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COMSOL the largest range of embedded development tools in Europe

Panasonic
(Owned by Matsushita.)
(National) Panasonic

Paradigm
In 199809 it was acquired by IXYS.
www.ixys.com/ The present company
www.ixys.com/uprofile.html About the merger
DRAM Module,Processor Specific RAM,Very High Speed CMOS SRAM

Paralan
Paralan Corporation
4655 Ruffner Street
San Diego, CA 92111
USA
tel: +1-619-5607266
fax: +1-619-5608929
scsi@paralan.com

www.paralan.com/ General
www.paralan.com/profile.html About
www.paralan.com/whatsnew.html News
www.paralan.com/5780.html Data
www.paralan.com/usreps2.html USA representants
www.paralan.com/contact.html Contact

Product:

The Paralan SCSI expander ASIC (PAR5780) provides a conversionfrom single-ended SCSI to differential SCSI and vice versa, with isolation between two ports.It may also be used in a single-ended-to-single-ended modewhere the intent is to act as a switch or as a regenerator of the SCSI inputon one side to the other side.The Expander ASIC does not consume a SCSI address or node,making it completely transparent in a SCSI system.
Comment:
We make our own SCSI chip, which we use in all our products, and we also sell this chip.The PAR5780 allows us to build single to differential SCSI Converters,SCSI Regenerators, SCSI Extenders.

Para Light
(Now part of American Opto Plus LED Corp.)
Para Light (USA) Corp.
545 West Allen Avenue, Unit 6
San Dimas, CA 91773
USA
tel: +1-909-305-2393
tel: +1-888-LED-PARA
fax: +1-909-305-2389
info@paralightled.com
www.paralightled.com/
Leading LED Manufacture
Light Emitting Diodes are generally classified as infrared LED's or visibleLED's depending on the wavelength of the light they emit.
The abstract structure of an LED contains Epoxy resin, LED chip, LED leads,Gold bonding wire. LED chip has two electrodes; one is on the suface of theP layer and the other on that of the N layer. The LED lead contains two sections,with a LED chip on one side and a gold wire connected to the other side. Voltagewill be able to be applied to P/N junction of LED chip. When a voltage isapplied to the junction, a current flows through the P-N junction and lightis emitted from the LED chip.

Patriot
Patriot Scientific Corp.
www.ptsc.com/
Manufacturer of the PSC1000 embedded microprocessor.

PCC
Power Convertables Corp.
www.pcc1.com/

PCSI
(Wholly owned subsidiary of Cirrus Logic.)
Pacific Communication Sciences Inc.
www.pcsi.com/
ICs for wireless communications, e.g. chipsets for Personal Handyphone System(PHS) hand-sets, see:
www.commnow.com/Sample_Documents/SampleNewsStories/Chipset_Increases_PH.html

Peaktron
Peaktron
Chip set

Peccor
(Merged with another company and became Mospec.)

PerCom
Percom
Chip set?

Peregrine
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp.
6175 Nancy Ridge Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
USA
tel: +1-619-455-0660
fax: +1-619-455-0770
www.peregrine-semi.com/
Integrated circuits based on Peregrine's patented UTSi ultra-thin-siliconprocess, a SOI (Silicon On Insulator) technology.

Performance
(First they seemed to have gone bankruptwith most of their business taken over by Cypressbut now it seems they still make old low-bit-amount SRAM's.)
Last known address:
Performance Semiconductor Corporation
610 East Weddel Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
USA
tel: +1-408-734-9000
fax: +1-408-734-0962
www.performance-semi.com/ General
www.ineltek.com/ One of their distributors.


Performance Motion Devices
Performance Motion Devices, Inc.
12 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02173
USA
tel: 781-674-9860
fax: 781-674-9861
info@pmdcorp.com
www.pmdcorp.com General
www.pmdcorp.com About
Performance Motion Devices designs and manufactures advanced motion control IC'sthat are used in robotic and automated equipment.
Typical features of these DSP/ASIC chipsets include trajectory generation,servo loop closure, sinusoidal commutation and direct quadrature position input.
Our IC's control DC-Servo, Brushless Servo, and Stepper motors.One or more output drive methods are supported including PWM (Pulse Width Modulation),DAC compatibility (Digital to Analog Converter), and Pulse and Direction.

Pericom
Pericom, Inc.
2380 Bering Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
USA
tel: +1-408-435-0800
tel: +1-800-435-2336
fax: +1-408-435-1100
fax: +1-800-609-4595
nolimits@pericom.com
www.pericom.com/ General
www.pericom.com/corporate/ About
www.pericom.com/products/ Technical data
www.pericom.com/ Search engine
www.pericom.com/partners/distireps.html Distributors/Rep's
www.pericom.com/docs/ Order Datasheets/books
Produces clock distribution circuits, PLL circuits, programmabledelay lines. Second source for some Cypress chips.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics
(This is the former EG&G Reticon)
PerkinElmer Optoelectronics
44370 Christy Street
Fremont, CA 94538-3180
USA
tel: +1-510-979-6500
tel: +1-800-775-OPTO (6786) - toll free
fax: +1-510-687-1140
opto@perkinelmer.com
www.opto.perkinelmer.com/ General
www.egginc.com/ The former mother company

PhaseLink
PhaseLink Laboratories, Inc.
45437 Warm Springs BLVD.
Fremont, CA 94539
USA
tel: +1-510-492-0990
fax: +1-510-492-0991
sales@phaselink.com
www.phaselink.com/
PhaseLink Laboratories, Inc. (PLL) manufacturesstandard products for frequency andtiming generation, clock synchronization,crystal oscillator drivers andanalog signal processing

COMSOL the largest range of embedded development tools in Europe

Philips
(Philips Semiconductors USA was formerly called Signetics.)
Philips Semiconductors
Headquarter
Philips Semiconductors, Marketing & Sales Communications
Building HVG
P.O. Box 218
5600 MD Eindhoven
Netherlands
Fax: +31-40-272-4825 - to locate international distributor
North America:
Philips Semiconductors
811 East Arques Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3409
USA
tel: +1-800-234-7381
tel: +1-800-943-0087
micro.support@philips.com - for micro controller support

www.semiconductors.philips.com/ Semiconductors, USA
www.semiconductors.philips.com/search/ Data sheets, USA
www.semiconductors.com/mcu/support/forum/ Subscribe to the Philips MCU forum
www.philips.com/ Mother company, general

See also:
local 8051 page
local I2C page


Philips ECG
See ECG.

Philsar
Philsar Electronics, Inc.
146 Colonnade Road S.
Nepean, Ontario, K2E 7Y1
Canada
tel: +1-613-274-0922
fax: +1-613-274-0915
www.philsar.com/ General
Developer of semiconductor solutions for Personal Wireless Connectivity (PWC).Philsar enables more rapid growth in emerging wireless communication marketsvia its innovative Radio Signal Processor technology.Philsar delivers ultra-low power, highly configurable, high performance semiconductor solutionsthat are modulation- and protocol-independent.Designers are thus able to get to market sooner with lower total system costs.Markets such as mobile and handheld computing, home and enterprise wireless connectivityand others promoted by standards such as Bluetooth and HomeRF, are targets for Philsar's chipsets.
The Philsar PH1575 GPS receiver offers the highest level of on-chip integrationon the market today.
The Philsar MuRF is the industry's first single chip, ultralow power,highly integrated two-way Multi-Purpose RF transceivertargeted at two-way local pagers, remote or mobile computing, and remote keyless entry systems.
The Philsar Dual Fractional-N Synthesizers offer low phase noise and fine step size.


Phoenix
(They merged with Award during 199809, they also bought Sand then.)
Phoenix Technologies, Ltd.
2770 De La Cruz Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95050
USA
tel: +1-800-677-7305
fax: +1-408-654-9000
www.phoenix.com/ General
www.ptltd.com/ General
www.firmware.com/ For upgrades
They make BIOS's, not real chips. Their daughter Sand makes chips.
Click on BIOS for more information.

Photobit
Photobit
2529 Foothill Blvd.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
USA
tel: +1-818-248-4393
fax: +1-818-542-3559
sales@photobit.com sales
busdev@photobit.com business development
hrm@photobit.com employment related inquiries

www.photobit.com/

CMOS Active Pixel Sensors
Digital camera chips
Low power photodetectors
VLSI Design Services
Photobit is the world leader in high performance CMOS activepixel sensor (APS) electronic image capture technology.
CMOS APS-based cameras and APS imaging devices are developed byPhotobit for a wide variety of applications using technologydeveloped at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and exclusivelylicensed by Photobit.
CMOS APS has many advantages over the25-year old CCD technology including 100x lower power dissipationand 10x improvement in system miniaturization.
With a verticallyintegrated technology base, Photobit offers a wide spectrum ofproducts and services for advanced electronic image captureincluding custom image sensor design.
Photobit was founded in early 1995 by Dr. Sabrina Kemeny, one of theoriginal inventors of the CMOS APS technology.
The company was formedas an LLC (Limited Liability Company) in November 1995.
Photobit has exclusive rights to the CMOS APS intellectualproperty developed at Jet Propulsion Laboratory through a licensefrom the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Leading the Active Pixel Revolution!

Phylon
(Bought by Level1?)
Phylon
www.phylon.com/ 20020421: gone?
Modem, sound and other programs for TI processors
They made the Atari Jaguar modem and seems like thats about all they were known for? Might wanna update the page that says the Phylon site is gone, there is another Phylon company named Phylon Communications or something, they also do network products as Phylon did, maybe they are the new Phylon reinvented.. Kevin.

PI
Power Interface

Picco
(Acquired by Broadcom.)
Puyallup Integrated Circuit Company
www.picco.com/ Jumps to the site of Broadcom.
IC design services.


Pijnenburg
Pijnenburg Custom Chips BV
Boxtelseweg 26
5261 NE, Vught
Netherlands
tel: +31-73-684-8450
fax: +31-73-684-8479
asic@pijnenburg.nl
www.pijnenburg.nl/
Turnkey ASIC desing and manufacturing services.
Focus on supplying solutions for complex systems in following industry segments:telecommunications, datacommunications, computing, video processing and security.

Expertise:

Specialism:

Products:

Cryptography:

Telecommunications (ADSI):


Pioneer
Pioneer Video Corporation

Pixel Semiconductor
(A Cirrus Logic Company)

Plessey
Now part of GPSI

PLC
(19991214 bought by Zilog)
Production Languages Corp.

PLX
PLX Technology Inc.
390 Potrero Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
USA
tel: +1-800-759-3735
tel: +1-408-774-9060
fax: +1-408-774-2169
sales@plxtech.com
www.plxtech.com/
www.plxtech.com/products.htm Data sheets
PCI Bus Master Interface Chip


PMC-Sierra
(Formerly Sierra Semiconductor from California it seems)
PMC-Sierra, Inc.
8501 Commerce Court
Bumaby, BC V5A 4N3
Canada
tel: +1-604-668-7300
www.pmc-sierra.com/ Main
www.pmc-sierra.bc.ca/ Canada
They don't seem to make modem chips anymore.


PMD
Performance Motion Devices
www.pmdcorp.com/
Performance Motion Devices designs and manufactures advanced motion controlI.C.'s that are used in robotic and automated equipment. Typical features ofthese DSP/ASIC chipsets include trajectory generation, servo loop closure,sinusoidal commutation, and direct quadrature position input.

PMeL
Pilkington Micro-electronics Limited
www.pmel.com/ home page
www.pmel.com/contact.html contact info
A research and design company specialising in the development of programmablemicro-electronic technologies, that are licensed to other semiconductor companies.
Motorola for example seems to have used technology of PMeL for the MPA series FPGAs.

PMI
(Bought by Analog)
Precision Monolithics Inc.

Polyfet
Polyfet RF Devices
www.polyfet.com/
Manufactures High Power Mosfet RF Transistors

POSEICO
(POSEICO is the management buy out company (around 2001) formed out of the former Semiconductors Department of Ansaldo Trasporti SPA)POwer SEmiconductors Italian COrporationVia N. Lorenzi 816152 GenoaItalytel: +39-10-6556775tel: +39-10-6556386fax: +39-10-6442510semicond@poseico.comfasce.fioravante@poseico.combastianello.marina@poseico.com
www.poseico.com/ new
www.ansaldo.it/semicond/ old
Dedicated to research, design, manufacturing and trade of high power diodes, thyristors, GTOs, transistor modules, power assemblies and traction rectifiers.
diodes, rectifiers, thyristors

Powerchip
Powerchip Semiconductor Corp., Taiwan
See: techweb.cmp.com/ebn/942/daily/052997news5.html

Power Innovations
Power Innovations, Ltd.
Manton Lane
Bedford MK41 7BJ
United Kingdom
tel: +44-1234-223022
fax: +44-1234-223011
info@powinv.com
www.powinv.com/ General
www.powinv.com/p3.htm Products
We design, manufacture and supply high performance TISP telecomovervoltage protectors, transistors, darlingtons, thyristors and theFluoractor. We have a specialised silicon process which enables us todevelop unique products for demanding applications, often involving theintegration of multiple high-voltage or high-current devices in a singledie to reduce cost and space.

Power Convertibles
Power Convertibles
www.pcc1.com/
www.pcc1.com/datainfo.html Data sheets

Power Integrations
Power Integrations, Inc.
477 North Mathilda Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
USA
tel: +1-408-523-9200
fax: +1-408-523-9300
www.powerint.com/
Power Integrations, Inc. is the leading supplierof high-voltage analog integrated circuits for use in AC to DCand high-voltage DC to DC power conversion applications.
TOPSwitch is the name of one of their products.

PowerTech
PowerTech Inc.
0-02 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
USA
tel: +1-201-791-5050
fax: +1-201-791-6805
alexmart@ix.netcom.com
www.power-tech.com/ General
www.power-tech.com/prodtext.htm Data sheets
Single diffused "hometaxial" type power transistors.These devices are solderable and are rugged in terms of safe operating area.
PowerTech concentrates on bipolar power transistors.We can produce many of the "hard to find types" previously produced byRCA, Westinghouse Solitron stc.
We have MIL/Aero production and testing capabilities.
Single and triple diffused bipolar transistors.
High current silicon power transistors for over 25 years.
Main market is mil/areo type devices where high power dissipation
and high current operation is desired.

Power Trends
(Bought by TI).

www.ti.com/ New parent company
www.powertrends.com/ explanation about acquisition on TI site

DC/DC Converter, Integrated Switching Regulator

Prema
Designs, manufactures and tests ASIC's for others, see Prema.

Promise
Promise Technology Inc.
www.promise.com/

They only make two chips:
Chip Description Data Data
PDC20630C VESA Local Bus EIDE Disk Controller ASIC
PDC20270 PCI Local Bus EIDE Disk Controller ASIC


ProMos
ProMos Technologies Inc.
Taiwan
techweb.cmp.com/ebn/942/daily/052997news5.html 20021210: Gone?

Protek Devices
Protek Devices
Transient Protection Device

PS
See Performance.

Puyallup
See Picco.


See also:

local ASIC designers
www.crhc.uiuc.edu/~dburke/databookshelf.html Dan Burke's links to IC manufacturers' data sheets
www.boin-gmbh.com/linkpage/indicm.htm BOIN's Semiconductor Linkpage
www.datasheetlocator.com/ Datasheet Locator by NetComponents
www.bgs.nu/sdw/ Semiconductor datasheets on the Web
www.edtmag.com/ Electronic Distribution Today
www.eenet.com/semi/man.htm EENet Semiconductor Manuf's WWW sites
www.semiresources.com List of many semiconductor manufacturers' home pages
www.stengel.net/ic.htm Another list (from 1998)
pw1.netcom.com/~dwsmith/list_numbers.html Dana's index

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