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New high temperature tantalum capacitor from Kemet

KEMET has developed a new T500 High Temperature MnO2 Series of tantalum surface mount capacitors. The series is a high temperature product that offers optimum performance characteristics in applications with operating temperatures up to 200°C. Typical applications include decoupling and filtering for various Measurement-While-Drilling or Monitoring-While-Drilling (MWD) technologies in the down-hole industry and high temperature requirements in the military, aerospace, and automotive industries.

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AVX introduces 25V rating and extended capacitance range to its SMPS capacitor family

AVX Corporation has expanded the voltage and capacitance range of its MIL-PRF-49470-qualified SMPS Series stacked MLC capacitors by adding a 25V capacitor to the original 50-500V offering. The new 25V SMPS capacitor currently features standard MIL-PRF-49470 Level "B" reliability; however, a parallel component with T-Level reliability for space applications is under qualification.

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New PEM heat sink mounting system optimises heat dissipation

The new PEM heat sink mounting system (patent pending) introduces an engineered solution to securely attach heat sinks to circuit boards while providing firm and constant contact to the chip component to maximise heat dissipation.

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World’s lowest jitter MEMS oscillators come with integrated frequency margining capability

Integrated Device Technology has unveiled what it claims is the industry’s first differential MEMS oscillator with 100 femtosecond (fs) typical phase jitter performance and integrated frequency margining capability. The extremely low phase jitter and adaptable output frequency significantly reduce bit error rate (BER) in 10 gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) switches, routers, and other related networking equipment.

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AVX introduces AEC-Q200-qualified RF chip capacitor series for high-tech automotive applications

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new series of AEC-Q200-qualified RF chip capacitors for automotive applications. Available in 0402 and 0603 case sizes, the C0G (NP0) dielectric Automotive “U” Series capacitors exhibit ultra-low ESR, high Q, and lot-to-lot uniformity that meets or exceeds the requirements of AEC Q200.

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Keithley adds high power wafer-level testing to auto characterization suite software

Keithley Instruments has announced a number of significant enhancements to its Automated Characterization Suite (ACS) software that looks to support its expanding family of high power semiconductor characterization solutions. The ACS package has been optimised for automated wafer-level parameter test applications, including automated characterization, reliability analysis, and known good die testing.

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Mathworks looks to strengthen support for wireless and radar designs

MathWorks has strengthened its support for wireless communications and radar design with MATLAB and Simulink. Release 2013a (R2013a) enhancements to the Phased Array System Toolbox and SimRF will now allow wireless communications and radar system designers to speed up modelling and simulation within the familiar MATLAB and Simulink environments.

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KEMET expands polymer tantalum portfolio with first-to-market product extensions

KEMET Corporation is expanding the KEMET Organic Capacitor (KO-CAP) family with the release of 63 volt product extensions for the T521 High Voltage Polymer Series, as well as first-to-market extensions for the T540 and T541 Hi-Rel Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series and T543 Polymer Tantalum COTS Series.

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Two new Panasonic aluminium electrolytic capacitor ranges now available from TTI

Two new ranges of aluminium electrolytic capacitors from Panasonic are now available from TTI Inc. The FR Series of aluminium electrolytic capacitors has been designed for applications that require ultra-low ESR, an extended product life, and are tight on space. The V-ZA is a new conductive speciality hybrid capacitor.

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Riedon offers easy customisation of wirewound resistors

Riedon, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of cutting-edge, resistive solutions, is now providing a customisation service for precision wirewound resistor technology that not only addresses the needs of specific applications but can be produced economically in low volumes.

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