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Electronic and magnetic materials

Electronics reliability webinars

A new series of technical webinars in 2020

NPL is internationally recognised for its practical and innovative work on lead-free reliability, PCB interconnection failures, tin whisker migration and conformal coating research. These FREE online webinars provide the opportunity to draw on years of practical experience without leaving your desk. To participate, you need a phone line and Internet access. Please note that registration is essential.

The majority of webinars run for 60 minutes and each one is limited to 100 delegate/company registrations. A copy of each of the slides presented and links to NPL reports will be provided after the webinar. In preparation for the event and to ensure you are equipped to gain the maximum benefit, please read our simple Webinar Guidelines.


Tuesday 22 June 2021 @ 14.30 BST

New Electronic Materials Research Programme and Collaboration Opportunities presented by Martin Wickham

Abstract: NPL’s Electronic and Magnetic Materials Group undertakes a wide range of research and collaborative projects in support of the electronics industry. The session will provide information on the proposed new project portfolio and capability. The group is now deciding it’s research programme for the next 3 years and we would like to present our vision and give you the opportunity to influence the research priorities. A list of potential subject areas is given below. The session will also explain how you and your company can be involved in our projects and influence project parameters to best reflect your requirements.
  • Metrology for harsh environment electronics and power electronics
  • High temperature interconnects and substrates reliability
  • Rapid/In-process conformal coating evaluation
  • Immersion/Condensation Testing
  • High voltage partial discharge and insulation resistance testing
  • Electronic Impedance Spectroscopy for rapid materials evaluation
  • Metrology for embedded electronics


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