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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 3
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


 
 
WACKER Expands Its Integrated Ketene Production in Burghausen
MUNICH, GERMANY - WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS, the life sciences and biotechnology division of the WACKER Group, is strengthening its integrated ketene production at its Burghausen site in Germany. The Munich-based chemical company is building a further reactor for the manufacture of isopropenyl acetate (IPA) with an annual capacity of 2,500 metric tons.

Rogers Corporation's Power Electronics Solutions Group to Introduce Curamik® Advantage Features Family for Process Enhancements at PCIM 2017
ESCHENBACH, GERMANY - Rogers Corporation’s Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group will be exhibiting at PCIM Europe and introducing curamik® ADVANTAGE, a family of features and process enhancements for its high-power curamik® ceramic circuit substrate materials.

Indium Corporation Expert to Present at InnovationsFORUM Hungary
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation’s Karthik Vijay, Technical Manager for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, will present at the InnovationsFORUM Hungary on May 25 in Budapest, Hungary.

Karthik will present Minimizing QFN Voiding During SMT Assembly.
 

SEMICON Southeast Asia Attendance Surges on Disruptive Technology: Industry Sharpens Interest in Innovation and Collaboration
PENANG, MALAYSIA - Today SEMI announced that SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017 (SEMICON SEA 2017) is reporting an increase of up to 30 percent in attendees this year. Over 7,500 visitors and exhibitors are expected from 25 to 27 April at the event, which is the region’s premier exposition for connecting the electronics manufacturing supply chain.

 
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