pSemi Corporation builds upon Peregrine Semiconductor’s 30-year legacy of technology advancements and top-ranked intellectual property (IP) portfolio but adds a new mission—to enhance Murata’s world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. We are proud to be a part of the over 70,000 Murata employees who are shaping the future of electronics.
Foundation in SOI, RF Switches and Antenna Tuners
Our team's disruptive innovations around silicon on insulator (SOI), RF switches and antenna tuners paved the way for new products in adjacent markets. pSemi’s product portfolio now spans power management, connected sensors, antenna tuning, power amplifiers and integrated RF frontends.
Intelligent Electronics for the Connected World
At pSemi, we drive profitable growth through differentiated semiconductor technology leadership in fast-growing markets. We enable Murata’s success in semiconductors and leverage its leading manufacturing capabilities and brand strength to provide best-in-class solutions to our customers. Our intelligent and efficient semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, base stations, personal computers, electric vehicles, data centers, IoT devices and healthcare.
Our team explores new ways to make electronics smaller, thinner, faster and better. We take what “can’t be done” and transform it into an industry first. Whether it is a cutting-edge design technique, a transformative architecture or a novel technology platform, we value bold ideas that advance our connected world and drive semiconductor integration.
30+ Years of Semiconductor Technology Innovation
1990 – Founders Ron Reedy, Mark Burgener and Rory Moore launch Peregrine Semiconductor. The company obtains the fundamental UltraCMOS® patent from HP and Caltech.
1991 – Naval Ocean Systems Center (NOSC) and Peregrine sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CARDA), allowing Peregrine to commercialize UltraCMOS technology.
1993 – The company files its first patent.
1995 – Peregrine delivers its first order, 100 chips to Sciteq Electronics.
2000 – Peregrine ships its first million-piece order and enters the automotive market.
2004 – The company enters the mobile handset market.
2005 – Peregrine introduces a patented design-enhancement technology, enabling dramatic improvement in harmonic performance, linearity and overall RF performance.
2008 – Peregrine announces new technology for mobile antenna tuning, solving one of the biggest challenges in RF design—antenna impedance matching.
2011 – The company ships its one-billionth chip and founders Reedy and Burgener receive the world-renowned IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies.
2012 – Under the ticker symbol “PSMI,” Peregrine stock begins trading on the NASDAQ.
2013 – Peregrine signs a collaborative sourcing and licensing agreement with Murata Manufacturing Company and ships its two-billionth chip.
2014 – Peregrine is acquired by electronics giant Murata and becomes a subsidiary of Murata.
2017 – Peregrine acquires Arctic Sand, expanding its portfolio of power management integrated circuits (ICs).
2018 – Peregrine changes its corporate name to pSemi and expands its product portfolio.
2019 - pSemi ships its five-billionth chip.
2020 - pSemi celebrates its 30-year business anniversary.
pSemi is committed to providing quality products and services that meet or exceed customers’ requirements the first time, every time.
pSemi achieves this by:
• Fully understanding customers’ requirements and expectations
• Providing products utilizing proven designs and manufacturing processes
• Developing a highly trained workforce that is motivated, empowered and fully accountable
• Establishing strong relationships with world-class suppliers
• Continually improving the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes and quality management system
pSemi's ISO9001:2015, AS9100D and IATF16949:2016 certified quality systems, advanced designs, progressive process technology and excellent product performance enable the company to consistently deliver high-quality, reliable products to customers.