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Publication Date: 03/1/2012

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Electronic Paper Displays Get Closer

Phoenix, AZ — Which is the best display for our data, entertainment, office work, movies on the go? The three major technologies — LED, backlighted LCD, and plasma all have their pros and cons. Now another player is anxious to get into the mix — electronic paper or electrofluidic  display (EF) — a technology that has some serious advantages, not the least of which is near-zero power operation. The display is like paper — flexible, rollable, foldable, and provides superior optical contrast in direct sunlight. Further, it can offer panel integration with PV power source ...
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Cool Nano Loudspeakers, Better MRIs, Quantum Computers

Gaithersburg, MD — Okay, it's still just a theory, but a team of physicists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Neils Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Harvard University has developed a theory describing how to detect weak electrical signals and cool electrical circuits using light and something ...Read More
"Made In USA" Gets Boost at ACD

Richardson, TX — EMS company Automated Circuit Design (ACD) has just completed an 18-month program of upgrading its internal infrastructure with solid new investment in capital equipment. This is in anticipation of dramatically increased domestic production, combined with today's trend toward more ...Read More
Semicon Industry Posts Record-Breaking Revenues

Washington, DC — Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2011 reached a record $299.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 0.4 percent from the $298.3 billion recorded in 2010, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design.Read More

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.

Unigen Hires Industry Veteran as Director of Sales for EMS
FREMONT, CA - Unigen Corporation, a leading global provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), announces that Kristen Young has joined its team as Director of Sales.

In this role, Kristen is responsible for growing the EMS portion of Unigen’s business for both the Newark and Vietnam factories. Additionally, she will focus on developing and maintaining long-term business relationships, and will act as a liaison between customers and Unigen to deliver the highest quality product in a very competitive market.

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