Alpha's Rahul Raut to Speak on Opportunities for Graphene in the Electronics Industry at IDTechEx Show


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Alpha Assembly Solutions is participating in the IDTechEx Show taking place on November 15–16 in Santa Clara, California. Alpha will be exhibiting jointly with MacDermid Performance Solutions at Booth I15.

Rahul Raut, Director of Strategy & Technology Acquisition for Alpha, was invited as a guest speaker to present on opportunities for graphene in the electronics industry. His presentation will discuss the major opportunities and challenges for graphene-based products in real-world applications and then highlight methods that have been developed through collaboration with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester that will help overcome these challenges.

"Currently, one major challenge is the ability to produce high quality graphene engineered or tailored for specific applications, in a scalable high-volume manufacturing (HVM) method," said Rahul Raut. "Alpha's work with NGI has led to the development of a HVM capable synthesis method that engineers large size graphene flakes which, when made from this process, possess a unique combination of properties that make them suitable for use in electronic materials and other related applications."

Alpha's exhibit will include the ALPHA Graphene Portfolio consisting of inks, pastes and foils, in addition to ALPHA Products for Flexible, Formable and Printed Electronics, such as Silver, Carbon and Dielectric inks and Low-temperature solder pastes.

About IDTechEx

Since 1999 IDTechEx has provided independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology to clients in over 80 countries. They provide clients with insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organisations. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea. 

About MacDermid Performance Solutions

MacDermid Performance Solutions Business group of businesses supply innovative, functional products to a rapidly changing electronics marketplace.  We research, develop and deliver specialty substrates and high performance environmental friendly materials that enable the manufacture of complex electronic circuits and assemblies.

About Alpha Assembly Solutions

Alpha Assembly Solutions, a MacDermid Performance Solutions Business, is the global leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative specialty materials used in a wide range of industry segments, including electronics assembly, power electronics, die attach, LED lighting, photovoltaics, semiconductor packaging, automotive, flexible & printed electroncis and others.

With a unique global presence in over 30 locations throughout the Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe regions, Alpha supplies a full line of ALPHA® electronics assembly material products, including Solder Paste, Exactalloy® Solder Preforms, Cored Solder Wire Solder, Wave Soldering Fluxes, Bar Solder Alloys, and Stencils.  It offers die attach product technologies to the power electronics segment in its Argomax®, Atrox™ and Fortibond™ brands.

For the LED segment, Alpha offers its Lumet™ products covering applications from die attach to systems assembly in the LED manufacturing process.  Alpha also offers product technologies for the Photovoltaic segment, including high performance liquid fluxes and solder alloys for producing standard ribbon and bus bar, as well as, solder pastes, cored wire, conductive adhesives and preforms for use in PV module assembly. Also, Alpha’s Advanced Materials unit is the leader in electronic polymers and solder materials for semiconductor packaging applications. 

Since its founding in 1872, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality specialty materials.  For more information, click here.

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