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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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What's New in Electronics Live running from 9th - 10th May at The NEC Birmingham.

If you are in the electronics industry make sure you attend this event.  Open from 9.30 – 5pm on Tuesday 9th and 9.30 – 4pm on Wednesday 10th you can register for speedy entry here – www.wnie.co.uk/live/register

Visiting What’s New in Electronics Live you can see over one hundred companies and brands showcasing all aspects and processes of the electronics manufacturing industry plus 2 full days of free technical content.  

The event runs in Hall 8 of The NEC from 9th – 10th May and is free to attend plus visitors will receive free parking and free wifi throughout the whole venue.

Here are some of the key highlights you can look forward to:


Learn about PDR’s Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation at SMTA Wisconsin

Shingle Springs, CA  — PDR, a leader in IR rework, test and inspection, announced that Horizon Sales will discuss its new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in WI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S.


Ventec International Appoints Kyle Pattie as Account Manager, Eastern USA
Amesbury,MA -  Ventec International Group, a world leader in the production of polyimide & high reliability epoxy laminates and prepregs has announced the appointment of Kyle Pattie as Account Manager for the US Eastern region, selling and supporting all product lines to help the company further develop its presence in the region.
 
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