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Peregrine Semiconductor – RF CMOS

A fabless provider of high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits, or RFICs. Thier innovation called UltraCMOS makes the integration of multiple RF, mixed-signal, and digital functions on a single chip.

Peregrine Semiconductor – RF CMOS
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They provide solutions for WCDMA and GSM digital cellular, broadband, DTV, DVR, and radiation hard space and defense programs.

Peregrine Semiconductor

The products are used in applications like …

“From GSM cellular handsets, CDMA digital cellular and RIM devices, to CATV/DTV/DVR and other high-growth wireless broadband applications ..”

Peregrine’s PE97022 is a high-performance integer-N PLL capable of frequency synthesis up to 3.5 GHz. Features a 10/11 dual modulus prescaler, counters and a phase comparator.

TX/RX Signal Chain

TX RX Signal Chain - Peregrine Semiconductor

“The TX/RX portion of the RF signal chain lies between the tuning/switching portion and any sort of power conversion components. This portion of the signal chain has potential for size reduction and increased efficiency….”

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation
9380 Carroll Park Drive San Diego, CA, 92121 USA

OnARM – ARM Developer Resource

“The ARM Cortex-M3 microprocessor is rapidly setting the standard for advanced microcontroller applications, a fact illustrated by a growing number of leading MCU vendors each providing a differentiated product, but based upon the same standard ARM architecture….”

OnARM – ARM Developer Resource

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  • Evaluation Boards and Single-Board Computers
  • Device Programmers

Aug 2013 Update –

CMSIS – Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard

The ARM Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS) is a vendor-independent hardware abstraction layer for the Cortex-M processor series.

CMSIS - Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard

The MDK-ARM is a complete software development environment for Cortex-M, Cortex-R4, ARM7 and ARM9 processor-based devices. MDK-ARM is specifically designed for microcontroller applications, it is easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough for the most demanding embedded applications.