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Thermistors

Thermal management of semiconductors

Power semiconductors are the workhorses of the electronics world. Their thermal management is crucial to the operational reliability and service life of the components. For this purpose, TDK offers a wide range of EPCOS NTC and PTC thermistors that enable reliable temperature monitoring.

May 2016
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EMC filters

Interference-free converter output

EMC problems in frequency converters occur not only at the input, but also at the output. To ensure reliable elimination of any kind of interference at the output as well, TDK offers a wide range of EPCOS filters and reactors.

March 2016
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Reference design for inverters

First integrated solution for e-mobility and industry

Infineon Technologies has joined forces with TDK to develop an integrated solution for inverters to be used in e-mobility powertrains and industrial applications. The design enables developers to test and implement drive concepts quickly and easily.

March 2016
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Power capacitors for the DC link

CeraLink enables compact and flexible high-performance inverters

A new traction inverter developed by Scienlab electronic systems features a compact and lightweight design with a high power density. It can be adapted flexibly to a wide spectrum of needs and is well-suited for use in a growing range of electric vehicles. The new inverter was made possible by the use of CeraLink™ SMD capacitors in the DC link.

October 2015
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Components for power supplies

Everything for capacitive power supplies from a single source

Designs based on capacitive topologies are particularly suitable for power supplies in the milliwatt range. They are simple, compact and economical. In addition to the capacitors – and therefore the key components – TDK offers almost all the other passive components for these designs.

October 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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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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EMC components

Eliminating earth leakage currents and significantly improving EMC

In converter-based drive systems, the individual components cause earth leakage currents, the aggregate of which can trip the RCD. By using the LeaXield™ add-on module, not only can these earth leakage currents be eliminated, but the EMC performance of the system can also be improved.

March 2015
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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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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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CeraPlas™ piezo plasma generator

Cold plasma from a single component

Cold atmospheric pressure plasma promises decisive benefits in a wide range of industrial and healthcare applications. With the new CeraPlas™, TDK offers a plasma generating component that is more compact, easier to integrate, and more efficient than conventional plasma generating technologies.

October 2014
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Protection components for LED lighting systems

All-round ESD and heat protection

LED lighting systems require ESD and overtemperature protection if they are to live up to their potential in terms of lifetime, maintenance costs and reliability. EPCOS protection components provide effective and cost-efficient protection for the LED arrays, their power supplies and control circuits.

August 2014
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Piezo actuators for fuel injection systems

Most reliable and cost-efficient

TDK presents third generation EPCOS piezo actuators with copper electrodes. They are distinguished by their compact volume, long service life and reliability as well as extreme temperature tolerance.

July 2014
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Coexistence solutions for smartphones

Working together on a shared antenna

Today’s smartphones must provide users with an increasing number of connectivity options. A broad range of advanced EPCOS coexistence solutions ensure the simultaneous operation of cellular services, GPS, and WLAN.

June 2014
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Chip beads for high-frequency noise suppression in smartphones

Effective EMC solution with a single component

Smartphones support more bands and operate at ever higher frequencies up to several GHz. For this purpose, TDK’s series of MMZ multilayer chip beads enables effective noise suppression over a wide frequency range with a single miniaturized component.

May 2014
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Multilayer ceramic inductors for smartphones

High Q in a flat package

TDK has developed a new series of multilayer ceramic inductors designed especially for RF circuits in smartphones and tablets. They are characterized by their high degree of miniaturization and extremely high Q factors.

May 2014
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Wireless charging for mobile devices and electric vehicles

Thin and efficient power transmission

Smartphones and other mobile devices feature an increasing range of functions that support people in their lives. TDK offers a broad portfolio of Tx and Rx coil units that are designed to satisfy growing user demand for easy and frequent charging.

April 2014
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Common-mode chokes for automotive Ethernet

EMI suppression in the fast lane

Ethernet is becoming the networking protocol of choice for high-speed multimedia infotainment in cars. TDK common-mode chokes for automotive bus systems such as CAN, FlexRay, and Ethernet offer the best noise suppression and are the world’s smallest.

April 2014
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Power factor controllers for PFC systems

Everything under control

EPCOS power factor controllers allow complex PFC tasks to be carried out fully automatically. They also ensure that the capacitors switch with minimum wear and can measure a wide range of data at the same time.

April 2014