Failure Analysis
    MIL-STD Testing
    Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA)
    Device Construction Analysis
    SPICE Models extraction and validation

    ECR Laboratory, Inc. is an independent testing electronic and analytical lab located in Palo Alto (USA), in the heart of Silicon Valley.

     
    ECR Laboratory, Inc. has been issued laboratory suitability by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Sourcing and Qualification (VQ) to perform MIL-STD tests in accordance with the requirements of military specification MIL-PRF-38535.
     
    ECR Laboratory, Inc. has been granted approval to perform Devices screening and Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA) on all EEE parts for use on the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Program.
     
     
    Since 1983 we have been providing independent services with no association or affiliation with any other company.
     
    We work in full compliance with current industry testing standards, like MIL-STD-202, MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-750, MIL-STD-1580, EEE-INST-002, PEM-INST-001, SSQ25000, SSQ25001,
    GSFC-S-311-M-70, JEDEC, EIA/JES or any other applicable standard.

    We also perform analyses in accordance with customer’s specification.

    Our technical services offering includes:
     
    Failure analysis of semiconductor devices, electronic devices, printed circuit boards (PCB).

    Destructive physical analysis (DPA) and construction analysis of electronic devices according to MIL-STD-1580, SSQ25000, PEM-INST-001, ANSI/EIA-469, GSFC-S-311-M-70,  or any other applicable standard.
     
    Detection and Analysis of counterfeit electronic components.
     
    Semiconductor devices de-processing, package de-capsulation. 

    Cross-Sectioning, parallel and angle lapping.
     
    High resolution optical Microscopy.
     
    Radiographic (xray) inspection and imaging of electronic devices.

    Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) inspection/analysis.
     
    Upgrade Screening and Qualification Testing of electronic devices.

    Burn-in of electronic devices.
      
    Life testing
     
    HAST
     
    Autoclave
     
    Stabilization Bake
     
    85C/85%RH (85/85) Testing  

    Temp Cycle (Air to Air)

    Thermal Shock (liquid to liquid)
     
    Moisture Resistance Testing

    Salt Spray Testing (Salt Atmosphere)

    Vibration Testing

    Mechanical Shock Testing
     
    Acceleration Testing  

    Solderability Testing

    Confocal Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (C-SAM) for the nondestructive analysis and image acquisition of internal features, including defects such as cracks, delaminations and voids.
     
    Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS, EDX or EDAX)  and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry for the elemental analysis or chemical characterization of materials and Prohibited materials Analysis.

    Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) for surface analysis.
     
    Electrical characterization and measurements of electronic devices (dc, ac, impedance, s-parameters, 1/f noise, thermal noise) in a wide range of temperatures on wafer or packaged parts.
     
    Time domain reflectometry (TDR) for the electrical characterization of IC packages, printed circuit boards (according to IPC-TM-650), connectors, inter-connections, cables.
     
    SPICE models extraction and validation of MOS, BJT, diode, JFET, SOI,TFT,HBT, LDMOS, DMOS, IGBT, HEMT, passive devices
    (inductors, capacitors, resistors), custom made macro-models (sub circuits).
     
    Test chips layout design.