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New Lambda-Bridge Thermal Conductors

New Lambda-Bridge Thermal Conductors

Exhibiting high thermal conductivity, low thermal resistance, & capacitance so low that the devices are virtually transparent at RF/microwave frequencies, the series provides efficient, compact, & cost-effective thermal management solutions FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the new λ-Bridge (Lambda-Bridge) Series thermal conductors. Constructed with high-quality aluminum nitride (AlN) or beryllium oxide (BeO) materials, Lambda-Bridge thermal conductors provide efficient, cost-effective thermal management solutions with reliable, repeatable performance in four small EIA form factors: 0302, 0402, 0603, and 0805. Designed to direct heat to thermal ground planes, heat sinks, or other points of thermal interest, help protect adjacent components from

New Ultraminiature, High-Frequency Integrated Thin Film Band-Pass Filters

New Ultraminiature, High-Frequency Integrated Thin Film Band-Pass Filters

Available in five frequency bands spanning 1,308–4,320MHz for compatibility with a broad range of wireless applications, the new BP Series multilayer, ITF band-pass filters deliver excellent high-frequency performance in an ultraminiature, low-profile 0805 case FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 3, 2018) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, introduced new 0805-case BP Series multilayer, integrated thin film (ITF) band-pass filters. Designed for broad compatibility with a wide range of high-frequency wireless applications, including mobile communications systems, satellite TV receivers, GPSs, vehicle-locating systems, and wireless LANs, the series is available in five frequency bands spanning 1,308MHz to 4,320MHz with 50Ω characteristic impedance, and is rated for 5W continuous power, and

New RC Equalizer Networks

New RC Equalizer Networks

GEQ Series equalizers combine rugged, ultraminiature resistive & capacitive elements with AVX’s patented FLEXITERM terminations to deliver reliable, tight-tolerance solutions in TOSA, ROSA, optical transceiver modules, & broadband receivers employed across multiple markets FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 1, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new GEQ Series RC equalizers. These ruggedly constructed, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) equalizers combine high-performance tantalum nitride (TaN) resistive elements and silicon/oxygen/nitrogen (SiON) capacitive elements with AVX’s proprietary, automotive-qualified, glass-sandwich FLEXITERM® surface-mount technology, which provides an extra measure of protection against flexure damage during installation. The new GEQ Series equalizers are also manufactured with 100% laser trimming to achieve

High-Temp Max-Cap Wet Tantalum Supercapacitors now Rated for Maximum Operating Temperatures of 175°C

High-Temp Max-Cap Wet Tantalum Supercapacitors now Rated for Maximum Operating Temperatures of 175°C

The newly improved HTMC Series provides the highest DC capacitance & the highest operating temperature of any T4-case capacitor on the market, plus exceptional electrical & mechanical stability for extended lifetimes of up to 10,000 hours. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 29, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has increased the maximum operating temperature for its TWD High-Temp Max-Cap (HTMC) Series axial leaded, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors from 125°C to 175°C. Based on a well-established wet tantalum design, the newly improved TWD HTMC Series capacitors provide the highest DC capacitance and the highest operating temperature of any T4-case capacitor available on the market. Currently available in

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

Now available in seven case sizes spanning 0402 to 2220 with capacitance values & voltage ratings extending from 2.2nF – 22uF & 16-100V, AVX’s space-qualified BME MLCCs have the highest CV range of any ESCC MLCC currently available on the market   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has extended its range of space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) – the first range of ESCC BME MLCCs fully qualified for use in European, Asian, and American space market applications – with new 0402 and 2220 case sizes. Now available in seven case sizes spanning

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

Initially developed for off-road vehicle lighting, the new 70-9159 STRIPT linking BTB contact system delivers a size-to-performance ratio & current handling capabilities unmatched by existing BTB & WTB solutions, & at a lower cost than traditional insulated connectors FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 11, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit robust resistance to extreme shock, vibration, and temperatures, the new 70-9159 Series linking board-to-board (BTB) contact system consists of two low-profile,

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series SMT MLCCs provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range of both general-purpose & stability-critical military & aerospace applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is now qualified to produce and supply MIL-PRF-123 capacitors at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, and has had its M123 Series ceramic chip capacitors added to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Qualified Parts List for MIL-PRF-123. Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series surface-mount, multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

Ideal for military, aerospace, industrial, & oil drilling equipment, the new high-CV TWA-X Series capacitors are resistant to mechanical shock & high-frequency vibration per MIL-STD-202 & are capable of up to 500-hour lifetimes at extreme temperatures & derated voltages. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 7, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new high-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series. Designed for use at 230°C, the new TWA-X Series wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors feature a high-capacitance cathode system that achieves high CV performance in standard case sizes and a hermetically sealed, welded tantalum can and header assembly that provides robust resistance against mechanical shock and high-frequency

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

The new one- and two-position 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers offer drop-in replacements for existing jumpers with the added benefits of a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 6, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, extended its new series of pin jumpers for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications with a new two-position pin jumper. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop — which is both the first industrial poke-home connector

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

The new BP Series MLO® band-pass filters feature an ultralow profile of less than 0.556mm, support 18 pass bands spanning 620–5,930MHz, & exhibit excellent frequency response with low insertion loss, high out-of-band rejection, & steep roll-offs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 3, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a new series of low-profile, high-performance band-pass filters based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high-density interconnect technology. The new BP Series MLO band-pass filters incorporate high-dielectric-constant and low-loss materials that are expansion matched to most organic PCB materials, providing improved reliability over standard silicon and ceramic devices, feature an ultralow profile of less than