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Catalogue offers updated dummy components & test boards

Featuring updated dummy components, testtest is test boards and solder training kits, the Practical Components Catalogue is now available from Intertronics. The catalogue contains a selection of solder training kits in both Lead-Free and Tin Lead for certification and recertification … Read more

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Hilton International Industries Announces New Ownership

Hilton International Industries Announces New Ownership

David Quinn, Hilton President and Robert Quinn, Vice President have successfully completed a yearlong search for a buyer/partner, by signing an agreement to join Behlen Mfg. Co., a Columbus, Nebraska USA, company. TR Raimondo, Chairman of Behlen, states that Behlen … Read more

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Murata Launches MLCC 2mm Narrow-Pitch Tape Packaging

Murata Launches MLCC 2mm Narrow-Pitch Tape Packaging

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has started mass production of 0805-size (2.0 x 1.25mm) 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 … Read more

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Ipdia Silicon Capacitors for High Temperature Applications

IPDIA Silicon Capacitors for High Temperature Applications. Silicon Capacitors with extremely high stability and reliability ideal for high temperature applications.pdf (325 KB)

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Johanson offers Integrated Passive Components

Johanson offers Integrated Passive Components

Johanson Technology has developed a line of small, highly reliable RF ceramic components manufactured with a proprietary LTCC (low temperature co-fired ceramic) process. These components operate over several bands from 425MHz to 10 GHz covering Cellular, DECT, WLAN, WiMax, Bluetooth, 802.11 … Read more

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Niobium capacitors slow to take hold – Digi-Key

Niobium oxide capacitors have not been embraced by the electronics industry because of technical issues, a lack of suppliers, and a tight link to tantalum capacitorsThe tantalum capacitor distinguishes itself from other capacitors in having high capacitanceThat property of a … Read more

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Polymer capacitor dazzles flash manufacturer – Physicsworld

Researchers in Singapore have developed a prototype polymer capacitor that can store much more energy per unit volume than capacitors currently used to power camera flashes. The team claims that the technology could boost the performance of mobile-phone cameras, which … Read more

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Peregrine’s Tunable Capacitors for LTE Smartphone Designs

SYSCON Media – Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation NASDAQ: PSMI, a fabless provider of high-performance radio frequencyThe number of complete cycles or vibrations per unit of time. Rate of alternation in an AC current. Expressed in cycles per second or hertz (Hz). … Read more

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Evans Hybrid Capacitors with High Specific Power

Tantalum hybrid capacitors are designed for demanding applications requiring long life, wide temperature range, reliability, high specific energy and power. The hermetic design fits the expectations of customers involved with military or aerospace applications. The design has continued to evolve … Read more

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AVX introduces smallest thin film tight tolerance RF capacitor

AVX introduces smallest thin film tight tolerance RF capacitor

AVX has developed the smallest RF thin film tight tolerance capacitor on the market. The most recent addition to its highly accurate and well-established Accu-P® RF capacitor series, AVX’s new capacitor is a miniscule 01005 standard size chip that features … Read more

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Niobium capacitors slow to take hold

Niobium capacitors slow to take hold

Niobium oxide capacitors have not been embraced by the electronics industry because of technical issues, a lack of suppliers, and a tight link to tantalum capacitorsThe tantalum capacitor distinguishes itself from other capacitors in having high capacitanceThat property of a … Read more

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ST tunable chip promises extended LTE battery life

ST tunable chip promises extended LTE battery life

A chipset from semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics is promising longer battery life for smartphones when running on LTE networks. The company said that its ParaScan Tunable Integrated Capacitors (STPTIC) can electrically adjust the amount of energy transferred from the handset’s amplifier to the … Read more

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ST Offers Tunable Integrated Capacitors

STMicroelectronics has released the latest addition to its line of ParaScan Tunable Integrated Capacitors STPTIC that is geared towards energy-efficient optimisation of handset antenna performance.STPTIC are electrically adjustable to maintain efficient transfer of energy from the mobile phone amplifier to … Read more

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TDK offers thin-film RF components for smartphones

One of the primary challenges facing developers of smartphones is to design phones with the slim form factor demanded by users. As a result OEMs are requiring ever thinner modules and components in order to produce the slim devices. TDK … Read more

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Technical Trends in the Global Capacitor Industry

Product innovation in the global capacitor industry in 2012 can be categorized into three broad categories − miniaturization, enhanced performance and integration. In fact, these three basket categories have defined the pools of innovation that have moved the components market … Read more

: Aluminum, Ceramic, EDLC, Film, Other, R&D, Statistics, Tantalum