Anisotropically Conductive Adhesives/Films (ACA/ACF)



Anisotropic conductive adhesives (ACAs) or anisotropic conductive films (ACFs) are generally composed of polymer-based matrix with conductive fillers such as metallic particles or metal-coated polymer spheres. ACAs/ACFs provide unidirectional electrical conductivity in the vertical or Z-axis. This directional conductivity is achieved by using a relatively low-volume loading of conductive filler (5–20 volume percent) [1-3].


Solder Joint Conductive Filler Conductive Adhesive Conductive Particle Anisotropic Conductive Film 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Henkel Loctite (China) Co. Ltd.ChandlerPeople’s Republic China

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