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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
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Film capacitors

Snubber series with more terminal configurations and higher capacitance values

TDK Corporation has significantly extended its range of EPCOS snubber film capacitors: A total of 17 different terminal configurations are now available, enabling them to protect an even broader spectrum of IGBT modules against voltage peaks.

November 2014
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SAW components

Compact SAW duplexer with excellent isolation in the transmit and receive paths

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS duplexer for LTE Band 1, which at 60 dB features very high isolation for both the Tx and Rx paths. Based on SAW technology the B8651 duplexer has a miniature footprint of just 1.8 mm x 1.4 mm.

November 2014
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Inductors

SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics

TDK Corporation presents two new EPCOS SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics. The first type (B78417A2185A003) is based on an EP7 ferrite core and has dimensions of only 10.6 mm x 12.2 mm x 11 mm. The second SMT current sense transformer (B78419A2251A003) contains an EP10 ferrite core and measures 12.8 mm x 13.6 mm x 14.4 mm.

October 2014
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Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

Portfolio of automotive-grade NP0 MLCCs expanded

TDK Corporation has expanded its CGA series of automotive-grade MLCCs based on NP0 ceramics and now offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of NP0 products in terms of voltage range and capacitance range.

October 2014
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Aluminum electrolytic capacitors

Compact screw terminal series with high ripple current capability

TDK Corporation presents three new series of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with screw terminals. They are characterized by their high ripple current capability and simultaneously highly compact dimensions.

October 2014
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Integration and miniaturization trends

Passive embedding

Thanks to new materials and integration technologies the embedding and integration of passive components is making great advances. New miniaturized components designed specifically for embedding enable even more compact and reliable systems.

October 2014
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Aluminum electrolytic capacitors

Compact snap-in series with significantly increased ripple current capability

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors. They are characterized by a ripple current capability that is up to 25 percent higher than for the types of the preceding EPCOS series.

October 2014
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Inductors

Leaded RF chokes with high current capability

TDK Corporation presents new EPCOS leaded RF chokes with high current capability. The series with designation LBC+ offers components for rated currents of up to 4450 mA at saturation currents of up to 7700 mA.

September 2014
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Power Quality Solutions

Active harmonic filters for optimized power quality

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS PQSine™ series of active harmonic filters that optimize power quality. The modular filter systems are designed for 3-phase networks with and without neutral conductors at voltages from 200 V AC to 480 V AC and 50/60 Hz.

September 2014
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Connectivity components

High-performance GPS front-end modules for smartphones

TDK Corporation presents two EPCOS front-end modules for satellite navigation systems that enable the coexistence of cellular, WLAN, Bluetooth and satellite navigation services on the same antenna.

September 2014
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Connectivity components

High-performance WLAN-Bluetooth filter for smartphones

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS WLAN-Bluetooth filter that offers best-in-class performance and size for the coexistence of cellular, WLAN, Bluetooth and satellite navigation services on the same antenna.

September 2014
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Piezo components for automotive

New EPCOS copper piezo actuators set benchmark

TDK Corporation presents the third generation of EPCOS piezo actuators with copper internal electrodes, which offer both improved performance and higher cost-effectiveness. These innovative actuators are characterized by their outstanding stability and reliability.

August 2014
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EMC components

Automotive feedthrough filters with high current capability

TDK Corporation has developed a new series of 3-terminal feedthrough filters that are designed to meet the automotive industry’s demands for EMC components in emerging safety and infotainment applications.

July 2014
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Power factor correction

Controllers for up to 32 thyristor modules via RS485

TDK Corporation has extended its BR7000 series of EPCOS power factor controllers with two new types. The BR7000-I-TH controller offers 12 relay outputs for capacitor contactors and 12 transistor outputs for thyristor modules. The BR7000-I-TH/S485 features an additional RS485 bus interface that allows up to another 32 EPCOS TSM-LC-S thyristor modules to be controlled.

May 2014
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Power factor correction

High-performance thyristor module with data logging

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-S thyristor module for dynamic power factor correction (PFC). It is designed for voltages of 200 V AC to 440 V AC (50/60 Hz) and is suitable for compensating reactive powers of up to 55 kvar.

May 2014
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Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

Soft-termination MLCCs with high flex cracking resistance

TDK Corporation presents a new series of soft-termination MLCCs that are specially designed to withstand flex cracking caused by bending stresses to the PCB.

April 2014
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Current sensors

Clamp AC current sensors for power distribution panels

TDK Corporation announces the development of the CCT series of clamp AC current sensors, whose two types are rated for up to 30 A and up to 100 A, respectively. They are thus suitable for power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems.

April 2014
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Ferrite cores

Modular stackable U-cores for flexible large designs

TDK Corporation has developed a new kind of ferrite core: EPCOS stackable U-cores feature a unique modular ferrite design that offers flexibility and economy for high-voltage transformer and HF filter applications.

April 2014
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Power capacitors

Extended range with higher energy density

TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS MKK power capacitors. The new MKK DCi-R series B25640* with resin impregnation is based on the proven MKK DC series with gas impregnation and MKK DC-I with oil impregnation.

April 2014