Challenging the Future

Ways Towards Sustainable Green Electronics
  • Jutta Müller
  • Otmar Deubzer
  • Hansjörg Griese
  • Harald Pötter
  • Herbert Reichl

Abstract

Microelectronics, on the surface, appears as a clean high technology industry, which creates benefits for mankind. It is estimated that the worldwide sales of electronic products in 1998 was over 1 trillion U.S. dollars. The electronics industry is therefore perceived as a very successful industry. This success, however, takes the electronics industry to the environmental limits: the increased electronic devices require increased resources and the growing amounts of emissions and waste from electronic devices burden the environment.

Keywords

Biomass Nickel Dust Sludge Cadmium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jutta Müller
    • 1
  • Otmar Deubzer
    • 1
  • Hansjörg Griese
    • 1
  • Harald Pötter
    • 1
  • Herbert Reichl
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institut Zuverlässigkeit und MikrointegrationUSA

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