Engineering & Development An Extension of Your Team

With more than three decades of experience, flexible business processes and a broad infrastructure, we are a strategic partner to our customers in the semiconductor industry.

Our diverse capabilities as a contract manufacturer and semiconductor tool chamber cleaning, coating and micro-contamination testing company enable us to address specific technical challenges while managing upstream and downstream implications.

Engineering & Development

UCT recognizes the complex engineering required to manufacture the world’s leading-edge semiconductors. Our engineering teams provide you with business and technical value. We partner with our customers through all product life cycle stages, from concept to volume production. Our talented mechanical, electrical and software engineers can help you:

  • Develop concepts to solve critical problems
  • Perform complex analysis & solution optimization
  • Refine prototypes to improve manufacturability
  • Meet cost requirements
  • Execute design verification

UCT’s engineering teams work closely with our supply chain professionals to ensure that we can qualify alternative sources, eliminate unnecessary components and simplify processes for our customers.

Given the precise nature of chipmaking, effective testing and validation is critical to the on-time startup of wafer fabrication equipment. Our broad understanding of the semiconductor ecosystem enables UCT to design and optimize a wide variety of test and validation solutions to meet our customer’s quality and cleanliness expectations.

Our field service and solutions teams take UCT’s expertise to the customer site. We understand the challenges when installing process and control systems in a fab and consider many factors, including safety, cost, design, compatibility, efficiency, and performance to deliver the optimal solution.

Our Service Division leverages decades of experience and technology leadership in cleaning, coating and analytic services to support our customers’ success while providing cost-effective solutions. Our mission is to provide innovation for quantifiable performance improvements.

Our engineers and engineering technicians develop deposition-specific parts cleaning and coating recipes. Our broad internal analysis and structured customer engagement provides seamless part qualifications to support in-situ cleaning and chamber uptime optimization activities. Our worldwide Advanced Technology Cleaning Centers enable smooth fab-to-fab transfers of QuantumClean’s proven recipes.

The value we deliver to our customers:

  • Lower cost-of-ownership through our next-generation coating development programs
  • Improved process performance through optimized surface treatments and cleanliness
  • Support for Moore’s Law challenges by providing part purity levels that enable node transitions
  • Continuous development of proprietary breakthrough technologies
  • Optimal chamber components
  • New cleaning methods for new process materials

Our ChemTrace unit delivers state-of-the-art analytical services and problem-solving expertise to improve current technologies in semiconductor, solar, LED and photonics manufacturing.

Our highly qualified chemists, engineers and technologists support our customers’ technology development through our advanced research and development of techniques in the identification, measurement and prevention of micro-contamination from:

  • Metallics
  • Ionics
  • Organics
  • Particles
  • Other micro-contaminants

In addition, ChemTrace advances new technologies to increase production yield or achieve other manufacturing goals through our in-house research and development capabilities.

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