Mouser Stocks Up on CUI

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Novum® Intermediate Bus NEB and NQB DC-DC Converters from CUI Inc. These digital point-of-load (POL) modules are pin and function compatible with Architects of Modern Power (AMP Group) product standards, and have an optional PMBus 1.2-compliant advanced…

New UL Standard Released for Lithium Batteries

Northbrook, Ill. — UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announces the creation of a new Standard for Safety for products that incorporate button or coin cell batteries using lithium technology. The new standard, UL 4200A, applies only to household-type products requiring these batteries that are used in areas where children are normally present. The…

element14 Launches Sci-Fi Design Challenge

Chicago, Ill. – element14, the world’s largest electronic design community with more than 300,000 members, today launches an ambitious new design challenge, “Sci Fi Your Pi.” Sponsored by Pi Trading, creator of the Raspberry Pi and an element14 partner, the global initiative challenges engineers and enthusiasts to use the Raspberry Pi 2 to design applications inspired by science…

Panasonic to Acquire ITC Global

Washington — Panasonic Corporation and ITC Global announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Panasonic to acquire ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communication services for the energy, mining, and maritime markets. Founded in 2001 with regional headquarters inHouston, Texas; Sion, Switzerland; and Perth, Australia, ITC Global serves customers at more than…

ON & Transphorm Begin GaN Production

-Transphorm Inc. today announced at APEC 2015, in partnership  with ON Semiconductor, the introduction of two co-branded 600V gallium nitride (GaN) cascode transistors and a 240W reference design that utilizes them. This introduction builds on the previously announced partnership between Transphorm Inc., Transphorm Japan Inc., and ON Semiconductor to bring GaN-based power solutions to market.…

TTI Stocks Vishay’s New vPolyTan Series

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks Vishay’s new vPolyTan series of surface-mount polymer tantalum molded chip capacitors in five compact case sizes in Europe. Optimized for computer, telecom, and industrial applications, the Polytech T55 series devices feature ultra-low ESR down to 30mΩ at +25°C and…