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 Designing for Automotive applications brings up all sorts of challenges. Panasonic provide a suite of components to help.

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High Power and Anti-Surge, Anti-Pulse Resistors – ERJP Series, ERJT Series

Electronic surge can occur anywhere in a vehicle’s electronic circuitry, industrial, measurement and telecom applications. Panasonic ERJP Series have

great anti-surge, anti-pulse characteristics and excellent heat dissipation characteristics due to ‘Serpentine Resistor Pattern Structure’ which helps to

decrease electric field strength per unit length. Combined with a variety of small case size Panasonic Anti-Surge Resistors are suitable to replace MELF

in plenty of cases. Furthermore, squared sized chip structure help to lead to better solder joint reliability which is perfect for a car’s hostile environments.

Features & Benefits

• Serpentine resistor pattern: decreases electric field strength per unit length

• Dispersion of loading heat

• Higher power rating than conventional type:

    – 0603 size ERJP03/ERPA3: 0.25W

    – 0805 size ERJP/T06: 0.5W

    – 0805 size ERJP6W: 0.50W (double-sided structure)

    – 1206 size ERJP/T08: 0.66W

    – 1210 size ERJP/T14: 0.5W

• High pulse resistance

• High ESD resistance

• Correspond to AEC-Q200

Applications

• Infotainment: telematics, car navigation system, ETC system

• Comfort accessory: keyless entry, power window, air conditioner, power seat

• Power management: engine control, HEV/EV, start – stop system

• Safety: high intensity discharge, airbag system, ABS control unit

• Lighting, LED

 

Thin Film Resistors Stability over Lifetime Series (ERA-Series)

Panasonic’s Thin Film Chip Resistors use a high reliable Thin Film technology in conjunction with a moisture resistant overcoat to ensure stability

over lifetime. High reliability, high heat resistance, correspondence to AEC-Q200 makes ERA-series perfectly suited to harsh environment applications,

such as automotive, medical, transportation, any measurement industry.

Features & Benefits

• Guaranteed for a loading life of 1,000h at 85˚C, 85% relative humidity

• Operating temperature range: -55˚C – +155˚C

• High precision and low TCR (temperature coefficient of resistance)

• Resistance tolerance: 0.5%; 0.25%

    - TCR: ±10 x 10-6/˚C

• Wide resistance range

• 10Ω – 1MΩ (E-96)

• Reference standards: IEC 60115-8; JIS C 5201-8; EIAJ RC-2133A

• Correspond to AEC-Q200

Applications

• Infotainment: telematics, car navigation system, ETC system

• Comfort accessory: keyless entry, powerwindow, air conditioner, power seat

• Power management: engine control, HEV/EV, start – stop system

• Safety: high intensity discharge,airbag system, ABS control unit

• Lighting, LED

 

SMD Current Sensing Shunt Resistors

Current Sensing Resistors are designed for low resistance so as to minimise power consumption. In order to meet the requirements of the market

Panasonic offers a wide range of Current Sensing Resistors in many case sizes (0402 to 2512), many resistance values in different technologies.

Metal plate technology (ERJM-series) and special constructions makes them suitable for the harsh environment while maintaining their high reliability.

Double sided resistor element technology (ERJxBW-series) & wide terminal technology (ERJA, ERJB-series) for high power purpose. Furthermore

Panasonic Current Sensing Resistors correspond to AEC-Q200 and therefore are ideal solution for all different kind of automotive applications.

Features & Benefits

• Wide range of resistance values starting from 0.001Ω

• 0402 to 2512

• Correspond to AEC-Q200

• Large power dissipation capability

• Soft termination to reduce risk of solder joint cracking

Applications

• Infotainment: telematics, car navigation system, ETC system

• Comfort accessory: keyless entry, power window, air conditioner, power seat

• Power management: engine control, HEV/EV, start – stop system

• Safety: high intensity discharge, airbag system, ABS control unit

• Lighting, LED

 

ETQP Series – Power Choke Coils (Metal Composite Technology)

Panasonic Power Choke Coils ETQP series offer high heat resistance, excellent DC bias characteristic, Hi-BS with ferrous alloy magnetic material

and great reliability at high temperatures with a high tolerance for vibration. These Power Choke Coils also have very low audible noise and are extremely

efficient with low DCR and eddy current loss reduction. Metal composite core material, with distributed air-gap, and stamped frame coils on some series

provide near linear Inductance vs Current and do not saturate, while also offering a cost effective design solution.

Features & Benefits

• Non-hard saturation characteristic

• Non-temperature impact on DC bias characteristic

• 150˚C/2,000h

• Up to 30G shock capability

• Outstanding power efficiency with minimised power losses at high frequency (>100kHz)

• Almost half AC resistance above 300kHz

compared to ferrite core technology

• Correspond to AEC-Q200

Applications

• Infotainment: telematics, car navigation system, ETC system

• Comfort accessory: keyless entry, power window, air conditioner, power seat

• Power management: engine control, HEV/EV, start – stop system

• Safety: high intensity discharge, airbag system, ABS control unit

 

10mm Square Center Space Long Travel SMD Space Light Touch Switch EVPAD

With a hollow centre of 4.2mm diameter, designers can insert a Chip LED for integrated lighting functions. Compared with other existing solutions,

EVP-AD offers the highest degree of flexibility in LED choice, so that designers can complete the design with the right colour and intensity.

Panasonic Light Touch Switches are often referred to as tact or tactile switches in the industry.

Features & Benefits

• The open centre space allows for flexibility in choosing a LED up to a 4.2mm diameter chip LED can be mounted in the free space

• Provides an excellent operational feel

• Crisp tactile feedback

• Long stroke (1mm)

• Supports auto reflow soldering

Applications

• Operation switches for car electronic equipment: car audio systems, car air conditioners, etc.

 

6.2mm x 2.5mm Side-operational Edge Mount Space Light Touch Switch EVQP4

Unique, ultra-durable edge mounting design. EVQ-QP4 Light Touch Switch, is designed for side-operation, meaning the actuation angle is horizontal

to the PCB, a method frequently used for the side buttons on handheld devices. Panasonic Light Touch Switches are often referred to as tact or tactile

switches in the industry.

Features & Benefits

• External dimensions: 6.2mm x 2.5mm (excluding the push plate), height 3.5mm (EVQP4 Type: printed circuit board being as low as 1.35mm)

• Side-operational middle stroke type (0.7mm) with a high operating force (5.0N)

• Improved soldering strength in the operating direction when mounted on PC board edge

Applications

• Operation switches for car electronic equipment: car audio systems, car air conditioners, etc.

 

Polymer Hybrid

Lytic meets Polymer. It brings together low ESR characteristics of specialty polymer capacitor and the low leakage current of aluminium electrolytic

capacitor. The series shows a compact design, high reliability of the specialty polymer capacitor and the safety of the aluminium electrolytic capacitor.

Features & Benefits – ZA Series

• Rated voltage: DC 25V – 63V

• Capacitance range: 10μF – 330μF

• Temperature range: -55˚C – +105˚C

• Endurance: 5,000h at +105˚C

• Hybrid (polymer and electrolyte)

• Super low ESR (down to 20mΩ)

• High ripple current (up to 2.5A)

• Low leakage current

Features & Benefits – ZC Series

• Rated voltage: DC 25V – 63V

• Capacitance range: 10μF – 330μF

• Temperature range: -55˚C – +125˚C

• Endurance: 4,000h at +125˚C

• Hybrid (polymer & electrolyte)

• Super low ESR (down to 20mΩ)

• High ripple current (up to 2A)

• Low leakage current

Applications

• ECU

• EPS

• ADAS

• DC/DC converter

• ABS

• HVAC

• Injection

• Pump

• Agricultural vehicles

 

POSCAP with Focus TA/TV Series

POSCAP™ is a solid electrolytic chip capacitor. The anode is sintered tantalum and the cathode is a highly conductive polymer. POSCAP™ has

a low ESR (Equivalent Series Resistance) level and excellent performance for high frequency while maintaining a low profile and high capacitance.

In addition, it has high reliability and high heat resistance.

Features & Benefits

• Voltage range 2VDC – 35VDC

• Capacitance range 2.7μF – 1,500μF

• Temperature range -55˚C – +105˚C &  -55˚C – +125˚C

• Endurance* 2,000h at 105˚C 1000h at 125˚C

• ESR down to 5mΩ

• Ripple current up to 6,100mArms

• Size (L x W) 2.0mm x 1.25mm to 7.3mm x 4.3mm

• Height 1.0mm – 4.0mm

Applications

• Car navigation

• Telematics

• Car theater

• Hands free system

• LAN network (CAN, LIN)

 

OS-CON

OS-CON™ is an aluminium solid capacitor with high conductive polymer electrolyte material. OS-CON™ acquires low ESR, excellent noise reduction

capability and frequency characteristics. In addition, OS-CON™ has a long life span and its ESR has little change even at low temperatures since the

electrolyte is solid.

Features & Benefits

• Voltage range 2VDC – 100VDC

• Capacitance range 3.3μF – 2700μF

• Temperature range -55˚C – +105˚C & -55˚C – +125˚C

• Endurance* up to 5,000h at 105˚C 2000h at 125˚C

• ESR down to 5mΩ

• Ripple current up to 7,200mArms

• Size Ø4mm – 10mm

• Height 4.5mm – 13mm

Applications

• Active headlight;

• GPS

• LED Lighting

• Head-up display

• Immobiliser

• Digital meter

• Hands-free system

• Infotainment

• Back monitor

• Corner sensor

 

SMD Lytic with Focus on Antivibration Type, from Series on V-FT, V-TQ

V-FT

V-FT series realise both high capacitance and low resistance values with small sized case. Compared to the leading low ESR

Panasonic series (V-FK and V-FP) as well as comparable competitor products, V–FT series is miniaturised by one case size with same CV values and Low resistance.

V-TQ

V-TQ series is featuring long lifetime of 2,000 hours at 125˚C, with ESR values specified at down to -40˚C. Compared to previous high temperature V-TK series,

V-TQ series is one case size smaller. By using miniaturised V-FT and V-TQ series, design improvement can be achieved with downsizing. Anti-vibration version is available for all parts with diameter 8mm and above.

Features & Benefits

V-FT Series

• Rated WV: DC 6.3V – 50V

• Capacitance range: 10uF – 2,200uF

• Temperature range: -55˚C – +105˚C

• Endurance: 2,000h at +105˚C

• Low ESR (down to 60mΩ)

• Vibration-proof product available (Ø8mm≤)

V-TQ Series

• Rated WVR 35VDC

• Category range –40˚C – +125˚C

• Capacitance range 47μF – 100μF

• Capacitance tolerance ±20% (120Hz/+20˚C)

• DC leakage current I < 0.01CV (μA) after two minutes

 

Applications

• Telematic infotainment

• EPS

• ADAS

• DC/DC Converter

• ABS

• Windowlifter

• Sunroof

• Agricultural vehicle

 

FJ3P0210/FK3P0211 – Power CSP MOSFETs

The New Power CSP Mosfet Series features Power Mount CSP Packaging (PMCP) that is comprised of a unique pad design and drain clip technology.

This allows for a 5% improvement in thermal dissipation while simultaneously reducing the size by 80% over the conventional solutions. Panasonic’s

advances in cell technology and wafer thinning fabrication have lead to silicon with a 110nm fine trench cell that provides 47% lower RDS(on) over

the same sized conventional chip. By using this technology, this MOSFET Series achieves higher power efficiency while reducing power consumption.

Features & Benefits

• AEC-Q101 qualified

• High thermal dissipation

• Low RDS(on)

    - FJ3P02100L: 9.5mΩ at VGS=4.5V (typical)

    - FK3P02110L: 12.5mΩ at VGS=2.5V (typical)

• Lead-free solder bumps, halogen-free, RoHS qualified

Applications

• Battery monitoring system

 

New High Bright Surface Mount LEDs (Red and Amber)

Features & Benefits

• Industry standard packaging (PLCC4/PLCC6)

• Ag-free “anti-sulphuration” packaging technology

• Wide operating temperature -40˚C – +105˚C

Applications

• Automotive

• Transportation

• Signage

 

Thermal Management: PGS Graphite Sheet

PGS is made by the industrial method that Panasonic originally developed. PGS has a top thermal conductivity in the industry  (700~1950W/m・K). PGS instantaneously diffuses heat and solves

the thermal problems caused by heat spots due to downsizing of devices .

 

Added Value

• Solution to thermal problems of thin devices with thinnest 10 μm type 

•Thickness ranging from 10 μm to 100 μm depending on requirement

Application:

 

•Battery

• IC/LSI

• Power FET

 

Grid-EYE” Infrared Temperature Sensor Array High Precision MEMS Technology

 

Added Value for HVAC

•Less Energy consumption

•New comfort functions

• Dew condensation detection

•Improved Safety by detection passengers

•Airbag control

Features

•Two-dimensional temperature detection with 8x8 pixels.

• Easy access via digital output

•Small SMD package

Application:

• Air-conditioning

• Human detection

• Temperature   measurement

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