Providing customers a continued authorised source of supply for Ampleon devices

Ampleon, the global leader in RF power, and Rochester Electronics the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors, have joined forces to extend the supply of Ampleon’s VDMOS portfolio of high-performance RF transistors to the customers worldwide.

This strategic partnership will allow continued product availability to their valued customers.

“We chose Rochester to transfer our inventory and associated product wafers as they not only have the best in class infrastructure and knowledge, but also share our deep commitment to ensuring our clients always have access to Ampleon products, said Kees Schetters,” VP Global Sales, Ampleon.

“We are honoured to be partnered with Ampleon, a respected leading brand within the RF power landscape,” said Robert Maycroft, Director – Supplier Development, Rochester Electronics. “Through this strategic agreement, our valued customers can rest assured to have a continued supply of Ampleon RF power products, which will not only be certified and guaranteed by Rochester but will also be 100% authorised by the original manufacturer – Ampleon. We look forward to delivering significant value to our clients through this joint effort.”

Ampleon’s VDMOS RF Power devices continue to provide solutions for Broadcast, ISM, Aerospace and Defense Communication applications. VDMOS Devices are extremely rugged and provide a low thermal resistance making them ideal for high speed and high-power switching applications such as MRI systems, Plasma generators, L-band Radar systems, and non-cellular communication.

Rochester Electronics and Ampleon have partnered together to provide their customers an extensive portfolio of 100% authorized, traceable, certified, and guaranteed long-term support solutions since Ampleon was formed.

About Rochester Electronics

Rochester Electronics is the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors–100% Authorised by over 70 leading semiconductor manufacturers. As an original manufacturer stocking distributor, Rochester has over 15 billion devices in stock encompassing 200,000-part numbers, providing the world’s most extensive range of end-of-life (EOL) semiconductors and broadest range of active semiconductors.

As a licensed semiconductor manufacturer, Rochester has manufactured over 20,000 device types. With over 12 billion die in stock, Rochester has the capability to manufacture over 70,000 device types. Rochester is the Semiconductor Lifecycle Solution™ no other company compares to the breadth of Rochester’s product selection, value-added services, and manufacturing solutions.

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About Ampleon

Created in 2015, Ampleon is shaped by 50 years of RF Power leadership and is set to exploit the full potential of data and energy transfer in RF. Its innovative, yet consistent portfolio offers products and solutions for a wide range of applications, such as mobile broadband infrastructure, radio and TV broadcasting, CO2 lasers and plasma, MRI, particle accelerators, radar & air-traffic control, non-cellular communications, RF cooking and defrosting, RF heating and plasma lighting.

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General Manager, EMEA, at