KLA-Tencor acquires DFM metrology sw supplier

Mutschler, Ann Steffora
July 2007
Electronic News;7/2/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 27, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of software supplier FabSolve LLC by semiconductor yield management and manufacturing equipment provider KLA-Tencor Corp. FabSolve publicizes itself as a design for manufacturing (DFM) tool provider on its website. According to FabSolve president Paul Proctor, the company's geographical information systems (GIS) database structure as applied to integrated circuit (IC) design databases is used as a reference for accurately locating and classifying defects.


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