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For the past 40 years, The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC) has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections, and move the industry forward. This year with the coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, there were major...


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How Big is a Micron?

February 7, 2020

Benchmark offers microelectronics assembly with placement tolerances of 1-2 microns semi-automated and 7 microns automated. So what the heck does that mean? How big (or small) is a micron, really?

Since 40-50 micron objects are the smallest things visible to the naked human eye, these extremely...


Manufacturing Defense RF/Microwave & mmWave Miniaturization Aerospace Microelectronics Communications

Benchmark's AVEX® Shock Machines™ are used in the design and destructive testing of components, circuits, hybrids, and complete assemblies. Avex Shock Machines are designed and built in Huntsville, Alabama and come in three sizes/models to serve a wide variety of testing needs across industry...


Defense Aerospace Industrial Semiconductor Capital Equipment Communications

Space captures the imagination, offering new frontiers to explore and endless technological challenges to overcome. Electronics that operate in space are often cutting-edge but also need to be tough; they contend with radiation, extreme temperatures and the stress of moving from the ground...


RF/Microwave & mmWave Aerospace RF Filters & Components About Benchmark Communications

"Listening to the speakers at the recentSEMI Arizona Breakfast Forumexpound on the virtues ofa connected world enabled by 5Gmade me think that in the future, everything will be possible. Perhaps Scott Hicar, CIO of Benchmark Electronics, the company hosting the event, said it best:"


RF Filters & Components About Benchmark Communications Wireless Infrastructure Broadband Infrastructure News

5G networks are not new networks; they are add-ons of new advanced technologies to the current 4G LTE-A (Gigabit LTE) networks. For companies contemplating the impact 5G might have on their business, understanding exactly what 5G is (and what it isn’t) is essential. In this video blog, Benchmark's...


RF/Microwave & mmWave RF Filters & Components Communications Computing

5G is the next phase in the evolution of global communication networks. When the technology is fully realized and implemented on a massive scale, we’ll see a world connected like never before. 


Medical Defense RF/Microwave & mmWave Aerospace RF Filters & Components Industrial Communications

Industry 4.0 is a buzzword that gets thrown around in meetings and conferences when talking about the next generation of the connected world or discussions involving 5G capabilities. But what does this phrase mean to our customers? And what does a factory outfitted with Industry 4.0 connectivity...


Industrial Connected Devices Communications

Advances in Technology for Millimeter Wave Antennas

With the advancement of modern manufacturing and fabrication technology, millimeter wave (mmWave) processes are becoming more commercially viable. Millimeter wave antenna arrays are emerging as a promising candidate for 5G systems. In addition,...


RF/Microwave & mmWave RF Filters & Components Communications

It seems like everyone these days is talking about 5G, and rightly so; 5G will deliver increased bandwidth and reduced latency to mobile and fixed communications that will not only improve the delivery of existing services, but open up entirely new use cases. In the public conversation, 5G is...


RF Filters & Components Connected Devices Communications