TOKYO – Japanese PWB fabricators reported first-half revenues grew 8.6% year-over-year to 494.9 billion yen ($4.3 billion). Average selling prices rose, as volumes dropped 1.4% to 12.17 million sq. m., according to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
ROME, NY – The ESDA requests abstracts for technical papers covering the effects of electrostatic discharge, electrical overstress, and static electricity for presentation at its 30th Annual EOS/ESD Symposium, Sept. 7-12, 2008 in Tucson, AZ.
Papers are being accepted in the following areas: component level EOS/ESD; system level EOS/ESD; EOS/ESD factory level and materials technology; electrostatic considerations; magnetic recording heads; ultra-sensitive devices, and ESD standards components, systems and factory.
The deadline for submission of 50-word abstracts and four-page (max.) summaries is Jan. 11.
The submission deadline for the finished paper is June 6. Final papers will be limited to a maximum of 10 pages.