Chapter 1 – Flexible Circuit Technology Overview
By Joseph Fjelstad

            Chapter 1 outlines the objectives and scope of the book. It defines flexible circuits in general terms and in terms of its static and dynamic applications. Definitions, descriptions and illustrations are provided for all types of flexible circuits, including: single-sided, double access, Sculptured®, double-sided, multilayer, rigid-flex and polymer thick film (PTF) circuits. Chapter 1 provides the groundwork to explore the many aspects of Flexible Circuit Technology detailed throughout the book.