In this field, advanced ceramics are sought for their properties that are able to meet the following specific requirements:
Low dielectric losses
High thermal conductivity
Low coefficient of expansion
Applications / Constraints
The electronics sector is vast: power electronics, micro-electronics, electrical connectors, manufacture of semi-conductors, assembly machinery and hybrid circuit test machinery, etc.
Common applications for advanced ceramics are: high-voltage insulation for electronic tubes, substrates for hybrid circuits, insulation for electrical connectors, ferrules, fibre optic supports, hermetic enclosures, etc.