Image icon  Barium Titanate Ag/Pd Multilayer Capacitor

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Description: The light metal layers are shown edge on alternating with the ceramic layers. This sandwich configuration maximises the area of contact and so capacitance of the MLC. Thin ceramic layers are also desired to maximise capacitance. See the equation for a parallel plate capacitor.
Keywords: barium • barium titanate • ceramic • electroceramic • lead • multilayer capacitor • oxygen • silver • titanium
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Ceramics & glasses > Technical ceramics
Applications > Electronics
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Prof W E Lee, Department of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 10 May 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
Resource ID: 1191