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Publication Date: 05/1/2009

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Green Power: Converting Waste Heat

Durham, NC — Generating clean power from waste heat is gaining significant attention worldwide. One way is to use thermoelectric modules to convert the heat energy directly to electricity. There is a direct link between TE module performance, in terms of efficiency, and the applicability of TEs in ...
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NIST to Help Fund Best R&D

Gaithersburg, MD — The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has set in motion a 2009 competition for multiyear research funding in two major areas of national interest, civil infrastructure and manufacturing, under its Technology Innovation Program (TIP). TIP expects to provide cost-shared ...Read More
Sunburst EMS Building Unique Energy Product

West Bridgewater, MA — You've probably seen them in WW II movies, where patriots in the Philippines or other South Pacific locations behind enemy lines would power a clandestine radio transmitter by pedaling on a bicycle/electric generator. Fast forward more than 60 years and such a machine is now part of something ...Read More

SEMICON Europa Opens Tomorrow in Grenoble, France
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - SEMICON Europa will open its doors tomorrow, showcasing the latest product, tools, and technologies for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. Co-located with the IoT Planet exhibition at the Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, SEMICON Europa features more than 400 international exhibitors representing all segments and sectors of the semiconductor supply chain. SEMICON Europa 2016 will run from 25-27 October.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings
ROSEMONT, IL - Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place October 25-27, 2016 at Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Illinois. The conference is focused on best practices for designing, cleaning and coating highly dense electronic assemblies to assure reliability in today’s mobile society.

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