AVX Adds New Case Size & Codes to its Automotive-Grade TRM Professional Series Ultralow-ESR Tantalum Capacitors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 29, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has added a new "U" case (EIA Metric 7361-43) to its TRM Professional Series multianode, ultralow-ESR tantalum capacitors, extending the range with several new ratings designed to address the demands of an ever-expanding scope of high-reliability automotive, military, medical, aerospace, and industrial applications. These volumetrically efficient surface-mount, J-lead capacitors are now available in "U" case, "E" case (EIA Metric 7343-43), and "D" case (EIA Metric 7343-31), meet the requirements of AEC-Q200, offer a wide range of capacitance values and voltage ratings spanning 4.7-1,500µF and 2.5-50V, and achieve twice the reliability of TPM Commercial Series tantalum capacitors, which also feature the new "U" case size. The TRM Series has a base failure rate of 0.5% per 1,000 hours at 85ºC and rated voltage (VR) with 0.1Ω/V series impedance, in addition to a 25% lower DCL limit (0.0075CV), high volumetric efficiency, and ultralow ESR values as low as 18mΩ at 100kHz.

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AVX Releases New Accu-L® Series Thin Film Chip Inductors for Automotive Signal & Power Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 22, 2018) -AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has released a new series of thin film multilayer chip inductors especially designed to meet demanding performance specifications in automotive signal and power applications. Qualified to AEC-Q200, the new automotive grade Accu-L® Series inductors exhibit ultra-tight inductance tolerances down to ±0.05nH, in addition to: RF power capabilities, high Q, high self-resonant frequency (SRF), low DC resistance (Rdc), and outstanding high-frequency performance from 450MHz to 2,400MHz. Available in small, ruggedly constructed, low profile 0402 and 0805 chip sizes, the series also delivers exceptional intra-lot and lot-to-lot physical and electrical consistency that makes it ideal for use in automotive signal and power applications that require apex accuracy, including: matching networks and filters in vehicle-to-vehicle communications, infotainment, vehicle location, keyless entry, global positioning, and radar systems.

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Using Battery Management Systems for EVs, HEVs, & PHEVs

Early electric vehicles (EV), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) used either lead-acid batteries or NiMH batteries for storage. However, these batteries were not optimal: EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs require impressive energy storage that even NiMH batteries, with a 68Wh/kg specific energy, aren't capable of.

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Bourns Releases New Sulfur-Resistant, AEC-Q200 Compliant Thick Film Chip Resistors

RIVERSIDE, Calif., November 20, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released two new series of thick film chip resistors that offer enhanced power ratings up to 2 W at 70 °C. The Bourns® Models CRMxxxxA and CRSxxxxA are sulfur-resistant and AEC-Q200 compliant making them well-suited for automotive driver assistant, information, entertainment and lighting applications, as well as commercial, automation, industrial, power supply and stepper-motor drive designs.

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AVX Is Exhibiting At Electronica 2016

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at the 26th biennial Electronica - the premier global trade fair for electronic components, systems, and applications - which will take place November 8 - 11, 2016 in Munich.

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CSRF Series Foil on Ceramic Current Sensing Chip Resistor

Stackpole Electronics, Inc. recently announced that the 0805 and 2512 package sizes of its CSRF series current sense chip resistors are now qualified to AEC-Q200. The CSRF utilizes a foil on ceramic carrier technology that is impervious to sulfur and offers low resistance values, good TCR, and the ability to achieve small sizes. Foil on ceramic technology also provides robust electrical and environmental performance necessary for passing the rigorous AEC-Q200 battery of tests. Other AEC qualified sizes for the CSRF include the 0402, 0603, and 1206.

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Vishay Intertechnology AEC-Q200-Qualified Wireless Charging Transmitter Coil Offers Small Size and High Efficiency for Qi Wireless Charging Pads

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new AEC-Q200-qualified, powdered-iron-based, WPC-compliant (Wireless Power Consortium) wireless charging A10 type transmitter coil. Offering a durable construction and high permeability shielding, the new Vishay Dale IWTX-47R0BE-11 is 18 % smaller than previous-generation solutions to save space in Qi wireless charging pads, while providing high efficiency greater than 80 % when paired with a Vishay Rx coil and appropriate Qi-compatible Rx and Tx circuitry. The IWTX-47R0BE-11 is suitable for use in WPC-compatible Tx circuits operating with 19 V input for up to 10 W wireless charging applications.

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