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Compact high-capacity capacitors suit energy-harvesting applications

Farnell element14 now offers the Vishay hybrid storage 196 HVC ENYCAP capacitors which are compact devices facilitating high-energy storage. They have the industry’s highest energy density (13Ws/g) and high capacitance (up to 90F), says th

Farnell element14 | 11-03-2015

High-power 5W precision SMD current sensing resistor can carry 100A

The CSS4527 from Stackpole is a new 5W surface-mount current-sense resistor capable of handling up to 100A of continuous current. The device offers tolerances down to 0.5% and TCR of 50ppm making it ideal for precision power sensing and

Stackpole | 10-03-2015

New high ripple current hybrid capacitors target high-reliability applications

Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems has introduced a new series of conductive polymer hybrid aluminium electrolytic capacitors with 45% higher ripple current, suiting the devices to high-reliability and other applications which requir

Panasonic | 06-03-2015

Expanded SMD resistor portfolio for medium and lower performance requirements

Closing a gap in its range, Isabellenhütte now offers resistors for medium and lower performance requirements in the SMD-mountable precision and power resistor segment. The existing SMx and VMx SMD series include resistors for high-end a

Isabellenhutte | 06-03-2015

High-performance three-line EMC filters for frequency converter applications

TDK-Epcos has announced availability of the compact B84243A8 series of three-line EMC filters for frequency converters. The high-performance filters are suitable for a rated voltage of 530VAC in 50/60Hz grids. The series currently comprises

TDK-Epcos | 05-03-2015

Tough power inductors operate to 150C

TDK-EPCOS B82464P4 range of surface-mount power inductors is now available from Farnell element14. The devices feature a magnetically-shielded ferrite core, enamel copper wire winding and an injection-moulded base. In addition to high

Farnell element14 | 03-03-2015

High-density stacked multi-layered polymer capacitors operate to 125C

Cornell Dubilier has announced availability of its Type RA multi-layered polymer capacitors for 125C operation. Type RA capacitors are constructed using stacked metallized polyester protected with an impregnated sealant, which eliminates

Cornell Dubilier | 03-03-2015

High-temperature through-hole ceramic capacitors for extreme environments

Kemet's through-hole ceramic capacitors for extreme environments and high temperatures are now available through TTI. The high-temperature radial moulded multilayer ceramic capacitors offer industry-leading performance in extreme enviro

TTI Europe | 02-03-2015

Lifespan of 230C hermetic tantalum capacitors extended to 10,000 hours

AVX has extended the lifespan of its THH 230C Hermetic Series high-temperature SMD tantalum capacitors to 10,000 hours at 200C and 50% derating. Available in two large case sizes (9/CTC-21D and I) that provide high capacitance values spa

AVX | 02-03-2015

Dual inductor saves space and offers highest temperature range for Class D amplifiers

Latest from Vishay is the first device in its new IHLD series of low-profile, high-current dual inductors. Offering two inductors in one 4032 package, the space-saving automotive-grade IHLD-4032KB-5A is the industry's first dual inductor to

Vishay | 26-02-2015

Low-profile Inductors for diverse power circuit applications

Now available from Farnell element14, the TDK VLS-E series of low-profile Inductors features maximum heights of 0.8mm, 0.95mm, 1mm, 1.2mm, and 1.5mm allowing for different usages. They offer a high magnetic shield construction and are

Farnell element14 | 24-02-2015

Wurth – High-performance surface-mount air coils for high-frequency applications

High-frequency applications, especially in the area of radio technology, require air coils with a particularly high Q-factor. Specifically adapted to the current market requirements for this area, Würth Elektronik eiSos has expanded its por

Wurth | 24-02-2015

Lead-containing dielectric glass removed from thin-film resistors

Stackpole's RNCP thin-film chip resistor series offers both high power ratings and anti-sulphur capability. Unlike thick-film resistors, the RNCP Series does not require a lead containing dielectric glass, providing users with a RoHS-com

Stackpole | 24-02-2015

Gold flash termination introduced to eliminate tin whiskering

Knowles Novacap has expanded its termination offerings to now include gold-plated terminations. Conventional termination is normally tin/lead, but lead has been banned by the RoHS directive. However, pure tin-plated terminations can al

Knowles | 23-02-2015

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