Richardson RFPD Stocks Peregrine RF SOI Power Limiter

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new power limiter from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The UltraCMOS® PE45361 builds on the success of Peregrine’s 50-watt UltraCMOS power limiters and adds higher pulsed power handling, a lower limiting threshold and positive threshold control. The PE45361 delivers reliable and repeatable power protection to…

Wearable Device Market to Reach $150B by 2027

Compiled after three years of dedicated and ongoing research by expert analysts, the IDTechEx Research report Wearable Technology 2017-2027: Markets, Players, Forecasts details IDTechEx’s coverage of the wearable technology ecosystem. The report looks at the industry from many different perspectives, with detailed discussion framing core primary research and market forecasting. Fuelled by a frenzy of hype, funding…

Mouser Stocks Microsemi PolarFire FPGA Evaluation Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit from Microsemi, which allows designers to evaluate the highly regarded PolarFire FPGA product family. The flash-based PolarFire field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) deliver 100K to 500K logic elements at up to 50 percent lower power consumption than equivalent SRAM-based FPGAs,…

Power Semiconductors: Lead Times Continue to Stretch

Lead times for power discrete semiconductors, including MOSFETs, diodes, rectifiers and thyristors, have stretched significantly in 2017 due to increased demand particularly from automotive and industrial applications, according to market experts. For some devices, lead times have stretched to 24 to 30 weeks. Diodes, rectifiers, and low- and high-voltage MOSFETs are currently posing the biggest…

Mouser Signs Distribution Agreement with Robotis

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, has entered into a global distribution agreement with ROBOTIS, a leading developer and manufacturer of modular robotics and specialized smart servos, industrial actuators, manipulators, open-source humanoid platforms and robotic development solutions. The ROBOTIS portfolio, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes controllers, servos, and accessories that support…

ZF Electronics Awards Sager

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, has been recognized by ZF Electronics with its Partners in Progress Award for 2016. ZF Electronics made the presentation at the 2017 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 15-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Partners in Progress is perhaps the most important award in our…

Component Sales Rise in Q2; Lead Times Stretch

Players in the electronic components industry agree that sales have increased steadily in the first half of 2017. Strong demand across all sectors, particularly industrial automation and automotive, has led to increased lead times across several component segments. ECIA’s latest North American distribution report for the first half of 2017 indicates that lead times for…