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Finding Counterfeits with Ultrasound

The vast majority of counterfeit plastic-encapsulated microcircuits (PEMs) are not counterfeit in the sense that a phony $20 bill is counterfeit. They are not made from scratch, as the phony bill is. Instead they are "recycled" — removed from recycled printed wiring boards and cosmetically ...

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