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
They provide solutions for WCDMA and GSM digital cellular, broadband, DTV, DVR, and radiation hard space and defense programs.
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
“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