US Patent No. 10,342,126

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER SOLDER MASK AND RELATED DEVICES


Patent No. 10,342,126
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Electronic Device Having A Liquid Crystal Polymer Solder Mask And Related Devices
Inventorship Louis Joseph Rendek, Jr., Melbourne, FL (US)
Travis L. Kerby, Malabar, FL (US)
Casey Philip Rodriguez, Indialantic, FL (US)
Assignee HARRIS CORPORATION, Melbourne, FL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,126

1. An electronic device comprising:a liquid crystal polymer (LCP) substrate;
a circuit layer on said LCP substrate and comprising at least one solder pad;
an LCP solder mask on said LCP substrate and having at least one aperture aligned with said at least one solder pad, said at least one aperture having a diameter of not greater than 0.002 inches, with the alignment having a positional accuracy of at least 0.001 inches;
said circuit layer being within said at least one aperture and being spaced apart from said LCP solder mask;
a fused seam between said LCP substrate and said LCP solder mask;
solder in the at least one aperture; and
at least one circuit component comprising at least one pin extending to and contacting said solder in the at least one aperture.