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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 10
Publication Date: 10/1/2008
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At Last, An Electric Car that Really Works!


Mountain View, CA — Is there an electric car in your future? Chances are very good, especially if a new joint venture succeeds in bringing a Norwegian electric called the "Th!nk City" to the U.S. in large quantities. There are plenty of other electrics vying for American...

Gold Nanostructures Catalyze Everything

Gaithersburg, MD — For most of us, gold is only valuable if we possess it in large-sized pieces. However, the "bigger is better" rule isn't the case for those interested in exploiting gold's exceptional ability to catalyze a wide variety of chemical reactions, including the oxidation of poisonous carbon monoxide ...
First-Ever Power Conversion Standard IPC-9592

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has published the first-ever power conversion standard, IPC-9592, Requirements for Power Conversion Devices for the Computer and Telecommunications Industries. The 75-page specification covers the complete range of power conversion ...


 
 
Industry Veteran Lung Chu Named President of SEMI China
SAN JOSE, CA - SEMI today announced the appointment of Lung Chu as president of SEMI China effective September 1, 2016. With the recent broadening ambitions for China’s indigenous semiconductor supply chain, Lung Chu joins SEMI at a critical inflection in the China market. Chu will be instrumental in evolving and repositioning SEMI’s programs, committees, products and services in China to deliver the highest member value in the rapidly changing China semiconductor ecosystem.

IPC Releases Annual Electronics Assembly Industry Quality Benchmark Study
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2016 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages.

The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods in use as well as the percent of products subjected to these tests.

Alpha to Feature Material Set Combinations for Greatest Reliability at SMTA Guadalajara Expo
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo to be held October 5th-6th in Guadalajara, Jal. MÉXICO.

Indium Corporation Experts to Present at IEMT–EMAP 2016
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation experts will deliver several technical presentations at the 37th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology and 18th Electronics Material & Packaging Conference (IEMT-EMAP 2016), Sept. 20-22, in Penang, Malaysia.

Andy C. Mackie, PhD, MSc, Senior Product Manager for Semiconductor and Advanced Assembly Materials, will deliver the keynote address, The Future of Power Device Packaging: Materials and Assembly Processes.

 
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