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Capacitor Hardware Design Basics (MLCC) - Phil's Lab #114

Basics of SMD ceramic capacitors (MLCC class II). Parameters and characteristics, component selection, derating, impedance vs frequency, manufacturer tools, simulation, and examples.
  • 00:00Introduction
  • 01:35MLCC Basics
  • 04:31Class II Basics
  • 07:10Derating
  • 09:33Impedance vs Frequency
  • 12:36Finding ESR & ESL
  • 14:03SPICE Impedance Simulation
  • 15:26Package & Mounting Inductance
  • 17:25Selection Guidelines
  • 19:23Examples
  • 22:20Outro