capacitor capacitor  /kə ˈpæ sə tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge

Usage(s):

  1. On March 19 the capacitors were flown from Los Angeles to London aboard a TWA aircraft and stored in a warehouse.
  2. Instead of merely manufacturing cheap capacitors, radios and the like, Taiwan's PC industry grew far more ambitious under Shih's mentorship.
  3. But GE has admitted that at least 65 of its capacitor plant employees have come down with some of the same symptoms as those exhibited by the Japanese victims of Yusho.

News

  1. MLCCs offer guaranteed high operating temperature ranges.

    In addition to guaranteed operating temperature of 105°C (X6S), 0402-size, 1 µF monolithic ceramic capacitor (MLCC) has rated voltage of 25 V. With guaranteed operating temperature of 125°C (X7S), 0805-size, 4.7 µF MLCC features rated voltage of 50 V. Both MLCCs are intended to be built into diverse types of electronic equipment. This story is related to the following: Electronic Components and ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Pb-Free Chip Capacitors withstand high temperatures.

    With anode of sintered tantalum and cathode of highly conductive polymer, POSCAP™ solid electrolytic chip capacitor is built for reliability. Rush current is guaranteed for 20 A, terminal plating is palladium and gold, and life expectancy at 105°C is 2,000 hr. OS-CON™, aluminum solid capacitor with high-conductive polymer or organic semiconductor electrolyte material, offers 1&ndash ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Research and Markets: Global Capacitor Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Capacitor Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Profits an
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  • "That's awesome because Doc Brown's waiting for me outside in the DeLorean," said Barry, outlining the plot of "Back to the Future." "So we're flying through time with the flux capacitor, so we're going to go back and shoot them."
    on May 30, 2008 By: Brent Barry Source: Los Angeles Times

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