The Impact of Tin Whisker Formation on Vehicle Electronics

Tin whiskers are small, hair-like structures that can form naturally from the surface of tin components. This article explores potential contributors to tin whisker growth, failure mechanisms that may be induced by whiskers, current testing standards and processes, and mitigation strategies, with a particular focus on the automotive industry.
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Tin Whiskers: Engineering Craft Beer

Electrical engineering students Jake Johnson, Jeff Moriarty and George Kellerman started tinkering with home brewing kits in 2006. After spending a summer making a mess experimenting in Johnson’s mother’s kitch... Read More...