TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. announced the commercialization of MLCCs with an increased maximum operating temperature of 150°C. This product lineup is compatible with AEC-Q200, a reliability test qualification standard for automotive passive components.

Taiyo Yuden has sophisticated various types of elemental technologies to improve the temperature characteristics of X7R (operating temperature range: -55 to 125°C) in the conventional products to X8L (-55 to 150°C). These products are available in a wide assortment of dimensions, from the 1005 size (1.0 × 0.5 mm) to the 3225 size (3.2 × 2.5 mm).

TAIYO YUDEN Commercializes MLCCs with a Maximum Operating Temperature of 150°C-SemiMedia

The target applications for these MLCCs are decoupling or anti-noise components of automotive powertrains, such as engines and transmissions.

Production of the multilayer ceramic capacitors commenced at the TAIYO YUDEN's Tamamura Plant (Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma Prefecture, Japan), KOREA KYONG NAM TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. (Sacheon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea) starting from May 2020.