Engineers at Advanced Power Technology (APT) in Bend, Ore., are offering hermetic commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) power devices as less-expensive alternatives to military-grade parts. These devices are offered as COTS without screening, company officials say. The surface-mount Advanced Power metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) devices are characterized over the full military temperature range of -55 to 125 degrees Celsius, are ISO 9000 registered, and are certified to MIL-PRF 19500. They also come in TO-254, TO-257, TO-258, TO-3, and TO-267 packages. Company officials offer the devices as drop-in replacements for expensive military-grade parts, and are avalanche energy rated. For more information, contact Advanced Power Technology by phone at 541-382-8028, by fax at 541-388-0364, by post at 405 S.W. Columbia St., Bend, Ore. 97702, or on the World Wide Web at http://www.advancedpower.com/. — J.K.