Mouser’s Enhanced Energy Harvesting Site Energizes Designs

MANSFIELD, TEXAS — Mouser Electronics, Inc. has launched an enhanced Energy Harvesting Technology site focusing on the latest energy harvesting and storage technologies with newly added featured products, technical articles, and resources. Mouser’s enhanced Energy Harvesting site provides a detailed overview of the most current advances in solar, thermal, piezo, and RF energy harvesting technologies.…

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America II & RCD Components Announce Global Distribution Agreement

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world's largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a global distribution agreement with RCD Components, a manufacturer of standard and custom resistor, capacitor, coil and delay lines. Under terms of the agreement, America II will distribute RCD's high-precision product lines…

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America Semiconductor: ‘Start-up’ With a Focus on Distribution

Semiconductor start-ups aren’t quite as common as they were 20 years ago, and even fewer have their roots in New Jersey. But America Semiconductor LLC isn’t a typical start-up. The company entered the semiconductor market with experienced management, solid financing and existing relationships with fabs. Electronics Purchasing Strategies Managing Editor Barbara Jorgensen had the opportunity…

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Avnet Releases Motor Control Kit

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., has announced the Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC/Analog Devices Intelligent Drives Kit for prototyping next-generation motor control applications. Combining the Xilinx® Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 + 28 nm programmable logic with the latest generation Analog Devices high-precision data converters and digital isolation, this kit enables…

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Component Trends: Movement in Leadtimes & Pricing

There’s been a little movement in component lead times and prices since the end of the third quarter, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Market & Technology Trends report for the month of December. In discrete semiconductors, logic and memory products, leadtimes are beginning to stretch and prices are inching up from the prior month. In discretes,…

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Richardson RFPD Supports M/A-COM

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for two devices for 802.11ac applications from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAMF-010614 is a multi-function MMIC that includes a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch and low noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass mode for the receive (Rx) path. The new front-end module (FEM) delivers…

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