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SMTnet Express, September 4, 2014, Subscribers: 23183, Members: Companies: 14034, Users: 36770

Technical Library

Counterfeit Integrated Circuits: Detection, Avoidance, and the Challenges Ahead.

U. Guin, M. Tehranipoor; ECE Department, University of Connecticut, D. DiMase; Honeywell International.

The counterfeiting of electronic components has become a major challenge in the 21st century. The electronic component supply chain has been greatly affected by widespread counterfeit incidents. A specialized service of testing, detection, and avoidance must be created to tackle the worldwide outbreak of counterfeit integrated circuits (ICs). So far, there are standards and programs in place for outlining the testing, documenting, and reporting procedures. However, there is not yet enough research addressing the detection and avoidance of such counterfeit parts.

In this paper we will present, in detail, all types of counterfeits, the defects present in them, and their detection methods...

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2014 DDM Novastar Open House for partners, vendors and media

King of Prussia, PA, USA | September 11 | DDM Novastar - Our Open House will feature hands-on equipment demonstrations...

Cleaning Before Conformal Coating - Online Webinar

Online | September 18 | ZESTRON Corporation - An overview of potential failure mechanisms resulting from coating over residues....

SMTA International

Rosemont, IL, USA | September 28 - Oct 2 | SMTA - Learn about the latest equipment and technology from over 170 exhibiting companies...

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