Posts Tagged ‘TDK’

App note: How to use power inductors

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

A great guide from TDK about power inductors used in DC-DC converters. Link here As electronic devices become more advanced, the power supply voltage of LSIs used in them is lowered, so their power consumption can be reduced and their speed increased. However, a decrease in the power supply voltage...

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App note: CeraLink® Capacitors

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Compact and high capacitance ceramic capacitors from TDK electronics. Link here (PDF) CeraLink is a family of very compact capacitors for stabilizing voltages in the DC link. They are therefore suitable for use as either snubber or DC link capacitors. These products are based on PLZT ceramics and are designed...

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App note: Microphone specifications explained

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

All about MEMS microphone from TDK Invensense. Link here (PDF) A MEMS microphone IC is unique among InvenSense, Inc., products in that its input is an acoustic pressure wave. For this reason, some specifications included in the data sheets for these parts may not be familiar, or familiar specifications may...

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App note: Model of chip cap tombstoning

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Here's a graphical app note from TDK on the phenomenological "tombstone" when doing reflow soldering. If temperature and solder quantity is inappropriate during substrate mounting, products may not be mounted properly, which causes tombstone

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