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Post subject: Looking for historical information regarding SMD R, C and L Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:35 pm

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Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:26 pm
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I am trying to find the dates when each subsequent smaller size of a particular component was first released. I want this information to plot the progress of component miniaturisation over time. In particular I need release dates for...

1206, 0805, 0603, 0402, 0201, 01005......

I would like these dates for each type of component (Resistor, Capacitor, Inductor) ideally from the same manufacturer for consistency.

Any suggestions where I might get this information?

Steve








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