TINWHISKER-12-10-IL: Tin Whiskers: Heroics or Hysteria - Where is the Middle Ground?
This paper "Tin Whiskers: Heroics or Hysteria _ Where is the Middle Ground?" was the keynote address by Dave Hillman at the IPC Tin Whisker Conference, in December 2010. It describes the history of lead-free finishes and why they impact reliability of electronics. It also describes factors that can be controlled in electronics design. The presentation also includes examples of whisker growth and similar phenomena. This presentation includes the sychronized slides and audio. 49 minutes. Released 2011.