Test Insights from Lab to Fab:
Creating the Future of the Connected World

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COMPASS 2018 - Portland, OR

FormFactor’s users’ conference, COMPASS was held in Portland October 14-16, 2018. At the event, industry leaders and speakers from leading-edge research institutions shared test insights on a wide variety of emerging applications, such as 5G, silicon photonics, AI, IoT and high-power devices. In addition to technical sessions, attendees were invited to visit FormFactor’s Beaverton facility for live equipment demos, to learn practical tips on how to improve test accuracy and efficiency. The COMPASS program in Portland also included a Sponsors Expo, where FormFactor’s strategic solution partners showcased their products. In addition to technical sessions, attendees participated in networking opportunities to discuss creating the future of the connected world!

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Marie-Hatter

October 15, Monday

Marie Hattar

Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer, Keysight Technologies

 

Brian Cotton

October 16, Tuesday

Brian Cotton

Partner and Global Practice Leader
Information and Communications Technologies Practice

 

"Technology Trends and the New Economy"

Major technology trends are fueling a new economy that is driving the realignment of, and new investments in technology, business models, and processes. It is dependent on services and information, with benefits well beyond knowledge workers, ultimately transforming every aspect of our lives...

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"Technology Innovations Driving Future Growth for the Semiconductor Industry"

As organizations look to evolve from connecting devices to integration and increasing autonomy and automation, the role of data analytics and IoT shifts from “reacting to exceptions” to “predicting and preventing exceptions” using AI, AR and Distributed Computing...

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COMPASS in Portland, Oregon

Keynote: Technology Trends and the New Economy (Keysight Technologies)
Keynote: Technology Innovations Driving Future Growth for the Semiconductor Industry (Frost & Sullivan)
Technical Session: Comparative Analysis of Practical Threshold Voltage Extraction Techniques for CMOS and LDMOS Devices in 180 nm Technology (ON Semiconductor)
Technical Session: Modulated Scatter Array Measurements and Signal Processing from UHF to THz (Portland State University)
Technical Session: Optimized Test Sequence Methodology for Minimal Test Time and Maximal Throughput (Columbia University)
Technical Session: High-voltage, High-power Testing in Engineering and Production - A Survey (T.I.P.S. Messtechnik)
Technical Session: Automated Characterization of Silicon Photonics and Electronic Devices at Wafer–level (IHP)
Technical Session: Autonomous RF Measurement and Calibration (FormFactor)
Technical Session: 15-Term Self-Calibration without An Ideal THRU- or LINE-Standard (HS Augsburg)
Technical Session: Testing of Chips Used for Artificial Intelligence (Keystone Microtech and FormFactor)
Technical Session: Device interface Challenges of the Next Decade (Teradyne)
Technical Session: Silicon Photonics Reliability and Qualification Testing (Macom)
Technical Session: Techniques for the Efficient Characterization of Wide Bandgap Power
Devices (Keysight Technologies)
Technical Session: Probe Card Crosstalk: How to Control the RF Fields (Qorvo)
Technical Session: Evaluation of Constant Power Electromigration for Si Photonics Heaters Aapplications (imec)

COMPASS 2018 - PORTLAND - SPEAKERS

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Portland State University
Keystone Microtech
Columbia University
FormFactor
Teradyne
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Alan Liao
FormFactor
Keysight Technologies
Augsburg University
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COMPASS 2018 - Munich, Germany

FormFactor’s users’ conference, COMPASS,  was held in Munich on November 15th, 2018. At the event, industry leaders and speakers from leading-edge research institutions shared test insights on a wide variety of emerging applications, such as 5G, silicon photonics, high-power devices, millimeter-wave measurement and calibration. In addition to technical sessions, attendees participated in networking opportunities to discuss creating the future of the connected world! COMPASS in Munich is held during SEMICON Europa and Electronica week

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COMPASS in Munich, Germany

Technical Session 1: Automated Characterization of Silicon Photonics and Electronic Devices at Wafer–level (IHP)
Technical Session 2: Millimeter-wave Antenna Measurement Facility for Antenna-in-package and Antenna-on-chip Characterization (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Technical Session 3: 15-Term Self-Calibration without An Ideal THRU- or LINE-Standard (HS Augsburg)
Roundtable lunch
Technical Session 4: High-voltage, High-power Testing in Engineering and Production - A Survey (T.I.P.S. Messtechnik)
Technical Session 5: Autonomous RF/mmW Measurement and Calibration (FormFactor)
Technical Session 6: High Forward Current Characterization Tests at Wafer Level on Vertical Discrete Power Technology (ST Microelectronics)
Technical Session 7: Dual-band probes with broadband diplexers... (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Technical Session 8: Evaluation of Constant Power Electromigration for Si Photonics Heaters Applications (imec)

COMPASS 2018 - MUNICH - SPEAKERS

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
STMicroelectronics
FormFactor
Eindhoven University of Technology
Augsburg University

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