STP849: Tantalum and Niobium in Some Electronic Applications

    Belz, LH
    Product Manager, Electronic Materials, KBI Division. Cabot Corporation, Reading, Pa.

    Pages: 12    Published: Jan 1984


    The evolution of tantalum and niobium capacitors is reviewed. Present tantalum capacitor technology and commercial activity are summarized. Superconducting materials are reviewed, with specific discussion of niobium alloys and intermetallics. The use of tantalum and niobium oxides is described in the production of tantalate and niobate piezocrystals.


    tantalum, niobium, capacitors, superconductors, piezocrystals

    Paper ID: STP32633S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32633S

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