Peregrine Ramps RFIC Production

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor, which develops radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), said today along with Korean semiconductor firm MagnaChip Semiconductor, that Magnachip is expanding production of Peregrine's UltraCMOS RFIC product line. The two said that the manufacturing ramp for the chips is the fastest in MagnaChip's history. The two did not disclose actual shipping volumes, but said the rampup comes to meet "large demand" for Peregrine's UltraCMOS products.