Hittite Microwave – Active Components
Founded in 1985, Hittite Microwave Corporation designs and develops high performance integrated circuits (ICs), modules and subsystems for technically demanding radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeterwave applications covering the frequency range of DC to 110 GHz.Hittite Microwave Corporation has developed a deep knowledge of analog, digital and mixed-signal semiconductor technology, from the device level to the design and assembly of complete subsystems.
Hittite specializes in high-frequency antenna chips and related products, mostly made from gallium arsenide and materials besides silicon. Many of Hittite’s products are used in aerospace and defense applications as well as microwave communications.
Analog Devices Inc. on Monday acquired Hittite Microwave Corp., another maker of chips and related components, for about $2.45 billion in cash in 2014.