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Publication Date: 10/1/2009

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Creating Faster, More Functional Semiconductors

New York, NY — Fifty-two years ago, students at CCNY (City College of New York) began participating in experiments with a nuclear reactor that was ensconced within the bowels of the Lewisohn Stadium — scene of sports events and summer concerts by the New York Philharmonic. (Upper tier concert tickets were 50 cents.) It was the year of the Sputnik, and American scientists were hurrying to overhaul our space program. Today the stadium is long gone, and so is the reactor, but CCNY professors are involved in...
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Electronics Expanding in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is one of the most successful transition countries in terms of foreign direct investment per capita. The introduction of investment incentives in 1998 stimulated a massive inflow of foreign direct investment in greenfield and brownfield projects. The Czech Republic's accession to ...Read More
Toshiba Intros Fastest, Biggest 64GB SDXC

Irvine, CA — Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a North American subsidiary, and Toshiba Electronics Europe have launched the world's first 64GB SDXC Memory Card capable of operating at the fastest data transfer rate for reading and writing to a flash memory card.... 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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