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Capability Test Board (CTB) Capability Test Board (CTB) A printed board specifically designed to act as a capability qualifying component (CQC), or to be used by manufacturer to evaluate process variation, provess control, or continuous improvement procedures.
Ceramic Dual-in-line Package (CERDIP) Ceramic Dual-in-line Package (CERDIP) A dual in-line-package that has a package body of ceramic material and hermetically sealed by glass. (See also "Dual-in-line Package.")
Ceramic Pin Grid Aray (CPGA) Ceramic Pin Grid Aray (CPGA) A pin grid aray package (PGA) made of a ceramic material, hermetically sealed by metal, with leads formed on a grid extending from the bottom of the package.
Ceramic Quad Flat Pack (CQFP) Ceramic Quad Flat Pack (CQFP) A quad flad pack (QFP) made of a ceramic material, hermetically sealed by metal, with leads extending grom all four sides.
Chip Scale Package (CSP) Chip Scale Package (CSP) See "Fine Pitch BGA/Chip Scale Package"
Chip-in-Board (CIB) Chip-in-Board (CIB) An electronic component where a chip is inserted into an opening of a ceramic of glass-epoxy substrate and bonded by wire bonding or TAB techniques. The object of this technique is to reduce the thickness of the COB assembly. The chip may be covered by a resin after bonding.
Chip-on-Board (COB) Chip-on-Board (COB) A printed board assembly technology that places unpackaged semiconductor dice and interconects them by a wire bonding or similar attachment techniques. Silicon area density is usualy less than that of the printed board.
Chip-on-Flex (COF) Chip-on-Flex (COF) Semiconductor chip mounted directly onto flexible printed board.
Cold Solder Connection Cold Solder Connection A solder connection that exhibits poor wetting, and that is characterized by a grayish, porous appearance. (This is due to excessive impurities in the solder, inadequate cleaning prior to soldering, and/or the insufficient application of heat during the soldering process.)
Component 0201 0201 Chip component with dimensions 0.024 in × 0.012 in (imperial); 0.6 mm × 0.3 mm (metric)