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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 6
Publication Date: 06/1/2008
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PolyFuel to demo methanol fuel cell laptop
Martin LaMonica, CNET

Martin LaMonica, CNET
PolyFuel, a company that develops fuel cell membranes, said Wednesday it has developed a prototype laptop--a Lenovo T40 ThinkPad--that uses methanol cartridges and a fuel cell as a power source. The company intends to show it off to consumer electronics and PC manufacturers...

Semiconductor sales may escape harsh economy's impact, Gartner says
Suzanne Deffree, Electronic News

Suzanne Deffree, Electronic News
Gartner Inc’s optimism toward the semiconductor market continues to grow, as the market research company today said the industry will record Q2 sales growth.

MIT Designs Solar Power Producing Windows, Coming Within 3 Years
Jason Mick, DailyTech

Jason Mick, DailyTech
There is much ongoing research into making photovoltaic solar power, common among commercial business and residential installations, more efficient.  While many focus on the cells themselves, MIT researchers are focusing on a different approach by changing the places where cells can be deployed and how light gets to them.

Amkor Unveils High-Performance Flip-Chip Packaging Technology
Sally Cole Johnson, Semiconductor International

Sally Cole Johnson, Semiconductor International
Responding to an industry shift toward thinner substrates to improve signal integrity and electrical performance, Amkor Technology Inc. (Chandler, Ariz.) has developed a flip-chip molded ball grid array (FCMBGA) that uses a molded underfill (MUF) rather than a capillary underfill (CUF) — enabling the much-coveted closer spacing between passives and the flip-chip die, better warpage control for thin-core substrates and improved solder joint reliability for passives.



 
 
Jason Fullerton of Alpha Assembly Solutions to Present on Divergence in Test Results at Upcoming SMTA Philadelphia Expo & Tech Forum
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, is participating in the upcoming SMTA Philadelphia Expo & Tech Forum on June 9th in King of Prussia, PA as both an exhibitor and technical presenter.
 

Indium Corporation Expert Presents at SMTA Silicon Valley PCB Cleaning Technology Roundtable
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation’s Sehar Samiappan, Regional Manager for Northern California, presented Pb-Free Flux Technology and Influence on Cleaning at the SMTA Silicon Valley Chapter’s PCB Cleaning Technology Workshop and Roundtable Discussion on May 19 in San Jose, Calif.

This presentation detailed the challenges of Pb-free soldering, including temperature settings, wetting, miniaturization, air reflow, and halogen-free.
 

SEMI: First Strategic Materials Conference in Korea - a Success
SEOUL, KOREA - SEMI announced today that the first SEMI Strategic Materials Conference (SMC) was held in Korea COEX in Seoul on May 18. This deep technical conference program attracted 258 attendees from 81 companies. Advanced materials critical to scaling technology in semiconductor manufacturing industry bring challenges including innovation speed, cost effectiveness, performance, quality management and environmental issues.

Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. Announces Release of New Website
NORTH BENNINGTON, VT - Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. (THC), an international leader in consultation and technical training in the areas of optical cable, optical sensors, and cable/connector interface, announces the release of its new website, http://technicalhorsepowerconsulting.com/.

 
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