Delphi Technologies Invests In Innovative Capacitor Start-Up

source: PRNewswire news LONDON, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a global leader in vehicle propulsion, today announced an investment in PolyCharge America, Inc. (, a start-up established to commercialize a new capacitor technology. This technology helps to make high-power inverters smaller, lighter and more tolerant to high temperatures.

Ohmcraft Leaded Resistors Trusted by XRF Spectrometry Manufacturers for More Than 15 Years

source: EIN news ROCHESTER, NY, UNITED STATES, January 16, 2018 / — For more than 15 years, leaders in the manufacturing of X-ray fluorescent (XRF) spectrometry equipment have relied on Ohmcraft’s high voltage leaded resistors for their products. XRF equipment allows for the non-destructive, total analysis of chemical and elemental compounds, and is used to […]

Murata introduces compact, high-current 0806 size Metal Alloy inductors for automotive

source: Murata news Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has added the 0806-inch size (2.0 × 1.6 mm) DFE201612PD series to its DFE_PD series of Metal Alloy inductors. Suitable for the power supply of automotive information equipment such as infotainment systems, this product conforms to AEC-Q200 and supports a maximum operating temperature of 125°C. It achieves a […]

Engineers reinvent the inductor after two centuries

source: nanotechweb news Could the inductor be redesigned in a fundamentally new way? Yes, according to new work by researchers in the US, Japan and China who have made the first high-performance inductors from intercalated graphene that work in the 10-50 GHz range thanks to the mechanism of kinetic inductance – rather than magnetic inductance […]

Vishay HI-TMP® Wet Tantalum Capacitors Offer Increased Reliability for Industrial and Oil Exploration Applications

source: Vishay news MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 15, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of HI-TMP® tantalum-cased, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors with high temperature operation to +200 °C. Offering increased reliability for industrial and oil exploration applications, T34 series axial-leaded through-hole devices deliver increased mechanical shock and vibration […]

AVX Self-Balancing Supercapacitor Reliability Testing Performance

source: Power systems design news Supercapacitors are increasing in popularity amongst board-level components. In turn, there is now greater demand for supercapacitor reliability testing data, as sub-ppm component failure rates are critical for minimizing and eliminating PCB rework. Author: Eric DeRose, Field Applications Engineer; Bob Knopsnyder, Senior Development Engineer; and Bharat Rawal, Contractor/Retired Manager, BestCap […]