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Protecting sensitive ICs in today’s electrified vehicles with multilayer varistors

As e-mobility continues to expand, the automotive industry is presented with many design challenges, like fitting more robust electric motors, controls, and modules into a vehicle while maintaining reliability and signal integrity and reducing weight—where possible—to extend battery life and driving range. designing-electronics.com (DENA) May / June 2022

KYOCERA AVX Launches New Interactive Component Search Tool

KYOCERA AVX Launches New Interactive Component Search Tool

The new KYOCERA AVX component search tool allows users to quickly and easily explore an extensive selection of the company’s proven portfolio of antennas, capacitors, circuit protection devices, filters, couplers, and inductors, as well as view and purchase available stock from its authorized distributor network. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 27, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has launched a new interactive component search tool. Available as a fixed navigation menu option on the KYOCERA AVX website and accessible via computer, tablet, or smartphone, the new component search tool allows users to quickly and easily explore an extensive selection of the company’s proven portfolio of

KYOCERA AVX Earns a Prestigious Gold Level 2021 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award

KYOCERA AVX Earns a Prestigious Gold Level 2021 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award

This award marks the third consecutive year that TTI Europe has recognized KYOCERA AVX for faithfully fulfilling numerous quality performance metrics designed to build stronger partnerships, improve quality performance, and provide excellent customer service. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 16, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has received a Gold Level 2021 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award for the third consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., the world’s leading authorized specialty distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) components, the award recognizes KYOCERA AVX for faithfully fulfilling numerous quality performance metrics designed to elevate supplier and distributor performance and achieve maximum customer satisfaction in Europe.

Replacing Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors with Tantalum or Ceramic Capacitors

Replacing Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors with Tantalum or Ceramic Capacitors

Replacing Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors with Tantalum or Ceramic Capacitors Written By: Teddy Won Abstract: Like all capacitors, electrolytics (e-caps) are based on the principle of storing energy in an electric field using a voltage applied across a dielectric. This paper discusses the basic structure and characteristics of electrolytics and shows alternates for circuit use.

The Benefits to Using SuperCapacitors in Electric Vehicles

The Benefits to Using SuperCapacitors in Electric Vehicles

Using SuperCapacitors in Electric Vehicles Written By: Adrian Thomas Abstract: The improved performance and practicality of electric vehicles (EVs) have merited them a permanent foothold in the overall automotive market. When combined with geo-political and environmental initiatives, it is clear that the demand for EVs will continue to increase long into the future.

Webinar | IoT Solutions Optimizer – Design It Before You Build It!

Webinar | IoT Solutions Optimizer - Design It Before You Build It!

Webinar | IoT Solutions Optimizer – Design It Before You Build It! April 28th, 2022 | 11 AM EDT The IoT Solution Optimizer eases and hastens proof-of-concept and testing cycles, saving users both time and money and enabling them to meet pressing market demands. Available with several different licensing options, the intuitive online tool provides users with a step-by-step guide to the IoT device design process that allows them to define the application’s desired performance, evaluate existing antenna products or define custom specifications to meet requirements that aren’t currently satisfied by standard solutions, evaluate the effects of various deployment networks and hardware components such as PCB sizes, chipsets, and connectivity solutions on performance metrics including network coverage and extended battery

New Series of Vertical, Dual-Row, Top-Entry Card-Edge Connectors

New Series of Vertical, Dual-Row, Top-Entry Card-Edge Connectors

The new 9159-650 Series features twice as many proven-robust, gold-plated BeCu compression contacts as the 00-9159 Series it’s based on in roughly the same form factor and extends the current rating to 2.5A per contact to deliver exceptional reliability and high signal integrity performance in harsh environment automotive, industrial, and lighting applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 11, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has extended its line of single-piece card-edge connector solutions with the addition of the new 9159-650 Series vertical, dual-row, top-entry card-edge connectors. Designed to provide significant functionality in a broad range of perpendicular, PCB-mating automotive, industrial, and lighting applications with harsh

New Horizontal Wire-to-Board Connectors for Industrial and Commercial Applications

New Horizontal Wire-to-Board Connectors for Industrial and Commercial Applications

The new UL-approved 9296-400 Series horizontal poke-home connectors have the industry’s lowest height profile for 18–26AWG wire, can also mate with 1mm-diameter jumper pins, are available with 1–6 pins on a 4mm pitch, and are rated for up to 600VAC/DC, 10A, and 130°C. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 7, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, expanded its line of wire-to-board connectors with the release of the new UL-approved 9296-400 Series 4mm-pitch horizontal poke-home connectors. The new 9296-400 Series connectors are designed to enable the quick, easy, cost-effective, and reliable board termination of discrete 18–26AWG solid or stranded wires or 1mm-diameter jumper pins in a broad