Capacitors are among the most widely used passive components in electronics, so naturally they find their way into many applications in harsh operating environments. In certain applications such as those in oil logging, jet aircraft, nuclear power generation, and other industrial applications, these components are subject to extremely high temperatures, often somewhere in the range of 180°C to 300°C. how2power.com March 2022
The need for bulk capacitors is growing due to a combination of increased production levels of traditional electronics, circuit trends requiring high capacitance values on supply rails, distributed energy/energy harvesting trends and new electronic circuitry replacing non-electronic applications. The most visible examples of these are low-voltage ICs and electronics integrated into items as simple as everyday hand tools (cordless tools, electronic levels, etc.) to Wi-Fi-linked rain gauges, general-purpose IoT modules and more. Electronic proliferation is across all industry sectors and applications. how2power.com February 2022
Decades of research and development dedicated to GaN RF power semiconductor technology has led to an increasing supply of affordable RF power devices with impressive performance. GaN semiconductors have reduced material capacitance and enhanced electron mobility, resulting in… microwavejournal.com October 2021
Today’s LED lighting and industrial electronics applications can achieve greater efficiency, performance, and reliability by employing connectors with high power densities and small form factors. Which connector characteristics best support these goals? This specification guide can help you decide. ConnectorSupplier.com October 2021
Possibly no sector has experienced such massive fundamental changes as that of space-based systems in the past few decades. A balance of public and private partnerships worldwide now reflects this sector’s growth. This is quite a departure from developments that were once… How2Power.com August 2021
Circuit designs exploiting the increased energy storage provided by supercapacitors require more careful consideration of the increased power handling than that of batteries when charging these devices. The unique composition of electrochemical double-layer capacitors (EDLC) inherently allows them to withstand large currents. Table 1 is a brief list of… Tech Briefs | Battery Technology May 2021
The integration of smarter and more densely interconnected electronics into virtually all aspects of daily life has led to massive performance enhancements and increased efficiencies that are significantly improving user experiences and productivity, as well as actively pushing the envelope of technological capabilities and extending the bounds of current possibilities. With examples ranging from the rapid evolution of personal automobiles to out-of-this-world advances in aerospace technologies, the trend toward increased electrification, digitization, and automation highlights the growing need for complex control networks capable of performing at high speeds with absolute reliability. Both the automotive and aerospace electronics industries… Microwave Product Digest (MPD) May 20, 2021
Chris Anderson chats with Ron Demcko of AVX about AVX’s ultra-miniature MLCCs and their high-reliability tantalum polymer capacitors.
AVX Fellow, Ron Demcko, joined Jason Lomberg on the Power Systems Design podcast and discussed Formula E and the ways AVX can make a difference for the Dragon/Penske Autosport car and electric vehicles in general.
WE Founder and President Jackie Mattox chats with Bob Gourdeau, VP Sales Americas at AVX. Bob describes his journey through the industry, having served in various positions along the way, to now celebrating 8 years with AVX. Bob shares the commitment and investment AVX places on women in leadership and openly discusses the challenges women face in a mature, male-dominated industry. Bob describes the importance of taking risks to hire the best candidate for the position, and also how the key mentorship principles that his father gave him early-on have helped him to this day in his career journey, 36 years later. Jackie Mattox continues the conversation with Bob Gourdeau, industry veteran, regarding important leadership discussions leading into 2021