Richardson RFPD Reduces Pricing for NX-Series IGBTs

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today reduced pricing on the latest NX-Series of insulated-gate bipolar transistors from Powerex, Inc. The devices are being offered at a ten-percent discount for a limited time. The six IGBTs use the 6.1 CSTBT chip, which offers significantly lower losses compared to competing chip technologies. When compared with an aluminum nitride ceramic…

SMIC, ASML Sign Volume Purchase Agreement

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced pure-play foundry provider in China,  and ASML Holding N.V. (“ASML”), the world’s leading provider of lithography systems, announce the signing of a volume purchase agreement (VPA) that will provide SMIC with lithography systems from ASML. The VPA which is worth approximately450…

Maxwell, Corning Partner on Ultracapacitor Technology

San Diego, Calif. — Maxwell Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ: MXWL) today announced a joint development agreement with Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) with the goal of advancing the state of capacitive energy storage technology by addressing the challenges frequently cited by ultracapacitor customers, including energy density, lifetime, operating environment, form factor and cost. The unique benefits Corning and Maxwell bring to this…

Microchip, Xymox Announce Strategic Partnership

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Xymox Technologies to provide customers with a complete, cost-effective touch and gesture interface solution with industry-leading low-power touch electronics and printed flexible touch sensors supporting a wide range of existing and emerging markets.…

Mouser Launches Security Apps Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has unveiled their new Security Applications Site on Mouser.com offering design resources for engineers looking to develop cutting-edge security systems. As the world continues down the fast path of internet connectivity with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) convergence, the role of security and combatting threats and vulnerabilities is becoming more…