New 3M substrate enables Adhesiveless LED chip package.

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AUSTIN, TX -- 3M Electronics Materials launched a copper-polyimide substrate designed to hold LED chips without adhesive. In the new design, the LED chip sits directly on top of a large copper conduit area held by a polyimide frame. An alternative to ceramic substrates, the substrate is constructed of copper and polyimide, and is said to meet the electrical and thermal performance required of high-power LED chips. It comes in tray-and-reel format.

"LED chip manufacturers now have an alternative to ceramic substrates," said Terry Noronha, global business manager, 3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division. "Not only does the...

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