Characterization of Flex to Printed Circuit Board Interconnections using Insertion Connectors

Christian Person 1, 2 Duc Nguyen 2 J Coupez 2, 1 Ph Minard D. Lohine Tong 3 P. Borel D Izoard
2 Lab-STICC_IMTA_MOM_DIM
Lab-STICC - Laboratoire des sciences et techniques de l'information, de la communication et de la connaissance
Abstract : Advanced internet and multimedia set-top boxes are today massively based on 4*4 MIMO systems, with multi-sub-bands standards (WIFI bands, LTE, Bluetooth,…). Interconnections between the numerous access ports of different radio chipsets mounted on a main PCB (Printed Circuit Board) and multiple antennas spatially distributed on the plastic casing become therefore a great challenge for cost and performances motivations. The flex technology, based on well-controlled and low cost process, brings new functionalities and opportunities for assembling subsystems , under compactness considerations, as well as electrical performances improvement. In this paper, we discuss about the characterisation of connectors used for flexible printed circuit to a main PCB interconnections. The choice of the connectors is a critical issue, and must be properly done considering both local ground and signal interconnections constraints. Simulation and measurements are performed up to 15Ghz covering WIFI bands.
Complete list of metadatas

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02114545
Contributor : Christian Person <>
Submitted on : Monday, April 29, 2019 - 5:06:33 PM
Last modification on : Friday, May 17, 2019 - 1:37:43 AM

File

 Restricted access
To satisfy the distribution rights of the publisher, the document is embargoed until : 2019-06-30

Please log in to resquest access to the document

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : hal-02114545, version 1

Citation

Christian Person, Duc Nguyen, J Coupez, Ph Minard, D. Lohine Tong, et al.. Characterization of Flex to Printed Circuit Board Interconnections using Insertion Connectors. 2018 13th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC), Sep 2018, Madrid, France. pp.377-380. ⟨hal-02114545⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

5