LGA Thin Film RF Inductor comes in miniature packaging.

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Based on thin-film multilayer technology, 0402 Land Grid Array (LGA) Inductor offers inductance range of .82-6.8 nH and allows for self-alignment during reflow. Product's miniature size and high frequency performance make it well-suited for telecommunication industry. Unit can be used in automatic assembly for applications such as mobile communications, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, wireless LANs, filters, and matching networks.



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LGA Thin Film RF Inductor Provides Tight Tolerances, High Q in Small Case Size



Miniature thin film RF inductor offers superior high frequency performance ...

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (November 14, 2006) - Based on thin-film multilayer technology, AVX Corporation has developed an 0402 Land Grid Array (LGA) Inductor that provides high Q and tight tolerances with high current handling capability and repeatability. The LGA packaging is miniature in size and provides both high frequency performance and rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly for applications such as mobile communications, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, wireless LANs, filters and matching networks.

"The L0402 Inductor is particularly well-suited for the telecommunication industry, where there is a continuing trend towards miniaturization and increased frequency," said Larry Eisenberger, AVX product manager. "The LGA 0402 Inductor, which is the thin film equivalent of wire-wound inductors, is capable of making any value in the range at tolerances that are much tighter than those offered by wire-wound. The LGA offers an inherent low profile, excellent solderability and better heat dissipation, while allowing for self-alignment during reflow.

The L0402 offers an inductance range of .82nH to 6.8nH.

Pricing for the L0402 Series ranges from $0.10 to $0.30 in quantity. Delivery is stock to six weeks.

For more information, contact AVX at 801 17th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29578; by calling 843-448-9411, by fax at 843-444-2864 or on the Web at www.avx.com.

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and connectors with worldwide manufacturing facilities. AVX offers integrated passive devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, SMT, timing devices and circuit protection devices. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).

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