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Power capacitors

Ring-shaped design for e-mobility

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS RingCap – a power capacitor with an innovative design that is especially suitable for xEV applications. Thanks to its ring configuration, the new RingCap can be integrated into a clutch bell housing or wheel hub motors.

February 2015
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Outstanding product quality, delivery performance and service

Best Quality Performance Award from ZTE

TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS Greater China, has received ZTE Corporation’s Best Quality Performance Award. The decisive factors in winning this award were excellent performance in 2014 in terms of product quality, delivery reliability and service.

February 2015
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APEC 2015

Solutions for power electronics

At the APEC 2015 from March 16 to 18 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, TDK is presenting its innovative products and solutions. The focus is on components for power electronics.

February 2015
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Innovative online tool

The fast and easy way to find the right snubber capacitor

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS Snubber Cap Finder – an innovative online tool that simplifies and speeds up the search for suitable snubber capacitors to protect IGBT modules against voltage peaks.

February 2015
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Ceramic components

PTC heating elements for electric vehicles

TDK Corporation presents new EPCOS PTC heating elements for electric vehicles. In contrast to the tried and test heating elements for conventional 12 V onboard power supplies, the new components are designed for the considerably higher voltage batteries in electric vehicles.

February 2015
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electronica China 2015

Innovative solutions for all applications

At electronica China 2015 from March 17 to 19, TDK is presenting its broad and innovative portfolio of capacitors, SAW and BAW components, sensors, inductors and protection components.

February 2015
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TDK Europe GmbH

TDK combines European sales under one roof

Effective February 1, 2015, TDK Corporation has combined its two European sales channels for EPCOS and TDK products under the roof of TDK Europe GmbH ("TDK Europe"). To this end, the relevant sales units at the EPCOS Group have been carved out and integrated in TDK Europe. Despite this move, the EPCOS Group, which was combined with TDK's components business in 2009, remains a distinct entity within the TDK Corporation.

February 2015
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New Data Book

Overview of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors

TDK Corporation presents the fully revised data book on EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with the options of screw terminal, snap-in, axial and single-ended connections. Alongside tried and tested products the data book also contains many innovations, including the B43704/B43724* and B43705/B43725* series of screw-terminal capacitors, which feature a significantly improved current capability.

January 2015
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Multilayer ceramic capacitors

Halogen-free leaded MLCCs for automotive and general-purpose applications

TDK Corporation presents two new series of leaded MLCCs, which are halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21 and expand the company’s lineup of products that offer minimal impact to the environment over the entire life cycle.

January 2015
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RF components

Miniaturized low-pass filter for LTE

TDK Corporation presents a new multilayer low-pass filter for LTE and other next-generation high-speed wireless communication systems. The new filter with ordering code DEA071910LT-4003B1 achieves a miniaturized footprint of 0.65 mm x 0.5 mm and an insertion height of just 0.3 mm.

January 2015
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Inductors

Rugged power inductors for automotive electronics applications

TDK Corporation has developed a new series of rugged power inductors for use in automotive electronics. The CLF6045NI-D wirewound SMD power inductors feature high efficiency and reliability over a wide temperature range from -55 °C to +150 °C and offer rated inductance values from 1.0 μH to 470 μH (E6 series).

December 2014
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Plant in Szombathely

Growth with automotive electronics

The plant in Hungary is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since 1994, Szombathely has emerged as a highly competitive development and production center, especially for electronic components for automotive and industrial electronics applications. Now, the plant is set for further substantial expansion.

November 2014
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Multilayer diplexers for WLAN and Bluetooth in smartphones

Mini filters for multiband devices

Available space inside smartphones continues to shrink as they add more functions and serve more frequency bands. TDK has expanded its diplexer portfolio with the miniature DPX 1005 multilayer diplexer for WLAN and Bluetooth at 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz, which features power-saving low insertion losses with the smallest case size.

November 2014
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Reference design for space-saving ultrasonic distance measurement systems

Keep your distance!

ELMOS Semiconductor has developed a reference design for a compact ultrasonic parking assistant jointly with TDK. In addition to the ELMOS chipset, an EPCOS transformer of the EP6 series assures that the ultrasonic signal is matched to the impedance of the transducer.

November 2014
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SMD pulse transformer for LAN connectors

Space-saving, made-for-manufacture design

Compact TDK LAN pulse transformers enable pulse transformer modules small enough to fit in a standard RJ-45 LAN connector. The SMD components are designed for fully automated manufacturing processes and offer outstanding performance.

November 2014
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Plant in Gravataí

60 years of capacitors from Brazil

The plant in Gravataí, Brazil, has been producing capacitors for sixty years. During this period, the plant has developed state-of-the-art technologies for both aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors. As such, it is TDK’s only plant that manufactures both capacitor designs.

November 2014
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Bluetooth 4.0 low energy module

Benchmark for miniaturization

The Bluetooth Smart specification is designed to enable power-saving wireless connectivity for a growing range of wearable devices, sensors and other small mobile devices. The miniature TDK SESUB-PAN-T2541 Bluetooth 4.0 low energy module helps manufacturers of these devices get Smart.

November 2014
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EMC filters

LeaXield™ minimizes earth leakage currents

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS LeaXield™ active filter module – a completely new solution for the minimization of earth leakage currents in power drive systems with frequency converters.

November 2014
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Capacitors

CeraLink™ – a compact solution for converters

TDK Corporation presents a new generation of the EPCOS CeraLink™, a highly compact solution for the snubber and DC links of fast-switching converters based on SiC and GaN semiconductors.

November 2014
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Inductors

Compact high-current chokes for 48-V automotive power systems

TDK Corporation presents the new BCEM series of EPCOS high-current chokes designed specifically for buck-boost converters in 48-V automotive power systems. These innovative SMD inductors have very compact dimensions of only 27.5 mm x 29.5 mm x 14.5 mm thanks to their ERU27 ferrite cores with flat windings.

November 2014