KEMET Introduces Ultra Hi-Q Radio Frequency Capacitors
New 0505 Case Size Provides the Lowest ESR for Demanding High Power Applications
GREENVILLE, SC--(Marketwired - April 25, 2016) - KEMET Corporation(NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced the expansion of its radio frequency (RF) and microwave product portfolio to include a new series of Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors. These new devices feature a geometrically square construction resulting in lower inductance than standard EIA case sizes, thus improving low loss performance and operation at higher resonant frequencies.
Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared MLCC capacitors are ideal for high power applications such as wireless, satellite and microwave communications, RF and power amplifier modules and medical electronics.
"These new Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared MLCCs broaden KEMET's RF and microwave component offerings by providing extremely low ESR under 100 pF and ultra-high Q to meet the needs of high power solutions," said Mark Laps, Ceramic Specialty Technical Product Manager. "The C0G dielectric features a robust and exceptionally stable copper electrode base metal electrode system, while the square size results in higher self-resonant frequency as compared to standard EIA case sizes."
Ultra HiQ-CBR Squared Capacitors are 250 VDC rated and are available in capacitance values up to 100 pF. KEMET is also expanding the existing HiQ-CBR product portfolio to include 200 VDC rated RF and microwave capacitors in EIA 0402 case size as well as extended capacitance offerings in EIA 0603 case size.
For more information and product datasheets, please visit www.kemet.com/rf.
KEMET Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of electronic components that meet the highest standards for quality, delivery and service. The company offers its customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry across all dielectrics, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. KEMET's corporate headquarters are in South Carolina; the company also operates manufacturing facilities, sales and distribution centers around the world. KEMET's common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "KEM." Additional information about KEMET can be found at www.kemet.com.
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