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Watch for More Consolidation in the Power Electronics Industry

Could merger mania be headed to the power electronics industry? The acquisition of IXYS by Littelfuse may mark the start of industry consolidation in the mature insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) market, according to Yole Développement. Yole analysts believe the leading position of Infineon is forcing IGBT suppliers to bolster their technical expertise and market position…

Supply Chain Feels Price & Delivery Impact of Harvey

An already-tight electronics supply chain will get squeezed even more thanks to the negative effects of Hurricane Harvey. Even as a second hurricane was bearing down on the U.S., domestic manufacturers were preparing for prices and deliveries to be significantly impacted over the next three months. Hurricane Harvey struck a significant blow to the Houston,…

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 24% in July

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $33.6 billion for the month of July 2017, an increase of 24.0 percent compared to the July 2016 total of $27.1 billion and 3.1 percent more than the June 2017 total of $32.6 billion. All major regional markets posted both year-to-year and month-to-month increases…

Richardson RFPD Adds Nine Peregrine Absorptive Switches

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for nine new UltraCMOS® SP6T, SP8T and SP12T absorptive switches from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42462, PE42482 and PE42412 feature high port-to-port isolation, high linearity, low insertion loss and exceptional power handling. They are optimized for 4G and 4.5G wireless infrastructure switching applications such as…

Mouser Offers Molex Transcend Connected Lighting System

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the Transcend® Network Connected Lighting System from Molex. The Molex Transcend system provides designers a complete management system to accelerate deployment of smart LED lighting control using highly secure network architectures in commercial buildings, educational facilities, healthcare facilities, and manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The Molex Transcend…

Rubicon Labs Joins ST Partner Program

Rubicon Labs, a leader in secure identity services for IoT devices, today announced that it has joined the STMicroelectronics Partner Program to make its Rubicon Identity Service available to STMicroelectronics’ full range of large to low resource microcontroller units (MCUs). Rubicon Labs provisions identities to connected devices including gateways, MCUs and sensors. An easily integrated software agent…

Develop Custom Power Supplies Fast with New Maxim Design Tool

Power novices can now create custom designs with speed and confidence, while power experts can develop finely crafted circuits using the free EE-Sim® DC-DC Converter design and simulation tool from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Try the EE-Sim DC-DC Converter tool: http://bit.ly/EE-Sim EE-Sim DC-DC Converter Tool Overview video: http://bit.ly/EE-Sim_DC-DC_tool_video Without a robust development tool, power design…