Infineon Technologies AG to Acquire International Rectifier Corporation

21 August 2014

              Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE: IRF) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Infineon will acquire International Rectifier for US-Dollar 40 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US-Dollar 3 billion. The acquisition combines [...]

New ROHM Semiconductor Switching Regulators Meet High Operating Voltage, Extended Temperature, and Small Layout Requirements

21 August 2014

    Enabling ultra-high power efficiency at a competitive price point, ROHM's new DC/DC regulators are optimized for a broad range of industrial and consumer high performance power supplies       ROHM Semiconductor recently introduced two new switching regulator series designed to archive high operating voltage, extended temperature, and small layout requirements demanded of [...]

"SeManTiK" research project successfully completed

18 August 2014

  New test methods and simulation models for contactless eIDs set standards in international standardisation Joint news release by the partners of the research project “SeManTik” (Bundesdruckerei, Infineon Technologies, Fraunhofer IZM) Electronic identity documents (eIDs) in the form of contactless smartcards will in future be more than just proof of identity. They could additionally serve [...]

Final Report SENSOR+TEST 2014

13 August 2014

  SENSOR+TEST 2014 Growth Excels in Exhibitor and Visitor Figures The SENSOR+TEST in Nuremberg, the internationally leading trade fair for sensors, measuring, and testing technology, shines this year in the light of growth in all key figures. Moreover, the results from exhibitor and visitor polls indicate a high degree of satisfaction for all participants. Exactly [...]

Long-term commitment pays off: Weidmüller celebrates 20 years in China

11 August 2014

Weidmüller has been active in the Chinese market for 20 years now. What began with a joint venture has developed into the second-most important site in the world for the Weidmüller group. Reason enough to celebrate the anniversary locally last week. Nobody at Weidmüller back in 1994 could have foreseen how the Chinese subsidiary would [...]

ROHM Introduces New Class-Leading 0603-Size(mm) 100mΩ Chip Resistors for Current Detection

07 August 2014

  Contributes to greater miniaturization and energy savings in smartphones and wearable devices   ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of low-ohmic chip resistors optimized for current detection applications in compact equipment such as smartphones and wearable devices. The UCR006 series of ultra-compact (0.6x0.3mm / 0.2 x0.1inch) thick-film chip resistors is offered in resistances [...]

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Power Electronics & Semiconductor Manuals

Posted on 21 July 2014

    Power electronics engineers should be equipped with up to date power electronics manuals   Below are recommendations for several power electronics manuals including purchasing or download information.     Infineon Reference book IGBT Modules as eBook and printed Book Today, IGBT and power MOSFET modules are instrumental in power electronic systems and are [...]


Post Job Ads in Bodo's Power Systems and on PowerGuru

Posted on 16 June 2014

  With just one purchase, companies can post job ads with the Power Electronics leaders PowerGuru and Bodo’s Power System’s Magazine offer the possibility of purchasing job advertisements that will be delivered via 3 types of media – print, web, and e-mail – in one purchased package, specifically targeting Power Electronics professionals.   With one [...]



Beer Game Auction

Posted on 11 March 2014

  The beer game auction is a role-playing game (simulation), related to the original Beer Game, where the players are parties in different positions in a B2B purchase process by auction. The objective of the players is to keep the sales prices as high as possible although they are acting within an auction environment. Since [...]


PowerGuru Media Guide Now Available

Posted on 04 February 2014

              With the release of a new media guide for 2014, PowerGuru offers companies a variety of opportunities to increase their online presence and brand recognition. From a choice of several promotion options, companies can select a campaign method that best suits their marketing goals. Available options include banner [...]