Integrated Circuit Inspection

Explore real-time confocal imaging of integrated circuits with reflected light confocal microscopy. Instructions for operation of the tutorial are given beneath the tutorial window.

This tutorial simulates imaging of integrated circuits using a Nikon Optiphot 200C IC Inspection Confocal Microscope. Use the Choose an Integrated Circuit pull-down menu to select a chip to image. Then use the Focus Depth slider to drop focus through the various focal planes visible through the microscope. Clicking on the blue arrow buttons to the left and right of the slider will toggle through the images in single order.

Contributing Authors

Michael W. Davidson - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 1800 East Paul Dirac Dr., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32310.

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Integrated Circuit Inspection