MPI SkyWalker Line Wafer/Chip Probers

LED Chip Prober | LED Wafer Prober
MPI introduces SkyWalker brand, a next-generation product series of wafer/chip probers designed to provide fully automated turnkey solutions for photonics/optical devices testing and measurement (e.g. Photo Detectors and Laser Diodes). The SkyWalker wafer/chip probers, serving as the key product development milestone of MPI PA division, has proven MPI’s ongoing efforts in providing customers with the innovative solutions and technology. Combining MPI’s decades of engineering experience and advanced probing and testing technology, the SkyWalker wafer/chip probers offer precision pico-level Dark Current(DC), low leakage measurement with needle force control, and laser spectrum measurement capabilities from general visible (VIS) to Near Infrared (NIR). Adopting MPI’s tradition, the SkyWalker wafer/chip probers are bulit under a highly adaptable structure that is easy to upgrade and customize. The SkyWalker wafer/chip probers can flexibly being integrated with various MPI optional accessories such as light sources, thermal chuck systems, edge sensors and needle probes that best fit your testing requirements. Available in Top Side Wafer Prober system and Back Side Wafer Prober system configurations, the MPI SkyWalker brand wafer/chip probers will become your valuable partner for embracing challenges in a mass production environment.


MPI offers a comprehensive portfolio of test, measurement and inspection solutions meeting the demands of the Photonics, Optoelectronics, Semiconductor, and Laser industries.

MPI Photonic solutions for Optical Communication applications (Datacom, Telecom, Laser, Photodetector, Photodiode)


Precision test and measurement solution for optical devices such as Photo Detectors and Laser Diodes

MPI Photonic solutions for Optical Sensing applications (VCSEL, LiDAR, ToF, Time-of-Flight, 3D Sensing, Facial Recognition, Automotive sensing)


Turn-key solution addressing 3D sensing consumer (Facial Recognition, Gesture Recognition, AR) and Automotive (LiDAR) applications

MPI Photonic solutions for Micro Display applications (Micro LED, Mass Transfer, VR, AR)


Accurate probing tool combined with idea mass transfer method

MPI Photonic solutions for LED applications (Automotive / General Lighting)


Complete solution covers testing, sorting, and inspection from wafer to package die level

MPI Photonic solutions for Optical Sensing applications (VCSEL, LiDAR, ToF, Time-of-Flight, 3D Sensing, Facial Recognition, Automotive sensing)


Dedicated SiPH on-wafer tests designed to perform repeatable low noise measurements

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Field Application Engineer

Job Location: San Jose, CA

Job Duties:

  • Assist in developing HW and SW measurement methodologies/solutions for analytical wafer probe solutions with signal applications from DC to millimeter wave frequencies as well as Silicon Photonics (SiPH);
  • Collaborate with customers on their measurement challenges, and provide applications specific product training;
  • Provide pre- and post-sale support to AST, customers, service department, and the sales channel developing HW and SW measurement solutions for analytical wafer probe stations;
  • Define application-specific solutions based on customer-provided device data and facilitate both customer and divisional teams to successful results;
  • Perform product training seminars for customer and sales channels as well as participate in trade shows and technical seminars;
  • Make recommendations regarding product improvement, new products, and quality enhancement;
  • Author, document, publish, and present measurement solutions via Seminars, Applications Notes, Briefs, and White Papers;
  • Prepare, plan, and assist with customer product demonstrations that highlight value-based differentiation of AST product offerings;
  • Develop unique and individual customer presentations designed to professionally position the MPI brand in the North American market and deliver formal presentations to customers.

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree in Electrical Eng., Electronics Eng., Physics, or Photonics; Must possess 6 months of relevant work experience; Travel to customers’ sites in US and headquarters in Taiwan is required.

Send resume to: MPI America, Inc., 2360 Qume Drive, Suite C, San Jose, CA 95131, Attn: Janet Chiang