passive component

passive component

[′pas·iv kəm′pō·nənt]
(electricity)

passive component

A device that does not have any impact on the electrical signals or the data that passes through it. See active component.
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In fact, the case could he made that in some electronic devices, passive component size, weight, performance, and quantity are the gating factors in overall device configuration.
Maintain an awareness of emerging embedded passive component activity.
Number Number Passives to Product of Passives of Actives Actives Ratio Sony HandyCam 1,329 43 31:1 Motorola StarTac 993 45 22:1 Nokia 2110 432 21 20:1 Ericsson 338 359 25 14:1 TABLE 2: Considerations in selecting passive component technologies.
The aerospace/defense passive component market will exhibit improvements, which is continuing to recover from an extremely weak environment prevailing throughout much of the 1990s.
Although most passive component products comprise mature, well-developed markets, a number of passive products enjoy above-average growth prospects, including fiber optic connectors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, radio (RF) and higher frequency inductance devices, ferrite microwave components, and surface-mounted resistors and resistor networks.
com/research/3c0dd3/global_and_china_p) has announced the addition of the "Global Passive Component Industry Report, 2009" report to their offering.
With over 70 years of combined experience in the passive component and related capital equipment industries, the principals of ETG are dedicated to providing custom test solutions, with an emphasis on new and emerging specialty components.
Please note that there is separate, but related, EIO "Special PWB Edition" that contains very detailed global forecasts of the Printed Wiring Board (PWB) industry, instead of projections for seven passive component categories.
5 Lateral Comparison of Passive Component Enterprises
KEMET, a leading passive component supplier known for its quality, delivery and service, offers a broad portfolio of high-performance capacitors in a range of dielectric technologies.
3-10 passive components, supporting frequencies ranging from 578MHz to 2700MHz, to help wireless carriers increase RF density, improving networking capacity for every customers' Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) installation and upgrades, the company said.
Introduction to RF and Microwave Passive Components

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