NEMI Project Investigates Test Strategies

Verma, Amit
August 2002
Circuits Assembly;Aug2002, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p35
Trade Publication
Focuses on the nature of the Test Strategy Project sponsored by the National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative in Herndon, Virginia. Identification of issues relevant to testing of printed circuit boards with limited electrical access; Investigation of the defect coverage of various test strategies; Usage of access reduction methods.


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