JEDEC’s New JESD243: Is It an Industry Standard for Counterfeit Electronic Parts – or Something Less?
A spate of standards and best practices figures today into government regulations that
affect the supply chain, and should be used to deal with new supply-chain threats. Which are valuable, and which disappoint?
by Robert S. Metzger and Mark Northrup
Verifying PCBA Cleanliness with Ion Chromatography
Like the ionograph, ion chromatography determines the presence of ionic contamination. But the latter also detects if specific ions are present in the sample and determines the spectrum of the potential contamination, making it ideal for localizing contamination and process control.
by Scott Mazur
America, don’t hold your breath for Foxconn.