e2v will be the worldwide supplier of Peregrineâ€™s high-reliability RF products for the space market Â
MILPITAS, Calif. and SAN DIEGO â€“ Feb. 9, 2016 â€“ e2v inc, global leader in the high-reliability semiconductor market, and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, have signed a strategic reseller agreement. Effective today, e2v will be the sole provider of Peregrineâ€™s high-reliability integrated circuits (ICs) for the worldwide space market. This strategic RF relationship combines Peregrineâ€™s expertise and proven track record in high-reliability RF and power management products with e2vâ€™s leadership position in aerospace and defense qualified semiconductor products. The result is a broad e2v product offering that spans the signal chain from RF to back-end, including data converters, memory and high-performance data processing.
Peregrine is an MIL-PRF-38535 Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) certified supplier with a high-reliability standard catalog portfolio that includes RF switches, digital step attenuators (DSAs), prescalers, phase-locked loops (PLLs) and DC-DC converters. These UltraCMOSÂ® products, along with newly introduced Peregrine QML RFIC products, will be sold exclusively through e2v.
â€œFor over 15 years, Peregrineâ€™s high-reliability RF solutions have provided reliable communications to hundreds of satellite systems and in missions to seven planets and several asteroids,â€ says Duncan Pilgrim, vice president and general manager of Peregrine Semiconductorâ€™s high performance analog (HPA) business unit. â€œThis strategic RF relationship enables our space customers to benefit from e2vâ€™s expertise in the aerospace and defense market, while continuing to achieve the high performance standards they expect from Peregrineâ€™s UltraCMOS products.â€
For more than 30 years, e2v has supported aerospace and defense customers worldwide and currently offers more than 3,600 QML-approved products. Leveraging established relationships with the major prime defense contractors, e2v provides global sales support and customer care in the avionics, defense and space sectors.
â€œe2v is excited to support Peregrineâ€™s high-reliability, radiation-tolerant RFICs and DC-DC power management products, along with e2vâ€™s existing space-grade product offering of broadband data converters and microprocessors,â€ says Brad Little, general manager of e2v inc. â€œThis strategic agreement leverages the technology strengths of both companies and will provide our customers with a complete data-processing solution.â€
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