Reforming capacitors (technical description, not politics)

ben bfranchuk at
Wed Jul 29 17:39:33 CDT 2015

On 7/29/2015 4:10 PM, drlegendre . wrote:
> Capacitor technology made huge strides in the 1960s and 1970s - and has
> continued to advance even to this very day. Parts that were once the size
> of a Chicago bratwurst are reduced to the size of the baby gherkins that
> garnish them, with better specs across the board. And if you want to count
> the "supercaps" (you shouldn't), well, then everyone else might as well go
> home now.
> Incidentally, what exactly differentiates a computer-grade cap from any
> other alum. electrolytic?

I would guess ripple current.

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