NEWS

AT&S Partners with IMST

AT&S Partners with IMST

10 July 2020

LEOBEN, AUSTRIA – AT S has signed a deal with IMST to develop radar, radio modules, communication systems, and other high-frequency technology products.  Read More...

320 Staff at AT&S Fehring Affected by Reduction in Work Time

320 Staff at AT&S Fehring Affected by Reduction in Work Time

09 July 2020

FEHRING, AUSTRIA – Because of the global weakness in demand in the automotive and industrial electronics sectors, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the ...  Read More...

AT&S Reappoints Gerstenmayer Chairman of Board

AT&S Reappoints Gerstenmayer Chairman of Board

09 July 2020

LEOBEN, AUSTRIA – The supervisory board of AT S has reappointed Andreas Gerstenmayer chairman of the management board.  Read More...

Yole: Despite Covid-19, 2020 is a Memory Recovery Year

Yole: Despite Covid-19, 2020 is a Memory Recovery Year

08 July 2020

LYON, FRANCE – “Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, which negatively impacted the smartphone and automotive industries but spurred demand for server and PC memory fo...  Read More...

Q1 PCB Sales in German Region Down Nearly 8%

Q1 PCB Sales in German Region Down Nearly 8%

07 July 2020

FRANKFURT – Sales at printed circuit board manufacturers in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland region recovered sequentially but remained down in the first qu...  Read More...

SMTA Elects Anselm Board Pres., Adds Konrad

SMTA Elects Anselm Board Pres., Adds Konrad

07 July 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The SMTA elected its global board of directors for the term beginning Sept. 22.  Read More...

Pengding to Invest $725M on HDI, SLP Plant in China

Pengding to Invest $725M on HDI, SLP Plant in China

07 July 2020

HUAI’AN, CHINA – Pengding Holding Group signed with the Huai'an Economic and Technological Development Zone to invest ¥5 billion (US$724.5 million) here on an H...  Read More...

UP Media Group Announces Technical Sessions for PCB West Virtual 2020

UP Media Group Announces Technical Sessions for PCB West Virtual 2020

07 July 2020

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 6, 2020 – UP Media Group Inc. today announced more than 40 technical sessions have been selected for PCB West (http://pcbwest.com/) Virtual 2...  Read More...

May Global Semi Sales Up 6%

May Global Semi Sales Up 6%

06 July 2020

WASHINGTON — Worldwide semiconductor sales were $35 billion in May, an increase of 5.8% year-over-year and 1.5% sequentially, says the Semiconductor Industry As...  Read More...

IPC Bare Board Qualification Medical Device Addendum Passes Ballot

IPC Bare Board Qualification Medical Device Addendum Passes Ballot

06 July 2020

BANNOCKBURN, IL – IPC membership has voted to accept a new addition covering medical devices to the industry standard for bare board qualification and acceptabi...  Read More...

Times Microwave Systems to Hold Webinar on RF for Healthcare

Times Microwave Systems to Hold Webinar on RF for Healthcare

02 July 2020

WALLINGFORD, CT – Times Microwave Systems is holding a webinar on RF and the future of healthcare July 9 and 15.  Read More...

EMS/ODM Up 2.5% in 2019, But Covid Will Slow Some Markets

EMS/ODM Up 2.5% in 2019, But Covid Will Slow Some Markets

02 July 2020

NEVADA CITY, CA – The worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased 2.5% year-over-year in total revenue to $555 billion, a new research repor...  Read More...

"Bogatin’s Practical Guide to Transmission Line Design and Characterization for Signal Integrity Applications" – A Review

"Bogatin’s Practical Guide to Transmission Line Design and Characterization for Signal Integrity Applications" – A Review

01 July 2020

Everything you ever wanted to know about PCB transmission lines – and more – in a digestible format with just the right amount of math to back up the illuminati...  Read More...

Methode Reports Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 21%

Methode Reports Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 21%

30 June 2020

CHICAGO – Methode Electronics reported fiscal fourth quarter revenues of $210.6 million, down 20.8% year-over-year.  Read More...

PCD&F Opens 2021 NPI Awards

PCD&F Opens 2021 NPI Awards

30 June 2020

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN FAB opened its 2021 New Product Introduction Awards (NPI) for printed circuit board fabrication.  Read More...

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FEATURES

IoT Suffers from a Lack of Standards

IoT Suffers from a Lack of Standards

What the electronics industry must do to change that. Ed.: This is the seventh of an occasional series by the authors of the 2019 iNEMI Roadmap. This informati...  Read More...

Monocoque Printed Circuits, Redux

Monocoque Printed Circuits, Redux

A car’s Monocoque (a French term) refers to a type of vehicle construction in which the body is integral with the chassis; basically a “skin” that supports its ...  Read More...

The Evolution of Four-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

The Evolution of Four-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

And why not to cut the ground or Vdd plane. Speculation abounds over what a designer should do when making the stackup and design rules for a four-layer PCB. M...  Read More...

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes - Updates in silicon and electronics technology.

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes - Updates in silicon and electronics technology.

Updates in silicon and electronics technology. Ed.: This is a special feature courtesy of Binghamton University. Photovoltaic cell works at night. University ...  Read More...

Differential Signal Design Rules – Or Not

Differential Signal Design Rules – Or Not

A common assumption is differential signals are “equal and opposite.” Is it true? Periodically, questions about differential trace design rules come up. There ...  Read More...

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

The redesign of a power adapter, using thermal modeling software. Much has been written about the benefits of moving thermal design activity higher up the prod...  Read More...

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

The famous mathematician can guide our understanding of electrical signals.  Read More...

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Some engineers claim electrical current is not the flow of electrons. They are wrong.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek UVF 100 Plating System

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek UVF 100 Plating System

Systek UVF 100 is a 2-in-1 plating system for buildup of redistribution layers.  Read More...

Frontline Releases InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM Software

Frontline Releases InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM Software

InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM software offers intelligent flex tooling hole placement in which all flex tooling holes on the board are visible at a glance.  Read More...

Stackpole Updates CSM2512 Current Sense Chip Resistor

Stackpole Updates CSM2512 Current Sense Chip Resistor

CSM2512 current sense resistor offers a metal element with TCR now improved to 50ppm.  Read More...

Zuken Releases CR-8000 2020 EDA Software

Zuken Releases CR-8000 2020 EDA Software

CR-8000 2020 3-D multi-board EDA software has improved design efficiency, comprehensive system-level design and verification, and support for the latest advance...  Read More...

Roartis Introduces IQ-Bond 5976-ACE Adhesive

Roartis Introduces IQ-Bond 5976-ACE Adhesive

IQ-Bond 5976-ACE printed electronics adhesive provides adhesion strength on different flex and rigid substrates, such as PET, polyimide, FR-4, copper, aluminum ...  Read More...

Piher Redesigns PT-6 Carbon Potentiometer

Piher Redesigns PT-6 Carbon Potentiometer

PT-6 carbon potentiometer is for high-temperature Pb-free SMD production.  Read More...

Stackpole Releases CSRT Thin Film Chip Resistors

Stackpole Releases CSRT Thin Film Chip Resistors

CSRT thin film current sense chip resistors offer resistance values from 10mΩ to 10Ω, with TCR ranging from 50 to 200ppm, depending on resistance value.  Read More...

SnapEDA Updates 3-D Viewer

SnapEDA Updates 3-D Viewer

3-D viewer previews 3-D models available on SnapEDA before download.  Read More...

TE Connectivity Launches D-2970 PCB Connectors

TE Connectivity Launches D-2970 PCB Connectors

D-2970 Dynamic series compact wire-to-board PCB connectors have field-installable push-in clamp terminations.  Read More...

Murata Releases NFM18HC106D0G3L MLCC

Murata Releases NFM18HC106D0G3L MLCC

NFM18HC106D0G3L multilayer ceramic capacitor is for automotive safety-critical applications. Is three-terminal low-ESL MLCC.  Read More...

Murata Introduces BLM18SP_SH1 Ferrite Chip Beads

Murata Introduces BLM18SP_SH1 Ferrite Chip Beads

BLM18SP_SH1 chip ferrite beads for noise suppression are for use in automotive power supply applications.  Read More...

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek SAP Buildup Process

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek SAP Buildup Process

Systek SAP buildup processes for IC substrate RDL have a four-step desmear process that can be calibrated to prepare multiple substrate materials, imparting min...  Read More...

Murata Rolls Out GRM011R60J104M Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor

Murata Rolls Out GRM011R60J104M Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor

GRM011R60J104M multilayer ceramic capacitor features max. capacitance of 0.1µF in 008004".  Read More...

Keystone Develops SMT PCB Connectors

Keystone Develops SMT PCB Connectors

SMT PCB connectors transmit signals or power across PCBs.  Read More...

Hirose Introduces FH67 Series FPC Connector

Hirose Introduces FH67 Series FPC Connector

The 0.5mm-pitch FH67 series FPC connector with single-action lock satisfies automotive requirements and is commonly used in consumer, gaming, industrial, medica...  Read More...

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