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Peregrine Semiconductor, a Murata company, is a leading fabless provider of high-performance, radio frequency integrated circuits, or RFICs. The company’s solutions leverage UltraCMOS® technology, a patented, advanced form of silicon on insulator (SOI) that enables the design, manufacture and integration of multiple RF, analog and digital functions onto a single chip.


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Peregrine Semiconductor becomes pSemi

Peregrine Semiconductor becomes pSemi
Peregrine Semiconductor has changed its corporate name to pSemi Corporation.. The name change coincides with two major milestones—the company’s 30-year anniversary of RF-CMOS innovation and the shipment of its four billionth chip. pSemi will serve as Murata’s semiconductor arm and is tasked with growing rapidly to support its expanding product portfolio and the hiring of engineers and professionals globally.
25th January 2018

Peregrine Semiconductor taps Stefan Wolff as new CEO

Peregrine Semiconductor taps Stefan Wolff as new CEO
Peregrine Semiconductor has shaken up its top management team as it seeks to advance its semiconductor capability. Jim Cable is stepping aside as Chief Executive Officer and the company has tapped Stefan Wolff (pictured) from Intel to take over the role. Cable will be moving into the role of Peregrine Chairman and Chief Technology Officer and will serve as the Global R&D Director for Peregrine’s parent company, Murata. 
14th March 2017

RF SOI switches operate up to 60GHz

RF SOI switches operate up to 60GHz
Peregrine Semiconductor has launched the UltraCMOS PE42525 and PE426525, said to be the industry’s first RF SOI switches to operate up to 60GHz. These two switches set a new standard for RF SOI at microwave frequencies and significantly extend Peregrine’s high frequency portfolio into frequencies previously dominated by gallium-arsenide (GaAs) technology.
10th October 2016


Duo collaborate to develop microwave frequency tester

A collaboration between ATE solution provider Aemulus and Peregrine Semiconductor has been announced. The companies will partner in the development of a new microwave frequency tester. Building on the success of Aemulus’s Amoeba AMB7600 RF tester, this next-generation test solution will extend its support into microwave frequency bands and enable more complex testing.
24th August 2016

Switch & chip integrate RF, digital & analogue components

Switch & chip integrate RF, digital & analogue components
Integrating RF, digital and analogue components onto a single chip, a True SPDT DC switch and an X-band core chip have been released by Peregrine Semiconductor. The products, which are built on the company's UltraCMOS technology, offer performance advantages in high-performance markets through intelligent integration.
10th October 2014

RF SOI switches offer alternative to GaAs technology

RF SOI switches offer alternative to GaAs technology
The first RF SOI (Silicon On Insulator) switches to deliver an alternative to incumbent gallium arsenide (GaAs) technology have been released by Peregrine Semiconductor. The PE42542 and PE42543 are UltraCMOS, 18GHz, broadband RF switches. Due the switches' UltraCMOS technology, they have features which GaAs technology does not. 
22nd September 2014

SPDT switch targets outdoor unit WiFi access points

SPDT switch targets outdoor unit WiFi access points
An SPDT (Single-Pole Double Throw) switch, optimised for 802.11ac carrier and enterprise WiFi access points, has been released by Peregrine Semiconductor. Compared to the PE42423, the PE42424 is claimed to be 75% smaller and features a 60% increase in power handling and a 350% faster switching speed.
29th August 2014

Peregrine and RFMD settle outstanding litigation

Peregrine Semiconductor and RF Micro Devices have jointly announced that the companies have settled all their outstanding claims. While specific financial terms of the agreement remain confidential, the two companies have entered into patent cross licenses and have agreed to dismiss all related litigation.
23rd July 2014

RF industry’s first monolithic, 50W power limiters

RF industry’s first monolithic, 50W power limiters
Peregrine Semiconductor announces the availability of UltraCMOS PE45140 and PE45450 RF power limiters. Peregrine’s power limiters represent the industry’s first turnkey, monolithic solutions to provide an alternative to discrete, PIN-diode limiters based on gallium arsenide (GaAs). Now shipping, these components offer repeatable and reliable protection designed for test-and-measurement, land-mobile-radio (LMR), wireless-infrastructure, military and radar systems.
18th June 2014

RF attenuator enables dynamic-range network designs

RF attenuator enables dynamic-range network designs
Boasting more than 35 million units shipped since its introduction, the PE4312 is a next-generation UltraCMOS DSA from Peregrine Semiconductor. The PE4312 enables flexible, wide dynamic-range network-infrastructure designs that require highly accurate and efficient amplitude control. 
25th April 2014

RF limiters provide alternative to GaAs PIN-diode limiters

RF limiters provide alternative to GaAs PIN-diode limiters
In Booth #512 at EDI CON 2014, Peregrine Semiconductor plans to debuts its new line of UltraCMOS RF power limiters, including PE45140 and PE45450 slated for release in May. The company claims that its power limiters represent the industry’s first turnkey, monolithic solutions to provide an alternative to discrete, PIN-diode limiters based on gallium arsenide (GaAs). UltraCMOS power limiters deliver simple, repeatable and reliable protection suitable for test-and-measurement, LMR, wireless-infrastructure, military and radar systems.
8th April 2014

Reconfigurable RFFE is industry’s first, claims Peregrine

Reconfigurable RFFE is industry’s first, claims Peregrine
Enabling 4G LTE platform providers and OEMs to save time and money by creating a single-SKU design for global markets, the UltraCMOS Global 1 reconfigurable RF front end (RFFE) has been introduced by Peregrine Semiconductor. The company have claimed that this is the industry’s first reconfigurable RFFE system.
5th February 2014

RF switch eliminates the need for multiple tuner ICs

RF switch eliminates the need for multiple tuner ICs
Targeted at designers of digital TV tuner modules, cable TV signal switching and distribution systems, multi-tuner digital video recorders, and set-top boxes, Peregrine Semiconductor has introduced the UltraCMOS PE42721 75Ω RF switch. Providing isolation of 68dB at 1GHz, the single-pole double-throw switch suits geographic markets such as China, Japan, Korea and Latin America.
6th January 2014

UltraCMOS technology offers 50% performance improvement

UltraCMOS technology offers 50% performance improvement
The new UltraCMOS 10 platform, the newest advancement in Peregrine’s UltraCMOS technology, has today been unveiled. Boasting unparalleled performance for addressing the ever-increasing challenges of RF front-end design, the UltraCMOS 10 RF SOI offers flexibility and the performance of UltraCMOS technology with the economies of SOI. It also delivers a more than 50-percent performance improvement over comparable solutions.
30th October 2013

Wi-Fi Switch with industry’s highest isolation

Wi-Fi Switch with industry’s highest isolation
Peregrine Semiconductor has today announced the introduction a new carrier-grade Wi-Fi switch which features the highest performance on the market. With the highest isolation by a factor of 50, Peregrine’s new PE42423 switch also sets a new bar in linearity. This makes it ideally suited for the fast-growing market of 802.11ac Wi-Fi access points.
25th September 2013

SPDT switches for high-power wireless applications

SPDT switches for high-power wireless applications
Peregrine Semiconductor announce the PE42820 and PE42821 single-pole double throw switches for high-power wireless applications. The new switches provide an unprecedented combination of high-power handling and excellent linearity while offering an integrated approach that reduces board area, power consumption and design-in complexity compared to traditional discrete solutions.
13th September 2013

Peregrine antenna tuning switch chosen for LTE-A smartphone

Peregrine antenna tuning switch chosen for LTE-A smartphone
Peregrine Semiconductor has revealed that its new PE613010 antenna tuning switch has been selected by Pantech to drive performance in the new Vega LTE-Advanced smartphone. The Vega LTE-A, available for use on SK Telecom’s network in Korea, features the industry’s first fingerprint recognition technology, as well as the largest full HD display and battery capacity available on an LTE-A handset.
29th August 2013

SPDT RF switch optimises broadband cable performance

SPDT RF switch optimises broadband cable performance
Peregrine Semiconductor introduces a new 75-Ohm RF switch for broadband cable systems. The new PE42720 is a HaRP-enhanced single-pole, double-throw switch featuring high linearity, leading isolation performance and excellent video feedthrough. This feature combination is ideal for supporting higher data rates in cable modem termination systems, multi-service headends, cable television optical transceivers, fibre hubs, optical network terminals, and CATV amplifier modules.
20th August 2013

Peregrine and LG team for antenna tuning in Optimus G Pro smartphone

Peregrine and LG team for antenna tuning in Optimus G Pro smartphone
Peregrine Semiconductor and LG Electronics have today revealed that they have teamed up to develop the high-performance antenna tuning design solution in the LG Optimus G Pro smartphone that was recently introduced to the Korean market. The Optimus G Pro features a 5.5-inch full High Definition In-Plane Switching display—the largest display available on a LG smartphone—and it is a mere 9.4 mm thick, meeting the growing demand for smartphones with large screens in a thin-and-slim form factor.
8th August 2013

Peregrine expand UltraCMOS antenna switch family

Peregrine expand UltraCMOS antenna switch family
Peregrine Semiconductor have announced an expansion of its family of MultiSwitch STeP8 dual single-pole, seven throw UltraCMOS antenna switches. Optimized to solve the significant carrier aggregation challenges of 4G mobile wireless applications as adopted by leading RF front-end module suppliers, the PE42128x devices support simultaneous multi-band operation of up to 14 frequency bands. The new antenna switches also deliver exceptional linearity, insertion loss performance and small size.
1st August 2013


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