Friday, April 29, 2011

SMTNet: A New (Better) Approach to Tin Whisker Mitigation

As published in SMTNet......

Most of the electronics industry by now knows about tin whiskers. They know whiskers are slim metallic filaments that emanate from the surface of tin platings. They know these filaments are conductive and can cause shorts across adjacent conductors. And they know that these shorts can cause some really bad failures (see for a list longer than you need).

But, with all of this knowledge, the industry is still struggling on how to predict and prevent these "Nefarious Needles of Pain".

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Craig Hillman, Gregg Kittlesen, and Randy Schueller


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