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Post Silicon Validation

At Ready, our engineers leverage advanced technical expertise in the field of silicon realization to deliver the full spectrum of post-silicon functional validation services.

Our engineers have hands-on experience in building modular, scalable, and reusable verification environments using well-defined methodologies and stringent process checklists.

The Ready team carries out WIFI System Validation (SV) and Electrical Validation (EV) using advanced testing methodologies and high-end lab equipment. Our cost-optimized operating model minimizes the cost of silicon validation while achieving maximum functional coverage, optimizing the overall regression and execution time, and validating compliance to specifications, performance, and interoperability requirements.

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Ensuring Optimal Chip Performance

PSV is the secret ingredient that unlocks the true potential of semiconductor designs. Once the chips are fabricated, a crucial phase begins – post silicon validation. This step is like a final quality assurance check, ensuring that the chip not only meets the design specifications but also performs optimally in real-world applications.

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The Rigorous Process of Post Silicon Validation

PSV is no walk in the park. It is a rigorous process that involves subjecting the fabricated chips to a battery of tests and simulations to push them to their limits. From functional testing to performance characterization, the chips are evaluated under various operating conditions to identify any design flaws or potential issues. Engineers employ advanced techniques and tools to stress test the chip’s capabilities. They analyze the chip’s behavior under different scenarios, running a multitude of programs and simulations to ensure flawless performance. By simulating real-world conditions, PSV ensures that the chip can handle the demands of the applications it will be used in.


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Unleashing Innovation Through Post Silicon Validation

Post silicon validation goes beyond ensuring reliability; it is also a catalyst for innovation. By thoroughly testing and analyzing the chip’s behavior, engineers can uncover areas for improvement and innovation. They can fine-tune the design, optimize performance, and enhance power efficiency. This phase is where the true potential of the chip is unlocked. By identifying and addressing any design issues early on, PSV helps minimize costly errors, reduces time to market, and ultimately leads to the creation of high-performance and reliable semiconductor products.

In conclusion, post silicon validation is a critical phase in semiconductor design that ensures optimal chip performance. It involves rigorous testing and evaluation to identify and rectify any design flaws or potential issues. By subjecting the chips to a battery of tests, engineers can unleash their true potential and push the boundaries of innovation. Post silicon validation is not only about ensuring reliability but also about enhancing performance and power efficiency. It is through this process that semiconductor designs are transformed into cutting-edge products that meet the demands of today’s technological landscape.

Post Silicon Validation - FAQ

Post Silicon Validation is the process of testing and verifying the functionality, performance, and reliability of a semiconductor device or integrated circuit after it has been manufactured. It involves running various tests and simulations to ensure that the chip meets the desired specifications and performs as expected.
Post Silicon Validation plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of semiconductor devices. It helps identify and rectify any design or manufacturing issues, thereby minimizing the risk of costly recalls or failures in the field. PSV also allows for fine-tuning and optimization of the chip’s performance, ensuring it meets or exceeds customer expectations.

The key components of Post Silicon Validation usually include functional testing, performance testing, power analysis, temperature analysis, interoperability testing, and compliance testing. These components help validate different aspects of the chip’s behavior and performance under various operating conditions.

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