be 100 times better Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 1, 2006

September 2006

Choosing an IC Test Plan Adobe Acrobat Document Sep 8, 2006

April 2006

Scan Diagnostics in the Nanometer Design Era Adobe Acrobat Document Apr 22, 2006

Easily Implement PLL Clock Switching for At-Speed Test Apr 10, 2006

February 2006

Taking Advantage of Scan for Yield Improvement Feb 24, 2006

December 2005

Meeting yield enhancement challenges Dec 1, 2005

October 2005

Test diagnostic tool helps to increase yields Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 31, 2005

Test Takes New Role in Yield Improvement Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 17, 2005

Scan-Based Diagnostics Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 6, 2005

July 2005

Test Pattern Compression Saves Time and Bits Adobe Acrobat Document Jul 13, 2005

Evaluating test compression options Jul 12, 2005

May 2005

High Octane ATPG Adobe Acrobat Document May 1, 2005

February 2005

Design-For-Test The Smart Way: dFT With A "Big T" And A "Little d" Feb 7, 2005

 
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