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Reliability Challenges in Fabrication of Flexible Hybrid Electronics for Human Performance Monitors: A System Level Study

Flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) interface rigid electronic components with flexible sensors, circuits, and substrates. This paper reports the reliability improvement of a FHE Human Performance Monitor (HPM), designed to monitor electrocardiography (ECG) signals.

Credits: Stanford University

Electromechanical Reliability Testing of Flexible Hybrid Electronics Incorporating FleX Silicon-on-Polymer ICs

Flexible Hybrid Electronics combine the best characteristics of printed electronics and silicon ICs to create high performance, ultra-thin, physically flexible systems. New static and dynamic tests are being developed to evaluate the performance of these systems. Dynamic radius of curvature and torsional test results are presented for a flexible hybrid electronics system with a FleX Silicon-on-Polymer operational amplifier manufactured in an 180nm CMOS process with 4-levels of metal interconnect mounted on a PET substrate.

Credits: American Semiconductor

Influence of Flexibility of the Interconnects on the Dynamic Bending Reliability of Flexible Hybrid Electronics

The growing interest towards thinner and conformable electronic systems has attracted significant attention towards flexible hybrid electronics (FHE). Thin chip-foil packages fabricated by integrating ultra-thin monocrystalline silicon integrated circuits (ICs) on/in flexible foils have the potential to deliver high performance electrical functionalities at very low power requirements while being mechanically flexible.

Credits: Fraunhofer EMFT

Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Direct Interfacing of Soft and Hard Electronics for Wearable Health Monitoring

The interfacing of soft and hard electronics is a key challenge for flexible hybrid electronics. Currently, a multisubstrate approach is employed, where soft and hard devices are fabricated or assembled on separate substrates, and bonded or interfaced using connectors; this hinders the flexibility of the device and is prone to interconnect issues. Here, a single substrate interfacing approach is reported, where soft devices, i.e., sensors, are directly printed on Kapton polyimide substrates that are widely used for fabricating flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs).

Credits: University of California Berkeley

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EKRA E1 "Referencing in progress" too long -- Hi friend I have one EKRA-E1 down cause by show "Referencing progress" too long. Who can advise me to check and trouble shooting.

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Mid-Atlantic Advanced Learning Session on Failure Analysis, Technical Presentations and Live Q&A Panel Discussion; September 7th ��� 10th

The SMTA Capital Chapter, Carolinas Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter are excited to host their first ever tri-chapter event, Mid-Atlantic Advanced Learning Session - Failure is Never an Option, A Deep Dive into Failure Analysis.... | SMTA

STI Electronics, Inc.'s David Raby Gives Interview With C2C's Mike Konrad

STI Electronics, Inc. announced today C2C The Concept to Creation Podcast 8 releases the interview given by David Raby, President/CEO, to C2C's Mike Konrad.... | STI Electronics

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions to Feature High Reliability Solutions at SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum

The Assembly Division of MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a world leader in the production of electronics soldering and bonding materials, will exhibit at the SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum on Wednesday, August 25th at the Holiday Inn in Strongsville, Ohio.... | MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

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