Surface Mount MLCCs feature U2J ceramic dielectric material.

Press Release Summary:

Available in case sizes from 0402–1812, Class-I Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors feature max available capacitance from 2.2–470 nF at 25 Vdc. Commercial-grade U2J capacitors are extremely stable with linear capacitance change with temperature, and also retain over 99% of nominal capacitance at full rated voltage. Pb-free as well as RoHS and REACH compliant, non-polar devices are suited for telecom, data acquisition, and IoT applications. Flexible termination option is available.

Original Press Release:

KEMET Introduces Advanced Capacitor Technology

New High Stability U2J Ceramic Dielectric Extends Application Reach of Compact, Cost-Effective Class-I MLCCs

KEMET Corporation, a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced its advanced U2J Class-I ceramic dielectric capacitors. This U2J surface mount platform offers more than twice the capacitance available in C0G/NP0. It also provides superior temperature performance over X7R, X8R and X5R, rendering it an ideal capacitor solution for many applications including telecom, data acquisition and Internet of Things.

“KEMET continues its leadership position in Class-I dielectric product offerings with the release of this new U2J dielectric technology,” said Abhijit Gurav, KEMET Vice President of Ceramic Technology. “These new U2J capacitors offer the highest capacitance values for Class-I ceramic dielectrics in the industry while providing excellent voltage stability similar to our commercially-successful C0G.”

U2J capacitors are extremely stable with a linear capacitance change with temperature, enabling design engineers to predict the change in capacitance over the operating temperature range. They also retain over 99% of nominal capacitance at full rated voltage and extend the available capacitance of Class-I dielectric MLCCs into a range previously available only in Class-II dielectrics. U2J capacitors are Pb-Free, RoHS and REACH compliant without exemptions.

U2J MLCCs are available now in commercial grade and with a flexible termination option. For more information, please visit


KEMET Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of electronic components that meet the highest standards for quality, delivery and service. The company offers its customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry across all dielectrics, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. KEMET’s corporate headquarters are in South Carolina; the company also operates manufacturing facilities, sales and distribution centres around the world. KEMET’s common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol “KEM.” Additional information about KEMET can be found at

CapacitorEdge® is a registered trademark of KEMET Corporation. 

Contact details for publication:

KEMET Electronics GmbH, Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse 21, 86899 Landsberg am Lech, Germany

Tel: +49 8191-3350-0

Fax: +49 8191-3350-37



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