AVX Acquires Innovative, Award-Winning Antenna Company, Ethertronics

Ethertronics' 200+ patents & innovative IMD antenna systems technology - which was recently honored with an Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year Award & provides critical support for the first-ever processor-enabled consumer TV antenna - will further expand AVX's extensive portfolio of advanced electronic component solutions.

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New in-line dry-mate connector offers increased environmental protection for marine fiber optics

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Feb. 7 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, revealed today its new DEUTSCH high density optical in-line dry-mate connector. TE developed this multichannel fiber optic connector from reliable high pressure/high temperature (HP/HT) fiber optic technology that is backed by more than 30 years of performance in the field. It was designed to withstand harsh offshore environments and is ideal for applications that need maximum space and weight savings.

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New Vishay Intertechnology Noise Suppressor Resistors Offer Increased Voltage Performance and Reliability

MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 24, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of wirewound noise suppressor resistors that delivers improved voltage performance and reliability for automotive ignition systems in reciprocating engines. Vishay Dale NSR-HP series devices feature a coating that increases reliability by protecting the resistive element against moisture and mechanical shock while enabling high voltage performance to 45 kV and high operating temperatures to +200 °C. The resistors can withstand high voltage pulses at high frequencies and feature a dielectric withstand voltage of 1000 VAC.

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AVX RELEASES NEW HIGH-VALUE RESISTORS

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 17, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new HR Series high-value resistors. Featuring a glass wafer sandwich package enabled with AVX's proprietary, automotive- and medically-qualified FLEXITERM® surface-mount termination technology in a small EIA 0402 outline, the new HR Series high-value resistors provide an extra margin against flexure damage during installation. Ruggedly constructed from high-quality materials that yield excellent performance in small sizes, the series offers: low current consumption, tight tolerances, DC power to 125mW, high voltage performance to 1kV, and an operating temperature range spanning -40°C to +125°C. Ideal applications include: multi-chip modules (MCM), bias networks, and a wide variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, and test and measurement equipment.

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New Vishay Intertechnology AEC-Q200 Qualified, Medium Voltage Thick Film Chip Resistors Save Space and Reduce Component Counts

MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 17, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of AEC-Q200 qualified, medium voltage thick film chip resistors. Designed to save space and lower component counts in automotive and industrial applications, Vishay Techno CRMA series devices offer high working voltages up to 1415 V in five compact case sizes ranging from 1206 to 2512.

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Vishay Intertechnology HI-TMP® Wet Tantalum Capacitors Offer Increased Reliability for Industrial and Oil Exploration Applications

MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 15, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of HI-TMP® tantalum-cased, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors with high temperature operation to +200 °C. Offering increased reliability for industrial and oil exploration applications, T34 series axial-leaded through-hole devices deliver increased mechanical shock and vibration withstand ability, along with longer life.

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Decrease Time to Market and Cost for the NewSpace Market by Using Radiation-Tolerant Solutions Based on COTS Devices

CHANDLER, Ariz., December 18, 2017 — Developing radiation-hardened systems for space applications has a history of long lead times and high costs to achieve the highest level of reliability for multi-year missions in a harsh environment. Today, NewSpace and other critical aerospace applications require faster development and reduced costs. To meet these needs, a new microcontroller (MCU) that combines specified radiation performance with low-cost development associated with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) devices is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP).

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Vishay Intertechnology Industrial Potentiometer Membrane Displacement Sensors Offer High Durability and Repeatability for Harsh Environments

MALVERN, Pa. — Dec. 14, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced new rectilinear and rotational industrial potentiometer membrane displacement sensors designed to deliver reliable performance in harsh environmental conditions. Waterproof and ultraflat, the Vishay MCB UIPMA and UIPMC provide high durability and repeatability for a wide range of applications.

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High-speed fiber optic electronic packaging gets ruggedized

HARRISBURG, Pa. – December 12, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released its newly developed optical flex circuit cable assemblies. These compact, robust fiber optic circuits offer a multifiber management solution for high-speed electronic packaging. Fully customizable for both card-to-card and backplane applications, TE’s new optical flex circuits are ruggedized for the harsh environments of aerospace, commercial and military aircraft, and defense systems.

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Vishay Intertechnology FRED Pt® Ultrafast Rectifiers in SlimDPAK Save Space, Increase Power Density, Improve Thermal Performance

MALVERN, Pa. — Nov. 6, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced 13 new 200 V and 600 V FRED Pt® Ultrafast recovery rectifiers in the eSMP® series SlimDPAK (TO-252AE) package, each available in Automotive Grade and commercial / industrial versions. Offering lower profiles and better thermal performance than devices in the DPAK (TO-252AA), the Vishay Semiconductors rectifiers deliver high power density and efficiency for automotive and telecom applications.

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