CALCE Spring 2019 Technical Review

Room 1202 Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


On March 20 and 21, 2019, the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering will present findings from research projects being conducted for the 2019 research year. The meeting is open to all CALCE members.

Attendance for individuals from organizations that are considering CALCE membership is available on a limited basis. Please contact Dr. Michael Osterman to learn more.

Topics to be presented include:

  • Microvia Reliability Assessment for High Density Interconnect Circuit Boards
  • Reliability of Multilayer Polymer Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
  • Evaluation and Selection of Lubricants for Sliding Electrical Contacts
  • Solder Interconnect Life Modeling of Irregular and Sequential Loading Cycles
  • Effect of stress state on cyclic mechanical fatigue of coarse-grained SAC305 solder joints
  • Effect of multiaxial vibration on fatigue of electronic assemblies
  • Degradation of Optical Fibers under Temperature and Humidity Conditions
  • Vibration and Temperature Cycling Durability of SAC Solders: Effect of Sequential vs Simultaneous Loading
  • Reliability of Fabrics Bonded with HAFs for Electronic Packing
  • Measurement of Cure-dependent Properties of Dual UV and Thermal Curable Adhesive
  • Determination of Master Curves of Young s Modulus and Bulk Modulus of EMC over the Solder Reflow Temperature Range
  • Accelerated Testing and Modeling of 4.4V rated LiCoO2 Cathode based Li-ion Batteries
  • Li-ion Battery Exterior Case Rupture Analysis with CT Scan
  • Knee point prediction and anomaly detection in the capacity fade of lithium ion batteries
  • Storage Reliability of Electronics: Refurbishment
  • Life Assessment with CALCE SARA Software