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1. (WO2015047757) ORIENTATION-INDEPENDENT DEVICE CONFIGURATION AND ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047757    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/055480
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 13 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: H01L 25/16
H01L 33/00
H05K 1/11
H05K 3/30
Applicants: OSRAM SYLVANIA INC.
Inventors: HAMBY, David W.
SCOTCH, Adam M.
VENK, Sridharan
LENEF, Alan
Title: ORIENTATION-INDEPENDENT DEVICE CONFIGURATION AND ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
The present disclosure is directed to orientation-independent device configuration and assembly. An electronic device may comprise conductive pads arranged concentrically on a surface of the device. The conductive pads on the device may mate with conductive pads in a device location in circuitry. Example conductive pads may include at least a first circular conductive pad and a second ring-shaped conductive pad arranged to concentrically surround the first conductive pad. The concentric arrangement of the conductive pads allows for orientation-independent placement of the device in the circuitry. In particular, the conductive pads of the device will mate correctly with the conductive pads of the circuitry regardless of variability in device orientation. In one embodiment, the device may also be configured for use with fluidic self-assembly (FSA). For example, a device housing may be manufactured with pockets that cause the device to attain neutral buoyancy during manufacture.