Nikon’s Confocal NEXIV VMR-K3040ZC addresses the metrology needs of complex IC packages resulting from the enormous demand for reliable semiconductor products. The Confocal NEXIV features a new optical measuring head using confocal capabilities to solve the problem of Z-series measurement. This head supports a micron-level measuring capability, and has been optimized for semiconductor measuring by stressing low distortion to optimize the entire field of view.