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AVX Adds New Medical Device Development Facility To Its Corporate Headquarters

AVX Adds New Medical Device Development Facility To Its Corporate Headquarters

With more than 2,500 square feet of cleanrooms & support space for device fabrication, biological analysis, & electrical testing, the new facility will further extend AVX’s robust portfolio of components for Class I, II, & III medical devices. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 18, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has added a new medical device development facility to its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, S.C. With more than 2,500 square feet of cleanrooms and support space for device fabrication, biological analysis, and electrical testing equipment, the new medical device development lab will accommodate the efforts of eight to ten researchers dedicated to developing cutting-edge medical components. These devices will further extend

AVX Wins Medical Design Briefs’ 2016 Readers’ Choice Product of the Year Award

AVX Wins Medical Design Briefs' 2016 Readers' Choice Product of the Year Award

Readers recognized AVX’s Accu-P® MP Series medical-grade thin film chip capacitors as one of the two most significant new products introduced to the medical engineering community in 2016, marking their second win in the awards’ four-year history FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 6, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has won Medical Design Briefs’ 2016 Readers’ Choice Product of the Year Award for its Accu-P® MP Series medical-grade thin film chip capacitors for RF signal and power applications in implantable medical devices, marking their second win in the awards’ four-year history. The first was for the company’s TAZ HRC5000 Series medical-grade tantalum capacitors back in 2013. Selected from amongst the 12 products

New Leadless BI-Directional ESD Suppression Diodes for High-Speed Circuit Protection

New Leadless BI-Directional ESD Suppression Diodes for High-Speed Circuit Protection

Delivering clamping values below 12V & ultralow nominal capacitance values down to 0.3pF in low profile 0201 & 0402 packages, the new GiGuard Series diodes preserve the integrity of high-speed data & communication signals & protect sensitive ICs during ESD events in applications spanning network communications to touchscreens FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 4, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of bidirectional ESD suppression diodes that combine the latest in transient voltage suppression (TVS) technology with miniature, leadless, and low profile 0201 and 0402 packaging designs to deliver cutting-edge ESD protection in high-speed data and communication circuits. The new GiGuard Series ESD diodes offer clamping voltages below

AVX Releases New FHC1 & FHC2 Series Power Film Capacitors for HEV/EV Applications

AVX Releases New FHC1 & FHC2 Series Power Film Capacitors for HEV/EV Applications

Announced at APEC 2017, the new FHC Series capacitors deliver high-reliability performance designed to compliment & protect high-power-density inverter products in electric & hybrid electric vehicles FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 27, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new FHC1 and FHC2 Series power film capacitors, which were especially designed for electric and hybrid electric vehicle (EV/HEV) applications. Exhibiting high ripple current capabilities, extremely high dielectric strength in operating conditions up to 115°C, low inductance, low ESR, and a low thermal footprint, the new FHC Series capacitors deliver high-reliability performance that compliments and protects high-power-density inverter products. Engineered for use in the DC-link circuits between EV/HEV rectifiers and inverters,

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2017 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2017 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

Invited to present two technical papers, teach an in-depth training seminar, & chair a technical session, AVX’s presence at CMSE 2017 is a testament to its dedication to the design & development of advanced military & space electronics FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 23, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will deliver two technical presentations, teach a training seminar, and exhibit at the 21st annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition (CMSE 2017), which will take place April 11–13, 2017 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognized as the most comprehensive conference dedicated to successful practices for the use of both military and COTS components in military and

AVX Extends New High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters

AVX Extends New High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters

The new LP Series filters exhibit low insertion loss & extremely sharp roll-off, delivering excellent high frequency performance in wireless applications including: mobile communications systems, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, & wireless LANs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 21, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released new 1800, 1900, 2400, 2900, 3500, and 4000 MHz 0805 high performance, low pass integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filter that exhibits low insertion loss and extremely sharp roll-off in high frequency wireless applications including: mobile communications systems, microcell and picocell base stations, satellite TV receivers, global positioning systems (GPS), vehicle location systems, and wireless large area networks (LANs). Based on thin film multilayer technology,

AVX To Launch New EV/HEV Capacitors at APEC 2017

AVX To Launch New EV/HEV Capacitors at APEC 2017

In addition to releasing two new capacitor series, AVX will also promote its vast portfolio of advanced passive components for low- to high-power applications, as well as the various design tools they offer to ensure more first-pass design successes FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 7, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, will launch two new capacitor series for EV/HEV applications during its exposition at this year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), which will take place March 26 – 30 in Tampa, Florida. In addition to releasing the new FHC1 and FHC2 Series capacitors, which were especially designed for use in conjunction with IGBT modules to prevent ripple currents from

New Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series Thin Film Chip Capacitors for Signal & Power Applications

New Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series Thin Film Chip Capacitors for Signal & Power Applications

Qualified to AEC-Q200, the new Automotive Grade Accu-P Series SMD capacitors deliver the industry’s tightest capacitive tolerances, in addition to exceptionally repeatable performance, extremely high stability, & remarkably low ESR & high Q at high frequencies FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 9, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of SMD thin film chip capacitors especially designed to meet demanding performance specifications in automotive signal and power applications. Qualified to AEC-Q200, AVX’s new Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series capacitors deliver the tightest tolerances of any capacitor available on today’s market (down to ±0.01pF), in addition to exceptionally repeatable performance, remarkably low ESR and high Q at high frequencies (including

New Multilayer Organic (MLO®) High Pass Filters for Wireless Applications

New Multilayer Organic (MLO®) High Pass Filters for Wireless Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 6, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of low profile, high pass filters with best-in-class performance. Based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high density interconnect technology, the new HF Series MLO high pass filters utilize high dielectric constant and low loss materials to help engineers integrate high Q passive printed elements, such as inductors and capacitors, in multilayer stacks with land grid array surface mount packaging that’s expansion-matched to most organic printed circuit board materials, providing improved reliability over standard silicon and ceramic devices. Exhibiting low insertion loss, excellent rejection of out of band frequencies, low parasitics, favorable heat

New Series of 15W High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters with a Frequency Range Spanning 512-1800MHz

New Series of 15W High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters with a Frequency Range Spanning 512-1800MHz

The new LP Series filters feature a miniature 2816 chip size with a maximum height of 1mm, exhibit low insertion loss & extremely sharp attenuation, & deliver excellent high frequency performance in wireless applications across several frequency bands FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 23, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of 15W high performance, low pass integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filters that exhibit low insertion loss and extremely sharp attenuation in high frequency wireless applications spanning 512MHz to 1,800MHz. Featuring a miniature 2816 chip size with a maximum height profile of 1mm, and a rugged construction based on thin film multilayer technology and designed for reliable automatic assembly,

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