Are Embedded Passives Ready for Prime Time?

Vardaman, E. Jan
July 2003
Circuits Assembly;Jul2003, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p12
Trade Publication
Along with the demand for cost savings and size reduction in electronics components has come the demand for embedded passives in organic substrates. Embedded passives in ceramics have made this technology a lasting choice for many applications, but laminate technology has been elusive. Among the Japanese companies that have developed laminate boards or IC package substrates with embedded passives are Clover Electronics, CMK, DT Circuit Technology, Fujitsu Interconnect Technologies, Ibiden, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Mitsubishi Electric and Shinko Electric.


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