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Announcement of High Accuracy Wafer Thickness Mapping System (Model: TMS-2000)

Product Name:High Accuracy Wafer Thickness Mapping System
Model: TMS-2000 

SANTEC CORPORATION, a leading manufacturer of advanced optical components, tunable lasers, optical test equipment and OCT systems, announces the product launch of the high-accuracy wafer thickness mapping system, TMS-2000. The TMS-2000 uses an interferometric detection technique with a high-speed tunable laser to measure the flatness of the wafer of up to 1nm repeatability for global, site and edge measurements of the wafer. Conventional wafer thickness mapping techniques struggle with accuracy issues when used in unstable environments involving extreme temperature changes and vibrations while the TMS-2000 has high environmental stability.  Thanks to its high-speed measurement capability and compact size, the TMS-2000 can be used in various industrial fields involving in-line inspection. 


  1. High Accuracy
    Flatness can be measured with 1nm repeatability.
  1. Various Measurement Parameters
    Analysis of Global(GFLR, GFLD, GBIR), Site(SFQR, SFQD, SBIR), Edge(ESFQR)possible.
  1. High Environmental Resistance
    No temperature control or vibration countermeasures are required due to environmental durability configuration (patent pending).
  1. Compact Size
    Small form factor suitable for multiple applications.
  1. High Speed
    Measurement complete in as little as 30 to 120 seconds.

The TMS-2000 Thickness Mapping System will be exhibited at our booth #3737 of Semicon Japan, which will be held at Tokyo Big Site from December 14th.

SANTEC CORPORATION was established in 1979. It is headquartered in Komaki, Aichi, Japan and has sales offices in North America (SANTEC U.S.A CORPORATION in NJ), U.K. (SANTEC EUROPE LTD. in Oxfordshire) and China (SANTEC (Shanghai) Co., Shanghai). SANTEC is listed on the Standard Market (6777) –a section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.  The company employs 273 staff members and serves a global customer base; including the world’s major telecommunications companies, transmission/sub system manufacturers, internationally recognized research centers and universities.  SANTEC’s product lines include a broad range of advanced optical components, tunable lasers, optical test/measurement and OCT systems for telecommunication, life science, sensing and industry applications.