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VOLUME -26 NUMBER 10
Publication Date: 10/1/2011
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October '11: Giant Radiation Generators Mark Major Milestones

Albuquerque, NM — Two remarkable pulsed-power machines used to test the nation's defenses against atomic weapons have surpassed milestones at Sandia National Laboratories: 4,000 firings, called "shots," on the Saturn accelerator and 9,000 shots on the HERMES III accelerator.
 Saturn — originally projected to last 5 to 10 years — began operating in 1987. Its major function has been to ...
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Graphene Overtaking Carbon Nanotubes


Cambridge, MA — Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) have not yet met commercial expectations from a decade ago, and now hot on their heels is graphene. Graphene is considered a hot candidate for applications such as computers, displays, photovoltaics, and flexible electronics. IDTechEx market forecasts indicate ...Read More
North American PCB Industry Forecasts Growth

Bannockburn, IL — While the volume of North American PCB production remains flat, sales of PCBs by North American manufacturers returned to strong growth in 2010. Sales of rigid PCBs were up 18 percent and sales of flexible circuits grew 16 percent in 2010. These are among the trends explored in 2010-2011 ... Read More


 
 
NXP Announces Production of Security Chips in its US Manufacturing Facilities
AUSTIN, TX; CHANDLER, AZ - NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced a $22 million dollar program that expands its operations in the United States, enabling the Company’s US facilities to manufacture security chips for government applications that can support critical US national and homeland security programs.
 

SMTA International Technical Program Expands, Includes Research from HDPUG and AREA Consortium
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SMTA announces an expanded program for the final day of the SMTA International Conference, September 17 - 21, 2017 in Rosemont, Illinois. In addition to the Lead-Free Symposium, the technical committee expanded the Thursday program to four concurrent tracks.
 

FOBA showcasing at the Fakuma – Laser marking on plastics
SELMSDORF - At the Fakuma, the international exhibition for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen/Germany (October 17-21, 2017), FOBA will be showcasing special marking solutions for different plastics. As an internationally leading manufacturer of laser marking systems, FOBA will be presenting product news about the M3000-UV for sensitive plastics and new marking solutions especially made for day-night-design.
 

Lansdale Semi Reintroduces Freescale PLL Line

Phoenix, AZ – Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. president, R. Dale Lillard, announced today the continued availability of the ML145170 PLL Frequency Synthesizer circuit with Serial Interface.  Originally designed and built by Motorola/Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.   Lansdale has single-source rights to both globally market and continue to manufacture Motorola’s line of PLL (Phase Lock Loop) Circuits.  The ML145170 is a single-chip synthesizer capable of direct usage in the MF (Medium Frequency), HF (High Frequency) and VHF (Very High Frequency) bands designed for equipment.  


Digicom Electronics Receives AS9100:2016 (RevD) Aerospace and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications
Oakland, CA - Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company based in Oakland, CA, announces it has been certified by Intertek for AS9100:2016 (RevD) and ISO 9001:2015. AS9100:2016 (RevD) is the standard for organizations that design and manufacture products for the aerospace industry, including parts, components and assemblies. Prepared by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), with representatives from aviation, space, and defense companies in the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe, AS9100:2016 (RevD) standardizes quality management system requirements.

 
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