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Dave.Dykstra
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re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
Dave.Dykstra   5/23/2012 7:04:00 PM
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More options to help us move from the use of more precious metals are greatly needed so this one is very welcome. And since it has some apparent cost benefit (just how much is not given in the article), the end result should hopefully be some economic benefit all the way through the chain to the consumer.

RockZ
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re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
RockZ   5/24/2012 12:57:15 AM
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I wonder how many of the 6.5B units made it to aviation/military/automotive applications?

wilber_xbox
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re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
wilber_xbox   5/26/2012 6:06:46 PM
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i think that i share the same opinion that what percentage of the copper wire bond went to mission critical chips and high performance chips given the advantages specified in here of Cu over Au.



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