source: Executivebiz blog Posted By: Ramona Adamson: January 22, 2018 General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit has produced a capacitor technology designed to operate at high voltages and temperatures. The company said Wednesday the new capacitor works to support stable operation of power electronics at more than 1000 volts and temperatures as high as 500 degrees Celsius.
source: AVX news The 2018 Microelectronics Reliability & Qualification Working Meeting (MRQW) will take place February 6–8 & will address various topics concerning the reliability & qualification of microelectronics targeted for use in space systems
source: Intelligent aerospace news January 19, 2018 By Dan Friedlander, Retired following 44 years in component engineering A component becomes obsolete when the original component manufacturer stops marketing it. Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical (EEE) components obsolescence hits the military, space, and commercial market. In the military, massive EEE components obsolescence occurred due in part to manufacturers’ decisions to […]
source: AVX news Ideal for use in MCMs, bias networks, & a variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, & test & measurement equipment, the new HR Series resistors deliver robust performance in a small EIA 0402 outline enabled with FLEXITERM® surface mount technology
source: Capacitor Faks blog Today’s electronic devices are smaller in size and have more functionality compared to their predecessors. They are expected to get even smaller with the current advancements in manufacturing technologies. The trend towards miniaturization of components is mainly accelerated by better understanding of materials and improved processing techniques. Critical applications such as […]
source: AVX news FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ethertronics Inc., a privately held manufacturer of passive and active antenna systems. Ethertronics is a leader in advanced antenna system technology and manufactures antenna products for wireless applications such as mobile phones, Wi-Fi, […]
source: Kemet news GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has accepted KEMET’s qualification of C0G and BP dielectrics to MIL-PRF-32535 “M” and “T” levels making them the first base metal electrode (BME) MLCCs qualified for […]
source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire article PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Infinity Electrostatics LLC, a technology development firm for additive 3D printing and graphene production, is pleased to announce development of a unique process to produce a continuous formed super-capacitor to store energy.
source: Stackpole news RALEIGH, NC Stackpole Electronics,Inc. announces the release of the HVAM series of high voltage axial leaded resistors. The HVAM deposition technology produces a non-inductive resistive element with high stability, low noise and high voltage ratings.
source: ECN article What are some of the driving forces in military system design that will necessitate improvements in battery technology? The design inspiration counts with capacitors to extend its operational life or harvest energy.