Texas Instruments acquires CICLON Semiconductor
Energy-saving technology helps TI deliver high-density, high-frequency
power solutions with greater than 90-percent efficiency
Designers who incorporate CICLON’s state-of-the-art power management technology can double a power system’s operating frequency and achieve greater than 90-percent power efficiency in a footprint up to 20-percent smaller than today’s power supply. The company’s metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) technology, known as NexFET(TM) technology, attains these performance and size improvements by delivering a dramatic reduction in gate charge.
“Combining CICLON’s technology and expertise with TI’s industry-leading power management semiconductor portfolio gives us a tremendous advantage when solving customers’ complex power design requirements,” said
CICLON Semiconductor Device Corporation (pronounced See-Clone) is a fabless provider of high-frequency, high-efficiency power MOSFET and RF LDMOS and semiconductor solutions for high-performance applications. For more information about CICLON’s technology, including how to order product samples direct from TI, visit: www.ti.com/mosfet.
Industry-leading power management portfolio
TI is focused on meeting the power design needs of its customers through innovative products, easy-to-use design tools and local technical support. TI uses its application knowledge and high-performance analog manufacturing capabilities to provide discrete and integrated power management solutions for any portable or line-powered power design challenge – from cell phones and portable medical equipment to telecom, industrial and computing applications. For more information about TI’s complete power management portfolio, visit http://power.ti.com.
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