November 11, 2014

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 11, 2014

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 11, 2014

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 11, 2014

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 11, 2014

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 4, 2014

Power modules: Ultra-compact µDC-DC converters

TDK Corporation presents a new series of ultra-compact EPCOS µDC-DC converters. One 6-MHz power switch is embedded in the miniature PCB. The integrated power module saves up to 35 percent space compared with conventional discrete solutions.

October 30, 2014

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 28, 2014

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 23, 2014

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 14, 2014

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.

September 25, 2014

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 18, 2014

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 11, 2014

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 4, 2014

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.

August 26, 2014

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 19, 2014

Service for developers: New data book for overvoltage protection components

TDK Corporation presents the new data book for EPCOS Ceramic Transient Voltage Suppressors (CTVS). It contains the extended product range of multilayer varistors (MLV), ESD/EMI filters, CeraDiode® components as well as leaded transient voltage/RFI suppressors of the SHCV series.

July 29, 2014

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 8, 2014

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Dynamic DC Bias Model for accurate
circuit simulation

TDK Corporation has expanded its technical support tools for MLCCs: The new DC Bias Model enables designers to simulate DC bias characteristics of MLCCs, even when the DC bias applied to the MLCCs varies.

July 3, 2014

Service for design engineers: New data book for EPCOS EMC filters

TDK Corporation presents the new completely revised data book for EPCOS EMC filters 2014. It covers the comprehensive range of filter solutions for applications in industrial electronics, telecommunications and data technology.

May 22, 2014

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.