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2011-09-06 05:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip Semiconductor") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, has launched 27 new low voltage (LV) MOSFET standard devices this year, reinforcing the company's growing LV MOSFET product portfolio. The new products include a recently released series of 30V low voltage devices operating in the range of 10amps to 30amps, with a minimized...

2011-08-29 05:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Ilbok Lee as a new Independent Director. Dr. Lee has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Silego Technology, Inc., a semiconductor company, since its inception in October 2001. From 1999 to 2001, Dr. Lee...

2011-08-15 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) featuring a single-wire interface and 4-to-20 mA current loop drive that simplifies the design of smart transmitters used in industrial two-wire sensor systems. The highly integrated DAC161P997 reduces component count and cost in factory and building automation control systems by enabling the use of a single isolation component to cross the...

2011-08-10 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a pair of quad- and dual-channel, digital variable gain amplifiers (DVGA) that enable higher-performance wideband radio systems. The LMH6522 quad and LMH6521 dual DVGAs provide superior linearity performance over a wide frequency range, making them an ideal solution for the most challenging multi-channel wideband wireless systems. Target applications include intermediate frequency...

2011-08-01 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced seven new 24-bit and 16-bit multi-channel, sensor analog front-ends (AFE) that offer system designers a greater range of choices from high-performance to low-cost options that span channel configurations, current sources, and resolution. National's LMP900xx sensor AFE integrated circuits (ICs) provide an easy to configure signal path solution for interfacing sensors to...

2011-07-12 07:06:00

PRINCETON, N.J., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has updated outlooks for Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC), Analog Devices (NYSE: ADI), National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM), Maxim Integrated Products (Nasdaq: MXIM), and Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS). Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams has leveraged a decades-long career as a semiconductor industry...

2011-07-11 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a family of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that are the industry's first to directly sample RF signals beyond 2.7 GHz, with third-order intermodulation distortion (IMD3) up to -71 dBc and sampling at up to 3.6 Giga-samples per second (GSPS). Watch a demonstration video at http://www.national.com/rfadc. The ADC12Dxx00RF family includes five 12-bit ADCs that enable system...

2011-06-28 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced two new high-voltage system power management and protection integrated circuits (ICs) with on-chip power management bus (PMBus) support. The 48V input voltage LM5066 and -48V input voltage LM5064 integrate high-performance system protection and management blocks that precisely measure, control and manage the electrical operating conditions in systems such as routers, switches and...

2011-06-21 19:17:00

In the news release, National Remembers Legendary Analog Expert Bob Pease, issued 21-Jun-2011 by National Semiconductor over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, second sentence, should read "There Pease worked on affordable mass-produced op amps using discrete solid-state components" rather than "There Pease designed K2-W, the first affordable mass-produced op amp using discrete solid-state components" as originally issued inadvertently. Also: we are advised...

2011-06-21 18:01:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM) announced that at a special meeting of National's stockholders held today, the stockholders approved the adoption of the merger agreement by and among National, Texas Instruments Incorporated and Orion Merger Corp., a subsidiary of TI ("Merger Sub"). Pursuant to the merger agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into National, with National as the surviving corporation and a subsidiary...