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78 SMT Magazine • December 2017 IN MEMORIAM 1960-2017 Robert Farrell was a brilliant engineer, admired and respected by all at Benchmark Electronics, as well as by customers worldwide. He was held in high esteem by academia with whom he interfaced and collaborated frequently. Bob was an active member of SMTA and served as Vice-President and President of SMTA Massachusetts (Boston) chapter. He published and presented his technical studies around the country. Bob was recognized as a true leader in the electronics manufacturing community, and his contributions to the advancement of surface mount technology will be missed by many. Chrys Shea is the president of Shea Engineering Services. Ray Whittier is a Sr. Principal Process engineer (CSMTPE) at BAE systems. Chris Tibbetts is a senior advanced development manufacturing engineer at Analogic Corporation. • Stan Camin of Vicor, MA for the measurements of stencil coupons • Stencil providers for stencils and related technical support References 1. Whittier, R. and Shea, C., "Evaluation of Stencil Materials, Suppliers and Coatings," Pro- ceedings of SMTA International Conference, September 2011. 2. Whittier, R. and Shea, C., "Fine Tuning the Stencil, Manufacturing Process and Other Sten- cil Printing Experiments" Proceedings of SMTA International Conference, September 2013. 3. Farrell, R. and Shea, C., "Stencil and Solder Paste Inspection Evaluation for Minia- turized Components," Proceedings of SMTA International Conference, September 2014. Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the proceedings of SMTA International. Neeta Agarwal is a senior staff engineer in product assurance at Benchmark Electronics Inc. Joe Crudele is a principal process engineer in design engineering at Benchmark Electronics Inc. EVALUATION OF STENCIL TECHNOLOGY FOR MINIATURIZATION I-Connect007 has released the latest title in our micro eBook series: The Printed Designer's Guide to... Power Integrity by Example. Authored by Fadi Deek of Mentor, A Siemens Business, The Printed Circuit Designer's Guide to… Power Integrity by Example is a follow-up to Deek's previ- ous book on signal integrity, which is also available for download in our library. This new book on power integrity provides a thorough investigation of power distribution network performance. Deek addresses problematic issues within electronic transmissions, and presents a variety of simulations and analyses in every chapter. Download this free book today at I-007eBooks/PIE! I-Connect007 Launches The Printed Circuit Designer's Guide to...Power Integrity by Example Micro eBook

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