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The EPCI European Passive Components Institute role is a networking function for passive components industry, especially within the European territory. The main task is to integrate the knowledge among the large manufacturers, smaller specialists and universities and re-establish link to the end customers. EPCI has established bi-annual PCNS passive components networking symposium hosted by an European university and also a global passive components newsletter in order to keep communication within the industry.

HOW2POWER.COM. • A free power electronics website for engineers. Great source of practical power design information. How2Power’s new Space Power section includes rad hard power component news, supplier information, power design articles, and space industry events.

NorCom Systems, Inc. manufactures optical leak test (OLT) equipment for inspecting hermetically sealed packages. The NorCom 2020 provides automated, in-line, full matrix gross and fine leak testing performed simultaneously with direct measurement of package leak rates in cc-atm/sec. All NorCom systems can be used to inspect to the Mil-Std 883 and Mil-Std 750 OLT requirements for leak testing Military and Hi-rel space components.

MEMS Journal is the largest MEMS publication worldwide. We cover the most notable MEMS news and developments to ensure that our subscribers explore and take advantage of the latest business development, commercialization and partnership opportunities. We were founded in 2003, currently have 34,800+ subscribers worldwide and attract top-level executives, engineers and researchers who are active participants in the MEMS community. For inquiries, please email us at

COTS Journal is a technology-in-context magazine that looks at embedded technology any-where it exists. Our editors assess the applicability of the world’s best embedded research and standards, methodologies and products for government, military and aerospace applications. We offer FREE subscriptions for qualified subscribers.

RTC magazine spotlights trends and breakthroughs in the design, development and technology of industrial-grade embedded and IoT systems. The publication offers broad based technical, product and market-coverage of the embedded computing arena to technical decision makers. With strong market analysis and technical content, RTC is the magazine engineers and managers rely on for timely coverage of this expanding industry. We offer FREE subscriptions for qualified subscribers.

Celebrating 40 years of service, Oneida Research Services, Inc. (ORS) offers specialized laboratory testing services to support the microelectronics, telecommunications, aerospace, automotive, medical, and defense industries. We focus on research, development and quality control of our client’s products: exclusively for our client. ORS strives to develop long term relationships with our clients through unwavering professionalism, flexibility and attention to detail.

Presidio Components, Inc. has been manufacturing ceramic capacitors since 1980. We specialize in high reliability applications such as Space, Military, RF, Fiber Optic Communications, and High Temperature (Down-Hole, Avionics, GaN Transistors). Our RF/Microwave products include Ultra-Porcelain™ capacitors with ultra-low ESR and ultra-high Q, best-in-class SMD Broadband DC Blocking capacitors, smallest wire-bondable Single Layer and Broadband Bypass capacitors. Presidio offers SMD Chips (0201 to 2225), SMPS Stacks, and High Voltage Radial Leads. We are qualified to most MIL specs including the highest established reliability rating of ‘S’ for MIL-PRF-55681, plus space level MIL-123 and MIL-PRF49470 ’T’ Level. All QPL testing per MIL-STD-202 is done on site at Presidio’s DSCC approved test lab.

AEM, Inc. is a high reliability component solutions provider that continues to set the standard for quality, value and performance. AEM provides manufactured solutions and services to aerospace, defense and other “Hi-Rel” industries that require the highest quality level for circuit protection, EMI signal filtering, as well as tin to tin-lead, tin to gold, and gold to tin-lead conversion applications.

MEPTEC (Microelectronics Packaging and Test Engineering Council) is a trade
association whose members consist of semiconductor suppliers, manufacturers and
individuals committed to enhancing the competitiveness of the back-end portion of the semiconductor business. MEPTEC continuously strives to improve and elevate the roles of assembly and test professionals in the industry.

TAP TIMES is a digital magazine published by La Plume de Ma Tante Publishing Co. of Manteca, California (60 miles east of San Jose). Ron Iscoff is editor and publisher.

Ron has been involved with the semiconductor backend (assembly/packaging and test) for more than a quarter century. He was a trade/technical journalist for Electronic News, for Cahner’s Publishing Company’s Electronic Packaging & Production and SEMICONDUCTOR International. In addition, he has been a contributing editor to Infosystems, Lasers & Optronics and the CAE Report newsletter.

He was also the founding editor and publisher of Chip Scale ReviewMicroConnections,. With the closure of MicroConnections in January 2010, he started Test, Assembly & Packaging TIMES (TAP TIMES)

The mission of TAP TIMES is to keep our readers up-to-date on the latest news, technologies and products in device assembly, packaging and test.

Microwave Journal is part of Horizon House Publications based in Norwood, MA, and London, England.  Horizon House Publications consists of Microwave JournalArtech House Books and Telecommunications Media Group (formerly Telecommunications Magazine).  Horizon House annually organizes European Microwave WeekEDI CON China and EDI CON USA plus the M2M pavilians at other major electronic trade shows. .As Microwave Journal® celebrated its 50th Anniversary in commemorative issues in 2009, it begins the next fifty years by bringing the Radio Frequency and Microwave engineering community together for interactive online seminars, real-time expert advice, and live reporting from key events. In 2009, we introduced the Technical Library with the latest research from the field. While the print issue remains strong, we have also expanded our network of blogs, audio casts, videos, Twitter, Facebook and LinkdedIn group. For access to the latest products and news from more than 1000 wireless technology companies, visit the Voice of the Wireless World. Microwave Journal is also a media partner for IMS2018 the largest RF and Microwave symposium and trade show.

Evans Capacitor Company designs and manufactures EVANSCAPS, the most power dense capacitors in the market. EVANSCAPS are hybrid wet tantalum capacitors that provide significant savings of space and weight coupled with superior electrical performance when compared to other capacitor technologies. EVANSCAPS are qualified and in service with all tier 1 aerospace and defense contractors and are suitable for applications in radar, laser, power hold up/bridge power, filtering, communications, electronic warfare, and many more.

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MicroCircuit Laboratories provides development and pilot production services for component level, low temperature, hermetic package encapsulation and test processes, from initial design through all phases of production.  Processes are delivered with E10 atm-cm3/sec air leak rates, a magnitude lower than the most critical Aerospace requirements per MIL-STD 883 Test Method 1014 Seal.

MCL’s capability includes materials design software, class 1 cleanroom processing, pre-seal moisture removal processing, low temperature hermetic package sealing, inert environmental processing with 0.1 PPM H2O and O2, automatic gross and fine leak detection and PIND testing. On site metrology includes Hitachi SEM, GT Real Time X-Ray, Olympus Opto-Digital Microscopes, and Mitutoyo CNC Measuring.

All processes are easily transferred to captive or merchant production partners.

Freebird Semiconductor is a fabless design and domestic (USA) manufacturing company offering advanced high-reliability wide-band gap power switching technology who is focused on delivering Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride Power Transistors (eGaN HEMT) with game changing first in class eGaN based portfolios facilitating evolutionary advantages over silicon based solutions.

Freebird Semiconductor provides the industry’s first portfolio of proven radiation hardened “eGaN” based high-reliability power switching transistors addressing critical space-borne environments with Freebird Semiconductor patent filed design technologies. A high-reliability performance qualification test vehicle is employed with guaranteed radiation hardness assurance. Complimentary non-radiation hardened portfolio alternatives address avionic and high end industrial requirements.  Lead by a management team with broad experience in these markets, Freebird Semiconductor aims to impact the future in high-reliability power management markets!nt production partners.

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AVX is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of a vast portfolio of advanced electronic components, including: capacitors, inductors, filters, resistors, couplers, diodes, and circuit protection devices, as well as a broad range of innovative sensor, control, interconnect and antenna solutions. With 29 research, design, manufacturing, and customer support facilities in 16 countries around the world, AVX offers significant competitive advantages, including delivery and production capabilities optimized to suit each individual customer’s just-in-time inventory requirements, and global engineering teams experienced in developing new-to-market product solutions especially designed to fulfill customer’s unique application requirements.

AVX has successfully served the automotive, industrial, medical, military, consumer electronics, communications, and transportation markets for nearly 50 years. AVX components can be found in many electronic devices and systems worldwide.

For over 30 years, Golden Altos has delivered high-reliability integrated circuit and hybrid assembly services to the semiconductor, military and aerospace communities.  In addition, Golden Altos provides with testing (mechanical, environmental and electrical) which meets MIL-STD-883, MIL-PRF-38535 and JEDEC standards.  Located in Silicon Valley, Golden Altos also offers program management expertise to handle projects every step of the way from wafer acquisition to certified flight-ready parts.

Exxelia is a manufacturer of hi-rel passive components and precision subsystems adapted to demanding end-markets, applications and functions. Exxelia product portfolio includes wide ranges of capacitors, filters, position sensors, slip rings, wound magnetic components and high-precision mechanical parts. Products are commonly used for power electronics, power generation, energy storage, and signal filtering functions in leading industrial areas such as aviation, defense, space, medical, railway, oil & gas and telecommunications. Exxelia is valued for its ability to meet complex specifications and develop standard and custom products complying with the most demanding qualification procedures intended to critical functions (MIL QPL, ESA QPL,…). Exxelia has three manufacturing plants located in the US.

Mercury Systems is a leading commercial provider of secure sensor and safety-critical processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, Mercury’s solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., Mercury is pioneering a next-generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the industry’s current and emerging technology needs. To learn more, visit