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RF Components

Thin-film capacitors in 0402 with a high Q factor

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TDK TFSQ0402 series of thin-film capacitors in a 0402 (EIA 01005) package. Under the product name Z-match the new capacitors are designed for RF power amplifier circuits and matching circuits in smartphones, mobile phones, wireless LANs and other communication technologies.

August 2011
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Inductors

Miniaturized series of gate-drive transformers

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, has developed a new series of EPCOS EP5 SMT pulse transformers. They are used to couple gate-drive circuits to MOSFETs and IGBTs operating at switching frequencies within a range of 150 kHz to several MHz.

August 2011
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Power factor correction

Data loggers with long recording times

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS DataLOG SD data logger for the EPCOS PFC controllers BR6000-R12/S485 (from V5.0) and BR7000. This newly developed data recording equipment can be used to record and store all the values measured by the controller.

July 2011
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Inductors

Highly efficient power inductors for automotive applications

TDK-EPC Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, developed the VLM13580-D1 and DR SMD power inductors with an extended operating temperature range and increased rated current. Thus, the new TDK power inductors are suitable for use as choke coils in the DC-DC converters of automotive engine control units (ECU).

May 2011
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Power factor correction

PhaseCap Compact with extended voltage range

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has extended its range of power factor correction (PFC) capacitors: the EPCOS PhaseCap® Compact series now also includes types with voltages of 690, 800, 900 and 1000 V. The capacitors of the B25673A*A* series offer PFC values of between 5 kvar (50 Hz) and 33 kvar (60 Hz) at capacitance values of between 3 x 11 and 3 x 55 µF.

March 2011
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Soft-termination MLCC

Driving MLCC reliability in rugged environments

The extremely harsh conditions prevailing in automotive electronics place especially high demands on the reliability of the solder joints of the many MLCCs that are used.

March 2011
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Inductors

Multilayer ferrite coils with the industry’s highest rated current

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has developed a TDK multilayer ferrite coil (MLZ2012-H series) in case size EIA 2012 with a rated current that is 2.5 times higher than existing products.

February 2011
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Film capacitors

Compact motor run capacitors

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the EPCOS MotorCap™ DM series of highly compact motor run capacitors. The space-saving version is implemented in a new housing technology in which the capacitor windings are directly molded in plastic.

February 2011
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Multilayer varistors

Matched-pair array protects FlexRay from ESD and EMI

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents a new matched-pair array from EPCOS that combines ESD protection and EMI suppression in a single multilayer component.

November 2010
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Inductors

Compact flyback transformers

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents a new series of compact SMD flyback transformers from EPCOS for space-saving power supplies. Thanks to their EFD cores, they enable insertion heights of only 8.65 to 14.8 mm, depending on the transformer type.

November 2010
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Pressure sensors

Smallest differential pressure transmitter worldwide with an extended range

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the EPCOS MiniCell™ series of pressure sensor transmitters, now with an extended range. Now these smallest media-separated differential pressure transmitters worldwide are available for unsymmetrical measurement ranges from 0 to 500 hPa and 0 to 2500 hPa. In addition, variants are offered for symmetrical measurements ...

May 2010
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Inductors

Thin-film common-mode filter with integrated ESD suppression

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, introduces the world’s first thin-film common-mode filter (TCE1210) with both high-speed differential-transmission common-mode noise suppression and ESD protection in a single component.

April 2010
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Power capacitors

Compact DC-link circuit PCCs for electromobility

TDK-EPC, a Group Company of TDK Corporation, presents the new PCC™ (Power Capacitor Chip) from EPCOS as an ideal DC-link circuit solution for the electric drives of motor vehicles. The B25655J4307K*1 and B25655J4507K*5 types were developed specifically for reference designs of the IGBT modules HybridPACK™1 (up to 20 kW) and Hybrid-PACK™2 (up to 90 kW) from Infineon Technologies.

March 2010
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PTC thermistors

SMD series with AEC Q-200 qualification

TDK Corporation presents the new Superior series of EPCOS SMD PTC thermistors for limit temperature measurement. They are available in case sizes 0805, 0603 and 0402. Compared to the standard series, these components employ a more homogenous ceramic material.

January 2010
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Ferrites

Product range of PQ cores extended

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents its extended range of EPCOS PQ ferrite cores. With the newly added core sizes PQ40/40 and PQ50/50 the full range of PQ cores is now covered between the sizes PQ16/11.6 and PQ50/50. The PQ cores have been developed in particular for transformers in switch-mode power supplies.

November 2009
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EMC filters

Sine-wave filters for long motor cables

EPCOS is extending its comprehensive range of EMC filters for frequency converters: new sine-wave filters reduce the proportion of high clock frequencies at the output of converters. This allows the interference-free operation of variable speed drives with long motor cables.

September 2009
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EMC filters

New applications thanks to lower leakage current

The SIFI® series of 2-line filters has proved itself in numerous applications over many years. The new SIFI generation with reduced leakage current is now also suitable for medical engineering applications.

June 2009
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Barometric pressure sensors

Gel-protected sensors with calibrated interfaces

EPCOS has now extended its series of ASB1200 gel-protected barometric pressure sensors to include new types that feature calibrated analog interfaces. And at only 4 x 4 x 2.5 mm³ they are the world’s smallest sensors of their kind.

May 2009
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Ferrites

High efficiencies even at partial loads

EPCOS has developed a new power ferrite material with an exceptionally low power loss. N95 offers a constant loss minimum of 310 kW/m3 over a broad temperature range of between 60 and 100 °C.

April 2009
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PTC thermistors

Exact level sensing

EPCOS has developed two new PTC components with stainless steel packages for sensing the level of liquids. The B59050D1100B040 type is suitable for measuring water levels and can be operated within a temperature range of between +10 °C and +65 °C.

March 2009