PRODUCT RELIABILITY


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PRODUCT RELIABILITY
PRODUCT RELIABILITY37. Semiconductor reliability. In today's marketplace, quality and reliability are paramount to the success of a product. Quality is defined here as the ability of a device to operate within its specifications when received by the user; reliability refers to its capability to operate within specifications over long periods of time and under the most adverse environmental conditions to be encountered in practice.Semiconductors are inherently extremely reliable. Properly designed and used, they can be expected to outlive the equipment in which they are employed. Yet they are subject to a wide range of failure mechanisms that must be anticipated and circumvented during manufacture in order to achieve this inherent feature.To ens…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. PRODUCT RELIABILITY, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export