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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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