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Smoltek patent No. 54 now granted

Smoltek is award­ed a new patent. This US patent is the first of a patent fam­i­ly in the direc­tion of CNF-MIM capac­i­tor appli­ca­tions on inter­posers. This brings our IP port­fo­lio now to con­sists of 54 grant­ed patents.

“This is the first grant­ed patent from our sec­ond wave of patent fil­ings that is pro­tect­ing our CNF-MIM capac­i­tor tech­nol­o­gy and var­i­ous use cas­es for the same, pri­mar­i­ly in the semi­con­duc­tor and elec­tron­ics spaces”, says Dr Shafiq Kabir, Founder and Chief Inno­va­tion Offi­cer at Smoltek.

Inter­posers are fre­quent­ly used in today’s advanced pack­ag­ing archi­tec­tures for inte­grat­ed cir­cuits, for exam­ple com­mon­ly used for proces­sors. The present patent­ed con­cepts are built on the need to improve cir­cuit per­for­mance by smarter inte­gra­tion of func­tion­al ele­ments to the interposer.

Our inven­tions facil­i­tate such inte­gra­tion of extreme­ly low-pro­file sol­id state ener­gy stor­age devices such as CNF-MIM capac­i­tors, clos­er to the con­nec­tion points and pow­er rails of the active chips. CNF-MIM offers industry’s small­est form­fac­tor for inte­grat­ed high-per­for­mance capac­i­tors, this by pro­vid­ing very high capac­i­tance per area at a frag­ment of height com­pared with today’s technologies.

Dr Shafiq Kabir con­cludes: “This new patent grant has arrived in per­fect time with respect to the industry’s need for new solu­tions for its advanced cir­cuit archi­tec­tures. It is reward­ing to wit­ness that that our R&D and IP pro­tec­tion schemes are well aligned and togeth­er pro­vide new dis­rup­tive solu­tions to prob­lems that tra­di­tion­al tech­nolo­gies can­not address.”

Smoltek’s patent port­fo­lio now glob­al­ly com­pris­es 54 grant­ed patents. Read more about our IP and patents.

Fig­ure: exam­ple embod­i­ment – expand­ed view of inter­pos­er assembly

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