Note from the publisher

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

Article publication date: 1 March 2003



(2003), "Note from the publisher", Circuit World, Vol. 29 No. 1.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2003, MCB UP Limited

Note from the publisher

Throughout 2003 Circuit World will continue to provide a central, authoritative and independent forum for the exchange of information pertaining to the printed circuit board industry. Through plans to expand the Editorial Advisory Board throughout next year, the Editor and Publisher are confident that Circuit World will continue to deliver high quality, cutting edge papers.

If you have a paper that you would like to be considered for publication in Circuit World, then please contact Dr. Martin Goosey at Martin will be pleased to hear from you if you have a state of the art technical paper, a research paper, a case study or a review article that you would like publishing.

As an author, you can be sure that your work will be widely disseminated due to the international exposure to leading industrial and academic institutions via the Emerald database and distribution to all PCIF and ICT members. Also, your work will be further disseminated through the indexing and abstracting services covering Circuit World, including ISIs Research Alert

Electronic usage of Circuit World has continued to increase for the period May 2001 to April 2002. During this time the journal had over 16,000 visits on the Web site with users in the UK, USA and the Far East being the most active. The benefits of having an electronic archive are clear to see when we look at the most accessed article for this period. As we can see below, content from over three years ago continues to be regularly accessed alongside more recent content:

Most accessed articles for the period May 2001 to April 2002

Merger but not an acquisition Frank Coultard Volume 26 Number 4

Finite element modeling to analyze durability of BGA/CSP connections during thermal shock S Khan and D J MolliganVolume 27 Number 4

Asia: the growth engine for the world electronics industry over the next 20 years Shiuh-Kao Chiang Volume 27 Number 4

Interconnection strategies for high-density printed circuits – an overview Joseph Fjelstad Volume 28 Number 1

ED photo resist technology becomes a manufacturing process W G Hertlein, K Torn Kuist and K Smith Volume 27 Number 3

Methods for achieving high speed acid copper electroplating in the PCB industry A J Cobley and D R Gabe Volume 27 Number 3

PCB-design follows IC-packaging J Kloeser and W Scheel Volume 26 Number 3

Minimization of tin whisker formation for lead-free electronics finishing Rob Schetty Volume 27 Number 2

Do not forget to use your electronic entitlement as a subscriber to Circuit World. Also, tell us about the articles you like, and the subjects you would be interested to see covered in the journal.

Contact Managing Editor, Sharon Parkinson at

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