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PADS Paper, Part 4: QFN ComponentsJune 3, 2015 | Mentor Graphics
Estimated reading time: Less than a minute
This paper, the fourth and final in a series downloaded by thousands of PCB designers, is dedicated to CAD library quality. It describes every aspect you need to consider when creating quad flat no-lead (QFN) component library parts.
It also describes the impact each feature has in the PCB process. To read this paper, click here.
Industry visionaries and experts will gather November 6-8 at the MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress (MSEC 2023) at the WIGWAM Resort in Phoenix, Arizona for insights into the latest trends and innovations in sensorization.
Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that Kyocera International has finalized the purchase of a Hentec/RPS Odyssey 1325 robotic hot solder dip component lead tinning machine.
The U.S. Chips Act Propels Collaboration Between Semiconductor Manufacturers and Equipment Suppliers In today's rapidly evolving world, the semiconductor industry stands as a driving force across economies and industries, propelling progress through technological advancements. The U.S. Chips Act emerges as a game-changing legislation aimed at redefining America's semiconductor manufacturing prowess. The Act sets forth a clear mission: bolster domestic chip production, reinforce national security, and stimulate economic growth.
SMTA is pleased to announce Catherine Wong, Foothill College, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship.
Join fellow EMS leaders in the region on Oct 5, 2023 at 4:30 - 8:00 p.m. EDT to share industry pain points and solutions.