RFMW Stocking TriQuint Wideband Transistors

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for wideband, DC-3.5GHz GaN transistors from TriQuint. Available as the T2G4003532-FS earless package or the T2G4003532-FL, both transistors are input prematched for S-band operation. The devices are constructed with TriQuint’s proven TQGaN25 process, which features advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating…

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Crowdsourcing the Counterfeiting Problem

Many minds make light work: That's the wisdom of crowdsourcing. A new online community is hoping to leverage the power of the people to help address counterfeit risk and obsolescence headaches in the supply chain. Network Product Solutions LLC has launched the Trusted Global Buyers Network (TGBN), an online community that will allow members to…

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‘Social TV’ Talks Back to Smart TV

The problem with Smart TV is that its main value is an Internet connection, something that is not unique. Consumers can use game consoles or Internet TV boxes such as the new Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku, among others. Each provides the network connection but no compelling user interface that's commonplace on smartphones,…

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Renesas Tops Automotive IC Supplier Ranking

El Segundo, Calif. —Renesas maintained its number one ranking in the automotive semiconductor market in 2013, with a half-billion-dollar gap over the second-place competitor, Infineon, according to IHS Technology. Rounding out the top five are STMicroelecronics, Freescale and NXP. The overall automotive semiconductor market expanded five percent in 2013, reaching $26.7 billion in 2013, up from $25.4…

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Get the Most Out of Your Current ERP Solution

The productivity and efficiency of any organization can be boosted or slowed by its enterprise resource planning (ERP) setup. A recent whitepaper (registration required) by Supply Chain Management Review and Columbus offers some best-practices to bring your ERP solution up to top speed. Though certainly there are more than seven ways to do this, these…

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RS Supplies LUXEON Ultraviolet LEDs

Singapore — RS Components (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (http://www.electrocomponents.com) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of high-power LUXEON ultraviolet (UV) LEDs from Philips Lumileds. Featuring the industry’s smallest footprint of just 2.2 sq. mm, the high-power emitters are one-fifth the size of…

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