Pan Pacific Symposium Conference Proceedings


Thin Palladium Layers as an Effective Cost Saving Strategy in Electronics Applications

Authors: Olaf Kurtz, Jürgen Barthelmes, Eckart Klusmann, and Stephen Kenny
Company: Atotech Deutschland GmbH
Date Published: 2/14/2012   Conference: Pan Pacific Symposium


Abstract: Since 2008, financial market turbulence resulting in severe consequences for economic growth has caused an unprecedented increase in the gold price. Other precious metals such as silver or palladium have also experienced price rises; however, the gold price gap has increased significantly. Today, the palladium price is approximately 35 – 40% that of gold, with platinum just below and now losing its position of being the most expensive precious metal.

Key Words: 

palladium, electronics



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