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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2012
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Juki Celebrates 75 Years of Global Innovation and Quality


Juki Corporation was founded in December 1938 when approximately 900 machinery manufacturers in Tokyo invested in the corporation and commenced operation under the corporate name: "TOKYO JUKI MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION." Juki focused on sewing machine technology as well as surface ...
Juki Celebrates 75 Years of Global Innovation and Quality


Juki Corporation was founded in December 1938 when approximately 900 machinery manufacturers in Tokyo invested in the corporation and commenced operation under the corporate name: "TOKYO JUKI MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION." Juki focused on sewing machine technology as well as surface ...
World's Largest Fiber Optic Network at Sandia

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories has become a pioneer in large-scale passive optical networks, building the largest fiber optical local area network in the world. The network pulls together 265 buildings and 13,000 computer network ports and brings high-speed communication to some of ...
World's Largest Fiber Optic Network at Sandia

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories has become a pioneer in large-scale passive optical networks, building the largest fiber optical local area network in the world. The network pulls together 265 buildings and 13,000 computer network ports and brings high-speed communication to some of ...
New Board-Level Photonics Materials

San Francisco, CA — A major step in photonics, using a new type of polymer material to transmit light instead of electrical signals within supercomputers and data centers has been jointly unveiled by Dow Corning and IBM scientists. The new silicone-based material offers better physical properties ...
New Board-Level Photonics Materials

San Francisco, CA — A major step in photonics, using a new type of polymer material to transmit light instead of electrical signals within supercomputers and data centers has been jointly unveiled by Dow Corning and IBM scientists. The new silicone-based material offers better physical properties ...
Quantum Computing Earns NIST Researcher Nobel Prize

Gaithersburg, MD — David J. Wineland, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics. The honor is NIST's fourth Nobel prize in physics in the past 15 years. 
 
Wineland shared the prize with Serge Haroche of the College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France. In announcing the winners, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Wineland and Haroche "for groundbreaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."

Better Electronics Through Invisibility


Cambridge, MA — A new approach that allows objects to become "invisible" has now been applied to an entirely different area: letting particles "hide" from passing electrons, which could lead to more efficient thermoelectric devices and new kinds of electronics.
Semicon Mfg. Jobs in U.S. Increase by 3.7%

Washington, DC — The U.S. semiconductor industry now employs almost a quarter of a million workers and added jobs three times faster than the rest of the U.S. economy, according to an analysis of government data. Total direct U.S. semiconductor employment is estimated at 244,800, according to the Semiconductor ...
IPC and WHMA Release Revised Wire Harness Assemblies Standard

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and the Wire Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA) have jointly released a revised Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies Standard. The newly released B revision of IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness ...


 
 
Industry Veteran Lung Chu Named President of SEMI China
SAN JOSE, CA - SEMI today announced the appointment of Lung Chu as president of SEMI China effective September 1, 2016. With the recent broadening ambitions for China’s indigenous semiconductor supply chain, Lung Chu joins SEMI at a critical inflection in the China market. Chu will be instrumental in evolving and repositioning SEMI’s programs, committees, products and services in China to deliver the highest member value in the rapidly changing China semiconductor ecosystem.

IPC Releases Annual Electronics Assembly Industry Quality Benchmark Study
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2016 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages.

The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods in use as well as the percent of products subjected to these tests.

Alpha to Feature Material Set Combinations for Greatest Reliability at SMTA Guadalajara Expo
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo to be held October 5th-6th in Guadalajara, Jal. MÉXICO.

Indium Corporation Experts to Present at IEMT–EMAP 2016
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation experts will deliver several technical presentations at the 37th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology and 18th Electronics Material & Packaging Conference (IEMT-EMAP 2016), Sept. 20-22, in Penang, Malaysia.

Andy C. Mackie, PhD, MSc, Senior Product Manager for Semiconductor and Advanced Assembly Materials, will deliver the keynote address, The Future of Power Device Packaging: Materials and Assembly Processes.

 
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