Journal of Central South University

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 739–743 | Cite as

Fabrication of integrated resistors in printed circuit boards

  • Shou-guo Wang (王守国)Email author
  • Ching-yuen Chan (陈清远)


In order to utilize integrated passive technology in printed circuit boards (PCBs), manufacturing processing for integrated resistors by lamination method was investigated. Integrated resistors fabricated from Ohmega technologies in the experiment were 1 408 pieces per panel with four different patterns A, B, C and D and four resistance values of 25, 50, 75 and 100 Ω. Six panel per batch and four batches were performed totally. The testing was done for 960 pieces of integrated resistors randomly selected with the same size. The value distribution ranges and the relative standard deviation (RSD) show that the scatter degree of the resistance decreases with the resistor size increasing and/or with the resistance increasing. Patterns D with resistance of 75 and 100 Ω for four patterns have the resistance value variances less than 10%. Patterns C and D with resistance of 100 Ω have the manufacturing tolerance less than 10%. The process capabilities are from about 0.6 to 1.6 for the designed testing patterns, which shows that the integrated resistors fabricated have the potential to be used in multilayer PCBs in the future.

Key words

integrated resistors lamination method printed circuit boards integrated passive technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shou-guo Wang (王守国)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ching-yuen Chan (陈清远)
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information Science and TechnologyNorthwest UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Department of Industrial and Systems EngineeringThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong KongChina

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