Polymers in Electronics
Keith Cousins, Rapra Market Report, Smithers Rapra Ltd., Shawbury, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK, 2006, 120 p., EUR 480.00, ISBN 1-84735-006-2
This report seeks to provide an overview of the varied use of polymers in the manufacture of electronic components. It contents a useful executive summary, which is followed by an extensive review of materials and properties and an overview of European electronic component markets. The authors further analysis some key trends and developments like bluetooth technology, supercapacitors, solar cells or flat panel. Company profiles of the major players (from Arkema to Victrex) and an outlook in the future which covers e.g. optical applications and superconducting plastics complete the volume.