Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Dave.Dykstra
User Rank
Author
re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
Dave.Dykstra   5/23/2012 7:04:00 PM
NO RATINGS
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
User Rank
Author
re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
RockZ   5/24/2012 12:57:15 AM
NO RATINGS
I wonder how many of the 6.5B units made it to aviation/military/automotive applications?

wilber_xbox
User Rank
Author
re: TI says copper wire bonding momentum growing
wilber_xbox   5/26/2012 6:06:46 PM
NO RATINGS
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.



Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...