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    Dealing with resistors is not just about choosing the proper number of ohms.
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    TechXchange: Passives & Parts

    Feb. 16, 2023
    The significantly increased performance of modern electronics, especially in the areas of wireless and power, are putting pressure on the passives, discretes, and magnetics to...
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    Overcome the Challenges of Using Sub-Milliohm SMD Chip Resistors

    Feb. 8, 2023
    This two-part series delves into sub-milliohm SMD chip resistor design issues.
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    RoHS and Its Impact on the Resistor Industry

    Aug. 1, 2022
    Fully lead-free requirements for thick-film chip resistors will inevitably increase in the next few years. For manufacturers looking to make the switch, there are options for ...
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    Using Current Sense Resistors for Accurate Current Measurement

    June 3, 2022
    There is a global trend to increase efficiencies in all types of equipment. Learn how current sense resistors provide accurate current measurement in useful application examples...
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    11 Myths About Low-Value Shunt SMD Resistors

    March 17, 2022
    Challenges often arise with the relatively common low-ohmic-value resistors during the design and manufacturing phases, leading to an array of misconceptions about them. TT Electronics...

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