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Old 12-16-2005, 05:51 PM   #1
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Default What Exactly Is a Capacitor?

Here is a very informative article, titled What Exactly Is a Capacitor? It give some history and discusses the common types. The section on ceramic types gives good info on temperature coefficients.

Here is a technical information document from AVX, describing monolythic ceramic caps and their manufacture.
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Old 12-16-2005, 07:26 PM   #2
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I love the history stuff.
Like when the first capacitor had gold and was measured in Cubits.
Maybe one of those Leydon jars could cool my Proc and filter the V supply at the same time.
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