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 Expert  728296

Expert in Integrated Circuits &Discrete Devices' Processes,Yield Improvement,Fab trouble shooting & Management

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Expert has over 35 years industrial experience as a consultant in advanced technology ICs and semiconductors.

advanced process control


integrated circuit


yield enhancement

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Y. T. Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1973   Ph.D.   Solid State Physics   Washington University  
1968   M.S.   Solid State Physics   University of Waterloo  
1965   M.S.   Solid State Electronics / Electrical Engineering   Chiao-Tung University  
1962   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   Cheng-Kung University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to 2010


Archers Systems



Senior Advisor / CTO


He participates in this company's start-up business plan and fund-raising activities. He also consults for the Research and Development department to develop thin-film (a-Si and uc-Si) photo-voltaic (PV) processes, and PECVD system design for solar material (a-Si and uc-Si) deposition.

1998 to 2007


UMC, Hsinchu, Taiwan/Sunnyvale, CA




Corporate Advisor and Consultant


He consulted with R&D to develop 45nm CMOS processes for Logic ICs, consulted Corporate Manufacturing to develop High Voltage (12-600V) 0.13u-0.6u CDMOS and BCD processes for power and power management (analog) ICs, and consulted with corporate marketing and sales departments regarding market penetration in North America and Taiwan for power and power management ICs.

1995 to 1998


HMC, Hsinchu, Taiwan



President & Consultant to China Development Corp.


He directly managed the company's 5" Fab operation, technology development, testing, product development, R&QA and Administration groups. During his tenure, he successfully restructured and redirected the company into varied business units.

1990 to 1995


VLSI Technology, Inc.



Director of Advanced Technology


He was responsible for managing advanced technology, product/design support and the San Antonio technology department. He was also responsible for DPDM 0.8u m CMOS development for mixed-signal products and 0.6u m/08u m anti-fuse (a-Si) CMOS process development for EPGA.

1988 to 1990





VP of Engineering and Technology


He was responsible for managing technology development, SRAM design, specialty memory design and Operation departments. He also participated in foundry/business strategic alliance assessment/negotiation, and was responsible for technology/product licensing/transfer including Sharp, AKM and Fuji Electric in Japan, Hyundai in Korea, TSMC, UMC, Winbond and HMC in Taiwan and SGS-Thompson/Mostek in the U.S.

1985 to 1988


Saratoga Semiconductor Corporation



VP of Technology Development and Fab Operation


He was responsible for managing the engineering team to bring up existing equipment, purchasing and installing new equipment in Trilogy semiconductor Fab. He also directly managed process sustaining, equipment maintenance and production in semiconductor Fap operation. Product line consisted mainly of high-performance ECL and TTL SRAM.

1982 to 1985


Amdahl Corporation



Manager, Semiconductor Operation


Managing the technology integration, process development, pilot production, equipment maintenance and mask making departments of semiconductor operations. Development of Bipolar-CMOS process using extended electrode, self-alignment, and semi-recessed oxide isolation for a high-performance SRAM. Development of high performance bipolar process using self-alignment, fully recessed oxides isolation, and poly emitters. Process improvement and yield enhancement of 400 ECL gate array logic chips for Amdahl Current and next generation computers.

1980 to 1982


Trilogy Systems



Founding Engineer/Manager, Front-End Process Technology


Responsible for staffing and managing the front-end process technology development department, assessment and selection of semiconductor device/process technology for Trilogy wafer-scale integration. Provided consultation on layout and equipment selection for Trilogy pilot Fab in Cupertino.

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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
chinese   native language ( Born and finished undergraduate studies in Taiwan)


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