Miniaturization of printed circuit board revolutionizes mobile communications
The growing functional range of smartphones, digital cameras and tablets requires a high level of integration density in the semi-conductor field and the miniaturization of electronic modules.
Until now, the use of faster microchips was virtually impossible due to increased heat generation. This problem can now be resolved by integrating the microchips within the flat module (embedded technology). This means that the use of chip carriers in connection technology is a thing of the past.
"The patented AXON OXIjet® process is a milestone in the development of mobile communications. The scope of functions of mobile end-user units largely depends on micro-conductor technology and the miniaturization of contact surfaces." explains Marcus Lang, Technical Manager at AKON GmbH.
The H2O2 process used so far has the disadvantage of having a very broad process window which results in an unstable and hard-to-control etching process. This has a negative effect on the etching quality of the structures to be formed. This causes a high production scrap rate. The OXIjet® process enables a really small process window and accurate metering of the etching solution. The positive effects on the surface structure of the traces can be seen in the steepness of the etched flanks, finer structures and increased signal quality.
The decisive factor is the ground-breaking development of the AXON OXIjet® process, which revolutionizes the manufacture of printed circuit boards.
In the manufacture of printed circuit boards, the conducting structures are etched onto a copper surface in a complex and expensive process. Up to now, liters of the dangerous material hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) were used in these etching processes. The problem is this: Hydrogen peroxide is a very strong oxidation agent which increases the risk of fire and can cause severe damage to the eyes and irritation to the skin. It is also toxic.
It is precisely here that the AKON OXIjet® technology is setting new standards, because this flammable toxic material is replaced by ozone (O3) that is generated "in situ". The prize-winning process generates ozone from ambient air using a generator. The ozone is introduced into the production cycle directly at the point it is required (in situ). The volume of ozone generated in this way is of the order of a few grams. Excess ozone is converted to oxygen in a catalytic converter and then discharged back into the air. The critical and expensive handling of the toxic material hydrogen peroxide is completely eliminated.
"In the electronics industry alone, an annual saving of over 15 million liters of dangerous hydrogen peroxide can be made." explains Marcus Lang.
"Using this process not only protects the environment but also offers the electronics industry a quantum leap in the reduction in the surface area of printed circuit boards in series production. New developments that so far have been unthinkable will now become possible. Increasing the pack density makes electronic modules faster and more powerful. Developers and programmers are able to set out upon entirely new paths to create new generations of equipment." adds Managing Director Wolfgang Dambacher.
Being a very innovative company AKON developed several patented processes and components for the automotive and electrical industry
The AKON systems provide a tremendous increase in quality. Furthermore the industrial processes are improved with respect to the environment, the health and the safety. All this you can achieve at a reasonable price.
For these reasons AKON is the winner of the 9th German Hazard Protection Award honouring the innovative OXIjet technology that protects the employees.
Tel: +49 (0)7363 / 954 958-0
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Miniaturization of printed circuit board revolutionizes mobile communications here
News-ID: 260509 • Views: 63372
More Releases from AKON GmbH
Miniaturization of etched structures for mobile communications
The AKON OXIjet® technology is setting new standards, because the flammable toxic hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is replaced by ozone (O3) that is generated "in situ". The new etching process improves the production procedure at several levels: It reduces the danger of injury for employees, it is easier to use, and it considerably increases the quality of printed circuit boards. The patented process permits the production of traces with a width
More Releases for Marcus
Marcus Evan Reimagining the Future of Mixed Use Development
Marcus Evans proudly presents the 4th Annual Mixed Use Developments conference which will take place on 18th – 20th July 2018 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. Happening for the fourth time this year, the three days conference will be featuring experts exploring ways to best integrate the property components, spaces, transit as well as nature. One of the speakers, Robert Brodeth Senior Associate Director Ong & Ong, Singapore shared the
Marcus Evans Brings Together Experts to Redefine Strategic Road Networks
Jointly organised with International Road Federation, marcus evans proudly presents 4th Annual Roads & Highways conference happening from 19th to 21st April 2018 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. The conference aiming to provide a better understanding of the challenges, opportunities and risks related to infrastructure investment, how to integrate technical knowledge for the effective implementation and execution large scale projects. One of the speaker at the event shared insights on
Oxidized PE Wax Market 2017 -BASF, Zellwax, Alpha Wax, Honeywell, Marcus
Apex Research, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the "Oxidized PE Wax Market" across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of "Oxidized PE Wax Market" from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Oxidized PE Wax industry, and estimates the future trend of Oxidized
Marcus Evans Brings in Experts to Reshape the Future of Africa
Marcus Evans proudly presents the 2nd Annual GRC Africa happening in Cape Town, South Africa from 10th – 12th July 2017. The conference will be bringing highly experience industry experts, world renowned thought leaders and an award winning trainer who are coming together under one platform to share and debate latest insights related to government, risk and compliance. The conference will be featuring experts exploiting application of data analytics and technology
Other Edition Presents Industrie Magazine Issue 3 - Look! It's Mert & Marcus
The third issue of this fashion world ode to itself devotes substantial space to two thematic compendiums of articles and interviews. The first, The Young Guns, as the name suggests, is an extensive series of short punchy articles on the rising stars of the international luxury fashion scene. From the make-up artists and hair stylists to designers and photographers making waves in the upper echelons of high fashion, it’s essential
Marcus Englert joins media and telecommunications consultancy Solon Management C …
Munich, 6 May 2010: Dr. Marcus Englert, age 44, will become Associate Partner at Solon Management Consulting as of the 1st of August 2010. Until the end of April, he was Chief New Media Officer at ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. Marcus Englert will strengthen Solon in its Europe-wide media and telecommunications consultancy activities while maintaining his engagement as an investor and a partner for a fund focusing on media and technology. As Chief