Microelectronics International, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 6-7 1999

Editorial: Life Cycle and Environmental Mismatches in Electronics for Critical Applications

P. McCluskey
CALCE Electronic Products and Systems Consortium
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


Worldwide sales of electronics promise to reach $1 trillion shortly. A major portion consists of sales of volume driven electronic products, such as computers, telecommunication products, and consumer products. A smaller, but still vitally important portion, however, consists of low volume complex electronic systems for critical applications such as avionics, automotive electronic, and energy development.

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