ATC Introduces the 550U Series Ultra-Broadband Capacitor (UBC)(TM)


HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y., March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATC's new 550U Ultra-Broadband Capacitor (UBC) has been designed and manufactured with the highest quality materials to provide reliable and repeatable ultra-broadband performance from 16 KHz through 40+ GHz. This unique component provides ultra-low insertion loss, flat frequency response and an excellent match over multiple octaves of frequency spectrum.

The 550U has been engineered in a one piece 0301 low profile SMT package, making it fully compatible with high speed automated pick-and-place manufacturing operations. Its superior broadband performance and reliability make it ideal for the requirements of the most stringent ultra-broadband applications.

Typical Applications:
Optoelectronics / high speed data
Transimpedance amplifiers
Broadband test equipment
Broadband microwave/millimeter-wave

0301 case size
Capacitance: 100 nF
Operating frequency: 16 KHz to 40+ GHz
Insertion loss: 0.4 dB typical
One piece ceramic construction
RoHS compliant terminations

Ultra-broadband performance
Ultra-low insertion loss
Flat frequency response
Excellent return loss
Unit-to-unit performance repeatability

To obtain samples and additional product information contact ATC

AMERICAN TECHNICAL CERAMICS, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of AVX Corporation • One Norden Lane • Huntington Station, NY 11746 631-622-4700 •

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 26 manufacturing and customer support facilities in 15 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit protection devices and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX)

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CONTACT: American Technical Ceramics 631-622-4700 or Callie Baldwin Corporate Communications Director, AVX 864-967-9375 callie.baldwin@avx.comSource:AVX Corporation