Kaushik Chatterjee and Diganta Das, Member, IEEE
One of the major problem areas in the electronic part supply chain is the issue of counterfeit electronic parts and the risks associated with them. Guidelines are needed for detecting, avoiding, and preventing the use of counterfeits in order to mitigate the risks associated with such parts. As part of this effort, we have identified the role of part manufacturers in building trust in the supply chain. Part manufacturers, as the brand owners and trademark holders, play a critical role in enhancing trust in the electronic part supply chain.Complete article is available to CALCE Consortium Members.