Flexible Electronics Let Form Follow Function
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Flexible Electronics Let Form Follow Function

Supercapacitors, ultracapacitors, and electric double layer capacitors. No matter to which they are referred, this passive electronics component has some very desirable properties for the Internet of Things (IoT), smart wearables, and energy harvesting markets. Supercapacitors are ideal...

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AVX PrizmaCap™ Capacitors
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AVX PrizmaCap™ Capacitors

AVX PrizmaCap™ Capacitors use an activated carbon electrode and have a propylene carbonate (PC) based electrolyte with a paper separator and SMT leads. The PrizmaCap current collector is made of a special low ESR type aluminum. The PrizmaCap features cell voltage of ~2.1V/cell...

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New Yorker Electronics unveils new Cornell Dubilier Ultra-Thin 1mm Polymer Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Series
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New Yorker Electronics unveils new Cornell Dubilier Ultra-Thin 1mm Polymer Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Series

New Yorker Electronics has announced the release of a new ultra-thin polymer electrolytic capacitor that represents a totally new capacitor form factor. The Cornell Dubilier Electronics’ new PPC Series, designed specifically for applications requiring high ripple current and the...

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Panasonic’s EEHZ hybrid capacitors offer long lifetime at high temperature
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Panasonic’s EEHZ hybrid capacitors offer long lifetime at high temperature

EHZ family available now in production volumes from Future Electronics They are an ideal choice for electronics designers who require capacitors that offer stable electrical characteristics at high frequencies, while giving high reliability. The EEHZ family capacitors are available...

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What are Aluminum Polymer Capacitors?
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What are Aluminum Polymer Capacitors?

 Choosing the right capacitors can make a big difference in the reliability, longevity, cost, and board size of your design. But most engineers don’t know which capacitors to choose for which applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with James Lewis from...

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They’re ‘Not’ JUST Capacitors
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They’re ‘Not’ JUST Capacitors

James Lewis from Kemet has made a presentation to address some of misconceptions about capacitors like how you should de-rate capacitors. James said that de-rating depends on the chemistry and configuration of a particularly capacitor.  So he started by asking a question: Should...

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How To Select a Capacitor
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How To Select a Capacitor

Sanket Gupta @ blog.octopart.com has written a capacitor select guide. The article goes through aluminum electrolytic capacitors, ceramic capacitors, Tantalum Capacitors, mica capacitors, film capacitors and Polymer Capacitors. In this blog, we will explain all the different types...

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