Ceramic

Murata’s MLCC with interposer substrate reduces noise

Murata has announced the ZRB series of monolithic ceramic capacitorsThe main differences between ceramic dielectricThe insulating material between the plates of the capacitor. The material is chosen for its ability to permit electrostatic attraction and repulsion to take place across it. … Read more

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Choosing the Right Capacitor for IoT

Analysts predict that by the end of 2015 that 15 billion devices will form the framework for the IoT, and this will increase by 235% to 50 billion devices by 2020. In the near-term, the majority of these connected devices … Read more

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Improving MLCC Performance by “Getting Small’

In his comedy routine “Let’s Get Small” Steve Martin discusses getting small while driving. He pretends he is driving a car while being so short as to barely reach the bottom of the steering wheel. Martin: “So I’m driving like.. … Read more

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AVX Expands Offering of High Temp SMPS MLCCs

AVX Expands Offering of High Temp SMPS MLCCs

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation has extended its high temperature SMX Series stackedMultiple capacitor elements stacked in multi-unit arrangement to provide bulk capacitance and lower ESR.Multiple capacitor elements stackedMultiple capacitor elements stacked in multi-unit arrangement … Read more

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AVX introduces Ultra Broadband MLCC for DC blocking

AVX introduces Ultra Broadband MLCC for DC blocking

AVX has introduced a new series of ultra broadband capacitors designed to address DC blocking from ~16KHz to 40GHz. Exhibiting ultra broadband performance, extremely low insertion loss, and excellent return loss, the new GX0S Series capacitors are packaged in a … Read more

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Farnell element14 adds Vishay AEC-qualified capacitors

AY2 capacitors, from Vishay, are AEC-Q200 qualified and now available from Farnell element14. The X1, Y2 are suitable for AC line filtering, on-board chargers and battery management of e-cars and PHEVs as well as industrial applications. The silver-plated ceramic disc … Read more

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Vishay offers safety capacitors for hybrid vehicles and industrial apps

Vishay offers safety capacitors for hybrid vehicles and industrial apps

A new series of AEC-Q200-qualified, AC-line-rated ceramic disc safetyClass X capacitors are used in “across-the-line” applications where their failure would not lead to electric shock. Class X safety caps are used between the “live” wires carrying the incoming AC current. … Read more

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Vishay Launches AEC-Q200-Qualified Ceramic Disc Safety Capacitors

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of AEC-Q200-qualified, AC-line-rated ceramic disc safetyClass X capacitors are used in “across-the-line” applications where their failure would not lead to electric shock. Class X safety caps are used between the … Read more

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