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Jun 26, 2015, 11:00 ET
Enabling SiC MOSFET drive increases efficiency by 6%

The Industry's First AC/DC Converter Control IC for SiC Drive

 ROHM has recently announced the development of an AC/DC converter control IC designed specifically for SiC MOSFET drive in industrial...

Apr 21, 2015, 13:00 ET
The BD71805MWV leverages ROHM's industry-leading analog technology to achieve an ideal power supply system for driving Freescale(TM) Semiconductor's  i.MX 6SoloLite processor.

High Efficiency Power Management IC for Freescale i.MX 6SoloLite Processors

ROHM has recently announced the development of a high efficiency power management IC optimized for Freescale™ Semiconductor's i.MX 6SoloLite...

Apr 07, 2015, 13:00 ET
ROHM's BD2613GW Power Management IC supports the next generation 14nm Intel? Atom(TM) processor for tablets.

ROHM to start shipment of a Dedicated System Power Management IC for the 14nm Intel® Atom™ processor for tablets

 ROHM Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6963) has announced the production release of a dedicated system power management integrated circuit (PMIC), the...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:30 ET
Fukushima SiC Applied Engineering Inc. has launched its ultra-high voltage pulse generators (SiC-Pulser Series) which ulitizes ROHM's SiC MOSFET SCT2080KE.

SiC MOSFETs for Ultra-High Voltage Pulse Generators

 ROHM has recently announced the adoption of its SCT2080KE Silicon Carbide MOSFET in new, ultra-high voltage pulse generators (SiC-Pulser...

Feb 05, 2015, 14:00 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.

ROHM's New Brightness Color Sensor Optimized for Smartphones

 ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a color sensor for display-equipped...

Jan 29, 2015, 14:00 ET
ROHM's cell balancing IC contributes to increased miniaturization, greater stability, and longer life for supercaps (EDLCs) used in automotive and industrial applications.

ROHM Introduces The Industry's First Monolithic Supercap (EDLC) Cell Balancing IC

 ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a cell balancing IC that contributes to increased miniaturization, greater...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
Kionix's full functional tri-axis accelerometers KX112 and KXCJB are the thinnest in the industry and suitable for mobile, wearable, health/medical and light-industrial applications.

Kionix Announces the Industry's Thinnest Class of Accelerometers

Leading MEMS manufacturer, Kionix, Inc., announced today the industry's first ultra-thin full-functional tri-axis accelerometers:  the KX112...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:00 ET
Kionix is a ROHM Group Company

Kionix Announces New Software Development Center in Finland

Leading MEMS manufacturer, Kionix, Inc., together with its parent company, ROHM Semiconductor, announce the opening of a new software development...

Oct 21, 2014, 13:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.

ROHM Semiconductor's General-Purpose Automotive MCU System Power Supplies for Idling Stop Systems

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of system power supplies optimized for high-performance microcontrollers in a variety of...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:51 ET
LAPIS Semiconductor's all-in-one design integrates multiple peripherals for increased miniaturization. (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

LAPIS Semiconductor's New Low Power Microcontroller Equipped with High Efficiency Class D Speaker Amplifier and Audio Playback Function

 LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group Company, has announced the development of a low power microcontroller that integrates an 8bit low power MCU...

Aug 27, 2014, 11:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

The Industry's First* Foundry Business for MEMS Utilizing Thin-Film Piezoelectric Elements

 ROHM has recently established a process for MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical System) utilizing thin-film piezoelectric elements, and implemented...

Jun 25, 2014, 14:26 ET
ROHM's Wireless Key device (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor's Innovative Wearable Key Device

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a versatile wearable key device that provides unprecedented functionality, from...

May 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor's New LDO Lineup Designed for Automotive Applications

 ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a new 16-model lineup of LDOs optimized for MCU power supplies in automotive body...

Apr 11, 2014, 15:41 ET
ROHM's Resistor Selection Chart.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor's High Power Ultra-Low-Ohmic Shunt Resistors

 ROHM has recently announced the development of high power ultra-low-ohmic shunt resistors ideal for current detection in applications with...

Apr 01, 2014, 13:00 ET
The LAPIS Development kit is a complete kit including a feature rich development board with two microcontrollers, sample projects, a GUI to control the microcontrollers on the board, and all the tools required to allow you to write, program, run, and debug your application code on one or both microcontrollers.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

LAPIS Semiconductor Introduces LAPIS Development Kit to Streamline Application-Specific Design Process with its Mini Low Power Microcontrollers

 LAPIS Semiconductor Co. Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, today introduced its LAPIS Development Kit for its latest series of Mini Low Power...

Mar 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

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

ROHM Semiconductor today introduced two new switching regulator series designed to meet the high operating voltage, extended temperature, and small...

Mar 10, 2014, 13:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor Introduces The Industry's Smallest Transistors, Reducing Footprint By 50%

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the release of the smallest transistors in the industry. The VML0604 package (0.6mm x 0.4mm, t = 0.36mm)...

Mar 07, 2014, 11:00 ET
LAPIS Semiconductor's ML610Q79x devices are designed to control and collect data from multiple sensors.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

LAPIS Semiconductor Introduces Industry's Smallest Low Power Microcontrollers for Sensor Management

 LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, has recently announced the release of 8bit low power microcontrollers designed for sensor...

Feb 13, 2014, 13:30 ET
ROHM Semiconductor.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

ROHM Semiconductor's Operational Amplifiers for Sensor Signal Amplification

 ROHM Semiconductor (TSE : 6963) today introduced the development of the BD5291G and the BD5291FVE low voltage, low offset operational...

Nov 21, 2013, 14:58 ET
ROHM's New LAPIS 8bit Flash Microcontrollers Ideal for Small Single-Phase DC Motor Control.  (PRNewsFoto/ROHM Semiconductor)

LAPIS Semiconductor's 8bit Flash Microcontrollers Ideal for Small Single-Phase DC Motor Control

LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a ROHM Group Company, is introducing a family of 8bit microcontrollers designed for single-phase DC motor control...