ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2015) - Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced it has been honored with a Technology and Innovation award from Advantest Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor test equipment and measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic systems. This award recognizes Vicor as a strategic supplier of high performance power components for Advantest's V93000 semiconductor testing platform.

"Vicor power components are enabling Advantest to achieve new levels of power system efficiency and density, helping to ensure current and future generations of our V93000 systems set the highest standards for energy efficiency and compact form factors," said Andreas Bayha, Director of Supply Chain, Advantest Corporation. "The technical expertise and robust support Vicor brings to our design and development initiatives distinguish the company as a valuable, strategic resource for Advantest."

"This Technology and Innovation award from Advantest reflects Vicor's commitment to helping our customers architect high performance power systems from source to point of load with unrivaled design flexibility," said Phil Davies, Corporate Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, Vicor. "We are proud to provide Advantest's international design teams with the technical support and advanced power components that enable them to achieve new power performance benchmarks for their next-generation automated test systems."

Vicor's modular power components enable system designers to meet exacting system size, weight, efficiency, and thermal profile targets, quickly and predictably. Leveraged in combination via a power component design methodology, Vicor's power components and PowerBench™ online design tools help designers eliminate design complexity, scale their designs for evolving system requirements, reduce development costs, and accelerate time to market. For more information about Vicor's power solutions for industrial applications, visit Vicor's website.

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About Vicor Corporation
Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the power source to the point of load.

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