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Long term storage of electronic components 18/11/2009

Long term storage, particularly of last time buy components, has been proposed as one solution to the problem of component obsolescence. The Alter Technology Group is in a unique position to report on this concept and advise the best way to manage ...

How to identify and avoid counterfeit components 18/11/2009

This white paper from Alter Technology Group will consider what are counterfeit components, why are components counterfeited and how to identify and avoid counterfeit components.

Counterfdeit components and acoustic microscopy 18/11/2009

This white paper from Alter Technology Group considers how the encapsulants used by semiconductor manufacturers may be identified and changes or variations detected - and will look in detail at encapsulants, and the potential hazards to system ...

Tin whiskers and copper/tin intermetallics 18/11/2009

This white paper from Alter Technology Group reviews the physical phenomena which may occur with components with tin (Sn) plated copper terminations.

The real solution to fake parts 21/10/2009

The high tech supply chain is more vulnerable to counterfeit components than ever before. With increasingly sophisticated criminal, the only way to protect the supply chain is through tool, technology, and new thinking about industrial ...

Risk Management for Counterfeit Materials: The Role of the COTS Board Manufacturer 30/09/2009

The proliferation of counterfeit parts and materials in the electronics industry is becoming increasingly widespread. This situation is forcing the COTS board manufacturers to develop strategies to maintain the integrity and reliability of its ...

Rugged COTS SBCs Leverage Intel® Power Management Features to Deploy Complete Systems 30/09/2009

Intel supports the Aerospace & Defense market with processors and power management features specifically targeted to meet the stringent demands of system integrators designing solutions for harsh environments. Curtiss-Wright Controls leverages ...

Express Logic and Ball Aerospace team up to provide embedded real time software for NASA's 'Deep Impact' space mission. 17/02/2009

On January 12, 2005, NASA, working with the engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the University of Maryland, launched Deep Impact’s two piece space probe with the intention of hitting Tempel 1—a comet 80 million miles away. To ...