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September 9, 2020
The Importance of Electronics in Formula 1
What provides the better edge in Formula 1 -- a driver's skills or finely-tuned machine? This debate broke out in the 1980s with the growth of electronic systems on Formula 1 cars. Engineers toil ceaselessly to optimize race-cars, tweaking the configuration of the over 18,000 components including sensors, ECUs, and mechanical parts. Formula 1 engineering crews span scientific fields, from mechanics and ...
EE Times
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Can AI Make Bluetooth Contract Tracing Better?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, digital contact tracing apps based on the Bluetooth technology found in smartphones have been deployed by various countries despite ...
IEEE Spectrum
Reliable void detection with fast inline X-Ray inspection
A fast inline X-ray is reliable for void detection of electronic assemblies with BGAs and LEDs. X-ray is the only nondestructive method for accurately detecting. ...
Technical Paper
New foldable phone supply sufficient, Samsung says
Samsung Electronics Taiwan Co assured Taiwanese customers that there would be sufficient supply of its new flagship folding smartphone to satisfy demand, unlike ...
Taipei Times
How well can you 'Pin Down' defects in the press-fit process?
Minimize Signal Loss in HF Circuits
Reliable & Fast Conformal Coating Inspection Provides Greater Safety
3D Printing Electronics Packaging for Harsh Environments
Selective Solder Nozzle Technology for Reduced Dross and Solder Balls
Artificial Intelligence: How far can you go?
Thermal Control for Big Data
When to Request a Custom Reflow Profile
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Headphones for Every Situation
Some women collect shoes, or scarves, or other fashion accessories. I seem to accessorize with headphones. I own more than a dozen at last count; most of them ...
EE Times
What Enables AI at the Edge?
While it's clear what's pushing AI to the edge, there are a number of different ways to implement AI at the edge. For engineers, choices are always welcome, but when ...
EE Times
Uber says it will offer rides only in electric vehicles in US, Europe by 2030
Uber plans to offer rides exclusively in electric vehicles by 2030 in US, Canadian and European cities, and be entirely free of emissions by 2040. Uber's announcement ...
Apple wins a Major Patent Describing Key Autonomous Vehicle Decision-Making Systems & Processes that Control Motion
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 73 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. In this particular report we touch on a major new Project ...
Patently Apple
Gartner 2020 Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy Shows Internet of Things is Two to Five Years Away from Transformational Impact
The Gartner, Inc. 2020 Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy shows that the Internet of Things (IoT) has reached the bottom of the Trough of Disillusionment. The market ...
Removing Warpage from PCBAs
We have 20 populated boards with components on both sides that are warped. Components are varied height. What methods can we use to flatten them? Jim Hall and ...
Circuit Insight - Board Talk
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Apple scheduled an event for next week, fueling iPhone 12 speculation
Apple has announced that it will hold an event next week, where many expect it could reveal the design of the latest iPhone or other new products. The event will be ...
Safety Drives the Race to Autonomous Vehicle Development
Autonomous vehicles promise to capture a growing segment of the automobile market over the coming decade, as technology continues to advance and consumer ...
Interesting Engineering
Jetting Solder Paste Opens Up New Possibilities
The differences between jet printing and dispensing will be highlighted and technical challenges with broad band technology will be discussed.
Circuit Insight - Production Floor
3 Strategies to Help You Create a Meaningful Work-Life Balance in the Midst of Covid-19 Chaos
With Covid-19 impacting everything from our cleaning habits, dreams, and office locations to our finances, mental health, and what school looks like for our children, ...
GM to Build Nikola's Hydrogen-Electric Pickup
General Motors formed its second major electric vehicle partnership in less than a week, this time a $2 billion deal with startup Nikola. GM will take an 11% ownership ...
Nokia loses out as Samsung inks 5G deal with Verizon
In brief: As Huawei and Nokia face an uncertain future in 5G, Samsung is expanding its reach, one contract at a time. The Korean giant recently signed a new deal with ...
Worldwide Server Market Revenue Grew 19.8% Year Over Year in the Second Quarter of 2020, According to IDC
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market grew 19.8% year over ...
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Sep 9, 2020: PCB and Component Warpage Defects: HiP/HoP and Non-Wet Opens – Causes and Solutions
Sep 10, 2020: CalcuQuote Webinar: 'Metrics That Matter: Gauging Financial Health in EMS'
Sep 10, 2020: Juarez Expo & Tech Forum
Sep 10, 2020: LIVE WEBINAR Nitrogen Soldering - pros and cons
Sep 17, 2020: What's Driving: Automotive Electronics Assembly and Packaging
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Test Your Knowledge
Light amplification by _____ emission of radation.
See answer below.
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Tarnished OSP Circuit Boards
We are purchasing circuit boards from China and they are coming in with a tarnished looking finish (they have OSP) and we are having soldering issues. Could that be ...
Responses by:
Georgian Simion
Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Leo Lambert
Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Amit Bahl
Director of Sales and Marketing, Sierra Circuits
Carlos Bouras
General Manager, Nordson SELECT
Mark Northrup
VP of Advanced Technical Operations, IEC Electronics
Tony Lentz
Field Applications, FCT Assembly
Neil Poole
Senior Applications Chemist, Henkel Electronics
Michael Kaminsky
Sr Fiald Applications Support Engineer, Kester Inc.
Fritz Byle
Process Engineer, Astronautics
Parasuraman Krishnan
Engineer, Process Development, Sanmina India Pvt ltd
Gerard O'Brien
President, S T and S Testing and Analysis
Greg York
Technical Sales Manager, BLT Circuit Services Ltd
More Ask the Experts
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AI-powered Solutions from Koh Young at SMTA International
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a buzzword often used with business and industrial technologies. Recently, it has demonstrated promising potential across a variety ...
Koh Young America, Inc.
Odyssey Electronics installs Glenbrook Jewel Box X-ray System
Odyssey Electronics manufacturers Printed Circuit Board Assemblies in a state of the art facility in Livonia, MI. We are pleased to be their partner in X-ray Inspection. ...
Glenbrook Technologies, Inc.
Indium Corporation Introduces New Ball-Attach Flux
The Past, Present, & Future of Microelectronics & PCB Production
AQS, Inc. Installs New SV500 BGA Rework System
Manncorp Launches Trade In/Trade Up Program
Limata launches X1000-a scalable entry-level Direct Imaging system platform
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Quote of the Day
"There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature."
Stephen W. Hawking
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What Year Was It?
President's child born in White House
What Year
Frances Folsom Cleveland, the wife of President Grover Cleveland, gives birth to a daughter, Esther, in the White House.
The day was Sep 9. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"I want you to prepare a dynamic, intense, powerful, energy-charged Relaxation Workshop!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Light amplification by _____ emission of radation.
Answer: Stimulated (LASER)

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