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Submission + - SPAM: Air Insulation coming to PCB

cgpirre writes: PORTLAND, Ore.—The holy grail of low-k dielectrics—air-gap interconnections—will migrate from chip-level to board-level, according to the Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC), a technology research consortium based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Ultra-low capacitance air-gaps on printed circuit boards—along with new solder-less copper connections—will allow higher frequency operation while simultaneously lowering power requirements, according to SRC's Focus Center research program and the Georgia Institute of Technology .

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Adding features does not necessarily increase functionality -- it just makes the manuals thicker.