High reliability polymer capacitor paper presented at MRQW 2018

22nd January 2018
Lanna Cooper

Manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, AVX will present a technical paper about advances in high reliability conductive polymer capacitors for space applications at the 2018 Microelectronics Reliability and Qualification Working Meeting (MRQW), which will take place 6th–8th February 2018 in El Segundo, California.

Sponsored by The Aerospace Corporation, supported by NASA and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and designed for reliability engineers, radiation-effects engineers, and microelectronic technology developers and parts procurement professionals, MRQW provides a forum for the open discussion of microelectronics reliability and qualification issues for microelectronics targeted for use in space systems.

The 2018 format will consist of two and a half days of meetings with multiple technical sessions and two keynote speakers, in addition to several networking opportunities, and will address topics including: advanced technology reliability issues, product qualification methodology, advanced space microprocessors and memories, RF/analogue/mixed-signal device and design issues, space radiation effects, FPGA reliability and qualification issues, hardness-by-design, reliability for extreme environments, advanced packaging issues, failure analysis, optoelectronics, GaN reliability and radiation effects, and emerging technologies.

AVX Fellow Ron Demcko will present 'Advances in High-Reliability Conductive Polymer Capacitors' at 11:00am on 6th February 2018.

“MRQW is an annual event that facilitates in-depth technical discussions about emerging technologies that are applicable to spacecraft electronics. Early identification, understanding, and optimization of these technologies allows for more powerful and reliable flight electronics and ultimately impacts terrestrial electronics via the adoption of improved technologies,” said Demcko. “AVX welcomes the opportunity to present on the technologies we’ve developed to drive system performance across multiple sectors.”

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