KEMET Electronics: Breakthroughs in Capacitor Technology

  • Abhijit GuravEmail author
  • Xilin Xu
  • Yuri Freeman
  • Erik Reed
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 224)


With their world-wide production volume exceeding two trillion pieces per year, capacitors account for the majority of the parts mounted on almost any printed circuit board in any application. As electronics continues on its trend of miniaturization, increased functionality and connectivity, the need for high reliability capacitors is growing rapidly in automotive, medical, military, aerospace and industrial electronics. This chapter describes how KEMET Electronics is leading development in these areas with significant innovations in new products for extreme high temperature environments and for high reliability military and aerospace applications.


Life Test Part Type Ceramic Dielectric Anodic Oxide Film Equivalent Series Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhijit Gurav
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xilin Xu
    • 1
  • Yuri Freeman
    • 1
  • Erik Reed
    • 1
  1. 1.KEMET Electronics CorporationSimpsonvilleUSA

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