Solid State Technology and SEMI Announce 2013 “Best of West” Award Winner

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 10, 2013 — Solid State Technology and SEMI today announced the recipient of the 2013 “Best of West” Award — Mentor Graphics — for its Tessent TestKompress with Cell-Aware ATPG.  The award recognizes important product and technology developments in the microelectronics supply chain. Held in conjunction with SEMICON West, the largest and most influential microelectronics exposition in North America, the Best of West finalists were selected based on their financial impact on the industry, engineering or scientific achievement, and/or societal impact.

Mentor Graphics ImageThe Mentor Graphics Tessent TestKompress with Cell-Aware ATPG significantly improves on the standard process for testing digital integrated circuits and reduces failure escape rate by detecting defects at the transistor level that are missed by traditional automatic test pattern generation (ATPG) techniques. The Mentor Graphics booth is in the North Hall, Booth #6243. Their winning entry was entered in the “Silicon Test Solutions, Facilities & Software” category.

The Best of West Award winner was announced during SEMICON West on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 1:00pm.

 

About SEMI

SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronic manufacturing supply chains. Our 1,900 member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org

About Extension Media

Extension Media is a publisher of over 20 business-to-business magazines, resource catalogs, newsletters and web sites that address high-technology industry platforms and emerging technologies such as chip design, embedded systems, software and infrastructure, intellectual property, architectures, operating systems and industry standards. Extension Media publications serve several markets including Electronics, Software/IT and Mobile/Wireless. Extension Media is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit www.extensionmedia.com.

Contacts

Pete Singer/Extension Media
Phone: 603.891.9217
Email: psinger@extensionmedia.com

Deborah Geiger/SEMI 
Phone: 408.943.7988
Email: dgeiger@semi.org

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