Past Webinars

Ridgetop has presented many useful and informative webinars over the years. We invite you to access the presentation slides and/or recordings of these past sessions.

2016 Ridgetop University Webinars:

 

NightHawk™ NFF Overview and Demonstration

  • Date: Friday, July 08, 2016
  • Time:  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST
  • Speakers: Dr. Ferenc Szidarovszky, Robert Wagoner, and David Robillard

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Accurate Vibration & Speed Measurement on Rotating Shaft Using MEMS & IoT Single Wireless Triaxle Sensor

  • Date: Friday, June 24, 2016
  • Time:  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST
  • Speakers: James Hofmeister; Distinguished Ridgetop Engineer

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2015 Ridgetop University Webinars:

 

Innovative Wafer-Level Reliability Methods using ProChek™

  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Time:  8:00 -9:00 a.m. PST
  • Speakers: Dr. Joe McPherson, McPherson Reliability Consulting, & Dr. Hans Manhaeve, President, Ridgetop Europe

Click here to download Dr. McPherson’s webinar presentation (PDF)
Click here to download Dr. Manhaeve’s webinar presentation (PDF)

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Test and Reliability of 2.5D / 3D ICs

  • Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Speakers: Dr. Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Professor, Duke University, & Dr. Hans Manhaeve, President, Ridgetop Europe

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Click here to download Dr. Manhaeve’s webinar presentation (PDF)

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Reliability and Precision Current Measurements

  • Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Speaker: Dr. Hans Manhaeve, President, Ridgetop Europe

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Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) for Rotating Systems

  • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Douglas Goodman, Ridgetop Group CEO

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Rapid Collection of Device-Level Reliability Data

  • Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PST
  • Presenter: Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., President, Ridgetop Europe

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2014 Ridgetop University Webinars:

 

Contemporary Design for Testability Guidelines for Circuit Boards and Systems

  • Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PST
  • Presenter: Louis Y. Ungar, President, A.T.E. Solutions

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BEOL Reliability of Nanoelectronic Devices

  • Date:Friday, November 21, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PST
  • Presenters: Jim Lloyd, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist at SUNY Albany
    Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering & Andrew Levy, VP Business
    Development, Ridgetop Group

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Intermittent Fault Detection in Circuit Boards and Connectors

  • Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
  • Time:8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., CEO Ridgetop Europe

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Reliable Electronics? Precise Current Measurements May Tell You Otherwise…

  • Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2014
    Time:8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
    Presenter: Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., CEO, Ridgetop Europe

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Reliability Challenges in Through-Silicon Via (TSV)-based Packaging

  • Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • Time:8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenters: Craig Wentzel, Senior Vice President of World Wide Operations, Ridgetop Group, Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., CEO Ridgetop Europe, and Dave Chapman, VP Marketing, Tezzaron Semiconductor

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Semiconductor Fabrication Process Characterization Challenges

  • Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • Time:8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., CEO, Ridgetop Europe

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Benefits of Prognostics for Power Electronics Systems

  • Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
  • Time:8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Doug Goodman, Ridgetop CEO

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Troubleshooting Analysis and Decision Support in Complex Applications

  • Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Tim Kim, Ph.D., Ridgetop Principal Research Engineer

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Implementation of Prognostics in Solar Applications

  • Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Patrick Edwards, Ridgetop Electrical Engineer

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Interconnect Intermittency Detection with SJ BIST™ – Broadcast by Microsemi

  • Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  • Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Hans Manhaeve, Ph.D., Ridgetop Europe CEO

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IC Characterization with ProChek, a Compact Benchtop System

  • Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Esko Mikkola, Ph.D., Ridgetop Principal Engineer

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ARULE (Adaptive Remaining Useful Life Estimator) – ATTF (Advanced Time-to-Failure) to Diagnose and Predict System Health

  • Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: James Hofmeister, Sr. Principal Research Engineer, Ridgetop Applied Research Group

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Overview of Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) in the IT Industry

  • Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Matthew Rounds, Ridgetop Product Manager

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Introduction to Prognostics and Health Management (PHM)

  • Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • Presenter: Sonia Vohnout, Ridgetop Director of Business Development

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