Vishay expands its family of TMBS Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 12 45-V, 60-V, and 100-V devices that feature a wide range of current ratings from 6 A to 20 A for use in commercial applications.
C&K extends the operating life of its SW series of heavy-duty rocker switches to beyond 6,000 cycles. Available in a variety of configurations, these switches are suited for harsh environments including those found in household appliances, industrial equipment, audio & visual (A/V) equipment, telecommunication, and office equipment.
The average price of mainstream 4GB DRAM modules has increased by 16 percent in the second quarter of 2013 from $23.50 to $27.25, as DRAM suppliers reduce production of commodity DRAMs, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of research firm TrendForce. This is the highest price for 4GB modules this year, indicating the end of an oversupply…
Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce the industry’s first 3D V-NAND flash memory. This represents a breakthrough of the current scaling limit for existing NAND flash technology with improvements in performance and area ratio, said the semiconductor manufacturer.
The global market for merchant power supplies is forecast to grow by 2.4 percent in 2013, bolstered by demand for tablets, smartphones, LED lighting, and servers, according to IMS Research.
Freescale claims the industry’s first 5-V 32-bit MCUs built on the ARM Cortex-M0+ processor, targeting white goods and industrial applications including dishwashers, refrigerators, home and building control systems, motor control fans, industrial converters and other equipment that operate in high-noise environments.
Worldwide IT spending in 2013 is expected to grow slightly less than initially forecast due to an economic slowdown in China, according to IDC. IT spending is forecast to grow 4.6 percent in constant currency in 2013, down from a previous forecast of 4.9 percent growth.
How does a commodity manager source a sensor for high-reliability applications such as medical devices, transportation equipment, or industrial controls? Commodity managers have to deal with several major concerns including cost issues, materials compliance, and availability of supply, while ensuring that they will bring a high quality product to market. One way to ensure that…
Kemet expands its portfolio of surface-mount, high-voltage MLCCs with new high capacitance devices.
Lisle, Ill. − Molex Inc. has launched its next-generation Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) plus magnetic PDJack connectors that simplify implementation and support PoE standards in networking devices. The single-port controller integrates power device controller circuitry and PoE functionality in a single solution for a space savings of up to 75 percent on a PCB compared to discrete…