KEMET KC-LINK Surface Mount Capacitors

KC-LINK surface mount capacitors

KEMET's KC-LINK surface mount capacitors are designed to meet the growing demand for fast switching semiconductors that operate at higher voltages, temperatures, and frequencies

KEMET KC-LINK Surface Mount Capacitors

KEMET's KC-LINK surface mount capacitors are designed to meet the growing demand for fast switching semiconductors that operate at higher voltages, temperatures, and frequencies. By utilizing KEMET's robust and proprietary C0G/NPO base metal electrode (BME) dielectric system, these capacitors are well suited for power converters, inverters, snubbers, and resonators where high efficiency is a primary concern. With extremely low effective series resistance (ESR) and very low thermal resistance, KC-LINK capacitors can operate at very high ripple currents with no change in capacitance versus DC voltage and negligible change in capa​citance versus temperature. Operating temperatures of 150°C enable these capacitors to be mounted close to fast switching semiconductors in high power density applications which require minimal cooling. KC-LINK C0G dielectric technology also exhibits high mechanical robustness compared to other dielectric technologies, allowing the ​capacitor to be mounted without the use of lead frames. This provides extremely low ESL, increasing the operating frequency range allowing for further miniaturization.​​​​​​

 

Features

  • AEC-Q200 automotive qualified
  • ​​Very high ripple current capability
  • ​​​​Extremely low effective series resistance (ESR) and effective series inductance (ESL) ​
  • ​​​​​​Operating temperature range of −55°C to +150°C​
  • ​​​​High frequency operation (>10 MHz)
  • ​​​​​No capacitance shift with voltage
  • ​​​​No piezoelectric noise ​
  • ​​​​High thermal stability
  • ​​​​​RoHS and Pb-free 

 

Applications

  • ​​​​Wide bandgap (WBG), silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) systems
  • EV/HEV (drive systems, charging)
  • Wireless charging
  • ​​​​Photovoltaic systems
  • ​​​​​Power converters
  • ​​​​Inverters                     
  • LLC resonant converters
  • ​​​​DC link
  • ​​​​​Snubber

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