Capacitor Product Guide

General Atomics provides leading-edge technology, extensive design expertise, quality manufacturing services and comprehensive testing capabilities to support a wide range of voltage, capacitance and application-specific requirements.

PLASTIC CASE CAPACITORS
Compact designs for high voltage, low inductance, pulsed applications.

Series

Type

Voltage

Capacitance & ESL

Key Features

PDS/PDSS

Fast Pulse Capacitors

100 kV

8 nF – 300 nF
6 nH – 25 nH

Double-ended plastic case with output terminal rails. Very low inductance, low ESR. Sub-microsecond pulse rise time to 100 kV.

PM/PD

Pulse Discharge &
DC Capacitors

25 kV – 62 kV

4.5 nF –200 nF
15 nH – 70 nH

Extended foil, double-ended plastic case capacitors. Designed for long life and fault tolerance. Shot life > 1x109.

S/SS

High Voltage 1 pps Capacitors

30 kV – 100 kV

0.04 µF – 1.0 µF
15 nH – 40 nH

Single-ended plastic case capacitors. Compact design for high voltage, low inductance, pulsed applications.

DE

High Voltage Pulse Discharge Capacitors

5 kV – 50 kV

0.007 µF – 2.0 µF
10 nH – 90 nH

Extended foil, double-ended plastic case capacitors. Low-loss dielectric.

SE/SSE

High Voltage 1000 pps Capacitors

30 kV – 80 kV

0.04 µF – 0.15 µF
15 nH – 25 nH

Extended foil, single-ended plastic case capacitors. Very low inductance, high rep rate.

METAL CASE CAPACITORS
Wide range of capabilities from high peak current microsecond discharges to high energy density, self-healing, long-life designs.

Series

Type

Voltage

Capacitance & ESL

Key Features

CMX

Self-Healing Energy Storage Capacitors

2.8 kV – 13.2 kV

575 µF – 64,000 µF
150 nH – 1,200 nH

Self-healing metalized film capacitors in welded metal cans. Up to 3.0 J/cc. Designed for millisecond discharge. Standard ratings up to 13 kV and 255 kJ.

CMF

Self-Healing Energy Storage Capacitors

5.6 kV – 26 kV

255 µF – 9,500 µF
150 nH – 800 nH

Self-healing metalized film capacitors in welded metal cans. Designed for millisecond discharge. Standard ratings to 26 kV and 200 kJ.

C

Energy Storage High Voltage Capacitors

10 kV – 100 kV

3 µF – 830 µF
35 nH – 100 nH

Extended foil capacitors in welded metal cans. Standard ratings up to 100 kV. Low inductance, high peak current. Low profile bushings.

DM

Metalized Capacitors

1 kV – 3 kV

25 µF – 750 µF
75 nH – 200 nH

Self-healing metalized film capacitors in drawn metal cans. Designed for industrial rep-rate applications. Peak currents up to 11.6 kA.

DP

General Purpose Pulse Capacitors

2 kV – 15 kV

2 µF – 185 µF
50 nH – 200 nH

Extended foil capacitors in drawn metal cans. For pulsed applications such as lasers, flash lamps and other circuits where moderate to long life is required.

DQ

Defibrillator Capacitors

2.1 kV – 5.5 kV

32 µF – 196 µF
65 nH – 200 nH

Small metalized film capacitors in drawn metal cans. Peak currents up to 300 A.

SPECIALIZED CAPACITORS AND COMPONENTS

Type

Voltage

Capacitance

Key Features

Military (MIL-Spec) Capacitors

Contact GA for custom MIL-Spec capacitor designs.

Custom High Voltage Capacitors

1 kV – 2 MV

100 pF – 100,000 µF

Custom designed to meet your requirements. Current ratings up to 1 MA.

High Energy Density Capacitors

1 kV – 100 kV

25 µF – 64,000 µF

For maximum stored energy in the smallest possible volume. Shot life ratings from 1x103 up to 1x1011.

Very High Voltage Capacitors

100 kV – 2 MV

100 pF – 4 µF

Capacitance values ranging from microfarads at 100 kV to nanofarads at 1 MV.