Littelfuse Names Heinzmann CEO

Littelfuse  announced that Gordon Hunter, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Dave Heinzmann, Chief Operating Officer, will assume the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at that time and will join the company’s board of directors, bringing the size of the board…

IGBT Market to Reach $11B by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) Market bytype, power rating, and application – Global opportunity analysis and industry forecast, 2014-2022”, projects that the world IGBT market would reach $11 billion by 2022. Asia-Pacific dominates the global market, accounting for more than 50% revenue share of the overall IGBT market, followed by Europe. Summary of Insulated-gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) Market can be accessed on the…

Altair Semiconductor Opens IoT R&D Center in Finland

Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced the opening of a new research and development (R&D) center in Oulu, Finland. The new center will focus on the development of core LTE IoT technology, tapping into the considerable resources of the northern city known for its expertise and market leadership in wireless communication technologies. This…

MACOM to Acquire AppliedMicro

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) (“AppliedMicro”), a global leader in Connectivity and Computing solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and Data Centers, for approximately…

Pasternack Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement. Pasternack’s PE15A5033F high power amplifier generates 100W typical saturated output power over a broad frequency range that covers 0.7…

Wolfspeed Sponsors Free Access to RF Tutorial Series

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, is sponsoring one year of free access to a comprehensive multimedia engineering tutorial on passive and active RF circuits, including amplifiers. Entitled “Conquer Radio Frequency: A…

Mouser Ships Silicon Labs MGM111 Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking Silicon Labs’ new MGM111 Mighty Gecko mesh networking module, based on the EFR32 Mighty Gecko system-on-chip (SoCs). The MGM111 module is supported by Silicon Labs’ reliable, secure and flexible mesh protocol stacks and the industry’s most advanced wireless software…