Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) launched its new TMP Series of front-end power systems providing up to 3,600W output at 24Vdc, 28Vdc...
AOpen America Inc. (San Jose, CA) has announced a new version of its switching power supply series, the 12V SPS300-60BT. According to AOpen, the unit is fully ATX2.03- and AMD Athlon-certified and meets all specifications for the new Pentium 4 Processor. It is AOpen's latest ATX 12V-compliant power supply, and features an additional 4-pin connector […]
Lambda (UK) has introduced a new single-output version of its 1,000W Alpha. Three configurations are available, delivering a choice of 40A at 24V, 83A at 12V or 200A at 5V. The single-output can be tailored to exactly match the user's output voltage requirement via a multi-turn potentiometer with an accuracy to within one percent. Load […]
ST Assembly Test Services (STATS, Singapore) has expanded its gallium arsenide capability to support package assembly for integrated circuits on pre-sawn wafers down to a market-leading 4mm thick. STATS believes that the new assembly capability complements their flexible business model, allowing customers to select the mix of GaAs capabilities that fit their device requirements. "The […]
Darnell.Com Inc. (Corona, CA) announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Shenzhen IC-Net Co., a leading Chinese e-commerce company specializing in integrated circuits, semiconductors and related electronic products under the auspices of the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry (MII). The terms of the strategic partnership […]
Power Paper Ltd. (Israel) has developed Power Paper, a new battery technology that allows open-celled batteries to be printed on paper or...
AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) recently introduced PolyTect Soft Molding, an engineering-grade polymer for overmolding fully-populated printed circuit boards. AVX claims that PolyTect allows for a one-step process that molds a single piece, replacing the typical application consisting of a two-piece plastic housing and conventional potting. PolyTect Soft Molding can be used to protect fully-populated […]
Microsemi Corp. (Irvine, CA) announced that it has licensed Diodes Inc. (Westlake Village, CA) to manufacture and market discrete semiconductor devices using Microsemi's patented Powermite 3 surface-mount package. Under the terms of the license, Diodes will manufacture devices having Microsemi's three-terminal Powermite packaging at its facilities in mainland China. By providing a second source for […]
Collmer Semiconductor Inc. (Dallas, TX) announced that Fuji Electric (Saddle Brook, NJ) is now offering power MOSFETs in the industry standard TO-247 package, which allows the use of larger die sizes for lower Rds(on). According to Collmer, Fuji's package design reduces channel-to-case thermal resistance by up to 25 percent when compared to competitive types. For […]
The former Semiconductor Components Group (SCG, Phoenix, AZ) of Motorola announced its new corporate identity as ON Semiconductor LLC. SCG was acquired by Texas Pacific Group (TPG, Ft. Worth, TX). “We are extremely excited about the prospects for this new company,” stated TPG Partner David Stanton. “Everyone affiliated with this former division of Motorola, especially […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) reported net income of $3.3 million, or $0.06 per share, on revenues of $147.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 1999, compared to net income of $0.4 million, or $0.01 per share, on revenues of $133.8 million for the same period a year ago. After non-recurring items, the company […]
Cherry Semiconductor Corp. (East Greenwich, RI) recently appointed David Susak as manager of the company's new design center located in Chandler, Arizona. Mr. Susak will oversee all activities at the design center, which implements a multi-disciplined, team approach to new product design and development. He formerly was a principal analog designer at Microchip Technology and […]
Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced a new dual n-channel MOSFET in an SO8 package, the PHKD6N02LT. It is a 2.5V specified enhancement-mode field-effect transistor within a plastic package using TrenchMOS technology. The PHKD6N02LT is designed for battery-protection circuits. It is suitable for use in lithium-ion battery applications, notebook PCs and portable appliances. The features […]
Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) introduced two n-channel, logic-level, field-effect, power transistor series, the PH*96NQ03LT and the PH*98N03LT, in a plastic package using TrenchMOS technology. Both series include three products; the PHD in a D-PAK package, the PHB in a D2PAK and the PHP in a TO-220AB package. The PH*96NQ03LT Series is designed for the […]
IXYS Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced three new trench power MOSFETs for low-voltage, high-current applications. The IXUC100N055, IXUC200N055 and IXUC160N075 possess high current ratings of 100A, 200A and 160A, respectively. The devices are housed in a new "hole-less" package that conforms to the TO-220 outline with an electrically isolated mounting tab. In this ISOPLUS220 housing, […]