glass capacitor

glass capacitor

[¦glas kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A capacitor whose dielectric material is glass.
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The AVX glass capacitors used in the rovers played a role in the lander petal actuator electronics (LPAE) and the rover lift actuator electronics (RLAE).
The materials and construction techniques used in the manufacturing of glass capacitors make them suitable for applications requiring radiation hardness and absolute reliability and endurance in severe conditions.
The ultra-stable glass capacitors were utilized in communication and control of the Cassini spacecraft, as well as deployment and wake-up circuitry for the Huygens probe that recently landed on Saturn's moon, Titan.
AVX glass capacitors played a vital role in the deployment and wake up circuitry of Huygens.
All AVX glass capacitors exhibit zero piezoelectric noise and have zero voltage coefficient regardless of age or style.
The unique materials and construction techniques used in the manufacturing of glass capacitors make them highly resistant to nuclear radiation, voltage breakdown, and high operating temperatures.