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Reference EN 60749-7:2002
Title Semiconductor devices - Mechanical and climatic test methods - Part 7: Internal moisture content measurement and the analysis of other residual gases
Project Number 13961
Abstract/Scope Aims at testing and measuring the water vapour and other gas content of the atmosphere inside a metal or ceramic hermetically sealed device. Applicable to semiconductor devices sealed in such a manner but generally only used for high reliability applications such as military or aerospace.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-08-14
Current Stage code deadline 2003-04-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 47
Reference Document IEC 60749-7:2002 (EQV)
ICS 31.080.01 - Semiconductor devices in general
Keywords Semiconductor; Mechanical; Climatic; Test method; Moisture
Note Supersedes Clause 8 of Chapter 3 of EN 60749:1999 * Superseded by EN 60749-7:2011
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Deadline Date
6060 2002-08-14 2003-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-07-02 2002-11-02  
5062 2002-03-26 2002-07-02  
5020 2002-01-11 2002-03-15  
4099 2002-01-08 2002-01-11  
4098 2000-10-03    
4020 2000-07-28 2001-01-02  
3099 2000-07-24 2000-07-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-07-02
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-08-14
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2002-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-07-01


Supersedes EN 60749:1999
EN 60749:1999/A1:2000
EN 60749:1999/A2:2001
Superseded by EN 60749-7:2011
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(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.