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Isola High Speed Materials and Copper Foil Selection

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., Michael J. Gay from Isola will present the technical presentation “Isola High Speed Materials and Copper Foil Selection“.

Day & Time: Tuesday, February 23, 2021|
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Speaker: Michael J. Gay

Organizer(s): IEEE KW EMC/MAG joint Chapter, University of Toronto AP Student Chapter

Location: Virtual – WebEx

Contact: Ming Chang Wang, Parinaz Naseri


Are you running 10Gbps+ signal channel in your system?

What PCB materials are suitable for 10Gbps+ application?

How copper layer surface roughness affecting Signal Integrity, RF, etc?

IEEE KW EMC/MAG joint Chapter and University of Toronto AP Student Chapter invite you to join this technical presentation of “Isola High Speed Materials and Copper Foil Selection” by Michael J. Gay from Isola.

This event will be recorded for Asia Region attendees. Please register even you are not able to join live, so that you will be provided for a link with the recorded version later.


  • SI (Signal Integrity) Performance – Laminate versus SITV (Signal Integrity Test Vehicle) testing
  • Tech road map
  • Comparing Isola HSD product options
  • Copper foil performance factors
  • Isola Product Stack
  • Isola foil testing method and results

Register: Please visit https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/260528 to register.


Michael J. Gay currently holds the position of Director, High Performance Products with Isola. Michael has been with Isola for 20 years and has 25 years of experience in laminate and PCB manufacturing industries. He has held various positions at Isola which include Technical Sales Manager and Director Emerging Products Asia Pacific Region where his responsibilities ranged from new product introduction, PCB process development and technical support and troubleshooting for Isola customers. Since returning from his role in Asia, he has worked closely with major industry OEM’s to develop and qualify Isola materials for the next generation of technology.

Michael is also active in various PCB industry organizations where he currently provides technical expertise to industry critical committees and projects. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters of Business Administration from Portland State University.

Headshot of Michael J. Gay.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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