Patent Number: 8,575,494

Title: Printed circuit board with multi-layer ceramic capacitor array

Abstract: A printed circuit board (PCB) includes a bank or matrix of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs). Each MLCC includes positive and negative electrodes respectively connected to a power layer and a ground layer of the PCB through two positive and two negative vias. A portion of the positive vias and a portion of the negative vias utilized by the same column of MLCCs are arranged in two separated lines along the flowing direction of current streams in the power layer.

Inventors: Tien; Chun-Yuan (Tu-Cheng, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H05K 1/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017