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Thick Film Resistor Design

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056252D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Abramson, P Bolda, F [+details]

Abstract

High wattage, low resistance resistors constructed using thick film or paste resistance material for firing on a circuit board or substrate can develop hot spots during operation when the electrical current distribution is uneven. This article describes a solution to this problem.