Matsuo Electric offers high temperature thermostats rated up to 450°C

Matsuo Electric offers a new series of high temperature  thermostats capable of operating up to 450°C. Calibration from 200°C to 400°C are available with tolerance down to ±15°C and differentials as small as 20±10°C. The M2H is capable of 2 million mechanical cycles and over 100,000 electrical cycles as for the regulating temperature and also as for the protector at IP60 rate. Available through Matsuo’s US distribution partner, Micro Technology Group, Inc.


ams launches industry’s smallest integrated ALS and proximity sensor 

Premstaetten, Austria (October 20, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, takes smartphone optical sensor miniaturization to a new level with the introduction of the TMD2712, the world’s smallest integrated ambient light sensor (ALS) and proximity sensor module in a miniature 1mm x 2mm footprint.

Source: TMD2712 ALS – TMD2712 ALS | ams

Solid State Devices Releases Hermetic Dual GaN FET PN SGF30E100Z8

La Mirada, CA – Solid State Devices, Inc. (SSDI) continues to expand its hermetic GaN Power FETs line with the SGF30E100Z8, a 1000 volt dual GaN FET. When used in a half bridge configuration, this device delivers 15 amps of continuous drain current, but can also be connected in parallel to achieve 30 amps. Similar to SSDI’s other GaN offerings, the very fast switching SGF30E100Z8 has a low gate charge of 10 nC max and a low RDS(on) of 160 mΩ typ.

Source: News 2020-09-21: SGF30E100Z8

Device Engineering Surge Protection System Components 

Trust DEI products to provide Surge Protection System Components in accordance with DO160. All of DEI’s ARINC 429 components and most all Discrete to Digital converters feature this protection.DEI’s new Surge Blocking Modules provide Bi-Directional DO160. They also meet Airbus A350XWB requirements and come in both a fused (and soon) a non-fused version. They’re ideal for protecting device I/O lines throughout an aircraft and feature SiC technology.

Source: DO-160 Surge Protection System Components | Device Engineering Inc.

Micross Components and SemiQ Sign Global Bare Die Distribution Agreement

Orlando, FL, October 15, 2020 – Micross Components, Inc. (“Micross”), the world’s largest supplier of value-added bare die and a leading global mission-critical microelectronic components and services provider for high-reliability markets and SemiQ, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, modules and epitaxial wafers have signed a new agreement establishing Micross as an authorized worldwide supplier of SemiQ SiC products offered in Die Form.

Source: Micross Components and SemiQ Sign Global Bare Die Distribution Agreement – Micross

Micross appoints new CEO 

Micross Components, Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm Behrman Capital, has announced that Vincent M. Buffa has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, the company said.Buffa currently serves as Chairman of Micross, and is an operating partner of Behrman Capital.Behrman and Buffa have a history of collaboration in the defense and aerospace industry and, in particular, the high-reliability electronic components sector.

Source: Micross appoints new CEO – Financial News

ams Q2-2020 results overview

Premstaetten, Austria (29 July 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, reports record revenues for the second quarter, up 13% year-on-year and at the mid-point of the expectation range, with strong adjusted operating profitability at the top end of the expectation range. This growth was driven by demand in ams’ consumer business, even with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its macro-economic and end market impact which resulted in muted automotive and industrial demand. Despite these factors ams expects a very good third quarter with revenues of USD 530-570 million and continued strong profitability resulting in an adjusted operating (EBIT) margin of 21-24%.

Source: Q2-2020-results – Q2-2020-results | ams

Micross AIT Receives DMEA Microelectronics Trusted Source Certification 

Orlando, FL, January 15, 2020 – Micross is pleased to announce that its Advanced Interconnect Technology operation (Micross AIT) located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina has been accredited by the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) as a Microelectronics Trusted Source for Post CMOS Processing Services (Category 1A) effective December 13, 2019.

Source: Micross Advanced Interconnect Technology Receives DMEA Microelectronics Trusted Source Certification – Micross

ams announces closing of OSRAM acquision

Premstaetten, Austria (9 July 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the successful closing of the OSRAM Licht AG (OSRAM) acquisition. The takeover offer has been fully settled today and the offer price paid to the holders of the tendered shares.

Source: OSRAM-closing – OSRAM-closing | ams

AMS wins EU approval for 4.6 billion euro Osram buy 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Austrian sensor producer Ams (VI:AMS) (S:AMS) on Monday gained unconditional EU antitrust approval for its 4.6-billion-euro (4.1 billion pounds) acquisition of German lighting group Osram (DE:OSRn)

Source: AMS wins unconditional EU approval for 4.6 billion euro Osram buy By Reuters

ams digital X-ray readout IC pro vides clearer images at lower radiation doses

Premstaetten, Austria (June 29, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces a new readout integrated circuit (IC) for digital X-ray flat panel detectors (FPDs) that provides clinicians with clearer images while reducing the patient’s exposure to radiation. The new AS5850A digital readout IC is a 16-bit, 256-channel charge-to-digital converter for use in static and dynamic digital X-ray scanners, digital radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, and interventional imaging.

Source: as5850a digital readout IC – as5850a digital readout IC | ams

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