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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 6
Publication Date: 06/1/2008
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PolyFuel to demo methanol fuel cell laptop
Martin LaMonica, CNET

Martin LaMonica, CNET
PolyFuel, a company that develops fuel cell membranes, said Wednesday it has developed a prototype laptop--a Lenovo T40 ThinkPad--that uses methanol cartridges and a fuel cell as a power source. The company intends to show it off to consumer electronics and PC manufacturers...
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Semiconductor sales may escape harsh economy's impact, Gartner says
Suzanne Deffree, Electronic News

Suzanne Deffree, Electronic News
Gartner Inc’s optimism toward the semiconductor market continues to grow, as the market research company today said the industry will record Q2 sales growth.
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MIT Designs Solar Power Producing Windows, Coming Within 3 Years
Jason Mick, DailyTech

Jason Mick, DailyTech
There is much ongoing research into making photovoltaic solar power, common among commercial business and residential installations, more efficient.  While many focus on the cells themselves, MIT researchers are focusing on a different approach by changing the places where cells can be deployed and how light gets to them.
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Amkor Unveils High-Performance Flip-Chip Packaging Technology
Sally Cole Johnson, Semiconductor International

Sally Cole Johnson, Semiconductor International
Responding to an industry shift toward thinner substrates to improve signal integrity and electrical performance, Amkor Technology Inc. (Chandler, Ariz.) has developed a flip-chip molded ball grid array (FCMBGA) that uses a molded underfill (MUF) rather than a capillary underfill (CUF) — enabling the much-coveted closer spacing between passives and the flip-chip die, better warpage control for thin-core substrates and improved solder joint reliability for passives.
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Alpha Shares Process Expertise on SMT & Wave Soldering by Hosting Technical Seminars for Top EMS Companies in India
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, a leading global supplier of innovative electronic assembly materials, is hosting workshop and knowledge sharing events in both Northern and Southern India to focus on guidelines and best practices to optimize your SMT assembly process.
Conveyor Technologies Inc Merge with Alotech
SANFORD, NC - Conveyor Technologies of Sanford, NC Inc.is pleased to announce that we have entered into a definitive merger agreement with Alotech Inc, a leading provider of custom automation assembly manufacturing and machine fabrication services.

The merger with Alotech Inc, Goldston, NC further strengthens our position in the electronics assembly equipment market.
 

KYZEN Climbs to New Heights
On November 2, 2017, KYZEN Employee TC Loy finally began his long-awaited quest to climb Mount Everest. After two years of preparation and delays due to Mother Nature, TC and a group of friends set out for Lukla, located in Northeastern Nepal, where locals welcomed them to the Himalayas (near Mount Everest) to begin their journey. 
Nano Global, Arm Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Chip to Drive Health Revolution by Capturing and Analyzing Molecular Data in Real Time
AUSTIN, TX - Nano Global, an Austin-based molecular data company, today announced that it is developing a chip using intellectual property (IP) from Arm, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company. The technology will help redefine how global health challenges - from superbugs to infectious diseases, and cancer are conquered.
ClassOne Slashes Via Liner Plating Costs for Compound Semi
KALISPELL, MT - ClassOne Technology (classone.com), manufacturer of Solstice® plating systems for ≤200mm wafers, announced a new plating technique that provides significant cost reductions for compound semiconductor manufacturers who use gold plated vias.

"We have compound semiconductor customers that use gold for via liners who are switching to copper to save money," said Kevin Witt, President of ClassOne Technology.

 
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