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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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Adams Magnetic Products Hires Mike Devine as Senior Applications Engineer

Elmhurst, IL –Adams Magnetic Products, Co., a leading supplier of permanent magnets, rare earth magnets, flexible magnets and magnetic assemblies has appointed Michael Devine as Senior Applications Engineer in its Elmhurst facility.  Mr. Devine will provide direct engineering support to Adams’ customer base as well as sales and production support, primarily focusing on permanent and electromagnetic circuit design. He will also be responsible for evaluating current and potential magnet applications against industry benchmarks, to better meet the needs of Adams customers.


Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation
Simplifies the Hardware Path from Prototype through to Volume Production
 
PHOENIX, AZ – Avnet announced today that it has acquired Dragon Innovation, expanding the global distributor’s portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production. Dragon Innovation’s proven process and deep hardware experience help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories and manage production as they scale their businesses.

Alpha Assembly Solutions and distributor, MACON to Feature Photovoltaic Products at Biel Light + Building Buenos Aires Show, September 13 – 16, 2017

Somerset, NJ – Alpha Assembly Solutions’ largest distributor in South America, MACON, will feature Alpha’s diverse portfolio of photovoltaic products at Biel Light + Building Buenos Aries, the most important international event for the electric, electronic and lighting industry of Latin America.  The show takes place September 13 - 16, 2017 at La Rural Trade Center, Buenos Aries, Argentina.


Rehm goes to India

Blaubeuren, Germany - Across New Delhi from September 14 to 16, 2017 the words on everyone’s lips will be “Welcome to productronica India”! The international electronics industry is focusing on India as a growth market for innovation and is playing host to discussions about the latest production strategies and technologies. For the first time, Rehm Thermal Systems will have their very own info stand at the world-renowned trade fair. Our on-site team looks forward to meeting you in the German Pavilion in Hall 10, at Booth 1013.


 
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