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Cambridge CMOS Sensor CCS801 Volatile Organic Compound MEMS Gas Sensor
Nov.2015

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2 990 €

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Description

cambridge flyerFirst gas sensor with ultra low power consumption developed for the portable handheld devices

New entrant in the Gas Sensor market, Cambridge CMOS Sensors is focused on the future mobile market with ultra low power consumption products.
The objective is the integration of gas sensor in smartphones in order to offer new functions like pollution monitoring, alcohol breathalyzer and toxic gas (CO) detection.


The CCS801 is a volatile organic compound gas sensor which can detect Carbon Monoxide (CO), a wide range of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and which can also be used as a CO2 equivalent sensor.


With a very small footprint, only 6mm², the package is adapted to consumer applications. The sensor die area is very tiny. No ASIC has been integrated in the package.
The die is based on a Metal Oxide sensitive layer made on a micro hotplate. This allows a very low power consumption: 1.6mW for one measurement. Moreover, the die is using some of the last technologies developed for the MEMS microphones.


Cambridge CMOS Sensors is a young company and the CCS801 is their first product for large volume. CCMOSS has developed a complex SiO2 membrane and a multi-heater to reduce the duration of the measurement.


The report provides all details on the structure of the component and the supply chain to produce this MEMS sensor. The report includes a detailed technology and cost analysis describing the innovations of CCMOSS and a comparison with the AS-MLV-P2 from AMS-Applied sensor.

 

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Table of contents

Overview / Introduction

 

CCMOSS Company Profile


 

Physical Analysis


Physical Analysis Methodology
Package
  - Package Views, Dimensions 
  - Pin Out
  - Package Opening
  - Package Cross-Section
  - Gaz-Permeable Membrane

MEMS Die
  - View, Dimensions & Marking
  - Gas Sensor Area
  - Gas Sensor Cross-Section
  - Micro Hotplate
  - Heater
  - Electrode
  - SnO2 deposition
  - Operation Principle
  - Process Characteristics 

Comparison CCS801 AS-MLV-P2
  - Characteristics
  - Package
  - Die

Manufacturing Process Flow

Global Overview
Gas Sensor Process Flow
Wafer Fabrication Unit
Packaging Process Flow
Package Assembly Unit 

 

Cost Analysis


Synthesis of the cost analysis
Main steps of economic analysis
Yields Hypotheses
Gas Sensor Front-End Cost
Back-End : Probe Test Cost
Back-End : Packaging Cost
Back-End : Packaging Cost per Process Steps
Back-End : Final Test
CCS801 Component Cost

 

Price Analysis


Estimated Selling Price

 

Gas Sensors Cost Comparison

 


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  • Detailed Photos

  • Precise Measurements

  • Material Analysis

  • Comparison of CCS801 with AS-MLV-P2 from AMS

  • Manufacturing Process Flow

  • Supply Chain Evaluation

  • Manufacturing Cost Analysis

  • Selling Price Estimation