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Application Guide

KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry across all dielectrics, along with an expanding range of electro-mechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions, and supercapacitors. Our vision is to be the preferred supplier of electronic component solutions for customers demanding the highest standards of quality, delivery, and service.

Solid State Drive (SSD)

Solid State Drive (SSD)

Solid State Drives (SSDs) need a bank of capacitors to “hold-up” the power rail when system power is lost.

Smartphones and Tablets

Smartphones and Tablets

Smartphones and tablets continue to grow in popularity.

Smart Meter

Smart Meter

Smart meters are a key component of the updated national infrastructure and smart grid systems.

Smart Bulb and Lighting

Smart Bulb and Lighting

Adding "intelligence" to even what is one of our most simple devices, the light bulb, permits the development of new and exciting applications.

Network Switch

Network Switch

Network switches based on high-speed FPGAs and ASICs need high-performance decoupling solutions.

Laptop Computer

Laptop Computer

Capacitors and components for laptop computers can be found in the laptop itself as well as the chargers.

IoT Wearable Devices

IoT Wearable Devices

Wearable devices and IoT (Internet of Things) are terms that continue to grow although the future of the market is a bit nebulous, with it changing directions seemingly every year without going down one specific path.

Inverters and DC Link

Inverters and DC Link

This type of inverter is usually used in AC/DC/AC circuit topologies such as the ones used in wind or solar electricity generators.

High Efficiency Appliances

High-Efficiency Appliances

High-efficiency appliances are found in markets around the world.

H-Bridge Inverter

H-Bridge Inverter

This topology of inverter is primary used in motor driver circuits.

Flat Panel TV

Flat Panel TV

As TVs get thinner, and 4K panels become more commonplace, the need for high frequency and low profile components grows.

Drones

Drones

Drones have quickly gone from novelty toys to smart devices that are quickly finding use in industries never intended for them, most notably the package delivery industry and the TV/Movie industry.

DC Power Distribution

DC Power Distribution

DC-to-DC converters use input decoupling capacitors along with output filtering and decoupling capacitors.

Automotive: Safety

Automotive: Safety

The safety subsystems for a car all work in conjunction to provide passengers with highly responsive and accurate safety features such as anti-lock brakes and airbags.

Automotive: Powertrain

Automotive: Powertrain

The powertrain subsystem of a vehicle is comprised of all the devices and systems in charge of propulsion of the car.

Automotive: Infotainment/Control

Automotive: Infotainment/Control

The automotive and control system of a car is in charge of the dashboard and entertainment and navigation features of a car.

Augmented / Virtual Reality

Augmented/Virtual Reality

Augmented and virtual reality headsets are a new type of immersive consumer technology that uses advanced motion detection algorithms and display methods to present the users with a virtual or enhanced world view.

Audio Eqiupment

Audio Equipment

High-quality audio equipment needs high-end components.

AC to DC Converter

AC-to-DC Converter

Sometimes called rectifiers, these devices are what are found in power adapters for DC systems like laptops, TVs, and tablets.

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