In 2015 technical breakthroughs allowing full AEC-Q200 qualification of tantalum polymer caps have addressed the concerns with capability and safety. Alleviation of these concerns have come at a time when market drivers such as connectivity and self-driving functionality are requiring better capacitance solutions for the various CPU, logic, and input rails. In regards to new automotive requirements with electrical vehicles and autonomous driving ultra low ESR and extended life capability [...]
KEMET has successfully launched several High Reliability Tantalum Polymer SMD solutions to the market during the last years. The existing series T540/T541 based on the Mil 55365 specification and T583 ESCC3012/005 provide better capacitance stability, better capacitance retention, lower ESR, higher ripple handling, and long life combined with extreme requirements of Military, Defense and Aerospace applications. Leading the market and bringing innovation to these high demanding segments [...]
Magnetic core material development is the key for powerful, small and cost-effective products. Specifically, in the automotive market both features are key when more and more electrical high voltage application enter the car area. 7HT is a new material and the successor of 5HT which offers around 40% better noise attenuation given the same mechanical dimensions, or with the same characteristics a downsizing opportunity with overall weight and cost reduction for standard and custom specific [...]
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