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Richardson And United Silicon Carbide Sign Distribution Agreement

Global agreement supports expansion of USCi's SiC products to new customers.

Richardson Electronics has announced a new distribution agreement with United Silicon Carbide Inc (USCi), a manufacturer for SiC devices located in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. This global agreement supports the expansion of USCi's products to new customers.

USCi is a semiconductor company specialising in the development of high efficiency SiC devices and customised products with process expertise in Schottky Barrier Diodes and SiC switches. USCi technology and products enable affordable power efficiency in key markets that will drive the new and greener economy.

"USCi's unique SiC Cascodes offer a rapid and easy way to upgrade silicon MOSFET based designs to the higher performance and greater efficiency of SiC," said Greg Peloquin, executive vice president of Richardson Electronics Power & Microwave Technologies group. "This unique technology and Richardson's world class global capabilities of bringing new products to market will accelerate the introduction of USCi to the global market and customer base."

"Richardson Electronics is a perfect partner for our products," responded Christopher Rocneanu, director sales. "They are a design-in oriented and application focused distributor with a worldwide presence and, through their highly technical expertise; they can support customers throughout the entire design cycle which can make the difference between success and failure. Furthermore, Richardson has an outstanding reputation for launching the newest products and latest technologies to the global marketplace which will help us reach new customers and take advantage of increased opportunities for SiC applications."

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