Peregrine Announces Name Change

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation today announces its corporate name change to pSemi™ Corporation, a Murata company focused on semiconductor integration. The name change coincides with two major milestones: the company’s 30-year anniversary of RF-CMOS innovation and the shipment of its 4 billionth chip. pSemi will serve as Murata’s semiconductor arm and is tasked with growing rapidly…

Richardson RFPD Intros GaN Systems Eval Board

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new evaluation board from GaN Systems Inc. and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The GS61004B-EVBCD evaluation board combines GaN Systems’ GaN E-HEMT with the ultra-fast PE29102 gate driver from Peregrine. Using this evaluation platform, designers can characterize the performance advantages that result from operating a Class D…

RFMW Stocks 60-GHz Flip Chip Switches

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a pair of Peregrine Semiconductor, high frequency, Silicon on Insulator (SOI) switches. The PE42525 and PE426525 are SPDT switches operating from 9KHz to 60GHz. Both switches offer fast, 8nS switching time and high input linearity of 48dBm IIP3. The PE42525 finds applications in test & measurement, microwave backhaul and communications systems with industry standard,…

Murata to Buy Arctic Sand

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, a full subsidiary of Murata (Headquarters: San Diego, California, USA) and Arctic Sand Technologies, Inc. (Headquarters: Burlington, Massachusetts, USA) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement of acquisition on March 15, 2017. Purpose of the acquisition Arctic Sand Technologies is a manufacturer engaged in the design and sale of…

Peregrine Semiconductor Names New VP & GM

San Diego, Calif.  — Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the promotion of Takaki Murata to vice president and general manager of the high performance analog (HPA) business unit. “Peregrine Semiconductor was acquired by Murata in December of 2014, and they have proven to be a powerful…

Peregrine Semiconductor Launches Online Store

San Diego, Calif. — Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the launch of an online store to provide customers a fast and efficient way to purchase the company’s high-performance integrated RF products. Customers can now visit Peregrine’s website to search for products and easily place…

Arrow Supplies Peregrine’s Discontinued Products

San Diego, Calif. — Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the availability of its discontinued products through the Arrow Electronics’ Supply Assurance program, enabling customers to order obsolete Peregrine products beyond the product’s end-of-life process and last-time-buy event. “From the customer to the manufacturer, Arrow’s…

RFMW Stocks Peregrine PE42822

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Peregrine Semiconductor’s PE42822 high power SPDT RF switch operating from 700MHz to 3.8GHz utilizing UltraCMOS  SOI technology. The PE42822 supports 40W single-event peak power handling in a 3x3mm QFN package saving valuable board space over bulky and more costly PIN diode approaches.  With 65dBm of IIP3 linearity and 120dBm IIP2, the PE42822 is ideal…

Richardson RFPD Adds Peregrine SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new dual differential, single pole double throw RF switch from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42920 DDSPDT RF switch is a broadband (10 kHz–6 GHz) and low loss device that enables the switching of two independent differential signals. This device consumes less…