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Publication Date: 12/1/2011

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Dec '11: Chipping Away at Antimatter Mysteries

Gaithersburg, MD — While they're not quite ready to build a Warp Drive for interstellar space travel, a team of researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just concluded a 10-year-long study of the fate of neutrons. They're still trying to discover why there   is "stuff" in the universe — more properly, why there is an imbalance between matter and antimatter — one of the long-standing mysteries of cosmology ...
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Thailand Floods Mean HDD Shortages

The impact of the October/November monsoon floods in Thailand on many high technology industries has been considerable. Perhaps none have been as hard hit as the HDD industry where major plants for Western Digital and Toshiba were flooded and many major HDD component suppliers were flooded as well ...Read More
TE & Juice Team Up to Deliver Smart Charging for Electric Vehicles

Troy, MI — TE Connectivity (TE) and Juice Technologies, doing business as "Plug Smart", have teamed up to provide smart Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions enabling customers to meter their EV's electricity consumption and to communicate data via an innovative smart charging cord and socket ...Read More

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (, a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 

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