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posted in September 2001
Aehr's sales drop 26% sequentially in quarter, causing wider loss
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9/25/2001   Post a comment
FREMONT, Calif. -- Aehr Test Systems here today reported net sales fell 68% to $2.8 million in the company's fiscal first quarter, ended Aug. 31, compared to $8.7 million in the period last year. Sales sequentially declined 26% from $3.8 million in the prior fiscal quarter, said the company.
Amkor 'rounds out' Taiwan expansion with IC-test partnership
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9/19/2001   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- In a move to "round out" its expansion in Taiwan, U.S.-based Amkor Technology Inc. today announced an agreement to cooperate with King Yuan Electronics Co. Ltd., a 14-year-old independent semiconductor test services company based here.
Protech to offer rework and testing services
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9/18/2001   Post a comment
Protech Electronic Services, the contract electronics manufacturer, has invited its competitors to come for help by opening a 'ball grid array doctors surgery'.
Advantest begins trading on NYSE, but sales to fall 53% in fiscal 2002
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9/17/2001   Post a comment
NEW YORK -- Advantest Corp. here today began trading its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), but the prospects for the Japanese company look gloomy for 2001. The Tokyo-based supplier of automatic test equipment (ATE) began trading its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the NYSE. The ADRs will be traded under the symbol "ATE."
Teradyne CEO says terrorist attacks may impact frail business conditions
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
BOSTON--Teradyne Inc. here today announced it was extending its cost-cutting actions in response to weak spending on test equipment and the worldwide economic downturn. Teradyne also said its loss in the current quarter will be at the low end of its previous estimate, but greater than the earnings consensus of financial analysts.
TMS to develop test methodology for Raytheon
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9/7/2001   Post a comment
Turnkey Manufacturing Solution (TMS), a developer of RFIC test services, has announced it has been selected by Raytheon to develop the test methodology for its Tondelayo 5.8GHz WLAN chipset
Schlumberger adds broadband capabilities on VLSI test system
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9/6/2001   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Schlumberger Semiconductor Solutions here expanded the capabilities for its VLSI logic tester by offering a broadband channel option for the system. The company will offer the broadband channel option on its EXA3000 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) tester. This will enable the system to test high-performance MPEG decoders and other devices used in DVDs, set-top boxes, HDTVs, and cellular baseband applications.
RFI, Racal Instruments in 3G agreement
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9/6/2001   Post a comment
Radio Frequency Investigation (RFI) and Racal Instruments have approve the establishment of a co-operation agreement for the supply of 3G test equipment
Low noise density reduces test time for mixed-signal ICs
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9/5/2001   Post a comment
Initially, mixed-signal ATE instrumentation designs focused on analog bandwidth for low and high power dc, ac (both precision low frequency and high frequency) and RF/Microwave options. Today, ATE must consider noise density as part of the test equation. Teradyne's engineers describe the parameters.


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