Richardson RFPD Supplies Eval Boards for ADI iCoupler Gate Drivers

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two evaluation boards from Analog Devices, Inc. The EVAL-ADuM4121 evaluation board supports ADI’s ADuM4121/ADuM4121-1 single-channel gate drivers with an integrated Miller clamp. ADI’s iCoupler® technology provides isolation between the input signal and the output gate driver. The ADuM4121 provides operation with voltages of up to 35 V.…

Analog Devices to Buy Linear Tech for $14.8B

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) will acquire Linear Technology for $14.8 billion, making it a tougher competitor in the analog semiconductor sector with expected annual revenues of about $5 billion. The combined companies will become an analog industry leader across product categories, including data converters, power management, amplifiers, interface, and RF and microwave products. The acquisition…

Arrow Buys Discontinued RF/Microwave Parts

Centennial, Colo. – Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that its Supply Assurance business, which supports customers’ long-term requirements for discontinued electronic components, has procured the recently discontinued products formerly provided by Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) through its acquisition of Hittite Microwave Corporation. “We are pleased to work with Arrow’s Supply Assurance business to extend the…

ADI Delivers Ultra-Low-Power Buck Regulator

Norwood, Mass. – Analog Devices, Inc. introduced an ultra-low-power buck regulator that extends battery life in portable devices by offering ultra-light-load power conversion efficiency. Claiming the industry’s highest power efficiency, the ADP5301 buck regulator – with a 90 percent efficiency rating and consuming only 180-nA quiescent current – is designed to deliver maximum power for a…

Triple Threat Components – Small, High Performance, and Cost Savers

Purchasers and designers, who are involved in the evaluation of new components and technologies, are always looking for the highest performing parts that can help save board space and reduce costs in their next-generation designs. Some of the latest electronic components rolled out in the market deliver in all areas by saving board space, reducing…