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David A DuPre, John L Galvagni, Andrew P Ritter: Surface mount multilayer capacitor. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, March 9, 1999: US05880925 (184 worldwide citation)

A multilayer ceramic device suitable for use in surface mount decoupling applications may have a single capacitor or a capacitor array. The device has a capacitor body defining a plurality of electrical terminals on an outer surface thereof. The terminals are interdigitated such that a respective fi ...


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James A Fife, Zebbie L Sebald: Protective coating for electrolytic capacitors. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, January 6, 2004: US06674635 (123 worldwide citation)

A solid electrolytic capacitor having an anode that contains a valve-action metal (e.g., tantalum, niobium, and the like) and a dielectric film overlying the anode is provided. The capacitor also include a protective coating overlying the dielectric film, wherein the protective coating contains a re ...


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David A DuPre, John L Galvagni, Andrew P Ritter: Surface mount multilayer capacitor. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, June 5, 2001: US06243253 (112 worldwide citation)

A multilayer ceramic device suitable for use in surface mount decoupling applications may have a single capacitor or a capacitor array. The device has a capacitor body defining a plurality of electrical terminals on an outer surface thereof. The terminals are interdigitated such that a respective fi ...


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John Sturmer, John Y Cadwallader: Tantalum capacitor and method of making same. AVX Corporation, Arthur B Colvin, July 31, 1990: US04945452 (101 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a tantalum capacitor includes compacting tantalum powder about a tantalum anode rod in such manner than the tantalum powder in a region in registry with the tantalum rod is compacted to a density of from about 8 to 10 grams per cc or more, whereas the density of the remaini ...


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Albert S Makl, Richard J Panlener, Randall J Piersma: Feed-through filter assembly having varistor and capacitor structure. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, December 7, 1999: US05999398 (92 worldwide citation)

A feed-through filter assembly such as may be used in an implantable medical device. The assembly includes a conductive mounting element which may be hermetically sealed to an outer housing of the implantable medical device. In many embodiments, the conductive mounting element will be a conductive c ...


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Andrew P Ritter, Robert Heistand II, John L Galvagni, Sriram Dattaguru: Plated terminations. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, November 1, 2005: US06960366 (89 worldwide citation)

Improved termination features for multilayer electronic components are disclosed. Monolithic components are provided with plated terminations whereby the need for typical thick-film termination stripes is eliminated or greatly simplified. Such termination technology eliminates many typical terminati ...


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Andrew P Ritter, Robert Heistand II, John L Galvagni, Sriram Dattaguru: Method for forming plated terminations. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning P A, December 26, 2006: US07152291 (87 worldwide citation)

Improved method steps for terminating multilayer electronic components are disclosed. Monolithic components are formed with plated terminations whereby the need for typical thick-film termination stripes is eliminated or greatly simplified. Such termination technology eliminates many typical termina ...


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Ian Salisbury: Mass production method for the manufacture of surface mount solid state capacitor and resulting capacitor. AVX Corporation, Mark T Basseches, October 18, 1994: US05357399 (87 worldwide citation)

A method of simultaneously forming a multiplicity of surface mountable solid state capacitors is disclosed. The method comprises mounting on a substrate a wafer of powdered solid state capacitor forming metal, sintering the wafer and metal together to fuse the interface between wafer and substrate t ...


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Randall J Piersma: Integrated filter feed-thru. AVX Corporation, Dority & Manning, October 1, 2002: US06459935 (87 worldwide citation)

A multi-leaded, filter feed-thru assembly for implantable medical devices, such as heart pacemakers, defibrillators, and neurostimulators, which integrates both multi-element semiconductor devices and passive component devices, or multi-element combinations thereof, together with a discoidal capacit ...


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Sudhir Kulkarni: Electrical components, such as capacitors, and methods for their manufacture. AVX Corporation, Loeb and Loeb, February 27, 1996: US05495386 (86 worldwide citation)

An improved electrical component, such as a capacitor, is fabricated from a porous plug formed from metal impregnated with a ceramic material. In the case of a capacitor, the ceramic material is a dielectric composition. A metal which does not oxidize at temperatures close to the ceramic sintering t ...