Tantalum Capacitors Potentials and Trends

by Tomas Zednicek Ph.D. European Passive Components Institute, EPCI Jan 19. www.passive-components.eu
Tantalum capacitors are offering excellent stability in high energy, harsh conditions, and power volumetric efficiency and low...Read More

Added passives capacity will help stabilise lead times, limit price increases

By James Carbone
However, it will remain a seller’s market in 2019 for many parts including MLCCs and resistors
Buyers of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC), chip resistors and other passive components can expect supply to remain tight in 2019, although...Read More

Moderating outlook won’t slow industry momentum

By Victoria Kickham
Advancing technology and the digital economy will keep the electronics sector humming in 2019 and beyond, industry insiders say

Electronics industry leaders are maintaining a bright outlook despite predictions of moderating economic...Read More

Expect higher average prices for embedded processors

By James Carbone
Prices will rise because more higher-cost 64-bit embedded microprocessors will be designed into electronics equipment.

The global market for embedded microprocessors (MPUs) will grow about 5 per cent to $77.7 billion in 2018 because...Read More

Industry embraces strong outlook, laments tight labor market

By Victoria Kickham
Demand for labor heats up as 2018 comes to a close and the economy continues its solid pace.

Electronics industry companies will continue to reap the rewards of a strong US economy in 2019, but they will face accompanying challenges...Read More

previous arrow
next arrow
Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

Microchip is a leading supplier of field-programmable embedded control solutions by delivering the popular 8, 16 and 32-bit microcontrollers, a broad spectrum of innovative analog and mixed-signal products, related non-volatile memory products and Flash-IP solutions. In order to contribute to the ongoing success of customers, shareholders and employees, our mission is to focus resources on high-value, high-quality products and to continuously improve all aspects of our business, providing an industry-leading return on investment.

Microchip serves over 115,000 customers in more than 65 countries who are designing high-volume embedded control applications in the consumer, automotive, office-automation, communications and industrial-control markets. Examples of the diverse global applications for Microchip’s embedded semiconductors include security and fire safety-sensor systems, small and large appliances, industrial control and measurement systems, automotive and consumer electronics, communications networks and computing. Microchip’s technology portfolio provides human-machine interface solutions (e.g., touch, gesture and displays), power measurement and management, and short-range RF communications.

Microchip also offers a full suite of development tools and design support to help its customers quickly bring their products to market. The Company also enjoys broad third-party tools support, and has a suite of tools for development with its analog and memory products. To date, Microchip has shipped more than two million development systems worldwide.

Featured Products


PIC18F K83