Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) says it has “widened the performance gap” by introducing its latest gallium nitride power transistors; lower on-resistance, lower capacitance, higher current, and superior thermal performance enable high power density converters, the company asserts.
In Toulouse, Intespace’s Simles auxiliary chamber can simulate temperatures ranging from
100K to 440K at a pressure of less than 10-5 mbar.
Avago Technologies has announced that it is to acquire Broadcom Corporation, for $37bn. This will represent a slightly-more-than-doubling of the size of Avago, as the estimated vale of the merged enterprise is put at $77bn. Avago says that it is creating “the world's leading diversified communications semiconductor company”.