2022-10-17 - Steve Hageman

Capacitors: The old decoupling standbys

Ceramic capacitors are very useful, except where values larger than the micro-farad region are required, so for bulk decoupling applications,…

2022-10-05 - SCHURTER

SCHURTER open fuse holder now THR-compatible

SCHURTER's latest OGN series of open fuse holders offers a version that is compatible with through-hole reflow (THR) solder processes.

2022-09-23 - Steve Hageman

Can you trust Class 2 ceramic capacitors?

There are a few other issues with high dielectric constant capacitors (Class 2) that need to be addressed.

2022-09-16 - Majeed Ahmad

EMC filters targeted at robotics, data center applications

The EMC filters aim to meet specific needs of data center and robotic markets that require power supplies to be…

2022-08-18 - Steve Hageman

How far can you trust ceramic capacitors?

Here's a look at some of the common pitfalls when using ceramic capacitors.

2022-07-19 - Bill Schweber

Circuit protection: When one plus one is more than four

The benefits of a new combined gas discharge tube and varistor for overvoltage protection can go beyond the simple co-packaging…

2022-07-01 - Jean-Jacques (JJ) DeLisle

Demystifying memristors with design basics, key properties

Memristive dynamics are common in the latest nanoscale devices, and as devices continue to shrink, memristive technology becomes increasingly viable…

2022-04-14 - Samsung Electro-Mechanics

Samsung Electro-Mechanics expands MLCC portfolio for automotive powertrains

Samsung Electro-Mechanics has developed 13 high-temperature MLCCs designed for automotive powertrains.

2022-02-17 - Smiths Interconnect

Surface-mount resistors with outrigger heat sink increase power handling capabilities

Smiths Interconnect has added the CXH Surface Mount Outrigger Resistors and Terminations to its lineup of SpaceNXT HC Series of…

2021-09-20 - Andrew Wilson

How to choose reliable capacitors for automotive applications

Automotive engineers can review characteristics of the four major capacitor dielectric types: tantalum, aluminum, poly-films, and ceramics.