Richardson RFPD Offers MACOM LNA

LaFox, Ill. — Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 50–2700 MHz, 75W, 5V RF amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAAM-011117 provides high gain, low noise and low distortion amplification for 75W CATV customer premises equipment (CPE). The new low noise amplifier (LNA) incorporates a power-down function to reduce…

AMETEK to Acquire Zygo

Berwyn, Pa. — AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) and Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Zygo at a purchase price of $19.25 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 31% to Zygo’s closing share…

Exar Reorganizes to Support Growth Markets

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, video and data management solutions, today announced a number of important organizational changes and expansion of executive responsibilities. These strategic moves will streamline new product development and enhance focus on high-value growth opportunities. Louis DiNardo, President and CEO of…

Omron Americas Names New COO

Effective April 1, 2014, Jeff Rogers is Chief Operating Officer of Omron Electronic Components, Americas. Mr. Toshiaki Wakayama, immediate past CEO and COO of Omron Electronic Components, Americas, and Senior General Manager, Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Business Sales and Marketing Headquarters, announced the promotion of Mr. Rogers, who previously held the role of General…

Mouser Recognized for Service Excellence

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has received the prestigious 2013 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award (NFSB) from Omega Management Group Corp. in recognition of Mouser’s excellence in global customer service and support during 2013. This is the second consecutive year for Mouser to receive this honorable…

IPC Releases Conflict Minerals Standard

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, working in partnership with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), recently published IPC-1755, Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard, to help suppliers and their customers effectively facilitate conflict minerals data exchange along the entire global…

Crocus Technology in Patent Battle

Crocus Technology S.A., a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, today announces that the board of the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary decision in favor of a petition filed by Crocus to seek the Inter Partes Review against US…

Micron Licenses Avago IP

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced that Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has licensed Avago’s 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron’s next generation Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) devices. “Avago is an established leader in the development and…

Arrow & Microsemi Host On-Ramp Seminars

To meet the growing demand for Microsemi Corporation’s (Nasdaq: MSCC) leading FPGA solutions, Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced its “On Ramp” seminars. The highly technical seminars are an innovative engineering support approach that delivers training directly to Microsemi’s customer sites and customizes the content based on their specific needs and requirements to solve new field-programmable…