Talk of Eastern Europe overshadowed fabrication equipment rollouts.
by Mike Buetow
Back to Basics
It's easy for new PCB designers to be overwhelmed. But organization and education can help you get started right.
by Susy Webb
Japan's PCB Industry
Japan's board makers continue to grow – and invest heavily abroad.
by Dr. Hayao Nakahara
PCD&M ANNUAL BUYERS GUIDE
Suppliers, Products and Services – Online Edition
Looking for laminate? How about a design service bureau? Find the suppliers, products and services you need in 2006.
POINT OF VIEW
Where the grads are.
Make decisions now to set the tempo for your new year.
Countdown to Lead-free
Part 1 (from the December issue)
Part 2 (from the January issue)
How 40 µm was found to be the maximum acceptable whisker length for high-rel product.
Joe Smetana and Ron Gedney
No Myths Allowed
Why do engineers fear the 90° bend? Do corners really cause reflections?
Dr. Eric Bogatin