February 2, 2012 – BUSINESS WIRE — 3M launched a high-capacitance Embedded Capacitance Material (ECM), targeting improved power integrity and reduced electromagnetic interference (EMI) for small form factor computer hardware, high-performance RF boards, microphones, integrated circuit (IC) packaging, and consumer electronics. The ECM material contributes to hi-fidelity signals, high-signal-to-noise ratio in radio frequencies, and higher speed digital signals.
Previous 3M ECM versions have a maximum capacitance density of approximately 10nF/inch2. The 3M ECM High-Capacitance Density products offer a 20-40nF/inch2 capacitance density range. The ECM material is halogen-free and RoHS compliant.
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The material matches the needs of increased fidelity and rapid miniaturization in electronic devices, said Abhay Joshi, global business development manager, 3M Electronic Solutions Division, Interconnect Business.