Ecliptek Unveils Search Tool for Buyers, Designers

EXCLUSIVE — Ecliptek Corp. has launched a new parts search tool to help its customers — both purchasers and designers — to quickly find the frequency control parts they need based on their individual design priorities. The SmartSearch tool allows customers to quickly search through Ecliptek’s database of more than two million part numbers based…

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GaN Systems Boosts Tech Marketing

  GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announces the appointment of Charles Bailley as Senior Director Technical Marketing, Asia, effective March 3rd.  Bailley’s appointment is part of the company’s strategy of increasing headcount worldwide to support early adopters of GaN-based devices as world-leading automotive, industrial, and enterprise equipment manufacturers…

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Molex’s Polymicro Adds Capillary Design Program

Molex Incorporated introduces the Polymicro Technologies™ Capillary Configurator design program for selection of simple to complex capillary tubing products. The free online Capillary Configurator guides users in identifying and submitting product specifications and application parameters which are reviewed by Polymicro’s technical team. All submissions are promptly reviewed and the team provides a quote on the…

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Working the Kinks Out of Decentralized Product Development

When the business migration movement began in the electronics sector, there was a fairly clear-cut disaggregation of product development and production — design in one location and manufacturing in another low-cost, developing region. As domestic demand in emerging economies has grown, manufacturers are increasingly looking to design products specifically to meet niche local customer requirements.…

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Is Triboelectricity the Next Harvesting Source?

We're always looking for a new source of energy to harvest, and why not? It's often free (ignoring the up-front cost), convenient, and solves many practical installation/replacement issues. But before the energy can even reach the harvesting electronics and load, there are two front-end problems to resolve: finding a consistent physical phenomenon available for harvesting…

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Amphenol Industrial Participates in Buy America

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, is a participant in the United States Department of Transportation’s Buy America provision for the rail and mass transit industries. The Buy America program, which requires that transportation infrastructure projects use American-made products, provide government funds only to American companies that either…

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Murata Capacitor Targets Auto Apps

Smyrna, Ga. – Murata Americas has launched its RCE Series, a monolithic ceramic capacitor (MLCC) line developed to meet the requirements of the automotive market. The radial, lead- and halogen-free capacitor series complies with both the AEC-Q200 requirement and the ISO7636-2 surge test. Measuring 3.6 x 3.5-7.7 x 13 mm, the series provides a rated voltage of DC25V – 1kV,…

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