RFMW Supporting MAST

RFMW Ltd., announces design and sales support for a new line of dual use RF Absorber + Thermally Conductive pad material from MAST Technologies. Trademarked Suppress-n-Sink, the target application is reducing harmful reflections from heat-sinks and heat-spreaders used on RF components. New designs often include miniaturization as a design goal forcing the product packaging and…

Amphenol Snaps up GE Unit for $318M

Amphenol Corp. said it has agreed to acquire the Advanced Sensors business unit of General Electric Corp. for $318 million in continuation of its efforts to add proprietary and high-margin products to its portfolio. This transaction adds a line of products in automotive, medical, industrial and transportation to Amphenol’s already extensive offerings. The company in…

Rochester Partners With QEGOO in China

Rochester Electronics has added QEGOO Technology (Shenzhen) CO., Ltd as an authorized distributor for Rochester-manufactured semiconductors. As an industry-leading professional network platform service supplier, QEGOO has become the preferred platform provider in the electronics industry throughout China.  In addition, QEGOO focuses on providing a more diverse service to the electronics industry, which includes access to…

Vicor Unveils New Website

 Vicor Corporation today unveiled the new easy-to-navigate Vicorpower.com website with a host of new online power design tools. Developed with extensive input from power engineers and refined with intensive user experience testing, Vicor’s new website — including its popular PowerBench™ tool suite — has been redesigned and enhanced to enable power systems designers to accelerate…

Element14 Adds TI LaunchPad

Newark element14, a distributor of technology products and solutions for electronics system design, maintenance and repair, has partnered with Texas Instruments to offer the MSP-EXP430F5529LP LaunchPad. Also dubbed the F5529 LaunchPad, the module offers an easy way to start developing on the MSP430 MCUs with an on-board emulation for programming and debugging.  Complete with buttons…

Surge Names New Distribution Chief

Surge Components, Inc. has appointed veteran industry executive Mark LaPointe  as the National Distribution Manager, a newly created position at Surge.  LaPointe has many years of experience in similar positions. Prior to joining Surge, he was the director of sales and marketing at Central Semiconductor. He had held the same post at Zetex and before…

RFMW Supporting TriQuint

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint’s TGA2567-SM, an AlN packaged, 2-20GHz low noise amplifier (LNA). The TGA2567-SM provides 19dBm P1dB output power with 17dB of small signal gain. Greater than 16dB of adjustable gain can be achieved by varying Vg2. Typical mid-band noise figure is 2dB while OIP3 is specified at 29dBm.…

Mouser Partners Globally With Hamlin

 Mouser Electronics Inc. will partner globally with Hamlin Electronics to offer Hamlin’s extensive line of sensors, Reed Relays, and Reed Switches.  Hamlin, a Littelfuse company, manufactures sensors using reed, inductive, and digital and analog hall-effect technologies. Hamlin’s sensing solutions meet the demands of designers looking to improve and enhance product performance or production processes. Hamlin…