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Low ESR Capacitor, High-Q Capacitor Selection Chart

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MULTI-LAYER HIGH-Q CAPACITORS

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LOW ESR CAPACITOR / HIGH-Q CAPACITOR SELECTION CHART
DIELECTRIC CHARACTERISTICS
NPO
TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT: 0 ± 30ppm /°C, -55 to 125°C
QUALITY FACTOR / DF: Q >1,000 @ 1KHz (C>1,000pF), Typical 10,000 (C<1,000 pF)
INSULATION RESISTANCE: >10 GΩ @ 25°C,WVDC;
125°C IR is 10% of 25°C rating
DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: 500 V ≤2.5 X WVDC1 Min., 25°C, 50 mA max
1000 V ≤1.5 X WVDC1 Min., 25°C, 50 mA max
> 1500 = 1 X WVDC1 Min., 25°C, 50 mA max
TEST PARAMETERS: 1MHz ±50kHz, 1.0±0.2 VRMS, 25°C
AVAILABLE CAPACITANCE:
Size 0201: 0.2 - 100 pF
Size0402: 0.2 - 33 pF
Size 0603: 0.2 - 100 pF
Size 0805: 0.3 - 220 pF
Size 1111: 0.2 - 1000 pF
Size 2525: 1.0 - 2700 pF
Size 3838: 1.0 - 5100 pF

 

 

MECHANICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS
  SPECIFICATION TEST PARAMETERS
SOLDERABILITY: Solder coverage ≥90% of metalized areas
No termination degradation
Preheat chip to 120°-150°C for 60 sec., dip terminals in rosin flux
then dip in Sn62 solder @ 240°±5°C for 5±1 sec
RESISTANCE TO
SOLDERING HEAT:
No mechanical damage
Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF
Q>500 I.R. >10 G Ohms
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
Preheat device to 80°-100°C for 60 sec.
followed by 150°-180°C for 60 sec.
Dip in 260°±5°C solder for 10±1 sec.
Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
TERMINAL
ADHESION:
Termination should not pull off.
Ceramic should remain undamaged.
Linear pull force* exerted on axial leads soldered to each terminal.
PCB DEFLECTION: No mechanical damage.
Capacitance change: 2% or 0.5pF Max
Glass epoxy PCB: 0.5 mm deflection
LIFE TEST: MIL-STD-202, Method 108l
No mechanical damage
Capacitance change: ±3.0% or 0.3 pF
Q>500 I.R. >1 G Ohms
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
Applied voltage: 200% rated voltage, 50 mA max.
Temperature: 125°±3°C
Test time: 1000+48-0 hours
THERMAL CYCLE: No mechanical damage.
Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF
Q>200 I.R. ≥ 10G Ohms
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
5 cycles of: 30±3 minutes @ -55°+0/-3°C,
2-3 min. @ 25°C, 30±3 min. @ +125°+3/-0°C,
2-3 min. @ 25°C
Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
HUMIDITY,
STEADY STATE:
No mechanical damage.
Capacitance change: ±5.0% or 0.50pF max.
Q>300 I.R. ≥ 1 G-Ohm
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
Relative humidity: 90-95%
Temperature: 40°±2°C
Test time: 500 +12/-0 Hours
Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
HUMIDITY,
LOW VOLTAGE:
No mechanical damage.
Capacitance change: ±5.0% or 0.50pF max.
Q>300 I.R. = 1 G-Ohm min.
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
Applied voltage: 1.5 VDC, 50 mA max.
Relative humidity: 85±2% Temperature: 40°±2°C
Test time: 240 +12/-0 Hours
Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
VIBRATION: No mechanical damage.
Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF
Q>1000 I.R. ≥ 10 G-Ohm
DWV2: 2.5 x WVDC1
Cycle performed for 2 hours in each of three perpendicular directions
Frequency range 10Hz to 55 Hz to 10 Hz traversed
in 1 minute. Harmonic motion amplitude: 1.5mm
1 - WVDC - Working Voltage DC.
2 - DWV - Dielectric Withstanding Voltage.
3 - 0402 2.0lbs, 0603 4.0lbs (min).
4 - Whichever is less.

 

MECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Size Units Length Width Thickness End Band
EIA 0201 In .024 ±.001 .012 ±.001 .012 ±.001 .008 Max.
Metric (0603) mm (0.60 ±0.03) (0.30 ±0.03) (0.30 ±0.03) (0.20 Max.)
EIA 0402 In .040 ±.004 .020 ±.004 .020 ±.004 .010 ±.006
Metric (1005) mm (1.02 ±0.1) (0.51 ±0.1) (0.51 ±0.1) (0.25 ±.15)
EIA 0603 In .062 ±.006 .032 ±.006 .030 +.005/-.003 .014 ±.006
Metric(1608) mm (1.57 ±0.15) (0.81 ±0.15) (0.76 +.13-.08) (0.35 ±.15)
EIA 0805 In .080 ±.008 .050 ±.008 .040 ±.006 .020 ±.010
Metric (2012) mm (2.03 ±0.20) (1.27 ±0.20) (1.02 ±.15) (0.50 ±.25)

 

Horizontal Electrode Orientation

 

Vertical Electrode Orientation

 

 
E-SERIES TERMINATIONS AND LEADS
Termination Size Units L Tol W Tol T E / B Tol
V,T
U,C
S42E In 0.110 +.020 -.010 0.110 +/- .015 0.102 Max. 0.015 Typ. +/- 0.008
mm 2.79 +0.51 -0.25 2.79 +/- 0.38 2.59 Max. 0.38 Typ. +/- 0.20
S48E In 0.230 +.025 -.010 0.250 +/- .015 0.150 Max. 0.025 Typ.  
mm 5.84 +0.63 -0.25 6.35 +/- 0.38 3.81 Max. 0.63 Typ.  
S58E In 0.380 +.015 -.010 0.380 +/- .010 0.170 Max. 0.025 Typ.  
mm 9.65 +0.38 -0.25 9.65 +/- 0.25 4.32 Max. 0.63 Typ.  
 
For all E-Series Models:
OPERATING TEMP.: -55 to +125°C
INSULATION RESISTANCE: >10G Ω@ 25°C
TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT: 0 ± 30ppm /°C, -55 to 125°C
DISSIPATION FACTOR (TYP.): < 0.05% @ 1 MHz

 

 

SERIES RESONANCE CHART


Typical Series Resonant Frequency (Series Mounted)

 

RF CHARACTERISTICS - L-SERIES

 

S-SERIES RF CHARACTERISTICS VERSUS FREQUENCY
Measurements performed on a Boonton 34A Resonant Coaxial Line and represent typical capacitor performance.

 

S-SERIES RF CHARACTERISITCS VERSUS CAPACITANCE
Measurements performed on a Boonton 34A Resonant Coaxial Line and represent typical capacitor performance.

 

S42E SERIES RF CHARACTERISTICS VERSUS FREQUENCY

 

S42E SERIES RF CHARACTERISTICS VERSUS CAPACITANCE
 

 

JTI S48E GRAPHICAL DATA



As measured on a 8720C VNA, using a Shunt-Through fixture, and using the S11 magnitude dip to determine the SRF

Solid traces show voltage limited current (Vrms)
Dotted traces show power dissipation limited current (Based on 4 Watts Power Dissipation, and 125 degrees C case temp.)

As measured on a 4287A LCR meter, using a 16092A fixture

As measured on a 4287A LCR meter, using a 16092A fixture
 
 

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