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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2009
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Solar Energy Comes in Many Flavors


The U.S. rooftop solar industry is, at the moment, famously in a slump. When business picks up again, the U.S. will be in a position — perhaps — to begin to catch up with Europe in rooftop solar power generation.
Europe has the advantage of very generous governmental incentives for homeowners to install solar. As Raju Yenamandra, head of sales for North America for SolarWorld USA...

Nanoparticles + RF Kill Cancer Cells

Gaithersburg, MD — A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) studying sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as a possible cancer therapy has uncovered a delicate balancing act that makes the particles more effective than conventional thinking says they should be. Just like individuals ...
Manufacturing: An American Dream

Rockford, IL — Achieving the American dream doesn't have to mean going to law school, medical school or even a traditional four-year college. There is a growing interest among young people to fulfill their career goals in an important and rewarding industry — manufacturing.


 
 
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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