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These documents, which contain Panasonic product details, are intended for engineers.

With detailed knowledge of the products, you can understand how to use the products correctly and effectively.

  • Conductive Polymer Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors (SP-Cap)

    Conductive Polymer
    Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
    (SP-Cap)

    Among conductive capacitors, this document explains in detail the effectiveness of SP-Cap, which features super-low ESR, and examples of transient response simulations.

  • Conductive Polymer Tantalum Solid Capacitors (POSCAP)

    Conductive Polymer
    Tantalum Solid
    Capacitors (POSCAP)

    This document explains in detail POSCAP, which features small size and low ESR, and also explains ESL measurement methods and simulation methods using SPICE Model.

  • Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid Capacitors (OS-CON)

    Conductive Polymer
    Aluminum Solid
    Capacitors (OS-CON)

    We will provide product descriptions such as structure, characteristics, and precautions for OS-CON, which features high ripple and high voltage, as well as detailed explanation of its various application examples.

  • Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors (Including hybrid capacitors)

    Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors (Including hybrid capacitors)

    This document explains capacitors in detail from their basics to the features and use examples of aluminum electrolytic capacitors.
    Please note that our explanation on hybrid capacitors of automotive quality is also included here.

  • Common mode Noise Filters

    Common mode Noise Filters

    This document clearly explains what common mode noise is in high-speed differential data transmission and what a common mode noise filter is as a noise control component, as well as how to select their parts, improvement examples, etc.

  • ESD Suppressor

    ESD Suppressor

    This document explains in detail the features, structure, effects, and uses examples of ESD suppressors, which protect circuit components from electrostatic discharges.

  • “ZNR“ surge absorbers Chip type multilayer varistor

    “ZNR“ surge absorbers Chip type multilayer varistor

    Varistors that protect circuit components from surge voltages and electrostatic discharge are explained in detail, from basic knowledge to selection methods.

      Technical Information

      This material is a summary of component's basic knowledge and information about circuit design for engineers.

      Various information is being sent which may give a hint on component selection and design.

      • LC filter

        LC filter

        This document explains in detail LC filters, from their basics, to how to select their components, as well as, introduce capacitors and inductors for high-performance low-pass filters.

      • Noise measures

        Noise measures

        This document explains noise in detail, which plagues engineers working on circuit design, including the types of noise and components used to control each type of noise.

      • Chip resistors

        Chip resistors

        This document explains in detail the trend of chip resistors in accordance with the evolution of final products and changes in environments, as well as high-performance resistors that have evolved in response to market requirements.

      • Basic Knowledge of Capacitors

        Basic Knowledge of Capacitors

        This document explains the basic principles and usage of capacitors, their types and characteristics, and other fundamental information about them in an easy-to-understand way.

      • Basic Knowledge of Inductors

        Basic Knowledge of Inductors

        This document summarizes the Basic Knowledge of Inductors posted as technical information for the Optimal Solutions for Circuit Design.

      • Basic Knowledge of Thermal Management

        Basic Knowledge of Thermal Management

        This document summarizes the Basic Knowledge of Thermal Management posted as technical information for the Optimal Solutions for Circuit Design.

      • Basic knowledge of power supply circuit

        Basic knowledge of power supply circuit

        This document provides an easy-to-understand explanation of the classification of power supply circuits, the operation and design procedures of switching regulators, and important points in designing ECU power supply circuits.

      • Automotive Trend into the “CASE” Era and Technology Issues

        Automotive Trend into the “CASE” Era and Technology Issues

        Explains 48V mild hybrid, battery management system, autonomous driving and recognition engine, and connected car.

      • Introduction of Power Inductor

        Introduction of Power Inductor

        This document explains in detail the superiority of our high-reliability power inductors (Metal composite type) for automotive and industrial use through comparisons with other products and competitors.

      • Chip resistor’s failure phenomenon

        Chip resistor’s failure phenomenon

        This document details chip resistor failure events, failure mechanisms and solutions.

      • AEC-Q200

        AEC-Q200

        Among various types of standards included in the AEC standards is AEC-Q200 which focuses on passive components. This article will discuss AEC-Q200 and brief on Panasonic products conforming to AEC-Q200 as well.

      • Basic Knowledge of an NTC Thermistor

        Basic Knowledge of an NTC Thermistor

        This article will describe this NTC thermistor and its use.

      • Basic Knowledge of Inertial Sensors

        Basic knowledge of Inertial Sensors

        Among the sensors that are indispensable for automated driving, this document provides easy-to-understand explanations of the fundamentals of gyro sensors and acceleration sensors, which have been the focus of particular attention.

      • Active Components and Passive Components

        Active Components and Passive Components

        An overview of active and passive components, as well as typical electronic devices and their features.

      • Active Components and Passive Components

        Basic knowledge of Film Capacitors -Characteristics, Applications-

        This document explains the features and applications of film capacitors, which are indispensable for EVs, solar power generation, and other environment-related equipment.

      • Example of chip resistor adoption

        Example of chip resistor adoption

        This document presents examples of resistors in battery management systems, which are necessary to maintain the long-term performance of EV batteries.