Semiconductor device manufacturers face continual pressure to reduce time to market and costs, yet organizational boundaries and siloed knowledge bases force costly reimplementation of the same IP and rediscovery of the same learnings between different functions in the product development flow. You can create the conditions necessary to break down these silos…View More
A Validation Engineer’s role is crucial in the post-Si phase of the semiconductor device life-cycle. It is their responsibility to define the validation plan, set-up the hardware and software components, debug and optimize the automation, collect, analyse and present the collected data and findings before the data sign-off. In addition to the above responsibilities, should they also be maintaining, and enhancing the automation framework that assists them in their job?
Soliton has been specializing in this area for more than 10 years and has built cutting edge solutions for numerous leading semiconductor companies. With right optimization of the validation automation framework, we can help increase validation engineering team’s productivity by 30% or more - and the right framework would enable validation engineers to spend less time developing automation and do more on their core work - device validation.
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Build solutions faster using standardized components
Retain the versatility of the NI platform
Increase collaboration, expertise, and reuse.
Soliton develops semiconductor platforms that are based on the NI platform, which can significantly increase productivity and reduce cost and time in semiconductor validation and production test. The following are some of our solutions for the semiconductor industry:
Bringing in standardization and increasing the reuse of software developed for chip characterization and post-silicon validation.
IC Characterization / Post-silicon Validation.
Ready-to-use PXI Solutions for I2C and USB-PD Compliance Verification.
Super-fast production test code development for the STS.
Instrument Utilization Monitoring (increase sharing; reduce your spend).
Meet us at NIWeek as we present about our semiconductor platforms and solutions for post-silicon validation, production test, and applications engineering. We can also do a deep dive to discuss your specific requirements. Simply indicate your preference for a pre-scheduled closed door session, in the form below.
Record 3-time Overall Winner of the NIWeek Best Applications paper contest; 20+ paper contest awards in total
NIWeek Outstanding Technical Resources Award - Alliance Category - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award - 2014
Frost & Sullivan Post-Silicon Validation Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award - 2016
60+ NI Certified Engineers; 14 Certified LabVIEW Architects
NI STS/Semiconductor Specialty Partner
First NI Alliance Partner in India
Over 1000 projects delivered
Served customers in 10 countries (USA, India, Germany, France, UK, Netherlands, China, Israel, Philippines, Mexico)
Delivered high customer satisfaction; more than 90% of revenue from repeat customers
Mature process developed over 15+ years; ISO 9001 certified
A ready to deploy automation platform for semiconductor characterization and validation that incorporates the industry’s best practices.Know More
Build Intuitive, Attractive Chip Evaluation GUIs with zero coding in 8-24 hours. Upcoming version will be web-based and platform-independent and inherit the features of currently released version.Know More
Centrally monitor the utilization of all connected USB, GPIB, Ethernet instruments across all lab benches.Know More
Get USB-PD spec compliance report in minutes! Rapid-Deployment, All-PXI, Open-Platform Solutions.Know More
Generate timing, syntax and fault tolerance report of I2C Spec Compliance within a matter of minutes or ship your IC to Soliton who will generate this report.Know More
Our test automation software can increase the test coverage while ensuring significant reduction in the testing time.Know More
Soliton is one of the most experienced NI Partners on the STS platform and with the expertise and tools to optimise programs for maximum throughput in multi-site testing.Know More
Soliton can help develop purpose-built automation platforms and tools to substantially increase your engineering productivity.Know More
Transform your Evaluation Board User Interfaces into powerful marketing tools with our HTML5 based Desktop GUIs for USB connected devices.Know More
Our data science solutions turn raw data into business value.Know More
Explore equipment and design considerations for a validation platform that addresses USB-PD IC validation, I2C/SMBUS/PMBUS compliance, and stimulus-response test of a family of ICs with a compact PXI chassis. The savings to a semiconductor company were fourfold in bench prep time, threefold in floor space, and twofold in price per pin.
Learn to select PXI modules for Lab-wide & Product family needs, specifically for power management ICs.
Learn to leverage Flex-RIO for USB-PD, Digital protocol & Stimulus-Response tests.
Gauge Impact on CX bench prep time, space, price/pin..
The Soliton STS Software Start-up Suite, or S5, is a GUI-based configuration tool to simplify NI Semiconductor Test System (STS) test software development, so you can focus on test implementation. User inputs through the S5 wizard auto-generate the project folder, LabVIEW code, and TestStand (TSM) sequence in the NI recommended format.
Simplified, Standardized STS Test Program Generation.
Integrate NI recommendations.
Custom user templates & Completed test code modules.
Code module reuse across projects/users.
Most software developers avoid throwing away code, but sometimes it's necessary. Discover how Soliton and Cirrus Logic responded to changes in requirements by refactoring a framework for scalability and extensibility using LabVIEW object-oriented programming (OOP). Also discuss properly scoped classes and single sourced data.
Why refactoring is a good thing.
When to refactor your code.
Properly scoping code to meet requirements but still be extensible for future requirements.
The importance of a robust build system.
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