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MOS capacitors for DC to 20 GHz operation

14 June 2017 Passive Components

AVX has released new MS Series metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) capacitors for applications in the RF, microwave and gigahertz ranges. Designed for DC to 20 GHz operation in hybrid circuits, bias networks, receiver optical subassemblies (ROSA), transmission optical subassemblies (TOSA), and aerospace and test and measurement equipment, the capacitors use silicon dioxide (SiO2) dielectric materials to deliver small, low-profile, temperature-stable solutions with high Q, high breakdown voltage and low leakage. The series also offers a wide capacitance range (1–1000 pF), tight capacitance tolerances down to ±0,1 pF, and rugged construction.

Measuring 0,254 to 1,778 mm square and 0,127–0,250 mm thick with a ±0,025 mm size tolerance, the capacitors are currently available in seven standard case sizes, four standard working voltages (25, 50, 100 and 200 V), and, to ease assembly, a wide range of termination styles for epoxy or solder die attach and subsequent gold or aluminium wire thermosonic and ultrasonic bonding; custom applications and designs are also welcome.

MS Series MOS capacitors may be shipped in waffle pack, as tested whole wafers, or as tested wafers diced on film frame. Lead-time for the series is eight weeks.

For more information contact Pieter Engelbrecht, Avnet South Africa, +27 (0)11 319 8600, pieter.engelbrecht@avnet.com, www.avnet.co.za



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