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ElectroComponent Science and Technology
Volume 10, Issue 4, Pages 199-208

Computer Aided Design of Hybrid Circuits

Advanced Technologies Service, C.A.D., GTE Telecommunicazioni, Cassina de Pecchi, Milano, Italy

Received 5 June 1981; Accepted 26 June 1982

Copyright © 1983 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A system (hardware/software) has been implemented which makes it possible, taking advantage of existing programs with the addition of suitable interfaces and appropriate software modules, to automate the design of thick film hybrid circuits.

This system, named FLASH (Fast Layout Approach System for Hybrids), tends to optimize circuit production yields, by basing the design on their degree of complexity in relation with the printing/firing/trimming cycle.