Electronic coupling is the transfer of energy from one circuit or medium to another. Sometimes it is intentional and sometimes not (crosstalk). I hope that this column, by mixing technology and general observations, is thought provoking and “couples” with your thinking. Most of the time I will stick to technology but occasional crosstalk diversions may deliver a message closer to home.
Known Good Die (KGD) – Is this a case of “everything old is new again” or acid reflux from a mature semiconductor industry? Today there is a greater need than ever to know that a given semiconductor die is good before proceeding to package it. This particular quest for the holy grail has provided plenty of Continue reading “Coupling & Crosstalk: KGD Redux?”