Indium Corporation announces that Jian-Guo (Jeff) Luo has been hired as a research metallurgist.

Luo is responsible for researching and developing lead-free low-melting solder alloys. This includes alloy formulation; the improvement of mechanical strength, ductility, and solderability; and soldering life reliability testing.

Luo has more than 12 years of experience in product development, process improvement, and quality control with companies, including Epistone Comp-Semi Materials Co., Ltd. and American Xtal Technology, Inc. His expertise includes semiconductor, photovoltaic, photoelectronic, and electronics assembly technologies.

Luo earned a master’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the Central South University of Technology in China. He earned his Ph.D. in materials science from the University of Alabama.

Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film, and thermal management markets. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

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