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24th International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology. Concurrent Engineering in Electronic Packaging. ISSE 2001. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.01EX492)

5-9 May 2001

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  • 24th International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology. Concurrent Engineering in Electronic Packaging. ISSE 2001. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.01EX492)

    Publication Year: 2001
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  • Ink jet print head producing simulation and methods

    Publication Year: 2001
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    Summary form only given. The process for manufacturing a thin film resistor substrate is useful in fabricating an ink jet print head, wherein discontinuous strips of conductive material are initially patterned on the surface of a resistive layer. Thermal ink jet print heads play a dominant role in drop-on-demand print head technology. Improvements of efficiency and lifetime are an ongoing challeng... View full abstract»

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  • List of authors

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):0_12 - 0_11
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  • Design principles for modeling and simulations of microwave circuits

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):102 - 106
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    It has often proven difficult to simulate microwave and RF circuits accurately. This paper presents an easy method for modeling and simulation of nonlinear active microwave circuits using the Ansoft Serenade 8.0 Design Environment. Starting with some simple circuits (MESFET mixer circuits, GaAs BJT feedback microwave amplifier), the authors describe the main principles of simulating RF and microwa... View full abstract»

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  • Reproducibility investigations and different experiments with a new type of electronically-conducting-polymer based bipotentiostatic uric acid sensor

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):268 - 272
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    Reproducibility investigations and different experiments with a new type of electronically-conducting-polymer based bipotentiostatic uric acid sensor have been conducted. The sensor was constructed by using dodecyl sulfate doped poly-N-methyl-pyrrole for enzyme immobilization. This polymer film can incorporate the enzyme in one step during electropolymerisation. By the bipotentiostatic measuring m... View full abstract»

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  • Investigation on protective relays testing methods

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):243 - 247
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    This article describes some methods used in protective relay testing. Protective relays are a very important part of energy systems. Their purpose is to detect faults and switch circuit breakers in order to prevent the fault spreading to the nonaffected part of the power network. Modeling the energy system is necessary not only to test and evaluate the action of protective relays but also for pers... View full abstract»

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  • The computer aided design concept in the concurrent engineering context

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):97 - 101
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    Modern design concepts are focused on the product life-cycle, such that all the aspects of designed systems and their corresponding dependencies are considered. These conditions are fulfilled by the concurrent engineering (CE) approach, which creates a new context for design and management according to which the life-cycle design is performed by functional and disciplinary heterogeneous teams. Thi... View full abstract»

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  • Embedded passive components for MCM

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):73 - 77
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    MCMs often have a large number of passive components connected to a small number of active devices. Integration of passive components into the MCM substrate improves electrical properties and reliability, and also reduces the cost, size and weight of electronic systems. The embedded components are mostly used in MCM-D (thin film) and MCM-C (thick film) modules. The use of embedded elements for MCM... View full abstract»

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  • Application of sensor array and artificial neural network for discrimination and qualification of benzene and ethylbenzene

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):150 - 153
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    This paper describes a method for discrimination and quantification of benzene and ethylbenzene in different mixtures of these compounds. Data from Taguchi gas sensor arrays were obtained. A neural network was applied to sensor response analysis. The paper presents research on neural network application for quantitative analysis of organic solvent mixtures, revealing significant possibilities of i... View full abstract»

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  • Methodology of estimate reliability of highly reliable components by monitoring performance degradation

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):125 - 128
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    Degradation analysis is an important method of assessing the reliability of highly reliable components and especially microsystems. Its application constantly increases due to the continuous efforts to produce increasingly reliable electronic products. The presented methodology is an effective way to estimate the component's reliability by monitoring performance degradation. The main advantage is ... View full abstract»

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  • Fuzzy control of AC-DC converters supplying high precision DC drive systems

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):193 - 196
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    The paper describes an application of fuzzy set theory in a DC speed control system supplied by an AC-DC converter. The fuzzy control is used to linearize the external characteristics of the converter in discontinuous-conduction mode occurring at light load and/or high speed. The nonlinear characteristics in discontinuous-conduction mode affect the control loop gain. The solution is to linearize t... View full abstract»

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  • The concepts, methods and technics for the electronic testability implementation

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):263 - 267
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    The first part of the paper briefly describes the necessity of testability and the design-for-test concept. The testability problem is presented at the integrated circuit, printed circuit board layout and electronics module levels. In the second part, several very important strategies for testability development are proposed (in nine stages). As applications, testing practice problems are presente... View full abstract»

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  • A new methodology for using OrCAD applications on a network

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):238 - 242
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    Designing in a network environment is the most effective way to obtain the best results, but this design method is often difficult to organize when taking into account the network management problems imposed by the CAD environment used. This paper presents a new solution for implementing a network methodology for working with OrCAD in a multi-layer design team. The proposed methodology solves the ... View full abstract»

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  • Noise study on thick film resistors

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):175 - 177
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    Electronic noise is an important characteristic of any circuit. This paper describes a noise measurement method which is used to study some types of thick film resistors. In the framework of this study, we concentrate on comparative studies of the layer technology and use of different materials. The paper introduces the measurement method and shows some results for Ag and Cu based pastes along wit... View full abstract»

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  • High-speed and low-power electronic systems

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):92 - 96
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    The current tendency in the electronics industry is to realize systems that work at higher frequencies and consume smaller amounts of energy at the same time. Since the necessity of reducing the power consumption of an electronic device has become a fundamental problem, the authors have studied circuit optimization from this point of view. By using the constant additive model and the finite power ... View full abstract»

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  • New flip-chip assembly system for prototyping and process investigations

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):68 - 72
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    The flip-chip assembly technology and a new laboratory stand for investigation of FC bonding processes are presented. The prototype system was developed by Division of Precision and Electronic Product Technology in Institute of Precision and Biomedical Engineering of Warsaw University of Technology, in cooperation with Tele and Radio Research Institute in Warsaw. The new ideas of the system consis... View full abstract»

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  • Potentiality of LTCC for sensor applications

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):112 - 116
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    The potential of low temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) multilayer technology allows realization of different structures for sensor applications. Examples of sensors realised at the Department of Hybrid Microelectronics in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics at the Technical University in Kosice have shown the potential and development possibilities of LTCC for a wide field of th... View full abstract»

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  • An analogue behavioral macromodel construction

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):146 - 149
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    An analogue network macromodeling technique oriented towards functional-level simulation of analogue networks is presented. A class of nonlinear building blocks is introduced for macromodeling. The proposed macromodeling technique is accurate in terms of timing behavior and computationally efficient. An explicit algorithm to obtain the waveforms is used based on controlled sources and analog behav... View full abstract»

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  • Investigation of amorphous V2O5-P2O5 with different metallic contacts

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):121 - 124
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    Amorphous semiconductors applied in switching and memory techniques are, generally, chalcogenous glasses. Their main disadvantage consisted of a relatively low current density. Due to this fact, research has moved on to an amorphous substance, V2O5 -P2O5, with a low CuO dopant content (0.5 to 2.0%) that exhibited higher current density. The metal contact... View full abstract»

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  • Thermal absorption in surface mount assembly

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):289 - 292
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    Thermal phenomena studies in the case of surface mounted devices have two usual directions. Firstly, it is very important to know the thermal dissipation or heat transfer from devices to the user environment, and secondly, it is important to know the thermal absorption or heat transfer from the manufacturing environment to the components and assembly. The first direction offers criteria to fabrica... View full abstract»

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  • An investigation of thick-film resistor, fired at different temperatures, for strain sensors

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):32 - 36
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    Some commercial 10 kΩ/sq. thick-film resistors based on RuO 2, ruthenates or a mixture of RuO2 and ruthenates, were evaluated for strain gauge applications. The resistors were fired at different temperatures to determine the influence of firing temperature on the electrical characteristics. The conductive phase in the resistors was determined with X-ray powder-diffracti... View full abstract»

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  • Nonlinearity measurement of thin metal films

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):202 - 206
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    Investigation of nonlinearity of thin metal films, which have been manufactured by sputtering under various conditions in Ar, is the goal of this paper. The measurement of nonlinearity by CLTI equipment (Radiometer, Copenhagen) is described in detail and the measurement by the use of a new measuring method, which is based on intermodulation distortion, is presented too. Measured values of nonlinea... View full abstract»

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  • Electronic module for small hydroelectric power plant

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):183 - 185
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    Modern automation control systems of small hydroelectric power plants provide a constant frequency on the network. This regularization is achieved through positioning of the hydraulic director device that controls both water flow and electric machine speed. In order to control positioning of the director device, a high performance electro-hydraulic system is used. It contains a hydraulic cylinder,... View full abstract»

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  • Autonomous system for real time air pollution monitoring using semiconductor toxic gas sensors

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):233 - 237
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    The measurement concentration range of SnO2 semiconductor sensors for toxic and flammable gases (TGS) was extended for use in air pollution monitoring. A real time autonomous system for air pollution monitoring (NH3, CO, R113 and R22 freons) using TGS sensors and an 80C552 INTEL microcontroller for data acquisition and management was tested. The air pollution concentrations m... View full abstract»

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  • Computer based education and evaluation in the field of electronic components

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):302 - 305
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    The explosive development of information technology opens new perspectives in electronic packaging education and evaluation, eliminating the routine from the teacher's job and helping him to focus on the principles. As part of the continuous activity of improving the education level, the authors' team had successfully developed, tested and used a flexible software platform for training and evaluat... View full abstract»

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