SOURCE: Cascade Microtech

Cascade Microtech

May 01, 2014 15:00 ET

Cascade Microtech Opens Registration for COMPASS 2014 Users' Conference

Conference Program Addresses 'Innovating Test Technologies for Tomorrow'

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leading supplier of solutions that enable precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, today announced that registration has opened for its second users' conference being held on October 9-10, 2014 at the Hilton Rome Airport in Rome, Italy at the end of European Microwave Week. Cascade Microtech will collaborate with its customers and partners at COMPASS 2014, showcasing innovations in on-wafer probe products and solutions. The topical areas will illustrate how these innovations deliver efficiencies and increase productivity moving from device characterization and modeling through lab automation and production of semiconductor devices.

COMPASS is designed as a venue for customers to learn about new products and applications, network with their peers, and share ideas, challenges and best practices. The conference will feature multiple case studies from customers, partners and technical experts across a variety of industries providing insight into challenges they face with escalating demands to produce more data and to deliver products to market faster than ever before.

"It's our belief that the information that drives discovery and innovation is the accumulated knowledge of our industry peers. By focusing on communication between Cascade Microtech users and technical experts from customers, partners and the Company itself, we can anticipate our users' ever-changing needs," explained Debbora Ahlgren, Vice President of Marketing. "COMPASS will offer collaboration and educational opportunities focused around our probing solutions. Attendees will have the opportunity to share ideas and innovations that are addressing emerging technology requirements, and see how these solutions can positively impact their business."

Topics to be covered at COMPASS 2014 include, but are not limited to:

  • RF/mmW measurement and calibration methodology
  • High-voltage/high-current on-wafer device characterization
  • Sub-THz measurements up to 500 GHz and beyond
  • 3D TSV RF characterization
  • Probe card metrology tools
  • 40+ GHz test including automotive radar, cell phone short haul/backhaul, 802.11ad

Program details and registration information are available now at

About Cascade Microtech, Inc.
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD) is a worldwide leader in precision contact, electrical measurement and test of integrated circuits (ICs), optical devices and other small structures. For technology businesses and scientific institutions that need to evaluate small structures, Cascade Microtech delivers access to electrical data from wafers, ICs, IC packages, circuit boards and modules, MEMS, 3D TSV, LED devices and more. Cascade Microtech's leading-edge stations, probes, probe cards, advanced thermal subsystems and integrated systems deliver precision accuracy and superior performance both in the lab and during production manufacturing of high-speed and high-density semiconductor chips. For more information visit

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