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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 8
Publication Date: 08/1/2008
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New Iron-Based Superconductors

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered that a new class of iron-based superconductors discovered earlier this year shares similar unusual magnetic properties with previously known high-temperature superconductors based on ...

Microsoft to issue debt, buy back $40B in stock
Jessica Mintz, AP

Jessica Mintz, AP
SEATTLE - Chaos in the money markets gave Microsoft Corp. an opening Monday to announce it would take on debt for the first time, launch a new $40 billion stock buyback plan and raise its dividend.



 
 
SMTA and IPC: Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Program Finalized
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The SMTA and IPC are pleased to announce the program for the 2016 Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference being held October 25-27, 2016 in Rosemont, IL.

Two tutorials will be held on Tuesday, October 25th. Dale Lee, Plexus Corporation, will instruct “Design for Excellence: Focus on DfR-Design for Reliability of Hardware to be Cleaned” on Tuesday morning. After lunch, Doug Pauls, Rockwell Collins and Jason Keeping, P.Eng., Celestica, Inc. will co-instruct a course on “Robust Coating Processes in the Factory: Methods, Critical Parameters, Problems and Remedies.”

Vi TECHNOLOGY Promotes Jacky Zhou to Sales Manager – China
SAINT-EGREVE, FRANCE - Vi TECHNOLOGY, a leading provider of inspection solutions for PCB assembly, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jacky Zhou to Sales Manager – China.

Zhou joined Vi TECHNOLOGY in 2005 as Applications & Support Engineer, and quickly moved up to a sales position in East China.
 

Viribright Lighting Announces US Patent Award for LED Packaging Design
CORONA, CA - Viribright Lighting, Inc., a global leader in LED lighting manufacturing, announced today that is has received a US Patent (US 9,379,300) for the design of an LED chip welded in a flip-chip manner on a floating copper heat radiation support. The Viribright LED packaging design generates more lumens per watt with better control of heat dissipation than previous LED manufacturing methods.

 
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