Introduction

  • Jitendra B. Khare
  • Wojciech Maly
Part of the Frontiers in Electronic Testing book series (FRET, volume 5)

Abstract

Over the years, there has been a large increase in functionality available on a single integrated circuit. From 2,300 transistors on a chip in 1971 [1], the state-of-the art designs of today have progressed to about 5 million transistors [2], [3]. The number of transistors on a single die has approximately doubled every two years, as predicted by Moore’s law [4].

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Furnace Lawson Polysilicon Mellon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jitendra B. Khare
    • 1
  • Wojciech Maly
    • 1
  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA

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