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19 July 1989 New Logic State Measurement Technique For The Electron Beam Tester
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A multi-stroboscopic sampling (MSS) technique was devised for logic state measurement with the electron beam tester. Electron beam pulses are shot and secondary electron signals are sampled m times each repetition period of LSI operation. In addition, an interpolated s-curve (IPS) method was introduced in the MSS technique for quantitative voltage measurement. Using this technique, the measurement time required for 1024 logic states was reduced by 1/70 compared to the stroboscopic waveform measurement technique.
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A. Ito, K. Ookubo, T. Ishizuka, A. Muto, and Y. Goto "New Logic State Measurement Technique For The Electron Beam Tester", Proc. SPIE 1087, Integrated Circuit Metrology, Inspection, and Process Control III, (19 July 1989); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.953125
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