Blending Test Strategies for Limited-Access Boards

Oresjo, Stig
August 2002
Circuits Assembly;Aug2002, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p34
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of comprehensive design-for-testability and design-for-manufacturability in testing limited-access printed circuit boards. Importance of designing test strategy that takes full advantage of modern test and inspection tools; Significance of ensuring the manufacturing processes; Construction of accurate defect spectrum.


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