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Do you Understand the Rogers AD1000 Laminates?

The Rogers AD1000 has become pretty popular in the market due to the many features that make it unique. Features such as woven glass reinforcement and signal integrity make it pretty useful in the tech world. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg as to what the Rogers AD1000 entails. So what marvelous make up the Rogers AD1000? And is it worth trying out?

About the Rogers AD1000

The Rogers AD1000 is a substrate laminate whose dielectric constant is pretty high. The substrate allows circuit miniaturization, making the Rogers AD1000 more efficient than the traditional materials, which had low loss. Rogers AD1000 substrates are especially great for:

  • Power filters
  • The Power amplifiers
  • Power coupler
  • Other components which utilize low impedance

The Rogers AD1000 is reinforced using woven glass, which makes it have:

  • Greater mechanical robustness and
  • Dimensional stability

It also has pretty large panels, which are great for “multiple-circuits per panel” assembly.

The Rogers AD1000 is a soft substrate, which means that if you apply vibrational stress onto it, it becomes relatively insensitive. However, this unique feature lets manufacturers make miniaturized circuitry, excluding:

  • Special handling and,
  • Complicated processing

These two features are necessary when dealing with other ceramic hydrocarbon materials. However, when dealing with the Rogers AD1000, you do not have to consider them.

You can utilize the Rogers AD1000 in processes that utilize standard PTFE PCB substrates.

The Rogers AD1000 has a Z-axis thermal expansion that is pretty low; this improves its reliability in terms of plated THT (through-hole). In addition, its X-Y thermal expansion is also low, making this laminate a perfect match for ceramic chip carriers.

Features of the Rogers AD1000

The Rogers AD1000 substrate bears the following features:

  1. The moisture absorption rate of the Rogers AD1000 is pretty low
  2. It is reinforced using woven glass, which improves its stability
  3. The thermal stability of these laminates falls under the “best-in-class” category
  4. They have a high copper peel strength which allows for pretty thin etched lines (per width)
  5. These substrates have a low insertion loss variation available
  6. They also have a large panel size variation (usually panels that are larger than the standard panels)
  7. These substrates have a great CTE value which makes them pretty reliable PTH and ceramic attachments

Benefits of utilizing the Rogers AD1000

If you choose to utilize the Rogers AD1000, then you will be getting the following benefits:

  1. These substrates have heat management and dissipation
  2. They have incredible dimensional stability (when you compare them to other substrates)
  3. They are lightweight due to circuit miniaturization
  4. The signal integrity of these substrates is pretty high due to the component that makes up the Rogers AD1000
  5. These substrates maintain their low loss feature even when you place them in an environment that is high in humidity
  6. And lastly, they are cost-effective as per the boards:
  7. Processing and
  8. Layout

Typical applications of the Rogers AD1000

You can apply the Rogers AD1000 substrate in the following areas:

  1. Radar surveillance that is based on the ground
  2. In miniaturized patch and circuitry antennas
  3. To make amplifiers that have low noise
  4. In power amplifier
  5. To create systems that detect and provide information that helps avoid aircraft collision
  6. In manifolds and radar modules

Typical properties of the Rogers AD1000

The Rogers AD1000 bears the following properties:

Electrical Properties of the Rogers AD1000

Dielectric constant – The Rogers AD1000 bears the following dielectric constant:

  • At 10 GHz, it stands at 10.20

Dissipation factor – The Rogers AD1000 has the following dissipation factor:

  • At 10 GHz, it stands at 0.0023

Temperature coefficient of dielectric – The Rogers AD1000 has the following dielectric temperature coefficients:

  • At 10 GHz and a temperature range of -40 to 1500C, the temperature coefficient of dielectric of the Rogers AD1000 stands at -380 ppm/0C

Volume resistivity – The volume resistivity of the Rogers AD1000 is as follows:

  • 1.40 x 109MΩ (C96/35/90)
  • 5.36 x 107MΩ (E24/125)

Surface resistivity – as per volume resistivity, the Rogers AD1000 takes on the following values:

  • 1.80 x 109MΩ (C96/35/90)
  • 3.16 x 108MΩ (E24/125)

Electrical strength – The electrical strength of the Rogers AD1000 substrate stands at:

  • 622 (24.5) Volts/mil (kV/mm)

Dielectric breakdownThe dielectric breakdown of the Rogers AD1000 is:

  • >45kV

Arc Resistance – Rogers AD1000 substrates have an arc resistance that is:

  • >180 sec

Thermal properties of the Rogers AD1000

The Rogers AD1000 bears the following thermal properties:

Decomposition temperature – The decomposition temperature of the Rogers AD1000 is as follows:

  • At the initial stages, the decomposition temperature is >5000C
  • At 5%, the decomposition temperature is still >5000C

T260 – Rogers AD1000 substrates have a T260 value that is:

  • >60 min

T288 – The T288 of the Rogers AD1000 substrates is:

  • >60 min

T300 – The T300 of the Rogers AD1000 is:

  • >60

Thermal expansion – The Rogers AD1000 bears the following thermal expansion values:

  • At a temperature range of 50 – 1500C and CTE (x,y), the thermal expansion of the Rogers AD1000 substrate is 8,10 pmm/0C
  • At a temperature range of 50 – 1500C and CTE (z), the thermal expansion of the Rogers AD1000 goes up to 20ppm/0C

Mechanical properties of the Rogers AD1000

The Rogers AD1000 bears the following mechanical properties:

Peel strength to copper – The Rogers AD1000 has the following peel strength to copper:

  • After Thermal stress, the peel strength to copper of the Rogers AD1000 is >12 (2.1) lb/in
  • At high temperature (1500C), the peel strength to copper of the Rogers AD1000 is 13.6 (2.4) lb/in

Young’s modulus – The Rogers AD1000 has the following young’s modulus:

  • 200 (1.38) kpsi (MPa)

Flexure strength – The Rogers AD1000 has the following flexure strength:

  • 9.97/7.5 kpsi

Tensile strength – Rogers AD1000 substrates have the following tensile strength:

  • 5.1/4.3 kpsi

Compressive modulus – The compressive modulus of the Rogers AD1000 is:

  • >425kpsi

Poisson’s ratio – The Poisson’s ratio of the Rogers AD1000 is:

  • 0.16

Physical properties of the Rogers AD1000

Rogers AD1000 substrates have the following physical properties:

Water absorption – Rogers AD1000 absorb water at a pretty low rate of:

  • 0.03%

Density, ambient – Rogers AD1000 substrates have a density of:

  • 3.20 g/cm3

Thermal conductivity – The thermal conductivity of the Rogers AD1000 is:

  • 0.81 W/mK

Flammability – As per flammability, the Rogers AD1000 substrate:

  • Meets V0 class

Nasa Outgassing – The Rogers AD1000 has the following NASA outgassing :

  • Total mass loss has a NASA outgoing value of 0.01%
  • On the other hand, the NASA outgoing of collected volatiles stands at 0.00%
  • Water vapor recovered has a NASA outgoing of 0.00 % too

Conclusion

The Rogers AD1000 substrate provides a miniaturized circuit solution which is crucial in the modern world. It also offers high stability, signal integrity, and so on, as we have seen earlier on. All these features make this substrate great to utilize. So, if you are looking for a substrate to laminate your PCB, look no further because the Rogers AD1000 has got you.