Providing a description of design considerations from the user's viewpoint, this detailed reference discusses the materials used in manufacturing hybrid assemblies and multichip modules - illustrating how these products are created for a wide range of applications.;Examining the current state of hybrid assembly technology, Hybrid Assemblies and Multichip Modules: provides a thorough overview of substrate materials and metals used for conductors, addressing multilayer materials and overglazes; explicates design considerations such as circuit layout, component placement, thermal management and interface problems; clarifies the manufacturing techniques used for multi-layer thick-film circuits and multilayer substrates; and explains soldering and other attachment methods for discrete components.;Focusing primarily on electronic assemblies that use ceramic substrates, Hybrid Assemblies and Multichip Modules should serve as a comprehensive resource for manufacturing, electrical and electronics, and automotive engineers; manufacturing managers; hybrid assembly designers; hybrid assembly users; printed circuit designers, fabricators and users; and graduate-level students in manufacturing engineering and electronic packaging courses.
Table of Contents
An overview of hybrid assemblies; design and development of hybrid assemblies; ceramic substrates; thick-film and thin-film circuits; screened passive components; surface-mount components; interconnection technologies; component placement and soldering; testing methods; coating, encapsulating and marking; installing and using the hybrid assembly; quality assessment of hybrid assemblies; microchip modules.