Neugen is a world wide semiconductor test consulting company that provides multiple levels of support to its customers, ranging from start up companies to test system manufacturers. In business since 1993, Neugen brings a wide range of skills and knowledge to the test world!
We are committed to keeping up with the latest developments in the test industry.  We pride ourselves on doing it right the first time and delivering on schedule.

Let us help you solve your difficult test problems!

We support all the latest Advantest ATE test systems and platforms including:

SoC Test Systems:
Advantest 93000
Wave Scale RF/MX
Port Scale RF
Smart Scale
Pin Scale
SmartTest 7 & 8
Advantest T2000

Test Services Offered by Neugen

Neugen can provide a wide variety of testing services on the leading test platforms, from limited scope to full turn key solutions, including:
  • Digital / Mixed Signal / RF Test Program Development  (Package Test & Wafer Sort)
  • Silicon Debug
  • Device Characterization
  • Simulation to Test Pattern Conversion
  • Test Engineering Support & Training
  • Multisite-Parallel Device Testing
  • Throughput Optimization
  • Yield Enhancement
  • Failure Analysis
  • Test Program Conversion between different ATE Platforms
  • Legacy Test System Support
  • Tester Remote Access Support
  • Load Board Design
  • Instrument Integration
  • Project Management
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Silicon Debug Center

Neugen provides complete, turnkey test services for Silicon Debug and Validation.  Send us your new Silicon and Simulation files (VCD, EVCD, WGL, STIL, TDL) and we will send you back fully tested, validated, and characterized chips!

We understand the critical importance of verifying your new chip design over the required operating conditions in the shortest amount of time possible.  Neugen eliminates the confusion and inefficiency caused by working with multiple vendors and provides a total solution from start to finish.

Neugen has the proven expertise to work with complex SoC chip designs and deliver reliable, accurate results using the latest techniques, putting your chip through its paces, including:

  • Running a wide array of characterization tests to identify any potential faults or issues.
  • Isolating faults to a localized circuit area for each specific device failure.
  • Quickly determining the root cause of failures and identifying them fully to prevent erroneous and confusing test results.

Virtual Test Engineer

Get Expert Level Test Engineering support where and when you need it with our Virtual Test Engineer “Pay Per Use” service.

We logon to your Test System and help you resolve your critical test problems in real time!

We save you time and money as you only pay for what you actually use!

Neugen Partners

Neugen works closely with many leading ATE vendors and affiliates to provide complete solutions for our customers.

Advantest Cloud Test Services:

About Neugen

Neugen is a semiconductor test services company that specializes in test engineering support for fabless semiconductor manufacturers.  Neugen was founded in October of 1993 by President, David Hiltner.  Mr. Hiltner has held various test engineering and management positions including Chief Applications Technologist at Credence Systems Corporation, Applications Engineering Manager for Tektronix's Semiconductor Test Systems Division, and Applications Engineering Manager for Strategic Accounts at LTX/Trillium.

Neugen is comprised of industry veterans with extensive experience in all aspects of semiconductor device testing including silicon debug, device characterization, and production test.  We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality solution possible to each test project, from small single product testing to large, wide scope, and ongoing client testing needs.

What people say about Neugen principal, David Hiltner:

“I have known and worked with David for many years and have consistently found David to be an excellent and knowledgeable Automatic Test Equipment technologist.  He understands the customer environment, is a customer advocate, and delivers a quality product to the end customer.  I would not hesitate to involve David in any sales situation requiring a high level of technical expertise.”
Timothy Wrye, Sales Director, Strategic Accounts, LTX-Credence Corporation

“I have used David many times to create and execute test plans for the ASICs I have designed and/or managed.  He is the guy you go to when you have a complex testing challenge and you need an expert.  He always delivers and when you need it.  I believe there is no testing task too small or large for Dave.”
Philip Kuglin, Senior Chip Designer

“I have known David personally for a few years and by reputation for many more.  David has a long history as a senior ATE test applications engineer and program manager, providing expertise both within the tester OEM community and to the ATE market at large as leader of independent consulting and engineering firms.  I have utilized David's experience in mixed-signal and digital test methods to produce test solutions that squeeze the absolute best performance out of the target test platform, to my complete satisfaction.  David is highly recommended.”
Gerry Williams, Engineering Consultant

For complete background and recommendations, visit David Hilter's LinkedIn profile:

Contact Neugen

San Jose:
 (408) 461-9163
 (512) 351-1937
 (857) 869-7040
 (503) 781-3367

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