New GRM011 Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor is Suitable for Reflow Processing

Press Release Summary:

  • Housed in 008004 (0201M) package measuring 0.25 mm. x 0.125 mm. x 0.125 mm.
  • Available in GRM011C80E104ME01, GRM011R60G104ME01 and GRM011R60J104ME01 models that have rated voltages of 2.5 VDC, 4.0 VDC and 6.3 VDC respectively
  • Operates at temperatures ranging from -55ºC to +105ºC and are supplied in 180 mm. reels of 50,000pcs

Original Press Release:

Murata Announces Smallest 100nF Capacitor in the World for Mobile Applications

Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata announces a new multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) that is the smallest currently available anywhere in the world.

As portable devices such as smartphones, hearing aids, wearable technology and other modules become increasingly multifunctional and more compact, so the demand for higher circuit densities is growing among electronic engineers.

The 100 nF (0.1µF) capacitors in Murata’s new GRM011 series meet this need. Housed in a 008004 (0201M) package measuring just 0.25 mm x 0.125 mm x 0.125 mm, these devices are 80% smaller than conventional 0402M devices and around 50% smaller than currently available products.

The MLCCs are constructed with fine particle technology and high precision lamination and, despite their small size, are suited to rugged applications as they are able to operate at temperatures ranging from -55ºC to +105ºC.

The three devices (GRM011C80E104ME01, GRM011R60G104ME01 and GRM011R60J104ME01) have rated voltages of 2.5 VDC, 4.0 VDC and 6.3 VDC respectively. The GRM011C80E104ME01 has EIA X6S temperature characteristics while the other two devices are X5R.

The new MLCCs are suitable for reflow processing and are supplied in 180 mm reels of 50,000pcs. The devices are now in full production.

Reference: https://www.murata.com/en-eu/support/library/video/productvideo/techtalk_04

For further information and reader enquiries:
Dunya Kamil, Murata Electronics Europe B.V., Wegalaan 2, 2132 JC, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Tel:+31 (0) 23 56 98 456, E-mail: dkamil@murata.com, Fax: +31 (0) 23 56 98 361, Web: www.murata.com

Agency contact:
Rachel Sandeman, Publitek Limited, 18 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LW, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 2038 136425, E-mail: rachel.sandeman@publitek.com, Web: www.publitek.com

About Murata
Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, timing devices, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company is known as a global ceramic capacitor manufacturer, it is also a world leader in Bluetooth® & WiFi™ Modules, board-mount DC-DC converters and is a key manufacturer of standard and custom AC-DC power supplies.

Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

For more information on Murata, please visit: www.murata.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @MurataEurope or LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/murata-electronics, or join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MurataElectronics.

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