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Trans-Tech: Perspectives on the Development Process for New Microwave Dielectric and Magnetic Ceramics

  • Michael D. HillEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 224)

Abstract

Trans-Tech is a company, specializing in the manufacture of ceramic dielectric and magnetic components to support the wireless communication infrastructure business. The company has about 200 employees and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions Inc. Trans-Tech’s products are developed internally and this chapter focuses on the process of that development from using scientific concepts to invent the material and put it into production. Emphasis is placed on specific case studies for dielectric and magnetic materials, the necessity of designing and adapting to raw material price fluctuations and the importance parallel activities in intellectual property development.

Keywords

Dielectric Constant Yttrium Iron Garnet Original Equipment Manufacturer Hexagonal Ferrite Transverse Magnetic Mode 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The author wishes to acknowledge the valuable discussions with Dave Cruickshank, Dan Tipsord, and Mark Wolf of Trans-Tech as well as the synthesis and measurements gifts of Connie Griffith and Jeff Shunkwiler (also of Trans-Tech) and of Davin Phelps (DuPont).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research and DevelopmentTrans-Tech Inc. (Division of Skyworks Solutions Inc.)AdamstownUSA

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