Smoltek patent No. 69 now granted

Smoltek’s IP foot­print relat­ing to inter­posers keeps grow­ing. This new Chi­nese patent is cov­er­ing CNF-MIM capac­i­tor appli­ca­tions on inter­posers. This also brings our patent port­fo­lio to now com­prise 69 grant­ed patents.

Smoltek’s patent pro­tect­ed con­cepts around inter­posers are built on the need to improve cir­cuit per­for­mance by enabling smarter, com­pact ener­gy stor­age devices which in turn can enable more effi­cient pow­er man­age­ment solutions.

This par­tic­u­lar patent belongs to our patent fam­i­ly that cov­ers the company’s CNF-MIM capac­i­tor tech­nol­o­gy and var­i­ous use cas­es for the same, pri­mar­i­ly in the field of inter­posers for advanced pack­ag­ing and het­eroge­nous inte­gra­tion of semiconductors.

The inven­tion as such facil­i­tates inte­gra­tion of extreme­ly thin sol­id-state devices, such as CNF-MIM capac­i­tors, where the main advan­tage is that the ener­gy stor­ing devices can be placed clos­er to the inter­con­nec­tion points and pow­er rails of the active chip, thus enabling more effi­cient pow­er man­age­ment solu­tions for the whole circuit.

Minia­tur­ized or com­pact ener­gy stor­age devices e.g. capac­i­tors are in high demand in the field of today’s advanced pack­ag­ing archi­tec­tures for inte­grat­ed cir­cuits, for exam­ple com­mon­ly used for micro­proces­sors and oth­er het­ero­ge­neous­ly inte­grat­ed semiconductors.

Smoltek’s patent port­fo­lio now glob­al­ly com­pris­es 69 grant­ed patents. Read more about our IP and patents.

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Smoltek patent No. 71 now granted

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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.