Indium Corporation PV Applications Engineer Jim Hisert will present his technical findings during the SMTA and SEMA Solar Manufacturing and Reliability Web-Conference, March 22-23, 2012.

Jim's presentation, Simple Testing to Evaluate Tabbing Ribbon Coating Alloys, Fluxes, and Cell Metallizations, will describe a test procedure that can be used to initially compare fluxes with minimal time, capital expense, and equipment.

Jim provides support for Indium Corporation's photovoltaic industry materials. With a background in the semiconductor industry, Jim has presented at various industry organizations and technical seminars, and has authored technical papers on thermal management, as well as semiconductor packaging assembly.

Jim is an active member of photovoltaic standards organizations, including the IPC, for which he chairs a subcommittee, "Acceptance Criteria for Tabbing and Stringing."

Jim has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering technology from the State University of New York's Institute of Technology. He is also the author of an industry blog,

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Indium Corporation is a premier materials supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film and thermal management markets. Products include solders, preforms, and fluxes; brazes; sputter targets; indium, gallium, and germanium chemicals and sourcing; and Reactive NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium Corporation has global technical support and factories located in China, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

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