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More Information on Niobium Oxide Capacitors

What is a Niobium Oxide Capacitor?

A niobium oxide capacitor contains a layer of Nb2O5 which is formed around NbO (niobium monoxide) grains as the dielectric. Niobium oxide capacitors have stable capacitance, leakage current and ESR parameters over time. This means functionality and performance both remain reliable and consistent. They also do not exhibit any piezo effect and have no voltage dependence, thus making them a good fit in coupling circuits.

Types of Niobium Oxide Capacitors

There are many different kinds of niobium oxide capacitors and at Future Electronics we stock many of the most common types categorized by capacitance, tolerance, case size / dimension, packaging type and rated voltage. The parametric filters on our website can help refine your search results depending on the required specifications.
The most common sizes for capacitance are 10 µF, 47 µF, 100 µF and 220 µF. We also carry niobium oxide capacitors with capacitance as high as 330 µF. Rated voltage can be between 4 V and 10 V, with the most common niobium oxide capacitors having a rated voltage of 6.3 V.

Niobium Oxide Capacitors from Future Electronics 

Future Electronics has a full selection of niobium oxide capacitors from AVX. Simply choose from the niobium oxide capacitor technical attributes below and your search results will quickly be narrowed to match your specific niobium oxide capacitor application needs.

Applications for Niobium Oxide Capacitors:

Niobium oxide capacitors have a very high reliability level and are suitable for applications with rail voltages of up to 8V. This includes in-cabin entertainment systems, airbag controls and seat position modules. Niobium oxide capacitors also offer noise-free performance and offer very good stability over temperature. This is important for absolute sound quality, which is a very big advantage for car audio devices.

Choosing the Right Niobium Oxide Capacitor:

When you are looking for the right niobium oxide capacitors, with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search, you can filter the results by various attributes: by Capacitance (4.7 µF, 10 µF, 47 µF, 100 µF, 220 µF,…), Case Size/Dimension (1206, 1411, 2412, 2917) and Rated Voltage (up to 10 V) to name a few. You will be able to find the right niobium oxide capacitor for all of your required applications. 

Niobium Oxide Capacitors in Production Ready Packaging or R&D Quantities

If the quantity of niobium oxide capacitors required is less than a full reel, we offer customers many of our niobium oxide capacitor products in tube, tray or individual quantities that will avoid unneeded surplus.
In addition, Future Electronics offers clients a unique bonded inventory program that is designed to eliminate potential problems that may arise from an unpredictable supply of products containing raw metals and products with erratic or long lead times. Talk with your nearest Future Electronics branch and find out more on how you and your company can avoid possible shortages.