Socket preserves performance of 60-W BGA devices

Eagan, Minn. — Ironwood Electronics has developed a new high-performance socket, the SG-BGA-61450, that enables designers to socket 60-watt, 1521 BGA devices without performance loss while using a minimal amount of board space. Designed to socket 1.0-mm pitch, 40 x 40-mm body ICs, the new 6.5 GHz bandwidth sockets easily support very dense BGA stacked devices by utilizing a high performance conductive elastomer contactor.