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Smoltek presents ultra-thin capacitors together with Yageo

The group com­pa­ny Smoltek Semi will togeth­er with, the col­lab­o­ra­tion part­ner, Yageo present the first planned joint prod­uct tech­nol­o­gy – ultra-thin decou­pling capac­i­tors for mobile phones – at the largest Euro­pean elec­tron­ic event next week. 

Elec­tron­i­ca 2022 and SEMICON Europe are held in Munich, Ger­many, 15–18 Novem­ber. This is the first time they are co-locat­ed, and togeth­er they form the largest event and trade fair for elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ers in Europe. Smoltek will par­tic­i­pate togeth­er with Yageo, and present the two company’s joint col­lab­o­ra­tion for indus­tri­al­iz­ing and com­mer­cial­iz­ing ultra-thin capac­i­tors that can be placed clos­er to the appli­ca­tion proces­sor in mobile phones.

“By par­tic­i­pat­ing at this event togeth­er with our col­lab­o­ra­tion part­ner Yageo, we are able to increase the aware­ness of Smoltek’s rev­o­lu­tion­iz­ing nan­otech­nol­o­gy plat­form and our upcom­ing joint prod­uct fam­i­ly of ultra-thin capacitors.”

Håkan Pers­son, CEO of Smoltek

The goal of the col­lab­o­ra­tion is to com­mer­cial­ize Smoltek’s tech­nol­o­gy by inte­grat­ing the CNF-MIM (car­bon nanofiber capac­i­tor) tech­nol­o­gy into Yageos’s prod­uct flow and mar­ket­ing chan­nels. This cre­ates an opti­mal way to mar­ket, mass pro­duc­tion and a glob­al sales net­work, while the capac­i­tor tech­nol­o­gy is at the same time intro­duced to addi­tion­al semi­con­duc­tor man­u­fac­tur­ers, which strength­ens Smoltek’s posi­tion and oppor­tu­ni­ties to ini­ti­ate more com­mer­cial part­ner­ships based on the company’s tech­nol­o­gy platform.

“This part­ner­ship is an excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ty to com­mer­cial­ize a new tech­nol­o­gy that will be used in capac­i­tors for appli­ca­tions where space is at a pre­mi­um and high capac­i­tance den­si­ty is required.” 

Dr. Philip Less­ner, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent of Yageo group

“By ini­ti­at­ing con­ver­sa­tions with poten­tial cus­tomers already at the cur­rent stage, we can ensure that the first prod­uct, for which we plan to be able to accept vol­ume orders by the end of 2024, has an opti­mal design and per­for­mance in line with mar­ket demands. It is also clear that Yageo shares our strong con­fi­dence in Smoltek’s tech­nol­o­gy plat­form, and that we togeth­er have excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ties to claim a sig­nif­i­cant share of a glob­al bil­lion-dol­lar market.”

Håkan Pers­son

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