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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

* The R05W parts, which are X7R, can only be provided with “K” tolerance. Consult factory for Non-Standard values.

DIELECTRIC CHARACTERISTICS
NPO
X7R
TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT: 0 ± 30ppm /°C, -55 to 125°C ± 15%, -55 to 125°C
QUALITY FACTOR / DF: Q >1,000 @ 1 MHz, Typical 10,000 16VDC DF≤ 3.5% @ 1 KHz, 25°C 10VDC DF≤ 5.0% @ 1 KHz, 25°C
INSULATION RESISTANCE: >10 GΩ @ 25°C,WVDC;
125°C IR is 10% of 25°C rating
>500 ΩF* or 10 GΩ* @ 25°C,WVDC; 125°C IR is 10% of 25°C rating
DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: 2.5 X WVDC Min., 25°C, 50 mA max * whichever is less
TEST PARAMETERS: 1MHz ±50kHz, 1.0±0.2 VRMS, 25°C 2.5 X WVDC Min., 25°C, 50 mA max 1KHz ±50Hz, 1.0±0.2 VRMS, 25°C 100 - 10,000 pF
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 Preheat chip to 120°-150°C for 60 sec., dip terminals in rosin flux
  No termination degradation then dip in Sn62 solder @ 240°±5°C for 5±1 sec
RESISTANCE TO No mechanical damage Preheat device to 80°-100°C for 60 sec.
SOLDERING HEAT: Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF followed by 150°-180°C for 60 sec.
  Q>500 I.R. >10 G Ohms Dip in 260°±5°C solder for 10±1 sec.
  Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
TERMINAL Termination should not pull off. Linear pull force* exerted on axial leads soldered to each terminal.
ADHESION: Ceramic should remain undamaged. *0402 ≥ 2.0lbs, 0603 ≥ 2.0lbs (min.)
PCB DEFLECTION: No mechanical damage. Glass epoxy PCB: 0.5 mm deflection
  Capacitance change: 2% or 0.5pF Max  
LIFE TEST: No mechanical damage Applied voltage: 200% rated voltage, 50 mA max.
  Capacitance change: ±3.0% or 0.3 pF Temperature: 125°±3°C
  Q>500 I.R. >1 G Ohms Test time: 1000+48-0 hours
  Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC  
THERMAL CYCLE: No mechanical damage. 5 cycles of: 30±3 minutes @ -55°+0/-3°C,
  Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF 2-3 min. @ 25°C, 30±3 min. @ +125°+3/-0°C,
  Q>2000 I.R. >10 G Ohms 2-3 min. @ 25°C
  Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC 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
Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC
Relative humidity: 90-95%
Temperature: 40°±2°C
Test time: 500 +12/-0 Hours
Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
HUMIDITY, No mechanical damage. Applied voltage: 1.5 VDC, 50 mA max.
LOW VOLTAGE: Capacitance change: ±5.0% or 0.50pF max. Relative humidity: 85±2% Temperature: 40°±2°C
  Q>300 I.R. = 1 G-Ohm min. Test time: 240 +12/-0 Hours
  Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC Measure after 24±2 hour cooling period
VIBRATION: No mechanical damage.  
  Capacitance change: ±2.5% or 0.25pF Cycle performed for 2 hours in each of three perpendicular directions
  Q>1000 I.R. ≥ 10 G-Ohm Frequency range 10Hz to 55 Hz to 10 Hz traversed
  Breakdown voltage: 2.5 x WVDC in 1 minute. Harmonic motion amplitude: 1.5mm

 

MECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Size Units Length Width Thickness End Band
(0402) mm (0.40 ±0.03) (0.20 ±0.03) (0.20 ±0.03) (0.15 Max.)
0201 In .024 ±.001 .012 ±.001 .012 ±.001 .008 Max.
(0603) mm (0.60 ±0.03) (0.30 ±0.03) (0.30 ±0.03) (0.20 Max.)
0402 In .040 ±.004 .020 ±.004 .020 ±.004 .010 ±.006
(1005) mm (1.02 ±0.1) (0.51 ±0.1) (0.51 ±0.1) (0.25 ±.15)
0603 In .062 ±.006 .032 ±.006 .030 +.005/-.003 .014 ±.006
(1608) mm (1.57 ±0.15) (0.81 ±0.15) (0.76 +.13-.08) (0.35 ±.15)
0805 In .080 ±.008 .050 ±.008 .040 ±.006 .020 ±.010
(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: >1000 ΩF or >10 GΩ,
whichever is less @ 25°C WVDC
TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT: ± 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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