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AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming “Success” Television Production

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming "Success" Television Production

AVX will highlight the company’s state-of-the-art electronic components designed for real-world product applications in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network®, and in an upcoming production of the “Success” program FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 18, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will be featured in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network® on Thursday, October 18, and Sunday, October 21, as well as in an upcoming production of “Success,” hosted by actor Rob Lowe. “Success” is an award-winning program that highlights innovative concepts and stories stemming from a variety of topics, including education, health, business, and more, through short-form and long-form documentary

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

AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting and presenting a technical paper about bulkhead-mounted EMI filters at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) International Symposium, which is presented by the European Space Agency (ESA) and European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), and will take place October 9–12 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Although only in its third year, the SPCD Symposium is already recognized as the premier technical conference dedicated to passive components for space applications thanks to a program designed to facilitate the exchange of high-level technical information about the latest industry advancements and trends between leading global

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 Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

AVX Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

The prestigious award marks the first time the AVX Filters division has earned Raytheon recognition FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 27, 2018) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, was recently honored with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Now in its twelfth year, the annual Raytheon IDS Supplier Excellence Awards recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements including overall quality and on-time delivery. AVX has earned several of these awards in years past, but this most recent 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award marks the first time that the AVX Filters division has been recognized by Raytheon

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Will Participate in a Panel Discussion About Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Commercial Vehicles at COMVEC™ 2018 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 15, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has been invited to participate in a technical panel discussion about artificial intelligence and machine learning for commercial vehicles at the COMVEC™ 2018 conference and exposition, which will take place September 11–13 in Rosemont, Illinois, and will focus on disruptive technologies in the global commercial vehicle market. Hosted by SAE International, COMVEC is widely recognized as the leading annual technical event for the on- and off-highway industry, and is attended by design engineers, supply managers, executives,

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

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Designed with users in mind, the new SpiCAT simulation software, which supersedes both SpiCap III & SpiTan IV, provides electrical & performance characteristics by frequency & temperature for an extensive range of part numbers & offers several new features to support quick, easy, & accurate parametric characterization   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, new SpiCAT simulation software offers access to two separate portals — SpiMLCC and SpiTAN, which supersede SpiCap III and SpiTan IV — that provide electrical and performance characteristics by frequency and temperature for an extensive