AC Power Computations for DC Rated Caps
Capacitors are usually rated in terms of DC voltage. This rating means that the part can be expected to operate...

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Arc Season and Board Design Observations
This years arcing season is just now fading into bad memories as another year is past butknowing that a new season...

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Corona Effects and Their Impact on PWB Layout Induced HiPot Failures
Understanding conorna interactions between PWB and components is essential to design board layouts that...

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Dc-Dc Converter Trends and Output Filter Cap Requirements
Historically the volume Dc-Dc converter market has been driven by telecommunications equipment powered...

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Impact of Pad Design and Spacing on AC Breakdown Performance
High voltage capacitors are used for isolation and transient protection in electronics that are connected...

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Johanson Dielectrics Solder Reflow Recommendations for lead free assembly
Soldering temperature profiles used must provide adequate temperature rise time and cool-down time to prevent damage...

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Polyterm® Flexible SMD Termination
Cracked capacitors can manifest themselves as latent defects including increased leakage current, intermittent...

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Safety Certified Application Notes
Safety Certified capacitors are designed to withstand high impulse voltages in applications where human beings...

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Sn/Pb SMT Application Notes
Soldering temperature profiles used must provide adequatetemperature rise time and cool-down time to prevent ...

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Soldering and Handling Precautions for Large Form Capacitors and Planar Arrays
Ceramic capacitors having body sizes larger than 1812 and planar arrays are known to be very susceptible to...

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Tanceram® Tantalum Replacement MLCs and ESR Curves
Historically, Tantalum capacitors have been used for smoothing and decoupling applications for switching power...

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