An Overview of Electronic Devices and Their Reliability. Electronic Devices: How They Operate and Are Fabricated. Defects, Contaminants, and Yield. The Mathematics of Failure and Reliability. Mass Transport-Induced Failure. Electronic Charge-Induced Damage. Environmental Damage to Electronic Products. Packaging Materials, Processes and Stresses. Degradation of Contacts and Package Interconnections. Degradation and Failure of Electro-Optical Materials and Devices. Characterization and Failure Analysis of Materials and Devices. Future Directions and Reliability Issues.