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Subject: New capacitor type: info reqd.
Posted by: John Byrne
E-mail: design(at)microlights(dot)ltd(dot)uk(no spam)
I have seen a 'new' type of non-polarised capacitor used in various power
electronics designs recently (German mainly), and have had no real luck
finding the manufacturer.
These items are of 'open' construction, made from metalised polymer, with
plates at the ends. They are typically square in crossection, with a 'naked'
external finish which looks as if it has been cleaned up or trimmed with a
I want to use these as an alternative to a conventional electrolytic in a
Any leads or info would be a great help.
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