Micro Linear is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in wireless integrated circuit (IC) solutions used in a variety of wireless applications serving global end markets. Micro Linear operates in the United States.
Micro Linear provides highly integrated semiconductors for wired Ethernet networks and for broadband wireless networks in consumer, SOHO, and enterprise applications.
Micro Linear is a fabless semiconductor company with headquarters in San Jose, California, that is the home of administration, marketing, sales, operations, and an advanced product development center. The company also has product development centers in Salt Lake City, Utah and Cambridge, England. All three design centers are equipped with the most up-to-date CAD/CAE environments reducing time to market for new communications products implemented in advanced BiCMOS and CMOS silicon process technologies.
Fairchild to buy Micro Linear’s power management unit, Kota Microcircuits.
Micro Linear's power management business will broaden Fairchild analog portfolio with products that include offline power switchers, low power battery management, video filters and bus terminators, said company managers. These ICs are used in a wide range of systems, including personal computers and personal digital assistants, computer networks, video systems, power management and motor control.