Ceramic capacitors are even more compact than film or tantalum capacitors. Their core consists of wafer-thin oxide ceramic layers of titanium oxide or barium titanate, which serve as dielectric.
The oxide ceramic gives this type of capacitor high dielectric strength, ideal for high voltages. Color dots indicate the type of ceramic and the connection side of the inner coating.
Ceramic capacitors divided according to the size of the dielectric constant:
Multilayer ceramic capacitors, or MLCCs (Multi Layer Ceramic Capacitors), are one step more compact than conventional ceramic caps. Here, several ceramic films are stacked on top of each other. MLCCs are the most common design.