TTI Stocks Murata DC-DC Converters for Railway Apps

Murata’s latest DC-DC converters designed specifically for use in railway applications are now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  With encapsulated circuitry for optimal thermal and vibration performance, the IR Series delivers market-leading power efficiency in an industry-standard half or quarter brick pinout, enabling designers to choose…

Richardson RFPD, GaN Systems Sign Distribution Agreement

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced an agreement with GaN Systems Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson RFPD will sell GaN Systems’ GaN on Si power devices on a global basis, excluding Israel. GaN Systems manufactures a range of gallium nitride high-power transistors for consumer, enterprise, industrial, solar/wind/smartgrid, and transportation power-conversion…

Role of Power ICs and Passives in Power Conversion

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to announce its next Innovation Spotlight interview as part of the Portable Power Series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. In this new interview, Grant speaks with Jon Nelson, President and CEO, TDK Americas, to learn more about energy management and storage. Nelson explains how TDK Americas and EPCOS, a TDK…

Semitrex Opens Two New Design Centers

Irvine, Calif. – Looking to better tackle the worldwide energy crisis, power semiconductor solutions company Semitrex today announced the establishment of two new design centers: a power design center in Irvine, California and a mixed-signal design center in Milan, Italy. These two new facilities enable Semitrex to expand its global presence and build its technical design team…

Mouser and Imahara Launch 2016 Power Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara along with scientists, visionaries and educators to announce an exciting new series on Power and the Future Supercapacitor to kick off the 2016 Empowering Innovation Together™ program. This new series captures insights from some of the most influential people in power management and storage, including scientists from UCLA…

Artesyn Launches Japanese, Korean and Chinese Websites

Tempe, Ariz. – Artesyn Embedded Technologies today launched new websites in Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese to make it easier for customers to find the appropriate power conversion or embedded computing solution to fit their needs in their own language. Visitors to the company’s main website at www.artesyn.com will now be able to select their preferred language then navigate,…

Altera Offers High-Efficiency Power Conversion for FPGAs

San Jose, Calif. — Altera Corp. offers a new power conversion solution that makes it easy for board developers to design point-of-load power solutions, while achieving the highest FPGA performance at the lowest system power, according to the company. The power conversion solution is a monolithic 40A driver plus synchronous MOSFET powertrain that is optimized…