IPC Honors Best Paper Awards.IPC (1) (InterProcess Communication) The exchange of data between one program and another either within the same computer or over a network. It implies a protocol that guarantees a response to a request. recognized the winners of this year's Best U.S. and International Paper awards at APEX. Brian Smith Brian Smith is the name of:
1. experimental allergic encephalomyelitis.
2. enzootic abortion of ewes. ) Group (Atlanta, GA), received the award for Best U.S. Paper for Initial Characterization of High Yield 0201 Processing. Steve Harris, from Solectron Corp. (Dunfermline, Scotland), accepted the Best International Paper award on behalf of a consortium, including Solectron Scotland, Alcatel Microelectronics, Alcatel Space Industries, Alcatel Bell, IMEC/TFCG, Thomas Walter and the University of Berlin (TUB) for Standard SMT (1) (Surface Mount Technology) See surface mount.
(2) (Station ManagemenT) An FDDI network management protocol that provides direct management. Only one node requires the software.
SMT - Station Management Process for Flip Chip Assembly on FR-4 Substrates.
IPC awarded each winner with $1,000 in cash and a commemorative plaque. Copies of the winning papers can be downloaded at www.GoAPEX.org.