Top 10 Products of 2013

The top 10 most read new product introductions in 2013 ranged from sensors and ferrite beads to op amps and 32-bit microcontrollers. Four of the top ten devices were IP&E components from three suppliers: Bourns, Murata, and Molex. The top semiconductor products were introduced by Linear Technology, Texas Instruments (TI), Microchip Technology, and Microsemi. Most…

Richardson RFPD Supports Microsemi

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces availability and full design support capabilities for three new 650V non-punch-through (NPT) insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) from Microsemi Corporation (Microsemi). The new devices are the latest addition to Microsemi’s family of 45A to 95A IGBTs. These ultra-fast 650V NPT IGBTs represent the newest generation of Microsmi IGBTs optimized for outstanding…

eMemory, SMIC Expand Pact

eMemory, the global leader in embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that they plan to expand the deployment of their current collaboration on SMIC’s eNVM platform development. The platform covers both One Time Programmable (OTP) and Multiple Times…

Avnet Acquires Remainder of MSC

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest in MSC Investoren GmbH (“MSC Group”). This completes a two part transaction in which the majority interest was acquired on October 1, 2013. MSC is a recognized value-add distributor focused on electronic component distribution, embedded computing technology, and display solutions as well…