Here are the links for excellent white papers from DFR Solutions on Reliability Engineering, Failure Analysis, MTBF Prediction, Derating, Uprating, Lead-Free Reliability Issues.

  • Why HALT Is Not HALT
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Why_HALT_Is_Not_HALT.pdf
  • When the Lights Go Out: LED Failure Modes and Mechanisms
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/LED_Failures.pdf
  • Vehicle Prognostics to Enable Optimized Maintenance and Logistics
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Vehicle_Prognostics_Optimized_Maintenance.pdf
  • Uprating of Plastic Axial Fans
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Uprating of Axial Fans.pdf
  • Uprating of Magnetic Components
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Uprating_of_Magnetic_Components_ver2.pdf
  • Uprating of Electrolytic Capacitors
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Uprating_of_Electrolytic_Capacitors.pdf
  • Uprating of Crystal Oscillators
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Uprating_Crystal_Oscillators.pdf
  • Uprating of Ceramic Capacitors
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Uprating_Ceramic_Capacitors.pdf
  • Understanding the Risk of Gold Flash
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Gold_Flash.pdf
  • Top 5 EMC Do’s & Don’ts
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Top_5_EMCDos_and_Donts.pdf
  • The Tin Myth: How the Hi-Rel Industry Won
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/The_Tin_Myth.pdf
  • The Reliability Cycle: Understanding the Booms and Busts of Reliability in Electronics
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/ReliabilityCycle.pdf
  • The Next Reliability Challenge: Free Air Cooling
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Free Air Cooling.pdf
  • The Complexities of a Lead-Free Transition
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/LeadFreeTransition.pdf
  • Temperature Dependence of Electrical Overstress
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Temp_Dependence_Electrical_Overstress.pdf
  • Solder Phase Coarsening, Fundamentals, Preparation, Measurement, and Prediction
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Solder Phase Coarsening.pdf
  • SnBi and SnPb
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/SnPb_SnBi.pdf
  • Review of Models for Time-to-Failure Due to Metallic Migration Mechanisms
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Time-to-Failure_Metallic_Migration.pdf
  • Reliability Issues for Optical Transceivers
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/OpticalTransceiverReliability.pdf
  • Red Phosphorus-Induced Failures in Encapsulated Circuits
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Red_Phosphorus_Failures_Encap_Circuits.pdf
  • Rapid Strength Assessment Technique for AMLCDs
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Rapid_Strength_Assessment_AMLCDs.pdf
  • Quality and Reliability Challenges for Package-on-Package
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/WP_POP.pdf
  • Qualifying for Moisture Containing Environments
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Qualifying_Moisture_Containing_Env.pdf
  • Processing and Reliability Issues for Eutectic AuSn Solder Joints
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Processing and Reliability Issues for Eutectic AuSN.pdf
  • Opto-Electronics: The Secret to Success
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/OptoElectronic_Vendors.pdf
  • Moisture in Hermetic Packages
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Moisture_Hermetic_Packages.pdf
  • Know Your Environment
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Know_Your_Environment.pdf
  • Introduction to Japanese Style Mizenboushi Methods
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/DfR_and_Mizenboushi-JGMc 090831.pdf
  • Hollow Fiber Measurement Technique
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Hollow_Fiber_Measurement_Technique.pdf
  • Five Myths of Reliability
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Five_Myths_of_Reliability.pdf
  • Failure Mechanisms in High Voltage PCBs
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Failure_Mechanisms_in_High_Voltage_PCBs.pdf
  • Factors that Drive LED Reliability
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/LED.pdf
  • Ensuring and Predicting the Reliability of Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV): Interconnect Structures
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/CPV.pdf
  • Design and Process Guidelines for QFNs: Manufacturability and Compatibility
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/DesignProcessQFN_Manuf.pdf
  • Derating of Schottky Diodes
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Derating_Schottky_Diodes.pdf
  • Conductive Anodic Filaments: The Role of Epoxy-Glass Adhesion
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/ConductiveAnodicFilaments_EpoxyGlassAdhesion.pdf
  • Common Reliability Problems in Opto-Electronic Packaging: Epoxies
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Reliability_Problems-OptoElectronic_Packaging.pdf
  • Circuit Analysis Sucess Stories
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Circuit_Analysis_Successes.pdf
  • Capturing the Robustness of Glass Panels in Touch-Screen Displays
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/LCD Glass.pdf
  • Bromide-Free Options for Printed Circuit Boards
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Bromide_Free.pdf
  • A Change in Paradigm: Maximum Tin Whisker Lengths Just Got Longer
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/Maximum_Whisker_Length2.pdf
  • 0.3mm Pitch Chip Scale Packages: Changes and Challenges
    Download Link: http://www.dfrsolutions.com/uploads/white-papers/03mm_Pitch.pdf