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July 22, 2019
Chips Fueled Armstrong’s Giant Leap
Semiconductors were invented in America and came of age through NASA's Apollo program and the moon landing. Working together, government and industry can advance policies that ensure U.S. leadership in semiconductors and other advanced technologies for the next 50 years. Fifty years ago, America accomplished the impossible, landing a person on the moon and fulfilling the promise of President Kennedy's moonshot challenge from eight years earlier. Armstrong's ...
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Huawei kicks its top phone assembler out of the supply chain
After suspending part of the production in May due to the U.S. "Entity List" restriction, Flex Ltd, Huawei's largest smartphone assembler, has halted all production ...
New Generation of Conformal Coatings for Challenging Operating Environments
Electrolube's Phil Kinner discusses the evolution of tougher, more environmentally friendly conformal coating materials that have been formulated to cope ...
Technical Paper
Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?
This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant ...
Assessing the Impact of Lean on PCB Manufacturing
How To Get The Best Thermal Profile
Meter-Mix Dispensing Basics
Cleaning Process Compatibility with PCB Surface Finishes
High Reliability Alloy for Auto Apps
Dispelling Dry Storage Myths
Strategies For Ensuring a Smooth Assembly Process
New Generation of Conformal Coatings for Challenging Operating Environments
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China's Economy Slows But Its Surplus Grows: CEO Daily
Last weekend China released its economic data for the second quarter. It didn't look good. GDP growth slowed to its lowest level in 27 years, shuffling in at 6.2% since ...
Apollo 11 makes 1st manned landing on the moon, July 20, 1969
50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 successfully made the first manned landing on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility. American astronauts Neil Armstrong ...
Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology
Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies ...
CEOs Diverge on Moore's Law
Chief executives of Arm, Micron, and Xilinx gave diverging views on the outlook for Moore's Law but shared enthusiasm for the future of semiconductors in ...
EE Times
What 'Social Good' Means to Engineers
Many engineers want to apply their skills to help improve their communities and the wider world. But sorting out how best to do that can be challenging. According to ...
IEEE Spectrum
Suggested Limit for PCBA Heat Cycles
What is the suggested limit for the total number heating cycles that can be done on one PCB assembly? Our PCBs contain BGAs, leadless components and large fine ...
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Toyota, China's BYD team up to develop battery EVs
Toyota Motor said it would develop battery electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries with BYD Co Ltd, in a sign it was ramping up partnerships with Chinese players as ...
Smart city and e-mobility: Transforming our automotive life
Many analysts, including ABI Research, say that smart cities will boost the adoption of electric cars. Smart technologies will be the catalyst for the entire ...
Laser Sensors Detect 3D Objects
A method, using two inexpensive cameras on either side of a car windshield, can detect objects with more accuracy and a fraction of the cost is discussed.
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What's new on the fifth season of Formula E?
Formula E has always been a test bed for electric vehicle innovations. Let's look at the technology innovations happening in the latest season of this electric race. ...
Reimagining the EV: Flat Platform Aims to Slash Dev Cost, Complexity
The future looks bright for electric vehicles (EVs) despite the fact that each platform can cost manufacturers billions to design, test, and build. What's more, carmakers ...
Electronic Design
China's plans to solve the mysteries of the moon
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the world watched as Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon. Since then, space agencies around the globe have sent rovers to Mars ...
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Jul 25, 2019: FREE Webinar - Defluxing Advanced Packages
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Aug 29, 2019: FREE Webinar - Surface Cleanliness Assessment
Sep 22, 2019: SMTA International 2019
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Test Your Knowledge
In what year was the first US satellite launched into space. 1957, 1958 or 1959?
See answer below.
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What Is Causing Slanted Pins After Reflow
I am running small, thin PCBs mounted with pogo pins. After reflow some pogo pins are slanted. What should I do to prevent this. My stencil thickness 5 mils.
Responses by:
Richard D. Stadem
Advanced Engineer/Scientist, General Dynamics
Robert Freid
President and Founder, Contract Manufacturing Consultants, Inc.
Leo Lambert
Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Edithel Marietti
Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Northrop Grumman
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HK Wentworth Announce New Asia CEO Appointment
The Directors and Shareholders of HK Wentworth Group, the parent company of both Electrolube and AF International, has announced the appointment ...
AIM to Participate in SMTA Tijuana Expo and Tech Forum
Geroge Lucas Joins Gannon & Scott as VP of Sales and Business Development
Cirtronics Hosted Expert Robotics Panel at Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston
KIC to Showcase Reflow Process Inspection with i4.0 Data Connectivity
Data I/O Expands Sales Representation with Assembly Products LLC
UltraSoC-led consortium secures funding to develop cybersecurity solutions
IDS Releases Desktop Aerosol Printer for Printed Electronics
New Yorker Electronics Announces Exxelia Mil Wet Tantalum Capacitor
Marvin Test Solutions Completes A-10/C Test Set Deliveries to Hill AFB
Promex Industries Names Michael Lopez Chief Operating Officer
Circuit Technology has Expanded Capability with ASM SIPLACE SX Platforms
Eutect presents a new SWF piston soldering module
Positive development in both of Mycronic's business areas
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Quote of the Day
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Charles Dickens
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What Year Was It?
Jessica Lynch Gets Hero Welcome
What Year
U.S. Army Private Jessica Lynch, a prisoner-of-war who was rescued from an Iraqi hospital, receives a hero's welcome when she returns to her hometown of Palestine, West Virginia.
The day was Jul 22. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"Have you ever been arrested for shoplifting? We're looking for someone who can help us steal customers from our competition."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
In what year was the first US satellite launched into space. 1957, 1958 or 1959?
Answer: 1958

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