Keithley Instruments has released an interactive tutorial CD on reliability testing for semiconductor test engineers. Titled "Understanding Measurements: Essential Reliability Testing Techniques," the CD offers three Web seminars that discuss a range of testing issues, including: information related to stress measure testing of semiconductor devices; new measurement techniques; and tips on improving test throughput and maintaining data integrity. The CD is available free of charge at http://rbi.ims.ca/4388-519.
Sales of semiconductors, interconnects, and other electronic components in North America were flat through the second quarter of 2015, reflecting a pattern that’s been repeating itself for several years.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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