Carving out strategic partnerships can pay handsome dividends.
by Zulki Khan
No Hassle Lead-Free HASL
It's not a drop-in replacement for HASL. But moving to lead-free HASL can be less painful than you think.
by Jack Fellman and Simon Lee
Behind the Scenes With IPC
How does the veteran industry organization operate? And what exactly is a not-for-profit anyway?
by Andy Shaughnessy
LDP For Low Cost Flex
A fast reel-to-reel process allows direct patterning of thin metal films on a variety of flex substrates.
by Dieter J. Meier, Andreas Boenke, Ludolf Herbst and Gerd Spiecker
POINT OF VIEW
Get together with your peers.
Strategic planning means setting objectives for your company's future, no matter what the business conditions may be down the road.
Countdown to Lead-free
NOTE: This PDF contains both Part 1 from the October issue and Part 2 from the November issue.
Call it a love triangle - or a Bermuda Triangle. Either way, the best alloy may be determined by the end-application.
Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee
The development of EP standards continues, and you're invited to pitch in.
No Myths Allowed
Get used to differential S parameters. They're the new standard for interconnect characterization.
Dr. Eric Bogatin
The Flex Market
Many 'little guys' have quit, after driving prices down.
Off The Shelf