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Smoltek Update on Ultra-Thin Film CNF-MIM Capacitor Progress

Smoltek Nanotech Holding AB (“Smoltek”) announces that the group company Smoltek Semi AB (“Smoltek Semi”) has made significant progress in the development of the technology for ultra-thin CNF-MIM capacitors during the year.

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Smoltek Update on Ultra-Thin Film CNF-MIM Capacitor Progress

Low-End MLCC and Resistors Inventory Rising

Low-End MLCC and Resistors Inventory Rising
DigiTimes report commodity low end MLCC ceramic capacitors and chip resistor inventory rising based on its survey of Taiwan passive components manufacturers.

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TDK Introduces Advanced Multilayer Inductors for Automotive Power over Coax Applications

TDK Corporation has announced the introduction of the new MLJ1608WG series of multilayer inductors. These compact SMD inductors are targeted at use in automotive Power over Coax (PoC) implementations. Mass production began in August 2022.

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TDK Introduces Advanced Multilayer Inductors for Automotive Power over Coax Applications

Half Turn Transformer Explanation

Half Turn Transformer Explanation
prof. Sam Ben-Yaakov in his video explains fractional and half turn transformer.

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Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors in Three-Phase BLDC Motor Controller Applications

This technical blog article written by Ron Demcko and Slavomir Pala, KYOCERA-AVX Components Corporation, explains use of aluminum electrolytic capacitors in three-phase BLDC motor controllers.

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Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors in Three-Phase BLDC Motor Controller Applications

Vishay Automotive High Temperature Inductor Increase Current Ratings Up to 155A in 6767 Case

Vishay Automotive High Temperature Inductor Increase Current Ratings Up to 155A in 6767 Case
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced the first AEC-Q200 qualified IHSR automotive high temperature inductor with current ratings to 155 A in the 19.0 mm by 17.1 mm by 7.0 mm 6767 case size.

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Effect of Burn-in Process on X7R MLCC Reliability

The scientific paper on evaluation of effect of burn-in process on reliability of X7R multilayer ceramic capacitors has been published by Penn State researchers.

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Effect of Burn-in Process on X7R MLCC Reliability

Researchers Developed Higher Frequency Supercapacitors for Filter Applications

Researchers Developed Higher Frequency Supercapacitors for Filter Applications
Research team of Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Delaware developed EDLC, carbon tube based, supercapacitor with significantly improved frequency performance enabling miniaturization of AC line-filter and power devices by replacement of large aluminum capacitors.

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Würth Elektronik Releases Signal Transformers for Battery Management

Würth Elektronik introduces its WE-BMS signal transformers for battery management systems which, thanks to their galvanic isolation of 4300 VDC/1 min and high operating voltage of up to 1000 VDC, are ideal for use in energy storage systems, E-bikes or E-scooters.

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Würth Elektronik Releases Signal Transformers for Battery Management

Feedback Loop Compensation of Current-Mode Flyback Converter

Feedback Loop Compensation of Current-Mode Flyback Converter
This Würth Elektronik webinar discuss feedback loop compensation of current-mode flyback converter and optocoupler compensator.

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Digi-Key Expands its US Product Distribution Center

Digi-Key celebrates ribbon cutting of its US product distribution center expansion. The 2.2 million square foot facility makes Digi-Key one of the 10 largest warehouses in North America.

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Digi-Key Expands its US Product Distribution Center

KYOCERA AVX Celebrates 1,000th TRAFIM High-Voltage Power Film Capacitor

KYOCERA AVX Celebrates 1,000th TRAFIM High-Voltage Power Film Capacitor
KYOCERA AVX Celebrates the release of its 1,000th TRAFIM series high-voltage power film capacitor for DC filtering applications.

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TDK Presents Compact SMD Transformers for DC-DC Converters

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS E13EMHV series of compact SMD transformers with high dielectric strength for a wide range of DC-DC converter topologies.

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TDK Presents Compact SMD Transformers for DC-DC Converters

Common Inductor Technologies Explained

Common Inductor Technologies Explained
This article written by Jeff Shepard discusses brief background on wire-wound inductors and then digs into the cost and application trade-offs associated with multilayer SMD thin and thick film inductors, flat inductors (including Litz wire with a rectangular cross-section), and foil inductors.

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ADAS Surge Protection by Miniature Varistors

This technical blog article written by Sudhama Dharmappa, KYOCERA-AVX Components Corporation, discusses ESD surge protection of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) by miniature multilayer varistors (MLV).

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ADAS Surge Protection by Miniature Varistors

Resistor Technology Selection Guide

Resistor Technology Selection Guide
This article provides an overview of most common resistor technology and its selection guide.

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Approximate and Exact Air Gap Effect in Ferrite Core Inductors

prof. Sam Ben-Yaakov in his video explains approximate and exact air gap effect in ferrite core inductors. The video describes the following effect and parameters: Fringing effectGaped ferrite coresPermeabilityMagnetic coresInductance

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Approximate and Exact Air Gap Effect in Ferrite Core Inductors

What Transformers Characteristics are Important ?

What Transformers Characteristics are Important ?
Are you interested what transformers' characteristics are important for your design? Have a look at this Würth Elektronik webinar partnered with Digi-Key Electronics.

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Researchers Introduced 300°C High Temperature Capable Solid Electrolyte Supercapacitors

Researchers from Osaka Metropolitan University introduced new 300°C heat-tolerant, high-capacity lithium supercapacitor created with solid electrolytes borrowed from all-solid-state batteries.

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Researchers Introduced  300°C High Temperature Capable Solid Electrolyte Supercapacitors

TDK Wireless Power Patterned Coil Explained

TDK Wireless Power Patterned Coil Explained
TDK, a world leader in material technologies, manufacturing and electronic components, has recently developed and released a state-of-the-art, Qi compliant planar wireless power coil utilizing a unique copper patterning technology that provides multiple end-user benefits.

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Viiyong Ready to Expand High CV and Automotive MLCC Production

Viiyong, Guangdong, China whose shareholders include Chinese smartphone brands Xiaomi and Oppo, completed round B financing of 2 billion RMB to expand production for high capacitance MLCC and automotive MLCC.

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Viiyong Ready to Expand High CV and Automotive MLCC Production

Smoltek Semi and YAGEO Group Sign Joint Development Agreement to Commercialize Discrete Capacitors

Smoltek Semi and YAGEO Group Sign Joint Development Agreement to Commercialize Discrete Capacitors
Smoltek Nanotech Holding AB (“Smoltek”) announces that the group company Smoltek Semi AB (“Smoltek Semi”) has entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with a subsidiary of YAGEO Group (“YAGEO”), a global electronic component company, to commercialize a silicon based Carbon Nanofiber (CNF) discrete capacitor.

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How to Read MLCC Spec Sheet? Samsung Video

In this Samsung Electro-Mechanics video you can learn more about basic specification of MLCC capacitors and How to read the MLCC spec sheet parameters: Rated voltage, IR and DF.

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How to Read MLCC Spec Sheet? Samsung Video

Filter Bandwidth Explained

Filter Bandwidth Explained
This blog article from Knowles Precision Devices perform a deep dive on what bandwidth is and why we need to consider bandwidth when selecting a filter

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Passive Electronic Components Market and Materials July 2022

Dennis Zogbi, Paumanok Inc. publishes on TTI Market Eye his mid-year global market and materials update on passive electronic components.

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Passive Electronic Components Market and Materials July 2022

KYOCERA to Build New MLCC Manufacturing Plant in Japan

KYOCERA to Build New MLCC Manufacturing Plant in Japan
KYOCERA announced its plans to build new MLCC manufacturing plant in Japan to meet raising demand from 5G, ADAS and EV applications.

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Würth Elektronik Upgrades Its MagI³C Power Modules with Short-Circuit Protection

The family of MagI³C FISM power modules has grown: Würth Elektronik presents the next generation of 1 W "Fixed Isolated SIP / SMT Modules". The outstanding features of the improved integrated voltage converters include continuous short-circuit protection (SCP) and increased isolation voltage. The nine new modules in standard SIP-4, SIP-7 and SMT-8 packages are pin-to-pin compatible with the previous MagI³C FISM.

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Würth Elektronik Upgrades Its MagI³C Power Modules with Short-Circuit Protection

Tantalum Capacitor Anode Stability and Reliability Prediction

Tantalum Capacitor Anode Stability and Reliability Prediction
Vladimir Azbel is discussing prediction of tantalum capacitor anode stability in his next blog post. Reliability of tantalum capacitors (TC) substantially depend on the stability of the electrical properties of the anode.

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Yageo Expects Revenue Drop in 2H 2022

Yageo Corp (國巨) yesterday said that its revenue would drop by a low single-digit percentage this quarter from a historical high last quarter, as customers and distributors are holding back demand to concentrate on inventory digestion due to flagging smartphone and notebook computer demand.

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Yageo Expects Revenue Drop in 2H 2022

Resistors and Thermistors for EVs; Vishay Webinar

Resistors and Thermistors for EVs; Vishay Webinar
This Vishay webinar discusses resistors and thermistors for EVs and automotive applications - the development of the electric vehicle market, target applications, and basic resistor functions.

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Researchers Believe that Antiferroelectric Superlattice Materials Can Yield in Next Gen of High Energy Capacitors

Scientists from Luxemberg Institute of Science and Technology have developed new "superlattices" that might help build next generation of high energy density capacitors as small as one-hundredth the size of conventional ones.

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Researchers Believe that Antiferroelectric Superlattice Materials Can Yield in Next Gen of High Energy Capacitors

Stackpole Releases Automotive Anti-Sulfur Thick Film Chip Resistors

Stackpole Releases Automotive Anti-Sulfur Thick Film Chip Resistors
Stackpole offers its RMCA series of automotive grade thick film chip resistors with anti-sulfur performance.

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Thermistor-Based Temperature Sensing System Optimization and Evaluation

This Analogue Devices article written by Jellenie Rodriguez and Mary McCarthy discusses thermistor-based temperature sensing system optimization and evaluation.

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Thermistor-Based Temperature Sensing System Optimization and Evaluation

Axial Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors' ESL and its Measurement

Axial Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors' ESL and its Measurement
prof. Sam Ben-Yaakov in his video explains ESL self-inductance of axial aluminum electrolytic capacitors and demonstrate how to measure self-inductance of the capacitors in practical example.

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How to Interpret Capacitor Datasheet Values and Specification

Würth Elektronik's hardware engineer Jon Izkue Rodriguezs explains in his webinar what you can find in MLCC ceramic capacitor and aluminum capacitor datasheet including what is missing but desperately needed to understand the behavior of capacitors in your circuit.

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How to Interpret Capacitor Datasheet Values and Specification

Vishay Introduces Power Aluminum Capacitors for Solar Inverters

Vishay Introduces Power Aluminum Capacitors for Solar Inverters
Vishay BCcomponents releases its new 193 PUR-SI solar series of power aluminum electrolytic capacitors with ultra high ripple current and snap-in terminations ideal for solar inverters.

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Jianghai Releases New Series of SMD Hybrid Polymer Capacitors

Jianghai releases three new VA, VB and VC series of surface mount hybrid polymer aluminum capacitors.

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Jianghai Releases New Series of SMD Hybrid Polymer Capacitors

IMEC Charts Semiconductors Roadmap Path Beyond 1nm

IMEC Charts Semiconductors Roadmap Path Beyond 1nm
Belgian research lab IMEC has charted the roadmap path to semiconductor process technology and chip design below 1nm down to the A2 two angstrom generation.

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Researchers Achieved High Power Density of Transition Metal Oxides SC Electrodes

Researchers led by Prof. Xiang Wu at Shenyang University of  Technology (SUT), China, report [email protected] nanowire structures grown on porous nickel foam via a two-step hydrothermal method. With conductive nickel foam as the skeleton, it provides high capacitance of electrode materials. When used as cathode material for asymmetric supercapacitors, [email protected]//activated carbon device shows a high energy density and long cycle stability.

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Researchers Achieved High Power Density of Transition Metal Oxides SC Electrodes

TAIYO YUDEN Launches Automotive 150°C Compact Power Chip Inductor

TAIYO YUDEN Launches Automotive 150°C Compact Power Chip Inductor
TAIYO YUDEN releases automotive 150°C multilayer metal power inductor featuring an industry-leading compact size and large current with low DC resistance.

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European Components Distribution Continues in Fast Grow in Q2 2022

European Components Distribution (DMASS) continues to grow double-digit through second quarter of 2022. DMASS reports Q2 increases of 33.4% in semiconductors and 19.6% in interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. Allocation continues, but selected relief visible. Future risk assessment becomes more difficult.

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European Components Distribution Continues in Fast Grow in Q2 2022

Alpha Electronics Opens New Foil Resistor Plant in Japan

Alpha Electronics Opens New Foil Resistor Plant in Japan
Alpha Electronics, a VPG Foil Resistors brand, inaugurated its new foil resistor plant building in Akita, Japan. 

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Murata Announces Chip Ferrite Beads with Highest Ever Current Capabilities

Murata has introduced the BLE32SN series of chip ferrite beads with industry highest current ratings.

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Murata Announces Chip Ferrite Beads with Highest Ever Current Capabilities
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