Who Gets the Last Word: Design or Purchasing?

The connector market is often described as evolutionary — ­­rather than revolutionary — in its technology advancements, but that doesn’t mean the sector is immune to the electronics industry’s wild swings. The challenges and problems connector manufacturers and design engineers must deal with include the same hurdles the rest of the market faces. Problems as…

GaN Microelectronics Device Market Growing

While military applications continue to drive the GaN device market, commercial applications have emerged that will help fuel rapid market growth. The recently released Strategy Analytics GaAs and Compound Semiconductor Technologies Service (GaAs) Forecast and Outlook, “GaN Microelectronics Market Update: 2012-2017”, concludes that the overall GaN microelectronics device market closed 2012 with revenues of slightly…