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Manufacturing Substrates with Embedded Passives

Manufacturing Substrates with Embedded Passives

Image: Larger area SEM images of composite, (B) cross sections of thin film, and (C) cross sections of thin films laminated with each otherPassives account for a very large part of today's electronic assemblies. This is particularly true for digital products such as cellular phones, camcorders, and computers. Market pressures for new products with more features, smaller size and lower cost virtually demand smaller, compact, complex circuit boards (...)

Embedding passives is one way to save substrate real estate, conversion cost, reduce parasitic effects and improve performance

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R. N. Das, K. I. Papathomas J. M. Lauffer, S. Rosser, M. D. Poliks, V. R. Markovich


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SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

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IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

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