Sensors

Next-gen airborne particle sensor unveiled at SEMICON Korea

5th February 2018
Lanna Cooper

 

Global developer and manufacturer of high precision 3D sensing technology solutions, CyberOptics demonstrated its next-gen Airborne Particle Sensor technology (APS3) 300mm with new ParticleSpectrum software at SEMICON Korea, 31st January to the 2nd February at the Seoul COEX in booth A418.

CyberOptics’ WaferSense APS3 speeds equipment set-up and long term yields in semiconductor fabs by wirelessly detecting, identifying and monitoring airborne particles in real time.

CyberOptics’ Airborne Particle Sensors, documented as the Best Known Method (BKM), have proven to deliver up to 90% timesavings, 95% expense reduction and up to 20 times the throughput with half the manpower relative to legacy surface scan wafer methods.

The APS3 measurement devices are even thinner and lighter to travel through semiconductor tools with ease, while providing the accuracy and sensitivity valued by equipment and process engineers around the world. The APS3 solution incorporates ParticleSpectrum software - a completely new, touch-enabled interface with user-friendly functionality, making it simple to read in real time, record and review small to large airborne particle data.

“Semiconductor fabs and equipment OEMs worldwide have relied on our proven airborne particle sensing technology to provide significant improvements in yields,” said Dr. Subodh Kulkarni, President and CEO, CyberOptics. “Now, we’ve made the device even thinner and lighter and combined it with ParticleSpectrum, a software package that is sure to delight the engineers with its simplicity.” 

At SEMICON Korea, CyberOptics also unveiled a new Airborne Particle Sensor designed for the Flat Panel Display (FPD) market.

About the WaferSense and ReticleSense Line
The WaferSense measurement portfolio including the Auto Leveling System (ALS), the Auto Gapping System (AGS), the Auto Vibration System (AVS), the Auto Teaching System (ATS), the Airborne Particle Sensors and the new Auto Multi Sensor (AMS), are available in various wafer shaped form factors depending on the device, including 150, 200 and 300mm wafer sizes.

The ReticleSense measurement portfolio including the Airborne Particle Sensors (APSR & APSRQ), the Auto Leveling System (ALSR) and the Auto Multi Sensor (AMSR) are available in a reticle shaped form factor.

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