GigOptix Inc. to acquire Magnum Semiconductor Inc.

Company to be renamed GigPeak Inc.

GigOptix Inc., a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor communications components for use in Cloud connectivity, data centers, and high-speed optical and wireless networks, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Magnum Semiconductor Inc., a privately-held Milpitas, California-based provider of silicon ICs, SoCs, software, and IP for the professional video broadcast and IoT camera markets, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $55 million net based upon the average closing price of GigOptix stock for the trailing thirty day period ended April 1, 2016.

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GigOptix announces availability of single and quad channel limiting 28 Gbps DML drivers

GigOptix Inc., a lead designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, and mixed signal components to enable high-speed information streaming over the telecom networks, datacom infrastructure, and consumer electronics links, today announced its new, highly integrated, low power dissipation, with a small form factor single and quad channel Limiting 28 Gbps Direct Modulated Laser (DML) driver chipset for 25 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet datacenter and cloud computing applications.

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GigOptix to acquire Terasquare in $5M deal

GigOptix announced signing a definitive agreement to acquire Terasquare, Co. Ltd., a Seoul, Korea-based, fabless semiconductor company and provider of low power, CMOS high speed communication interface semiconductors for 100 Gbps Ethernet, Fiber Channel and EDR Infiniband applications.

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GigOptix renews interest in acquiring GSI Technology

GigOptix Inc. a leading supplier of advanced high speed semiconductor components for use in long-haul, metro, Cloud connectivity, data centers, consumer electronics links and interactive applications, through optical and wireless communications networks, announced that it had sent a letter to the board of directors of GSI Technology, Inc. renewing GigOptix’ proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of GSI Technology’s common stock for an aggregate consideration equal to $6.50 per share.

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Low Geometry ASIC

Low Geometry ASICThe ASIC Sunrise family of products deploys GigOptix' customizable CMOS ASIC solutions at 40 nm and 28 nm geometries. GigOptix' robust ASIC Sunrise capability addresses the emerging and fast-growing markets of industrial intense computation that are the growth engines for many rapidly developing areas such as high-performance computers (HPC), super-computers, and algorithm-intensive cryptographic devices such as those utilized in data encryption.

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Channel Linear Modulator Driver: GX62476

GX62476GigOptix Inc. introduced its linear quad-channel modulator driver, the GX62476, for low-power coherent metro applications. The GX62476 extends GigOptix’s telecom driver market leadership position into metro applications with a quad-channel, 32 Gbps solution offering the lowest power dissipation of less than 1.1 W/channel at a 5 VPP swing using 5 V supply voltage and 0.75 W/channel at a 3 VPP swing using a 3.3 V supply voltage.

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Fixed Attenuators

GigOptix fixed attenuatorsGigOptix offers a broad range of RoHS compliant fixed broadband GaAs attenuator MMICs with excellent return losses and very flat attenuation across the bandwidth.  The attenuators are available in surface mounted DFN packages with performance up to 30 GHz or as a die with performance extending up to 100 GHz.

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Surface Mounted Filters

52GigOptix offers a broad range of RoHS compliant surface mounted filters conveniently packaged in industry standard QFN packages that provide consistent pass or rejection bands with repeatable performance up to 42 GHz. 

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