Big blue goes green

Jane M. Shaw, S. L. Buchwalter, J. C. Hedrick, S. K. Kang, L. L. Kosbar, J. D. Gelorme, D. A. Lewis, S. Purushothaman, R. Saraf, A. Viehbeck

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As the computer industry nears the 21st century, IBM Research is working to provide creative solutions to address those issues needed to minimize environmental impact, enhance global competitiveness, and address regulatory issues without sacrificing quality, productivity, and cost. Currently, IBM Research is developing technology to provide improved materials and processes to fabricate printed circuit boards (PCB). It is developing a technology to provide `Green Card,' whose objectives include: eliminating the solvents and reducing the energy required to fabricate PCB prepreg by developing microwave technology; and developing new resin systems and alternatives to lead-based solder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPrinted Circuit Fabrication
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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