WP-009: A Summary of Tin Whisker Research References
As most of the world converts to lead-free manufacturing, the concern over tin whiskers as a reliability hazard has grown due to the emergence of pure tin as a dominate component surface finish. A significant amount of research on tin whisker formation and tin whisker mitigating strategies has been performed in both commercial and defense industries. This working paper is a summary of the predominant research on tin whiskers as of September, 2008. 15 pages. Released March 2009.