Sage Provides The Latest in FIB Equipment and Services
San Diego, Calif. – May 8, 2015 — Sage Analytical Lab, the modern independent laboratory dedicated to providing the best-in-class analytical techniques and state of the art equipment for analyzing and diagnosing all levels of failures in today’s highly integrated and advanced semiconductor devices, has announced that they have new back-side FIB services and equipment.
With the DCG Optifib-IV System, Sage is now able to face the smallest geometry technologies, with the highest resolutions. In addition, the OptiFIB-IV focused ion-beam instrument offers a proven circuit edit solution for 45 nm and beyond. Advanced circuit edit capability with outstanding edit throughput and unparalleled edit success rates significantly reduce time-to-market and time-to-yield for semiconductor devices.
“We experienced a growing demand in FIB services in 2014 and as a result have made an investment in the latest equipment to provide our customers with the most cutting-edge technology,” said Amir Khoshniyati of Sage Analytical Lab, LLC. “Our FIB processes are an unmatched collection of best practices helping our clients achieve their desired results in a timely and accurate manner.”
The most notable specifications for the DCG Optifib-IV System include:
- Co-axial photon imaging through passivation and silicon (US patent 7,297,948)
- Precision copper etching over SiO2 and low-k dielectrics
- Sub-pA beam current imaging and end-pointing
- Backside trenching and editing
- FUSION PC-based control software
- Integrated FIB Assist™s
- On system support of ten different chemistries
- Laser interferometer stage
- CMP Navigator: Patented precision electronic beam deflection in combination with CAD overlay (US patent 5,401,972)
- Optional Dual micro-jet chemistry injector
- Optional Manual joystick and knobs panel
- Optional Load lock
About Sage Analytical Lab, LLC
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Sage Analytical Lab, LLC is the best-in-class laboratory dedicated to analyzing and diagnosing all levels of failures. Sage Analytical Lab was built to assist all customers with the tremendous challenges they are faced with in today’s competitive market. Through unmatched dedication towards building the most efficient resources, Sage Analytical Lab is committed to surpassing expectations and providing timely responses and solutions for all customers.