It’s that time – Call for Papers! COMPASS 2018, our sixth users’ conference is being held October 14th – 16th in Portland, Oregon, as well as November 15th in Munich, Germany, and we are ready to receive your ideas for presentations. COMPASS will provide a forum to share the latest information on test and measurement technologies and to exchange best practices and experiences using FormFactor on-wafer test and measurement products.

Each session consists of a 25-minute presentation and ten minutes of Q&A at the end.

There are no formal technical papers required for abstract submission, however, a summary of the proceedings will be publicized, and a PDF version of the full presentations will be made available to all attendees.

If you are interested in presenting, please submit your 200-word abstract by Thursday, May 31st for the Portland venue, and Monday, June 18th for the Munich venue, to [email protected]. Include the following with your abstract submission:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Company name
  • Presentation title

The topics range from emerging test challenges, best practices and the latest test and measurement technologies in a wide variety of advanced applications. They can include, but are not limited to:

  • Test challenges of automotive devices
  • High-voltage and high-current device test
  • Test and calibration techniques at RF/mmW frequencies
  • PTPA error analysis and over-temperature measurements
  • Measurements up to 500 GHz and beyond
  • Small pad probing
  • Wafer- and/or package-level reliability test
  • Tips, techniques and utilities for dealing with challenging probing situations
  • Silicon photonics, HB-LED production test