American Technical Ceramics

Huntington Station, NY 11746


About American Technical Ceramics

ATC designs, develops, manufactures and markets multilayer capacitors, single-layer capacitors, resistive products, inductors, and custom thin-film products for RF, microwave and millimeter-wave applications.


One Norden Lane
Huntington Station, NY 11746
(864) 967-2150

More Info on American Technical Ceramics

ATC designs, develops, manufactures and markets Multilayer Capacitors, Single Layer Capacitors, Resistive Products, Inductors and Custom Thin Film Products for RF, microwave and millimeter-wave applications. Our products are primarily focused on the wireless communications infrastructure, fiber optic, medical electronics, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, defense, aerospace, and satellite communications markets. 

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Design Kits Create Lessons for Success

June 2, 2022
By building key components into design kits and application platforms, suppliers give circuit and system designers head starts in getting the most value and performance for their...
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These Design and Test Tips Help Extend Product Lifetimes

May 19, 2016
Understanding the impact of selecting different materials and manufacturing processes can separate standard high-power resistive components from those designed and tested for ...
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To Terminate or Attenuate?

Dec. 16, 2015
Terminations and attenuators can handle high power levels at microwave frequencies, and advanced materials are enabling them to do so in smaller packages.
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Microwaves & RF reports from IMS 2012

June 17, 2012
IMS 2012, Day 3: A Sea of Semiconductor Vendors Plumbing as a metaphor for microwaves Lou Frenzel summarizes some of what he saw and heard from the many semiconductor vendors ...

Models Include Nonlinear Effects

June 14, 2012
Designers working with the Advanced Design System (ADS) suite of software simulation tools from Agilent Technologies now can have a new set of device models at their fingertips...
Industry Insights

Where Are They Now?

Dec. 5, 2011
Parts obsolescence is a real issue in high-reliability electronics like aerospace and defense systems. According to an April 2008 article in IEEE Spectrum, Uncle Sam spends $10...

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Tackling Thermal Issues In RF Design

April 11, 2011
Just as electrical energy must overcome resistance in a circuit, the flow of heat through a design relies on overcoming thermal obstacles before it can be safely dissipated.

Capacitor Boasts 40-GHz Bandwidth

Aug. 12, 2010
The 550L Ultra-Broadband Capacitor from American Technical Ceramics (ATC) lives up to its name with a bandwidth of 16 kHz to past 40 GHz. Supplied in an EIA 0402 case size, it...
Test & Measurement

Passive Simulation Models Gain Accuracy and Scalability

Oct. 5, 2009
HIGHLIGHTS Key Benefits Software developers, component suppliers, and EDA vendors are teaming to improve model accuracy, expand libraries, and enhance simulation tools. With updated...
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Amplitude Equalizer Flattens Gain From 50 MHz To 7 GHz

Oct. 11, 2007
This simple approach to a gain equalizer can be implemented in lumped-element or distributed form to level out the amplitude response of broadband commercial amplifiers.

Combine Resources To Increase Reach

Oct. 11, 2007
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All-Capacitor Pi Matching Network Utilizes Series Element's ESL

Aug. 14, 2007
At lease two reactive elements are needed to match a lossless network to an arbitrary load. Yet two elements alone will not provide simultaneous control over the bandwidth and...

ATC Agrees To Be Acquired By AVX

July 13, 2007
American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC), a manufacturer of electronic components, including capacitors and thin-film circuits for a range of commercial and military applications...

Modelithics Expands CLR Library

Feb. 27, 2007
Modeling specialist Modelithics has announced their latest CLR Library release, with an increase of 30 percent in the total number of the company's Global Models. The CLR Library...

Microwave Modules Increasing Integration

Feb. 13, 2007
As the sophistication of commercial and military systems grows, RF/microwave designers are being asked to supply more functions in smaller modules.