M.O. Alam and C. Bailey, University of Greenwich, UK
Polymer adhesives are now considered as invaluable materials for modern-day, low-cost miniaturized consumer electronic products because of their low cost and high production throughput. This introductory chapter describes the different types of adhesives that are used in electronic packaging along with a brief introduction to electronic assemblies and the uses of adhesives in electronics.
miniaturized consumer electronic products
surface mount packages
The assembly of modern electronic components started in the early 1960s, ...