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NEW | Industry’s First Automotive-Qualified Multilayer Varistor (MLV) with FLEXITERM® Technology

NEW | Industry’s First Automotive-Qualified Multilayer Varistor (MLV) with FLEXITERM® Technology

The new AEC-Q200-qualifed VCAS Series MLVs feature soft terminations that provide up to 5mm of flexure over 3,000 temperature cycles extending up to 150°C with zero flex failures and stable electrical characteristics. The series also provides high current and energy handling capabilities, bidirectional overvoltage protection, and EMI/RFI attenuation in power and signal lines. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 3, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has released the industry’s first automotive-qualified multilayer varistors (MLVs) equipped with the company’s patented FLEXITERM® soft termination technology, which has been widely employed on a number of automotive-qualified multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for more than 15 years. Designed to satisfy

Advanced Capacitors Enable High-Efficiency Energy Scavenging

Advanced Capacitors Enable High-Efficiency Energy Scavenging

Advanced tantalum capacitors and supercapacitors are enabling advanced ICs to be powered by compact and low-cost energy harvesting and scavenging sources. These developments make possible maintenance-free control systems in IoT applications extending from remote monitoring to smart industrial point controllers, wearable electronics, and location tracking devices. Power Electronic Tips (An EE World Online Resource) EE World | Power & Energy Efficiency Handbook 2022 September 29th 2022

KYOCERA AVX Antennas Enable Wi-Fi 6E in Swisscom’s New WLAN-Box 3

KYOCERA AVX Antennas Enable Wi-Fi 6E in Swisscom’s New WLAN-Box 3

Swisscom’s new WLAN-Box 3 is equipped with 10 custom high-performance KYOCERA AVX antennas and delivers outstanding tri-band 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz performance in a compact form factor optimized for extending Wi-Fi range in residential applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 29, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, designed and developed the custom high-performance antennas implemented in Swisscom’s new third generation WLAN-Box, the WLAN-Box 3, which can be used as a repeater or WLAN access point to significantly expand Wi-Fi coverage in residential applications. Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecommunications company, as well as one of its leading IT companies and most sustainable and innovative companies. It

Vertical Wire-To-Board Solutions for Solid State Lighting and Industrial Applications

Vertical Wire-To-Board Solutions for Solid State Lighting and Industrial Applications

Vertical Wire-To-Board Solutions for Solid State Lighting and Industrial Applications Written By: Raul Saucedo | Jon Schifferdecker Abstract: Solid-state lighting (SSL) and industrial applications often must overcome more stringent constraints on environmental tolerance and physical form factor. Primarily, thermal issues of heat dissipation and high-temperature reliability. One popular solution to address these issues is the use of metal core circuit boards.

FasTech Seminar Series | KYOCERA AVX Antenna Overview & Roadmap

FasTech Seminar Series | KYOCERA AVX Antenna Overview & Roadmap

  FasTech Seminar Series – KYOCERA AVX Antenna Overview & Roadmap Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 2:30 PM Eastern Time WESTech Sales is proud to present another FasTech Seminar spotlighting Kyocera AVX and their Antenna Overview and Roadmap. Please consider joining us Tuesday, October 4th 1:00pm-1:30pm CT, to learn more about the Kyocera AVX Antennas available for WiFi, Cellular, LAN and Bluetooth solutions. To show our appreciation for your participation, we will provide a Grubhub certificate for each of the first 20 people to register for the seminar. The certificates will be sent out the morning of October 4th so you can order your lunch for delivery before the seminar begins.

IDC Shark Fin Connectors for RF Communications

IDC Shark Fin Connectors for RF Communications

IDC Shark Fin Connectors for RF Communications Written By: Alex Guan Abstract: Shark fin antenna units offer an attractive, aerodynamic, and functional way to provide the necessary antennas to the vehicle systems. RF antenna systems use coaxial cables, and the most common method to connect those cables to the printed circuit board assembly in the shark fin antenna is manual soldering.

KYOCERA AVX Received An Appreciation Award from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

KYOCERA AVX Received An Appreciation Award from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

The award recognizes KYOCERA AVX for consistently satisfying a wide range of key management, quality, and delivery performance metrics throughout 2020 despite the global supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 14, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, received a 2020 Appreciation Award from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Germany, for its exceptional performance throughout 2020. The award recognizes KYOCERA AVX for having consistently satisfied a wide range of key management, quality, and delivery performance metrics, including 100% on-time delivery, despite the global supply chain disruptions caused by the first wave of the COVID-19

SuperCapacitors in Enterprise Servers and Smart Meters

SuperCapacitors in Enterprise Servers and Smart Meters

SuperCapacitors in Enterprise Servers and Smart Meters Written By: Jacky Cui | John Lee Abstract: The supercapacitor is one alternative to the traditional electrochemical battery for storing energy. In the age of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, supercapacitors offer many attractive properties that no other device can deliver. At a high level, supercapacitors are composed of electrodes, an electrolyte, and an ion-permeable separator.

Surface Mount Thermal Conductors for Heat Management

Surface Mount Thermal Conductors for Heat Management

Surface Mount Thermal Conductors for Heat Management Written By: Jern Ng Abstract: Efforts to miniaturize electronics are becoming increasingly common as designers work to fit more components into smaller packages, offering low-weight, low-volume products. The continuous march toward electronic miniaturization brings to light one primary challenge: the dissipation of heat. As semiconductor manufacturing realizes smaller feature sizes, microprocessor capability is simultaneously advancing with greater functionality.