Jazz Semiconductor Gets Win At Nexsem

Newport Beach-based Jazz Semiconductor, a RF and analog chip foundry, has signed on Irvine's Nexsem as a customer of its foundry services. Jazz said yesterday that Nexsem is using the firm's 0.5-micron Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS for its power management ICs. Nexsem is designing step down converters used for power management products. Nexsem designs power related hardware ICs, including switching controllers, linear regulators, and drivers. Further details on the relationship were not released.