Effect of ink organics on cambering of an Ag-metallized low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC)

  • Jayashri Bangali
  • Sunit Rane
  • Girish Phatak
  • Shashikala Gangal


Ceramic technology has had an important role in microelectronics since 1960s and ceramic seems to be a continuously developing, mature technology. Recently, development of low temperature co-fired ceramic technology (LTCC) has been geared up due to the huge demand of miniaturisation of electronic components. New materials are being developed for extending the demand of wide range of dielectric properties of LTCC, minimization of shrinkage, cambering of LTCC, high quality of conductors and patterning etc. This paper deals with formulation of silver conductor inks for LTCC and the effect of ink organics on the LTCC in particular to cambering/warpage, microstructure development were studied and presented.


Thick Film Sheet Resistance Glass Frit Organic Vehicle Silver Thick Film 



The authors are grateful to Mr. Vivek, Mr. Shrikant for their kind help in sample firing and cambering measurement and Mrs. Vijaya for Scanning Electron Microscopy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jayashri Bangali
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sunit Rane
    • 1
  • Girish Phatak
    • 1
  • Shashikala Gangal
    • 2
  1. 1.Thick Film Materials & Electronics Packaging DivisionCentre for Materials for Electronics Technology, PanchawatiPuneIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronic ScienceUniversity of PunePuneIndia

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