Smoltek patent No. 56 now granted

Smoltek is award­ed a new patent. This Kore­an patent is the sec­ond of a patent fam­i­ly in the direc­tion of CNF-MIM based com­pact ener­gy stor­age inter­posers. This means that our patent port­fo­lio now com­pris­es 56 grant­ed patents.

“This is the sec­ond grant­ed patent from our sec­ond wave of patent fil­ings that pro­tect 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 micro­proces­sors. The present patent­ed con­cepts are built on the need to improve cir­cuit per­for­mance by enabling a com­pact ener­gy stor­age interposer.

Smoltek’s 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:

“We are now wit­ness­ing the first grant­ed patents relat­ed to CNF-MIM in inter­pos­er appli­ca­tions, and this is hap­pen­ing in line with indus­tri­al needs. We are con­stant­ly striv­ing for R&D and IP pro­tec­tion schemes that bring new dis­rup­tive solu­tions to prob­lems that tra­di­tion­al tech­nolo­gies can­not address efficiently.”

Smoltek’s patent port­fo­lio now glob­al­ly com­pris­es 56 grant­ed patents. Read more about our IP and patents.

Image: Shafiq Kabir, CIO at Smoltek

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