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Publication Date: 06/1/2007

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NIST: Tabletop Antenna Calibration to 110GHz

Boulder, CO — The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a new "tabletop" sized facility to improve characterization of antennas operating in the 60 to 110GHz frequency range. This extended frequency capability serves needs for advanced civilian and military communic ...
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Soldier-Testing of Future Combat Systems Clears Design Hurdles

St. Louis, MO — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI), functioning as the Lead Systems Integrator for the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) program, have successfully completed an eight-month experiment that is a cornerstone of soldier evaluation activities and an important step toward the early infusion of key FCS capabilities to the current force.
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Book-to-Bill Shows Small Gain

Bannockburn, IL — The North American rigid PCB industry book-to-bill ratio for March 2007 inched up to 0.99. The North American flexible circuit book-to-bill ratio jumped up to 1.18. The combined (rigid and flex) industry book-to-bill ratio in March 2007 reflected these gains, increasing to 1.00 according ...Read More

SEMICON Europa Opens Tomorrow in Grenoble, France
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - SEMICON Europa will open its doors tomorrow, showcasing the latest product, tools, and technologies for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. Co-located with the IoT Planet exhibition at the Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, SEMICON Europa features more than 400 international exhibitors representing all segments and sectors of the semiconductor supply chain. SEMICON Europa 2016 will run from 25-27 October.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings
ROSEMONT, IL - Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place October 25-27, 2016 at Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Illinois. The conference is focused on best practices for designing, cleaning and coating highly dense electronic assemblies to assure reliability in today’s mobile society.

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