September 14, 2005 | Mark Paradies

ELECTRONICS RELIABILITY PROBLEM – TIN WHISKERS

What is a “tin whisker”, what environmental issue has caused them, and why might tin whiskers be negatively impacting the reliability of your electronics?

See these web sites to learn more:

NASA WHISKERS NOTE http://nepp.nasa.gov/whisker/

NRC WHISKERS NOTE http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/gen-comm/info-notices/2005/in200525.pdf

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