The Counterfeit Electronics Problem


Counterfeit electronics have been reported in a wide range of products, including computers, telecommunications equipment, automobiles, avionics and military systems. Counterfeit electronic products include everything from very inexpensive capacitors and resistors to costly microprocessors to servers. This paper describes the counterfeit electronic products problem, and discusses the implication of counterfeit electronics on the electronic supply chain. We then present counterfeit detection and prevention techniques for electronics.

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Pecht, M. (2013) The Counterfeit Electronics Problem. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 1, 12-16. doi: 10.4236/jss.2013.17003.

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