Molex Awards Mouser

Molex Incorporated has bestowed its 2013 Global e-Catalog Distributor of the Year Award on Mouser Electronics, Inc.  The annual award recognizes a Molex distributor for outstanding financial growth in Internet-based e-catalog sales and customer procurement across global markets.  “E-commerce drives a significant percentage of business acquisition.  Web sales rank among the fastest growing distributor channels. …

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Heilind Stocking 3M

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the 3M brand Active Optical QSFP+ Pluggable Transceiver, new from the 3M Electronic Solutions Division. The InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA)-certified Active Optical QSFP+ Pluggable Transceiver terminates MPO/MTP fiber patch cords or jumper cables to connect switches, servers, storage and routers in…

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How Embedded Electronics Elevates Winemaking

There are countless technology executives who attach themselves at the hip to the wine industry, either as connoisseurs, investors, or outright owners of wineries or vineyards. Then there’s T.J. Rodgers. The Cypress Semiconductor CEO has invested millions of his own dollars, blown holes in hillsides and stuffed rootstock into steep-sloping hills, and imported special German…

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Top 10 Products of 2013

The top 10 most read new product introductions in 2013 ranged from sensors and ferrite beads to op amps and 32-bit microcontrollers. Four of the top ten devices were IP&E components from three suppliers: Bourns, Murata, and Molex. The top semiconductor products were introduced by Linear Technology, Texas Instruments (TI), Microchip Technology, and Microsemi. Most…

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Richardson RFPD Supports Microsemi

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces availability and full design support capabilities for three new 650V non-punch-through (NPT) insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) from Microsemi Corporation (Microsemi). The new devices are the latest addition to Microsemi’s family of 45A to 95A IGBTs. These ultra-fast 650V NPT IGBTs represent the newest generation of Microsmi IGBTs optimized for outstanding…

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eMemory, SMIC Expand Pact

eMemory, the global leader in embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that they plan to expand the deployment of their current collaboration on SMIC’s eNVM platform development. The platform covers both One Time Programmable (OTP) and Multiple Times…

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