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IHS: Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew by 18 percent in 2014

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew by 18 percent year over year in 2014, according to IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight. Global industrial semiconductor revenue in 2014 totaled $40.4 billion, up from $34.3 billion in 2013. The year-over-year increase follows solid growth of 13 percent in 2013, a decline of 3 percent in 2012 and 12 percent growth in 2011. The strong performance achieved in 2014 represents the highest annual growth rate, since th...

Pulse Electronics introduces new series of high isolation switch mode transformers

Pulse Electronics Corporation, a leading provider of electronic components, introduces a new series of high isolation switch mode transformers that come in a standard SMT package. Pulse Electronics' PH9185 series provides a reinforced insulation power supply that's compatible with the MAXIM™ MAX253 to power RS-485/RS-232 transceivers. The transformers operate in a fixed duty cycle push-pull topology that delivers lower power (up to 3W) from a low voltage source and a working voltage up to...