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# Calculating Small P Values in Hypothesis Testing

Folks, Let's continue watching Patty help Mark to determine small P values in hypothesis testing. The first part of this story is here.  Patt...

# In Hypothesis Testing, the P Value Can't Be Zero.

Folks, we haven't checked on Patty in a while… As Patty walked into her office, her phone rang. “Hello, this is Professor Coleman,...

# IMS 2020 Virtual Show

The International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Live Stream Event (Aug 4-6) is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involv...

# Tin Pest in Medieval Culture

Folks, Readers may remember that I have had an interest in tin pest for some time. Tin pest can occur if nearly pure tin is exposed to cold temperatur...

# Soldering Iron Tip Temperatures Cannot Afford To Be Overlooked

Soldering iron tip temperatures are increasing under the thought that hotter settings perform faster to reduce cycle times. However, that is not alway...

# Webinar on Voiding June 11, 9AM and 2PM EST

Folks, I will be presenting a workshop on “Understanding and Troubleshooting Voiding in Bottom Terminated Components (BTCs)." BTCs are one ...

# That's a 'Fine' Ribbon You Got There!

Indium Corporation has developed 80Au20Sn < 0.1” wide fine-grade precision ribbon for high volume, fully automated laser diode assembly proce...

# Stencil Aperture Design for the Pin in Paste (PIP) Process

Peter writes, Dear Dr. Ron, I am trying to implement the Pin-in-Paste (PIP) process. The PWB is 63 mils thick, the component pin diameter is 47 mils, ...

# The Area Ratio for Odd Shaped Stencil Apertures

Joey writes: Dear Dr. Ron, I have a stencil aperture with an unusual shape. See Figure 1. How do I calculate the area ratio? The stencil thickness is ...

# An introduction to Indium Tri-Chloride

Indium chloride, indium tri-chloride, indium(III)chloride is the most versatile compound in the indium compounds family. It is used in many industries...

# Step Soldering Opportunities with Durafuse™ LT

The Durafuse™ LT temperature range (200-210℃) is interesting because it provides new opportunities for step soldering....

# Indium Plating – DIY Deposition at Your Facility

Do you need a layer of indium deposited onto your parts, but don’t know where to get started?...