• Inductors Quiz

    Inductors Quiz sponsored by Quiz | Homepage   This is a 25-question quiz focusing on information regarding various aspects of inductors, including theory, magnetic materials, characteristics, and specifi...
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  • Inductors Quiz Resource

    Inductors Quiz Resource sponsored by Homepage | Return to Quiz   Question 1: High-Frequency Magnetic Components by Marian K. Kazimierczuk Question 2: RF Power Amplifiers by Marian K. Kazimierczuk Question 3...
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  • What Resistor Feature Do You Consider Now that You Didn't Think About 10 Years Ago?

    What Resistor Feature Do You Consider Now that You Didn't Think About 10 Years Ago?
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  • Poll: Do You Know The Scientists Who Developed Classical Electromagnetic Theory?

    Classical electromagnetic theory explains how electromagnetic forces interact with charges and currents based on a Newtonian model.   Here's the poll question:   In 1820 _________ discovered that when an e...
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  • Finding the Most Accurate Capacitance Measurement

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  • Design Challenge Preview: Are You Ready To Experiment with Inductors?

    I guess my Poll: Do You Know The Scientists Who Developed Classical Electromagnetic Theory? and the newly launched Inductors Quiz probably were hints that something else was coming up for the community on the topic of...
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  • Polymer Capacitor Quiz

    Polymer Capacitor Quiz Test your polymer capacitor knowledge on how they achieve benefits such as a low ESR, improved stability, and greater tolerance for high ripple currents. Passive Components | Experimenting with ...
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  • what are DFM considerations for SMD Component placement on both side of PCB

    I am designing tiny flight controller for smartphone controlled plane and drone... rev-0 of the same is approx 5cm x 5cm and all components on top as per pic below.. now I am trying to reduce size and weight of fli...
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  • Light Dependant Resistor Camera LDRCam)

    Vision Thing Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Oscilloscope Grand Prize Package for the Most Creative Vision Thing Project! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll &...
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  • Choosing a capacitor? Ripple current capability matters as much as Farads

    by Derick Stephens, KEMET Corporation   Selecting capacitors for decoupling and filtering in power circuits may seem like a basic chore for electronics designers. Getting it right, however, can critically influen...
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  • What Do You Want To Know About Passive Components?

    What do you want to know about passive components (and you don't know or would like to know more about)?
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  • New Raspberry Pi uses SP Cap as a MLCC replacement

    The Raspberry Pi Foundation replaced two 1206 MLCCs with just one of Panasonic Industry Europe’s Polymer SP capacitors that contributes to the performance and reliability of the newly developed Raspberry Pi 4. W...
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  • What Do You Think of Stretchable Supercapacitors?

    Stretchable supercapacitors are another energy storage innovation that is destined to provide power to wearable electronics. Coined as "stretchy power sources," these stretchy supercapacitors are made with graphene an...
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  • KEMET's Metal Composite Power Inductors

    Consumers are adopting more and more technology into their busy lives. Whether it is the mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones that keep us connected and able to work/play anywhere or the myriad of connected ...
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  • ANP062: LC Filter Design With MLCCs: Why The Applied Voltage Matters

    Application Note LC Filter Design With MLCCs: Why The Applied Voltage Matters   ANP062 // FRANK PUHANE         1 Introduction The demand for ever more compact electronic circuits (such as s...
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  • Will Embedded Passive Components Obsolete Surface Mounted Passives?

    Embedded passive components are buried within the PCB substrate during fabrication. They can offer benefits such as lower costs, improved electrical performance, increased packaging density, less parasitic losses, les...
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  • Stacked Inductors ? Transformers ?

    These stacked inductors are often found in upscale switch mode power supplies and I would like to understand them better.       In these stacks there has been some attempt to close and isolate th...
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  • How are you be affected by the shortage of multi-layer ceramic capacitors?

    The global shortage in Multi-layer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs) is creating a squeeze on getting them. There’s an industry-wide shortage of MLCCs, and lead times, where quoted, are up to 50 weeks on new orders. Co...
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  • Capacitor Leakage Experiments

    Introduction   I'm having a bit of fun experimenting. With capacitor leakage. It's all a bit ad hoc and Heath Robinson- ish, and I'm probably setting a very bad example of how to go about engineering, but never...
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  • Looking for this part

    Looking for this specific part, that connects to a resistor. Let me know if you know where to find it. Thanks
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