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Semiconductor Wafer Processing Inspector

Inspect semiconductor wafers.

What does a Semiconductor Wafer Processing Inspector do?

Inspects semiconductor wafers, using microscope, to identify processing defects: Places wafers on stage of microscope, using tweezers or vacuum wand. Examines surface of wafer and test patterns on wafers, using microscope, and compares wafers to specification diagrams to identify processing defects, such as scratches, contamination, pattern misalignment, photoresist peel, and circuit bridges. Measures specified dimensions of test patterns on wafers, using electronic measuring devices attached to microscope at work station, to verify that wafers meet company specifications. Routes defective wafers to engineering department. Records observations onto processing sheets and log. Cleans inspecting area, using cleaning solution.