Online Journal of the IEST offers free access to TechTalk articles

February 15, 2006 — /IEST/ — ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — Now available exclusively online, the Journal of the IEST contains peer-reviewed technical papers and TechTalk articles related to the fields of contamination control; design, test, and evaluation; and product reliability. Articles in the TechTalk section are accessible free of charge.

TechTalk shares practical, “hands on” experiences with cost-cutting measures, industry trends, experimental approaches, summaries of standards, unique facilities, and applications of instrumentation and new technology. The current edition includes these articles:

Advancements in Nanotechnology Open Opportunities for Environmental Sciences
This report takes a look at what nanotechnology trends could mean for your business.

Converting Semiconductor Fabs: The Vibration Design Perspective
Migration to submicrometer and nanometer scales requires retooling such as the vibration upgrade described in this article.

How Low Can You Go?
Read about a simple, “back of the envelope” test system that helped achieve a low random vibration level of 0.001 gRMS.

Treatise Helps Users Interpret and Apply MIL-STD-810-A Test Method Standard
Learn more about this standard, touted for its visionary treatment of environmental tailoring in test procedures.

In addition to unrestricted access to TechTalk articles, visitors to may obtain full-text abstracts of peer-reviewed technical papers. IEST members and Journal subscribers have complete access to technical papers in the current issue as well as a 10-year archive of papers and articles. Others have the option to purchase individual, complete papers.

Founded in 1953, IEST is an international technical society of engineers, scientists, and educators that serves its members and the industries they represent (simulating, testing, controlling, and teaching the environments of earth and space) through education and the development of recommended practices and standards.

IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; Secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; Administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.

More information is available online at or by calling IEST at (847) 255-1561.

Heather Dvorak, Marketing Associate
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