Quality Management

Failure Analysis Capability


APM has internal Failure Analysis Lab for the purpose of identification of defect modes, trouble shooting of failure processes, and tuning of process recipes. In addition, APM also works with external laboratories for intensive failure analysis and reliability testing services. These external laboratories have comprehensive equipments and tools, and are located in Hsinchu Science Park. The collaboration with local vendors facilitates complete analysis capability and fast turnaround time for diverse needs from various customers.



Scanning Electron Microscope

Resolution: 1.0nm (15KV), 2.2nm (1.0KV)
Photo Magnitude: 25~650,000 times
Completely automated electron optics
Specimen chamber for up to 200mm diameter specimen




Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy


Analysis Range: B5 to U92 for Si wafer
Qualitative and Quantative analysis
Resolution: 133 eV
Powerful X-ray mapping utility




Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer


Resolution: ppm (Flame),ppb (Furnace)                                                
Chemical element: K Na Fe Cu Cr Au Al Ti Ni Mn As Pd Tl In Ca Mg Pb Ag
Impurity analysis in chemical solution