Short on MLCCs? Choose Panasonic Polymer Series!

Panasonic has expanded the CS, CT, and CX SP-Cap series to include higher voltage caps with range up to 35V. The newest additions to the SP-Cap product line features high voltage, low profile, high-temperature reflow, and unique electrode materials for high withstanding voltages. The higher voltage SP-Caps are used with DC/DC converters, output signal stabilization, and filtering. Panasonic’s SP-Cap Polymer Organic Aluminum Capacitor is a surface mount aluminum electrolytic capacitor that uses a conductive polymer as its electrolyte in layered aluminum construction.

The SP-Cap product line from Panasonic consists of multiple series that offer capacitance range up to 560µF, voltage range from 2VDC to 35VDC, and the lowest ESR/impedance in the industry, achieving very good noise suppression and transient response. Unlike MLCCs, SP-Caps are free from temperature drift and DC/AC bias characteristics. In addition, voltage deration is not needed in SP-Caps, as in tantalum capacitors, due to their safety features. SP-Caps are the perfect solution for input and output capacitor for various DC/DC converters.

POSCAP utilizes sintered Tantalum as an anode sytem and highly conductive polymer created with Panasonic’s unique method as a cathode system. This enabled POSCAP to be thin, small and at the same time have low ESR (Equivalent Series Resistance) and superior high frequency characteristics. These features make POSCAP one of the best candidates for digital/high frequency applications. POSCAP also has high reliability and heat resistance.

OS-CON is an aluminum solid capacitor with high conductive polymer. OS-CON acquires low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), excellent noise reduction capability and frequency characteristics. In addition, OS-CON has a long life span and its ESR has little change even at low temperatures since the electrolyte is solid.

View whitepaper on polymer capacitors as a replacement for MLCCs

Recent Articles
Learn more about Optocoupler Design for EMI Immunity by Broadcom & EBV
Join the IEEE Webinar on 26th May, 4pm CET – Optocoupler Design for EMI Immunity Also available on demand This webinar takes a close look into... Read Article
6 use cases for adaptable technology and its impact on automotive trends
Overcome technological complexity in automotive design with Xilinx and Avnet Silica The automotive industry is a highly competitive space. In the blink of an eye, a... Read Article
Traco Power partners with oemsecrets to include real time distributor inventory on new website
Traco Power, a leading company for high quality industrial and medical DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion products and customized power solutions has launched a new, improved... Read Article
Up for a challenge? Play Mouser’s robot game
Mouser are launching their Motor Control Series with a twist on a classic arcade game! Help Matt, the Mouser Robot, find his way through the Mouser... Read Article
ON Semiconductor 48V automotive applications
The right components to meet the ambitious new standards of the automotive industry In modern car design, one of the most significant developments is the shift... Read Article
Latest Solutions from CUI & Digi-Key
VOF-C Expansion Series Power Supplies DIN Rail AC-DC Power Supplies VMS Medical AC-DC Power Supplies 60601-1-2 4th Edition EMC Medical Power Supplies 36 W Medical Desktop... Read Article