Bourns Releases New High-Speed CANbus Protectors for Automotive and Industrial Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 31, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released the company's new high-speed AEC-Q101-qualified Controller Area Network (CAN) protector. Bourns designed its latest surge protection device to protect against damage from transient voltage events such as electrostatic discharge (ESD), interruption of inductive loads or lightning strikes. Ensuring reliable high-speed communications transmission in harsh environments helps systems developers improve reliability in a broad range of automotive and industrial applications that include control networks, Smart Distribution Systems (SDS), DeviceNet™ and factory and process automation systems.

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Stackpole's MELF Resistors are AEC-Q200 Qualified for Harsh Environments

RALEIGH, NC (September 13, 2017) -- Stackpole has recently introduced the MLFA Series of metal film melf resistors. The MLFA Series is fully AEC-Q200 compliant and offered in the 0204 (0.4W) and 0207 (1W) sizes. The MLFA has exceptional stability demonstrated over life, biased humidity, and short time overload testing. In addition, the MLFA offers pulse power handling up to 3500 watts for single short duration pulses, and lightning surge withstanding up to 6KV for resistance values above 100K ohms. This outstanding performance is ideal for applications including industrial / outdoor controls, electric and fuel powered engine controls, power control and monitoring, automotive applications, and telecom infrastructure.

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Micron Advances Semiconductor Research & Development Capabilities with New Boise Facility

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron (Nasdaq:MU) hosted an event at its headquarters today to mark the opening of a new facility which will play a critical role in the company’s research into breakthrough new memory and storage technologies of the future. When fully equipped, the new building will nearly double Micron’s cleanroom space dedicated to research and development in Boise, and will support a significant expansion of the company’s overall R&D capabilities.

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New Vishay Intertechnology TMBS® Rectifiers in MicroSMP Package Save Significant Space While Increasing Power Density and Improving Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa. — July 19, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its offering of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 10 new 1 A and 2 A devices in the eSMP® series MicroSMP (DO-219AD) package. Providing space-saving alternatives to Schottky rectifiers in the SOD123W, the Vishay General Semiconductor devices feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V and include the industry's first 2 A TMBS rectifiers in the MicroSMP to deliver forward voltage as low as 0.40 V.

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New MOST Technology Intelligent Network Interface Controller Enables Daisy-Chain Communications in Automotive Applications

CHANDLER, Ariz., June 20, 2017 — The newest MOST150 Intelligent Network Interface Controller (INIC) from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) enables automotive manufacturers and tier one suppliers to incorporate Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST®) networks in a daisy-chain configuration on coaxial physical layer with the support of full-duplex communication, in addition to a ring topology. With a full-duplex daisy-chained network, a single cable segment is sufficient to connect two adjacent devices in the network, reducing cables and connectors for the back channel on each network connection. It also eliminates the return wire connecting the last node of the network to the first. This reduces wiring and component count resulting in lower system costs as well as potential weight savings that can impact Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) goals and other fuel efficiency regulations.

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Vishay Optoelectronics to Showcase Latest Light-to-Digital and Analog Output Sensors at Sensors Expo

MALVERN, Pa. — June 20, 2017 — The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for Sensors Expo 2017, taking place June 27-29 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. In booth 1410, Vishay will exhibit its latest light-to-digital and analog output sensor technologies for a wide range of applications. Highlights will include demonstrations of Vishay's leading ambient, proximity, ultraviolet (UV), and RGBW light sensors for consumer, industrial, healthcare, security, wearables, and automotive applications.

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Micron Technology to Report Fiscal Third Quarter Results on June 29, 2017

BOISE, Idaho, May 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) today announced that it will hold its fiscal third quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. MDT. A live webcast of the call will be available via the Investor Relations website at investors.micron.com. A webcast replay will be available for approximately one year after the call.

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AVX is Now Sampling the First-Ever Combined IDC/Press-Fit Wire-to-Board Connection System

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed and is now sampling a new, first-of-it-kind, off-the-shelf, high-reliability wire-to-board (WTB) connection system for discrete 18 - 24AWG wire terminations in quality- and cost-conscious automotive electronics applications exposed to shock, vibration, high temperatures, and other harsh environmental elements, including vehicular computers, such as airbag, engine, and transmission control units. The new 53-8702 Series combines industry-proven insulation displacement contact (IDC) and press-fit or compliant pin technology in a single package to deliver robust, double-ended, cold-welded, and gas-tight WTB terminations that eliminate costly two-piece connector systems, improve implementation efficiency and reliability, enable problem-free conformal coating, enhance design flexibility, and remain effective throughout the life of a vehicle.

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Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor Provides Design Flexibility for Gesture Applications

The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new fully integrated Automotive Grade proximity and ambient light sensor for gesture recognition. Featuring Filtron™ technology, the Vishay Semiconductors VCNL4035X01 combines photo detectors for proximity and ambient light, a signal conditioning IC, a 16-bit ADC, and a driver for up to three external IREDs in one compact 4 mm by 2.36 mm by 0.75 mm surface-mount package. The AEC-Q101 qualified sensor features an interrupt function and supports I²C bus communication interface for portable electronics and smart home, industrial, and automotive applications.

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