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Failure Rate Calculation

Failure in Time Values (FIT, MTBF)

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Our steady state FIT values are calculated per Telcordia SR-332 Issue 4 (2016). These calculations are based on the following conditions:

Environment Ground, Fixed, Controlled
Device Method I-D
Quality Level II
Electrical stress 100%
Operating Temperature 85°C
Activation energy 0.15 eV
MTBF = 109 (hours) / FIT

  Telcordia SR-332 Issue 4*
90% UCL 60% UCL
RF Magnetics FITs
(ppb hours)
(ppb hours)
Chip inductors, air core inductors, RFID coils 0.27 3.70E+09  0.23 4.348E+09
Tunable inductors 4.97 2.01E+08  3.59 2.786E+08
Broadband conical inductors 0.67 1.49E+09 0.51 1.961E+09
Wideband RF transformers / baluns / chip transformers 13.92 7.18E+07 9.71 1.030E+08
Power Magnetics
SMT and THT power inductors 0.67 1.49E+09 0.51 1.961E+09
Coupled power inductors 15.43 6.48E+07 10.55 9.479E+07
Transformers / Current sensors 15.43 6.48E+07 10.55 9.479E+07
EMI Magnetics
CM chokes 15.43 6.48E+07 10.55 9.479E+07

*Note: All calculations are based on the following conditions: Ground, Fixed, Controlled Environment, I-D Device Method, Quality Level II, 100% electrical stress, 85°C operating temperature, and 0.15 eV activation energy.