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Rogers Corporation will exhibit at DesignCon in Santa Clara, CA (booth #614) highlighting some of its high-performance circuit materials. DesignCon is a premiere event for electronic design engineers working on circuit and system levels held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, February 1-2.
John Coonrod, Technical Marketing Manager, will be presenting “Overview of PCB Fabrication Influences on RF Performance for Millimeter-Wave Radar” on February 1 at 8:00 a.m. in ballroom C during the Drive World – Advanced Automotive track.
Some of the products being featured at the Rogers booth include:
Radix™ 3D Printable Dielectrics family of products is the first available material featuring a dielectric constant of 2.8 and low loss characteristics at microwave frequencies. These printable dielectric materials give radio frequency (RF) designers unprecedented design freedom in creating new components, eliminating the need to consider typical manufacturing design constraints.
Radix3D Printable Dielectrics are proprietary composite materials designed for Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printing, enabling a scalable, high-resolution printing process for end-use RF dielectric component manufacturing. Rogers Corporation’s first Radix 3D Printable Dielectric material has a targeted dielectric constant of 2.8 and a dissipation factor of 0.0043 at 10 GHz when cured.
Rogers Kappa® 438 laminates are now available in 10 mil. Designed using a glass reinforced hydrocarbon ceramic system that offers superior high frequency performance and low-cost circuit fabrication results in a low loss material which can be fabricated using standard epoxy/glass (FR-4) processes. Kappa 438 laminates also have the UL 94 V-0 flame retardant rating and are lead free solder process compatible. Standard thicknesses include 10, 20, 30, 40 and 60 mil.
SpeedWave® 300P Ultra-Low Loss Prepreg. With the increasing need for stackup flexibility in high layer count designs for 5G mmWave, high resolution 77 GHz automotive radar, aerospace & defense and high speed digital designs, SpeedWave 300P prepreg offers a broad range of competitively priced high performance options for the circuit designer. SpeedWave 300P prepreg can be used to bond a variety of Rogers’ materials including XtremeSpeed™ RO1200™, CLTE-MW™, and RO4000® series laminates.
This prepreg system offers a low dielectric constant of 3.0 – 3.3 and a low dissipation factor of 0.0019 – 0.0022 at 10 GHz with stable performance over a broad frequency range. This material is offered in multiple spread and open weave glass styles and resin content combinations to maximize stackup options.
COOLSPAN Thermally & Electrically Conductive Adhesive (TECA) is a thermosetting, epoxy based, silver filled adhesive film used in bonding high power circuit boards and has a storage life of up to 12 months from date of manufacture. COOLSPAN films provide a convenient and reliable approach to bond high power circuit boards, heavy metal back-planes, heat sink coins and RF module housings. This approach overcomes voiding and flow issues that are problematic for sweat soldering and dispensed adhesive approaches. COOLSPAN TECA films can be tack soldered in a fixture, ensuring accurate registration. This is followed by a tooled thermal cure or PCB press cycle.