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Inductors

World's smallest transponder coils for automotive electronics

Transponder coils are key components for comfort and safety in vehicles. Apart from their use in PEPS systems (passive entry / passive start) they are used for contactless tire pressure monitoring and thus perform an important safety role, as well as extending the life of the tires.

August 2015
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EP Shanghai 2015

Solutions for power quality

Innovative EPCOS and TDK highlight products and solutions for industrial electronics will be presented at EP Shanghai 2015 from October 14 to 16 with a focus on improving power quality in the areas of power generation, transmission and distribution.

August 2015
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Inductors

Frame core power line chokes with vertical design

TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS frame core power line chokes with the B82733V* series in a vertical design. The new series complements the existing horizontally designed B82733F* series. The vertical design is particularly advantageous when there is limited space on the printed circuit board.

July 2015
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NTC sensor elements

Temperature measurement up to 650 °C

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS NTC sensor element designed for measuring temperatures up to 650 °C. The sensor element offers high-precision measurement with a temperature tolerance of about ±1 K at 200 °C.

July 2015
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EMC components

Innovative filter solutions for e-mobility

As cars are equipped with more and more electronic systems, so the demands on EMC increase. This applies in particular to electric vehicles (xEVs) with their additional power electronics for the motor inverters. An elegant and weight-saving solution to the resulting EMC problems is offered by new filter solutions from TDK.

July 2015
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Film capacitors

High pulse strength and current capability in a compact design

TDK Corporation presents two new series of EPCOS MMKP capacitors, which employ a film that is metallized on both sides. The new capacitors offer particularly high pulse strength as well as a high current capability.

July 2015
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Film capacitors

Humidity-resistant X2 capacitors

X2 capacitors are used not only for EMI suppression. Thanks to their robustness and resistance to humidity and high temperatures, they are also suitable for voltage dividers in capacitive power supplies – for example, those of smart meters that are mounted outside buildings.

July 2015
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Ferrites

Low losses at high frequencies

The new EPCOS N59 ferrite material is particularly suitable for power supplies and inverters whose design is based on GaN semiconductors with very high switching frequencies. Optimum power is reached at frequency of 2 MHz.

June 2015
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Multilayer varistors

High surge current capability in a very compact design

TDK Corporation presents the new high-surge series of EPCOS multilayer varistors. These are characterized by their high surge current capability, ranging from one surge of up to 5000 A to ten surges of up to 3500 A, with a pulse of 8/20 µs and an operating voltage of up to 65 V DC.

June 2015
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Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

Soft-termination MLCCs with X8R thermal characteristics for automotive applications

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of high temperature resistant MLCCs with soft terminations, expanding the CGA series of MLCCs for automotive applications. These components employ electrodes made of conductive resins that provide effective protection against solder cracks caused by thermal cycling, flex cracks caused by stress to the PCB, and damage due to vibrations and shocks.

May 2015
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New online tool

Easier service life calculation of DC link circuit capacitors

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS FilmCap Service Life Calculation Tool – an attractive new tool for supporting online design. The integral database contains about 250 EPCOS film capacitors from the B3267* and B3277* series for the DC link circuits of converters.

May 2015
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Inductors

Lineup of rugged power inductors for automotive electronics applications expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CLF-NI-D series of rugged power inductors for use in automotive electronics. The new CLF7045NI-D wirewound SMD power inductors feature high efficiency and reliability over a very wide temperature range ...

May 2015
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Inductors

High-performance multilayer power inductors

TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of multilayer power inductors with the new MLJ1608 high-performance series. Complementing the existing MLF1608 series of multilayer power inductors for signal lines, the MLJ1608 series was designed for use in near field communication (NFC) and power line applications especially in smartphones, tablets and NFC modules.

May 2015
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EMC components

Miniaturized thin-film common-mode filter for high-speed interfaces

TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of common-mode filters. The new TCM0403R thin-film common-mode filter offers a common-mode attenuation of 27.5 dB at 850 MHz in an IEC 0403 package, the world’s highest value for this case size.

May 2015
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Active harmonic filters

Improved power quality and reduced harmonics

An increasing number of loads are non-linear, introducing harmonics into the power grid and thus significantly impairing the power quality. EPCOS PQSine™ is an active harmonic filter that effectively reduces the unwanted harmonics.

May 2015
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Current sensors

Lineup of clamp AC current sensors expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with two new types that are rated for 300 A and 80 A. The new sensors are designed for use in the power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems. With a current transformation ratio of 3000:1 the 300-A and 80-A types offer maximum output currents of 100 mA and 26.6 mA, respectively.

May 2015
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Outstanding performance

TDK honors its distribution partners in Europe

TDK Europe has honored its best distribution partners for TDK and EPCOS components.There were two winners of the TDK Distribution Award 2014 in gold: Digi-Key Europe and Mouser Electronics.

April 2015
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Film capacitors

Compact X1 series with extended voltage range

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS X1 capacitors designed for an extended operating voltage of up to 530 V AC. The new capacitors are ideally suited for EMI suppression in X1 circuits (L-N).

April 2015
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Film capacitors

MFP types for demanding applications

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS metallized polypropylene (MFP) film capacitors with high pulse strength and current capability.

April 2015
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Temperature sensors

Lineup of high-precision IEC 0402 SMD NTC thermistors expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its NTCG04 lineup of IEC 0402 case size (EIA 01005) SMD NTC thermistors with a new type featuring a nominal resistance of 10 kΩ and a narrow tolerance of just ±1 percent.

March 2015