Panasonic – Understanding hybrid and polymer capacitors

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Specifying capacitors might seem a simple task, but it has actually become more complicated in recent years. The reason is growing freedom of choice. The universe of capacitors has expanded greatly over the past few years, in large part because of the new capacitor technologies which have provided many advances in conductive polymer solutions. These […]

Vishay – Apples to apples? Considerations when substituting polymer and tantalum capacitors for MLCCs

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By Craig Hunter, Senior Director, Global Marketing Communications and Dave Richardson, Senior Manager of Field Applications, Vishay Intertechnology OEMs are today suffering from shortages of Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs), especially for devices in large case sizes and in high capacitance values. This has led them to evaluate the polymer tantalum capacitor as an alternative for […]