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    OnTrack Newsletter: Microvia Reliability, Ben Jordan Whiteboard, Tech Articles - June 2020

    Judy Warner
    |  June 18, 2020
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    Earlier this year, while attending the IPC Apex Expo in San Diego, we met with Jim Brown of GreenSource Fabrication. He shared with us how the GreenSource team has been on the frontlines of facing down the highly problematic and pervasive issue of microvia reliability. Through their involvement with tier one companies, IPC, and building out an automated factory in New Hampshire, they’re supporting this technology successfully through cutting-edge equipment and processes. In this interview I ask Brown about what they’ve learned over the years, and how design engineers can ensure stable and reliable microvia structures.
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    The IPC Warning About Microvia Reliability for High Performance Products
    Happy Holden on GreenSource: The eSmart Factory Comes to PCB Fabrication
    Breaking Out of the Office with Altium 365
    Rising to the Occasion with Altium Designer + Altium 365
    From Octopart: CCD Signal Processor ICs for Precision Imaging
    Filter Transfer Function and Pole-Zero Analysis in Altium Designer

    About Author

    About Author

    Judy Warner has held a unique variety of roles in the electronics industry since 1984. She has a deep background in PCB Manufacturing, RF and Microwave PCBs and Contract Manufacturing with a focus on Mil/Aero applications in technical sales and marketing.
    She has been a writer, contributor and journalist for several industry publications such as Microwave Journal, The PCB Magazine, The PCB Design Magazine, PDCF&A and IEEE Microwave Magazine and is an active member of multiple IPC Designers Council chapters. In March 2017, Warner became the Director of Community Engagement for Altium and immediately launched Altium’s OnTrack Newsletter. She led the launch of AltiumLive: Annual PCB Design Summit, a new and annual Altium User Conference. Judy's passion is to provide resources, support and to advocate for PCB Designers around the world.

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