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ElectroComponent Science and Technology
Volume 4, Issue 3-4, Pages 125-131

Characterization of Thick Film Capicitors

Département Geníe Electrique, I.U.T. de Lille, Sac Postal n° 59650, Villeneuve D'Ascq, France

Received 10 March 1977

Copyright © 1977 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Teaching activities of the “Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Lille” (France) were previously reported.

The present paper reports measurement results obtained by students during their last training period for about a hundred capacitors made with commercial dielectrics (EMCA CDP 400, EMCA CDP 2000, and ESL K 1000).

We examine the following points: reproducibility of capacitors during fabrication, correlation between electrical parameters of components and firing conditions, measurements of capacitance and loss factor between 10 kHz and 20 MHz for temperatures ranging from 20°C to 100°C.