Ceramic

Improving Battery and 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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Vishay capacitors meet latest IEC standard for automotive use

Vishay capacitors meet latest IEC standard for automotive use

Vishay has launched 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 … Read more

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Murata offers 220uF MLCC in a 1206 package

Murata announces availability of MLCCMultiple-layer capacitors interleave dielectric and electrode layers. This type of capacitor has increased current handling capacity, higher Q, and lower internal series resistance than conventional capacitors of the same size and capacitance. in a 220uF and … Read more

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Researchers make thinner films for MLCC

The Autonomous University of Nuevo León UANL, in collaboration with the University of Toulouse and Kemet Marion Technologies, claims to have developed a way to improve the electrical efficiency of capacitors used in mobile devices such as computers, smartphones and … Read more

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Murata’s MLCC with interposer substrate reduces noise

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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