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Siliconix Incorporated Siliconix Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of power and analog semiconductor products worldwide. The company manufactures power metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs), power ICs, and analog signal processing devices. Power MOSFETs are low-voltage, surface-mount products primarily used in the communication, computer, and automotive markets, as well as in other industrial and consumer applications. Power ICs are used in communication and data storage applications. The signal processing products comprise an array of commodity products, such as analog switches, low power MOSFETs, and junction field-effect transistors used in the industrial and consumer markets. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Santa Clara, California. As of May 12, 2005, Siliconix Incorporated operates as a subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology Inc.
Vishay / Siliconix power MOSFET transistors and integrated circuits (ICs) are used to manage and convert power in computers, cell phones, and the communications infrastructure, as well as to control motion in computer disk drives and automotive systems. Vishay / Siliconix analog switching ICs are used to sense, switch, and route analog signals in instrumentation and a wide array of industrial products.