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Skyworks Solutions Press Release - June 9, 2009
Skyworks Unveils 2-Stage Low Noise Amplifiers with High LinearityCompact Devices Serve High Performance Receiver Applications;
Latest Solutions in New LNA Family Further Extend Linear Products Business
BOSTON − IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) − June 9, 2009 – Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today introduced several 2-stage, ultra low noise amplifiers (LNA) with high linearity performance. Fabricated using Skyworks’ advanced pHEMT process, the small and cost-effective solutions serve a number of demanding receiver applications including global positioning systems (GPS), satellite digital audio radio services, WCDMA and LTE infrastructure platforms, and ISM base stations, repeaters and access points. Skyworks’ devices minimize system noise figure, improving receiver sensitivity and providing customers with greater flexibility to meet a wide range of performance requirements.
“We are excited to be adding these high performance, low noise amplifiers to Skyworks’ portfolio,” said David C. Stasey, Skyworks’ vice president of analog components. “Today’s new receiver specifications require low noise figure amplifiers with high linearity amplification. Our solutions meet these stringent parameters with a high degree of flexibility, balancing efficiency with power and linearity performance. More importantly, these new solutions broaden our footprint into high growth adjacent markets and further support Skyworks diversification strategy.”
About Skyworks’ Low Noise Amplifiers
Skyworks’ new ultra low noise 2 x 2 millimeter (mm) amplifiers offer performance under 0.7 dB while providing high linearity amplification with OIP3 up to 35 dBm. The SKY65037-360LF, operating from 0.7 to 1.2 gigahertz (GHz), and the SKY65040-360LF, operating from 1.5 to 2.4 GHz, have the flexibility of external tuning to set gain up to 25 dB and supply current adjustment of 30 to 100 mA. The quad flat no-lead (QFN) devices are lead (Pb)-free and restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS)-compliant.
Pricing and Availability
The SKY65037-360LF and SKY65040-360LF are available now. For customized pricing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Skyworks’ Web site at www.skyworksinc.com.
Skyworks at IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S)
Skyworks will be exhibiting its products in booth #1818 at MTT-S 2009, being held June 7-12.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity. The company's power amplifiers, front-end modules and direct conversion radios are at the heart of many of today's leading-edge multimedia handsets. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks also offers a diverse portfolio of linear products that support automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, industrial and medical applications.
Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks’ Web site at: www.skyworksinc.com.
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Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
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Irvine, CA 92617-3073
Safe Harbor Statement
This news release includes "forward-looking statements" intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include information relating to future results and expectations of Skyworks (including certain projections and business trends). Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as "anticipates," "expects," "forecasts," "intends," "believes," "plans," "may," "will," "continue," similar expressions, and variations or negatives of these words. All such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those projected, and may affect our future operating results, financial position and cash flows.
These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: unprecedented uncertainty regarding global economic and financial market conditions; the susceptibility of the wireless semiconductor industry and the markets addressed by our, and our customers', products to economic downturns; the timing, rescheduling or cancellation of significant customer orders and our ability, as well as the ability of our customers, to manage inventory; losses or curtailments of purchases or payments from key customers, or the timing of customer inventory adjustments; changes in laws, regulations and/or policies in the United States that could adversely affect financial markets and our ability to raise capital; our ability to develop, manufacture and market innovative products in a highly price competitive and rapidly changing technological environment; economic, social and political conditions in the countries in which we, our customers or our suppliers operate, including security and health risks, possible disruptions in transportation networks and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; fluctuations in our manufacturing yields due to our complex and specialized manufacturing processes; delays or disruptions in production due to equipment maintenance, repairs and/or upgrades; our reliance on several key customers for a large percentage of our sales; fluctuations in the manufacturing yields of our third party semiconductor foundries and other problems or delays in the fabrication, assembly, testing or delivery of our products; the availability and pricing of third party semiconductor foundry, assembly and test capacity and raw materials; our ability to timely and accurately predict market requirements and evolving industry standards, and to identify opportunities in new markets; uncertainties of litigation, including potential disputes over intellectual property infringement and rights, as well as payments related to the licensing and/or sale of such rights; our ability to rapidly develop new products and avoid product obsolescence; our ability to retain, recruit and hire key executives, technical personnel and other employees in the positions and numbers, with the experience and capabilities, and at the compensation levels needed to implement our business and product plans; lengthy product development cycles that impact the timing of new product introductions; unfavorable changes in product mix; the quality of our products and any remediation costs; shorter than expected product life cycles; problems or delays that we may face in shifting our products to smaller geometry process technologies and in achieving higher levels of design integration; and our ability to continue to grow and maintain an intellectual property portfolio and obtain needed licenses from third parties, as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Date Posted 6/12/2009