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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Swissbit introduces 128 MB MMC

Bronschhofen, Switzerland – The race is on for the highest density SD memory cards. Consumer products with 512 GB can be purchased online, and even higher densities are coming to market. Swissbit is now pleased to announce the introduction of a brand new 128 MB Multimedia Card (MMC) named M-120 that extends the availability of low density products at the other end of the capacity scale. For Swissbit this is just another consistent step towards fulfilling its commitment for highest customer service.


AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Appoints Kurt Tolliver as Vice President of Sales
MONROVIA, CA – AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA INC., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, announces the appointment of Kurt A. Tolliver as Vice President, Sales. A 20-year veteran of AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA, Mr. Tolliver previously managed the company’s southern USA, Mexico, Central America, and European sales networks.    

SEMI-FlexTech Invites Proposals for Flexible Hybrid Electronics Advances
MILPITAS, CA – FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, is now soliciting proposals for projects that advance flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) for sensors, power and other key electronic components. SEMI-FlexTech plans to announce multiple awards to teams or organizations with research and development capability in the U.S.       
Jeremy Zhou Appointed to China Regional Sales Manager for VJ Electronix, Inc.
CHELMSFORD, MA - VJ Electronix, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced X-ray inspection, component counting systems and PCB rework technologies, today announced that Jeremy Zhou was promoted to China Region Sales Manager. In this capacity, Zhou will be responsible for the company’s sales and technical support activity in China.       
 
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