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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 transformer and 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 EPCOS 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
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Heavy duty film capacitors for smart meters

Reliable when it's hot and humid

Power utilities are rolling out smart meters in order to enable automated meter reading and optimized energy management. The X2 capacitors from the EPCOS B3293* heavy duty series of film capacitors are well suited as they operate reliably.

April 2014
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EMC components for mobile electronics

Putting ESR to work

MLCCs with a higher ESR can effectively suppress noise in DC-DC converters and antiresonance in decoupling circuits of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs.

January 2014
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Power inductors for advanced engine management

Built tough for high temperatures

New power inductors can withstand strong vibrations and high temperatures up to 150 °C and are suited for the power supplies of automotive engine control modules.

January 2014
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Packed flat

Trendsetter in packaging technologies

TDK and EPCOS technological competence forms the basis of several advanced packaging technologies ultra-compact products characterized by extremely low insertion heights.

December 2013
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SMD NTC thermistors

Exact temperature measurement

Highly accurate temperature measurement is becoming ever more important, especially in industrial and automotive electronics applications. Advanced EPCOS SMD NTC thermistors are reliable key components for this purpose.

December 2013
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PTC thermistors for inrush current limiting

Always on the safe side

At high temperatures and currents PTC thermistors offer reliable protection as inrush current limiters (ICLs) in power supplies - even in case of short circuits.

December 2013
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Rare earth-free magnets for energy-efficient motors and generators

The magnet renaissance

TDK is doing pioneering work to eliminate the need for rare earth metals in high-performance permanent magnets, while improving energy efficiency in a broad range of compact and lightweight motors and generators.

May 2013
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3-terminal filters for EMI suppression in power lines

Superior EMC performance in a space-saving component

A single TDK YFF-HC 3-terminal feedthrough filter replaces multiple components in traditional LC filter circuits to prevent interferences with RF signals.

April 2013