IC design Companies
AB-Semicon – Manufacture and markets ICs for network and communications applications including memory and Z180 code compatible microprocessors. Includes product descriptions and PDF data sheets.
Acard Technology Corp. – Manufactures and markets SCSI, IDE and RAID ICs and adapters. Includes product specifications, FAQ and company news.
Acute Communications – Manufactures IP network switch ICs.
advICo mircroelectronics GmbH – German based IP (Intellectual Property) provider. Also offers ASIC design services with capabilities up to 40 Gbps.
Aemics – Designs custom systems and custom chips.
Aeroflex Incorporated – Manufactures standard and custom devices for applications that include space, land-based, and deep sea.
Agere Systems Inc – Manufactures ICs for markets that include wired and wireless communications, VoIP (voice over IP), and consumer electronics. Formerly Lucent Microelectronics.
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. – Providing innovative system-level solutions in the design and manufacture of advanced mixed-signal hall-effect sensor and analog power ics serving applications within the automotive electronics, office automation, industrial and portable electronics markets.
Alpha Microelectronics Corp. – Design and manufacture of speech IC, voice IC, recoding IC, music IC, synthesis IC, controller IC and contract manufacture of ICs with 4 bit, 8 bit MCU.
AMIC Technology Inc. – Produces memory ICs. Also offers ASIC and system-on-chip design services as well as IP for RF wireless products.
Amphion Semiconductor Ltd – Develops IP cores for signal processing, wireless communications, video, voice, and data security.
Anadigm Ltd. – Design and develop programmable analog array silicon and software products including analog IP modules and SoC applications. Online line card and demonstration software available for download.
Analog Devices, Inc. – Offers ICs for data converters, amplifiers, DSP, RF and communications, power and thermal management, supervisory and interface, and MEMs.
Aplus Integrated Circuits Inc. – Design and manufacture consumer voice ICs, software development for 4 bit/8 bit micro controller and COB and module products. Includes product descriptions, questions and answers, company news and data sheets available for download. [zip, pdf]
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) – Manufactures communications ICs.
ASICentrum, s.r.o. – Provides ASIC design services, IP (Intellectual Property), and FPGA to ASIC migration abilities.
Atmel Corporation – Designs, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of semiconductor integrated circuits for use in the computing, telecommunications, industrial control and instrumentation, consumer electronics, automotive and avionics markets. (Nasdaq: ATML)
Automatisierungs und Systemtechnik GmbH – A German company for automatic handling, test and labeling of memory modules.
Broadcom Corp – Manufactures networking and communications ICs for data, voice, and video applications.
California Micro Devices – Designs and manufactures integrated thin-film, silicon-based termination, filtering and ESD components with active electronic circuitry.
California Micro Devices Corporation – Designs, manufactures and markets thin film passive devices, resistors, resistor networks, telecommunication integrated circuits, microprocessors and other integrated circuits. (Nasdaq: CAMD).
Calogic LLC – Manufactures a line of standard products in bipoloar, CMOS, dmos, JFET and dielectrically isolated technologies as well as full custom IC capabilities from design to final test.
Centellax, Inc – Develops physical-layer electronic components for broadband microwave and optical communications systems. Products range from singulated GaAs and SiGe ICs to ceramic- and plastic-packaged ICs, connectorized modules, and complete test accessories.
Cirrus Logic, Inc – Supplies linear, DSP, and mixed-signal chips for storage, communications, consumer, and industrial applications. Also sells under the Crystal brand.
9Co – Produces Stratum timing devices for SONET and SDH telecommunications systems.
Conexant Systems, Inc – Produces ICs for consumer products that include networking, digital video, cordless technology, fax machines, modems, and set-top boxes.
Cypress Semiconductor – Produces a wide range of semiconductors including programmable logic devices, memory, chipsets and networking ICs.
Davicom Semiconductor Inc. – Provides wire and wireless network communication ICs, including SMSC compatible MAC and phy chips.
DLogixs – Designs amplifiers based on x-class technology (digital, mixed mode power processing).
E-Lab Inc. – Specializes in electronics circuit development.
Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology Inc – Manufacturer of DRAM, SRAM and SGRAM memory semiconductors. Online line card and specifications.
Exar Corporation – Makes analog and mixed-signal ICs for the video, imaging, and communications markets.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc – Manufactures a wide range of IC’s for applications such as automotive, communications, and consumer electronics, among others. Formerly Motorola Semiconductor.
Fujitsu Microelectronics – Manufactures analog and digital ICs and produce microprocessors, memory, networking ICs, custom ASICs.
GCT Semiconductor, Inc – Produces ICs for wireless communications, including transceivers and RF processors/controllers.
Genesis Microchip Inc. – Design
s, develops and markets sophisticated, real-time, cost-effective, high-quality digital image manipulation integrated circuit solutions. (Nasdaq: GNSS).
Harris – Manufacturer of a wide range of semiconductor devices. Application areas include: MOS power transistors, surge protection, intelligent power, data acquisition, microprocessors and DSP.
High Tech Chips, Inc. – Manufacturer of unique semiconductors. Includes application notes, documentation, and source code under the GPL is available for download.
Hytek Microsystems, Inc. – Designs, manufactures and sells custom and standard hybrid microcircuits and manufactures delay lines, thermo-electric cooler controllers, and laser diode driver standard products. (Nasdaq: HTEK).
IBM Microelectronics – Information on technology, services, products and publications. Manufacturers of PowerPC and copper ICs.
ID3 – Design and production consulting for electronic cards, ASICs, and ICs, plus product design for biometry, radio and RFID electronics. Based in France, site in French and English.
inSilicon Corporation – Provides intellectual property used to design complex simiconductors called systems-on-a-chip. (Nasdaq: INSN).
Integrated Device Technology – Supplier of semiconductors to the communications market.
Integrated Electronic Solutions (IES) – Produces specialized and custom microelectronic components, hybrids, and assemblies.
Intel Corp – Makes devices for personal computer, networking, and communications products.
Intersil Corp. – Manufactures analog and mixed signal ICs for products like flat panel displays, optical storage and power management, among others.
Irvine Sensors Corporation – Researches and develops compact solid state microcircuitry for military and commercial applications. (Nasdaq: IRSN).
Jeilin Technology Co., Ltd. – Manufacturer of system-on-a-chip for scanner ICs, PC camera IC, MP3 decoder IC, and switching Hub IC with USB port.
KWE (Kedah Wafer Emas Sdn Bhd) – Makes electronic systems in addition to producing ICs for power management, consumer electronics, and communications. Offerings include image sensors, MEMs devices, and bluetooth ICs.
Kyocera Corp – Offers industrial IC packaging of optoelectonic packages, MEMS packages as well as ultra high vacuum ceramic products.
Legend Electronics Inc – A distributor of ICs.
Longer Electronics Co.,Ltd – Manufacturer and designer of universal remote control and IC, PC RF remote control and dimmable electronic ballast.
LSI Logic – Semiconductor manufacturer that designs and produces custom semiconductors. Concentrates on ASICs.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. – Manufactures semiconductors. Especially Ethernet, Cable, and DSL related communications devices. Acquired Galileo.
Maxim Integrated Products – Produces digital, analog, linear, and mixed signal integrated circuits. Acquired Dallas Semiconductor.
Micrel Semiconductor, Inc – Offers ICs ranging from analog to digital to RF to Ethernet Phy’s (via Kendin purchase).
Mictrotronixcorp – A semiconductor technology company developing new products in ferroelectric memory technology, markets and RFID technology.
Mindspeed Technologies – Manufactures ICs for enterprise, access, metropolitan and wide area networks.
Minilogic Device Corporation Limited – Manufacturers a voltage regulator and detector.
MStar Semiconductor, Inc. – Taiwan based ASIC design that focuses on mixed signal and analog, as well as offering intellectual property (IP) and LCD displays.
NanoAmp Solutions, Inc – Manufactures low-power analog and linear ICs, as well as low power memory devices.
National Semiconductor – Makes analog and digital ICs for the consumer and communications markets.
NEC Corp. – Provider of IT network integrated solutions and semiconductor solutions. Includes product and service information and links to regional sites.
Octasic Semiconductor – Provides silicon products focused on the challenges of voice processing and packetization for next generation packet based networks.
Oki Electric – Manufacturer of a wide range of semiconductor devices including microcontrollers, CPUs, DRAMs, VRAMs.
Omnirel L.L.C. – Manufacturer of power semiconductor products for power supply, motion control, and other critical power management applications for use in harsh environments including military, aerospace, transportation, human implant, and remote undersea applications. Online line card, search and PDF data sheets available for download.
PMC-Sierra, Inc – Produces MIPS processors in addition to a range of ICs for the communications, storage, and consumer markets.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Design, test, and distribute ICs for consumer electronics, telecom devices, computer peripherals, multimedia and communication network hardware. Online line card and specifications.
Renesas Technology Corp – Makes ICs for the mobile, automotive, communications, and digital home electronics markets. Formed from the semiconductor divisions of Hitachi and Mitsubishi.
Samsung Semiconductor – Manufacturer of a full line of semiconductor devices – Memory, Asic, System.
Samsung Semiconductor Division – Manufacture a full line of semiconductors including power modules, memory devices, LSI and consumer electronics.
Semtech Corp – Produces analog and mixed-signal devices for use in communications, portable devices, computers, and indu
Simtek Corp. – Designs and manufactures high performance nonvolatile memory, application specific integrated circuits and data communications products. Online line card, specifications and PDF application notes and data sheets available for download.
Sony Semiconductors – Manufacturer of a diverse selection of products including SRAM, data communications, TV and audio ICs, digital filters, CCD sensors, multimedia ICs and modules, serial/optical communication and infrared receiver ICs, cellular/PCS ICs, and discrete components such as laser diodes, variable capacitance diodes, CMOS, BiCMOS, bipolars, and GaAs HEMTS and FETs used in RF and microwave communications.
SSC Electronics – Manufacturer of audio and video ICs and do-it-yourself kits for equalizers, preamps, switchers, mixers, and faders.
Standard Microsystems Corp (SMSC) – Designs, develops and supplies analog and mixed-signal ICs and semiconductor intellectual property (IP) cores.
Stengel’s Resource – Semiconductor manufacturers lists and links.
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. – Develops to customer specifications, manufactures and markets high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for wireless communications, telecommunications and computing markets. (Nasdaq: TQNT).
Twilight Technology, Inc. – Manufacture of various obsolete semiconductor and IC products for military, industrial, commercial applications.
VIR, Incorporated – Supplies semiconductors (IC) and licensable software power management solutions for handheld, and mobile battery powered products.
Virage Logic Corporation – Provides semiconductor intellectual property for the memory elements of complex electronic systems contained on a single silicon chip, consisting of designs, software systems and software tools. (Nasdaq: VIRL).
Vitesse Semiconductor Corp – Manufacturer of network processors, optical modules, and communications ICs.
Winbond Electronics – Designer and manufacturer of ICs for several types of electronic products.
Winbond Electronics Corporation America (WECA) – Produces IC products for the PC, peripheral-related, consumer electronics, multimedia and memory IC markets including telephone dialer, PC I/O controller, memory, speech synthesizer and MPEG decoder markets.
Yamar Electronics, Ltd. – Developer and manufacturer of DC-bus power-line communication transceivers for multiplex networks of CAN, LIN, SPI and UART protocols. A vehicle for data, voice and video transfer.
YogiTech – Independent IC design services provider in central Italy covering analogue and digital, circuit and system design.
Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc – Manufactures ICs used for communications systems and cardiac pacemakers.