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VOLUME -25 NUMBER 5
Publication Date: 05/1/2010
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Fuel Cell-Powered Mobile Lighting for Academy Awards

Livermore, CA — A team led by Sandia National Laboratories made a cameo appearance at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards® ceremony in Los Angeles. They didn't win any Oscars, but instead provided some fuel-cell powered outdoor lighting.
 
Sandia, The Boeing Company, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Altergy Systems, Multiquip Inc., and others developed a novel mobile lighting system...

Storing Hydrogen in Layered Graphene

Gaithersburg, MD — Graphene — carbon formed into sheets a single atom thick — now appears to be a promising base material for capturing hydrogen, according to recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Pennsylvania. The findings suggest stacks of ...
IPC Updates Lead-Free Labeling

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries — has released the "A" revision of IPC J-STD-609, Marking and Labeling of Components, PCBs and PCBAs to Identify Lead (Pb), Lead-Free (Pb-Free) and Other Attributes. This standard presents a marking and labeling system that aids in ...


 
 
Registration Open with New Exhibition Features at SEMICON Europa
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - Today SEMI announced registration opened for Europe’s largest electronics manufacturing exhibition, SEMICON Europa (25-26 October) in Grenoble. Featuring over 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations, SEMICON Europa includes semiconductor equipment and materials as well as additional topics, such as Imaging, Power Electronics, and Advanced Packaging.
SMTA and IPC: Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Program Finalized
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The SMTA and IPC are pleased to announce the program for the 2016 Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference being held October 25-27, 2016 in Rosemont, IL.

Two tutorials will be held on Tuesday, October 25th. Dale Lee, Plexus Corporation, will instruct “Design for Excellence: Focus on DfR-Design for Reliability of Hardware to be Cleaned” on Tuesday morning. After lunch, Doug Pauls, Rockwell Collins and Jason Keeping, P.Eng., Celestica, Inc. will co-instruct a course on “Robust Coating Processes in the Factory: Methods, Critical Parameters, Problems and Remedies.”

Viribright Lighting Announces US Patent Award for LED Packaging Design
CORONA, CA - Viribright Lighting, Inc., a global leader in LED lighting manufacturing, announced today that is has received a US Patent (US 9,379,300) for the design of an LED chip welded in a flip-chip manner on a floating copper heat radiation support. The Viribright LED packaging design generates more lumens per watt with better control of heat dissipation than previous LED manufacturing methods.

 
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