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Publication Date: 07/1/2007

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Transparent Transistors Herald New Displays, E-Paper

West Lafayette, IN — Researchers at Purdue University have used nanotechnology to create transparent transistors and circuits, a step that promises a broad range of applications, from e-paper and flexible color screens for consumer electronics to "smart cards" and "heads-up" displays ...
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Quantum Key System Combines Speed & Distance

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a prototype high-speed quantum key distribution (QKD) system, based on a new detector system that achieves dramatically lower noise levels than similar systems. The new system, they say, can perform a theoretically ...Read More
Book-to-Bill at Parity

Bannockburn, IL — Domestic rigid PCB shipments for the month of April are down 12.8 percent and bookings are down 11.8 percent from April 2006, according th\o figures released by the IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. Year to date, rigid PCB shipments are down 9.9 percent and bookings are ...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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