Review of LTCC technology for millimeter waves and photonics

Markku Lahti, Kari Kautio, Mikko Karppinen, Kimmo Keränen, Jyrki Ollila, Pentti Karioja


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. has developed and utilized Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic (LTCC) technology for about 25 years. This paper presents our activities related to photonics and millimetre-waves, including also a relevant literature survey. First a short summary of the technology is given. Especially, the unique features of LTCC technology are described in more details. In addition, several examples have been given to show the validity of LTCC technology in these high-performance fields.

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