AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) [NYSE:AVX] has introduced a new series of automotive sub pF varistors. Based on reliable zinc-oxide varistor technology, AVX’s new AEC-Q200-qualified Automotive Sub pF AG Series varistors provide ultra-low capacitance, bi-directional ESD protection in the sub 1pF range for automotive circuits sensitive to capacitance. Additional features include:

  • A capacitance value of 0.8 pF with a tolerance of ±20%.
  • A compact and low-profile 0402 package.
  • High reliability and low insertion losses.
  • Multi-strike capability.
  • RoHS compliance.
  • A working voltage range of up to 16V.
  • Ni barrier/100% Sn terminations.
  • Applicability in antennas, RF circuits, optics, HDMI, Firewire, Thunderbolt, high-speed communication bus, GPS, camera link, sensors, and touchscreen interfaces.

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