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FIRST SOLAR INC (FSLR)

First Solar, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, and sale of solar electric power modules. The solar module is a polycrystalline thin film structure that employs cadmium telluride semiconductor material to convert sunlight into electricity. The company sells its products to solar project developers and system integrators primarily in Germany. The company was founded as First Solar Holdings, LLC in 1999 and changed its name to First Solar Holdings, Inc. Further, it changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.


TRINA SOLAR LIMITED (TSL)

Trina Solar Limited, through its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd., engages in the manufacture and sale of solar-power products primarily in China. The company's solar modules provide electric power for residential, commercial, industrial, and other applications worldwide. It produces solar modules ranging from 160 watts to 185 watts in power output. The company manufactures monocrystalline ingots, wafers, and solar cells for use in its solar module production. Trina Solar Limited provides silicon wafers to toll manufacturers and purchase solar cells from toll manufacturers. It also sells a portion of its ingots to toll manufacturers and purchase wafers from toll manufacturers. Trina Solar Limited sells its products to distributors, wholesalers, and system integrators. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Changzhou, the People's Republic of China.


SUNPOWER CORPORATION (SPWR)

SunPower Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of solar electric power products primarily in the United States, Germany, and Asia. It offers solar cells, solar panels, and inverters, which convert sunlight to electricity compatible with the utility network for residential and commercial applications. The company also provides imaging detectors based on solar power technology primarily for medical imaging applications, as well as infrared detectors based on high performance all back contact technology primarily for use in computing and mobile phone applications. In addition, its subsidiary, PowerLight Corporation, offers PowerGuard Roof System, a roof-mounted solar panel mounting system; PowerTilt solar power system; SunTileroof integrated system for residential market; Ground Mounted PowerTracker systems; Fixed Tilt and PowerTracker systems for parking structures; and metal roof system and day lighting with translucent solar panels. PowerLight also provides its customers and partners with system design, financial consulting and analysis, construction management, maintenance and monitoring, and energy efficiency services. SunPower Corporation sells its products to system integrators and original equipment manufacturers. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. SunPower Corporation is a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation.


SIGMA DESIGNS INC (SIGM)

Sigma Designs, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of silicon-based digital moving picture experts group decoders primarily for consumer appliances and commercial systems. The company offers media processor chipsets for consumer appliances, including Internet protocol television set-top boxes, digital media receivers, high definition digital versatile disk players, high definition television, and portable media players, based on its proprietary REALmagic Video technology. It also provides hardware and software support services. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through distributors and manufacturer representatives worldwide. The company was founded in 1982 by Thinh Q. Tran. Sigma Designs is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


NVIDIA CORPORATION (NVDA)

NVIDIA Corporation engages in the design, development, and marketing of graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), wireless media processors (WMPs), related software for personal computers (PCs), handheld devices, and consumer electronics platforms worldwide. The company's GPU products support desktop PCs, notebook PCs, and professional workstations. GPU's consist of GeForce, Go, and Quadro families. The GeForce family represents desktop GPUs; Go family notebook GPUs, which are designed to deliver desktop graphics performance and features for multiple notebook configurations; Quadro products are designed for various workstation applications, such as industrial product design, digital content creation, nonlinear video editing, scientific and financial visualization, general purpose business, and financial trading. The company's MCP product family, nForce, supports desktop PCs, notebook PCs, and professional workstations. It also provides a derivative of the NVIDIA nForce2 chipset for the Microsoft Xbox video game console. NVIDIA Corporation's WMP product family, GoForce, supports handheld personal digital assistants and cellular phones. The company also offers mobile PCI-Express module and notebook GPU module for adoption of GPUs in notebooks. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, add-in-card manufacturers, system builders, and consumer electronics companies in the United States, Europe, China, Taiwan, and other Asia Pacific regions. The company was co-founded by Jen-Hsun Huang, Chris Malachowsky, and Curtis Priem in 1993. NVIDIA Corporation is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (OIIM)

O2Micro International Limited engages in the design, development, and marketing of integrated circuits for power management and security components for mobile communication, computer, information appliance, and liquid crystal display (LCD) products. The company focuses on integrated circuits that use mixed signal designs, which combine analog and digital circuits on a single chip. Its products include battery chargers and controllers for notebook computers and other applications; intelligent inverter for the control of backlight cold cathode fluorescent lamps in LCD displays in notebook computers, LCD monitors, LCD televisions, global positioning systems, and other mobile applications; DC/DC Controllers; and CardBus products for the direct detection and reading of smart card, four standard flash memory media cards, and standard modem cards. The company offers its products through a combination of direct sales people, independent sales representatives, and distributors in Asia, Europe, and North America. O2Micro International was incorporated in 1995 and is based in George Town, Cayman Islands.


SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (SIMO)

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Silicon Motion, Inc., engages in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductor solutions for the multimedia consumer electronics market. Its semiconductor solutions include controllers used in mobile storage media, such as flash memory cards and USB flash drives; and multimedia systems on a chip used in digital media devices that include MP3 players, PC cameras, PC notebooks, and broadband multimedia phones. The company markets and sells its products through independent distributors and direct sales personnel to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers worldwide. Silicon Motion Technology was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Jhubei City, Taiwan.


SILICONWARE PRECISION INDUSTRIES COMPANY LTD (SPIL)

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. provides semiconductor packaging and testing services. It offers standard and customized packaging and testing solutions, including lead frame packages and substrate packages, such as flip-chip ball grid array and module packages, as well as testing for logic, mixed signal, and embedded memory devices. The company also offers turnkey solutions, including packaging, testing, and shipment of semiconductor devices to end users. Siliconware Precision Industries was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Taichung, Taiwan.


ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (ONNN)

ON Semiconductor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of power and data management semiconductors and standard semiconductor components. The company's product lines include power management and standard analog devices, metal oxide semiconductor power devices, high frequency clock and data management devices, and standard components. Its power management semiconductor components distribute and monitor the supply of power to the different elements within various electronic devices. The company's data management semiconductor components provide clock management and data flow management for precision computing and communications systems. Its standard semiconductor components serve as building block components within various electronic devices. The company's product applications include portable electronics, computers, game stations, servers, automotive and industrial automation control systems, routers, switches, storage-area networks, and automated test equipment. ON Semiconductor Corporation serves computing, automotive electronics, consumer electronics, industrial electronics, wireless communications, and networking markets. Its customers include original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing service providers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as the Semiconductor Components Group. ON Semiconductor Corporation is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.


ATHEROS COMMUNICATIONS INC (ATHR)

Atheros Communications, Inc. engages in the design, development, sale, and support of semiconductor system solutions for wireless communications products. The company provides a portfolio of multi-chip and single chip products, ranging from entry-level wireless networking products for the home and small office markets to wireless infrastructure systems-on-chip with network management capabilities for the enterprise market. Its wireless systems solutions are used in various applications in the personal computer, enterprise access, small office and branch office networking, home networking, hotspot, wireless broadband, voice, mobile computing devices, and consumer electronics markets. The company's product portfolio includes four types of semiconductors, such as radio-on-a-chip, a radio transmitter and receiver; MAC + baseband access controller; wireless system-on-a-chip; and single chip solutions. Atheros sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, original contract manufacturers through independent sales representatives and distributors in the United States and Asia. The company was founded in 1998 under the name T-Span Systems Corporation and changed its name to Atheros Communications, Inc. in 2000. Atheros Communications is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ANADIGICS INC (ANAD)

ANADIGICS, Inc. engages in designing and manufacturing radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) solutions for the wireless and broadband communications markets worldwide. The company offers various products, including amplifiers, splitters, switches, tuner integrated circuits, photodiodes, and integrated RF modules. In the wireless market, it focuses on RFIC solutions for wireless communication handset applications operating over various air interface standards, including Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), Global System for Mobile communication (GSM), Wideband CDMA, General Packet Radio Service, and Enhanced Data rate for GSM Evolution. In the broadband markets, the company focuses on applications for wireless local area networks systems, cable television (CATV) subscriber products, CATV infrastructure systems, and fiber optic communications systems. Its products are primarily included in cellular and personal communications service phones and base stations, wireless local area networks, and cable television infrastructure and set-top boxes. Anadigics was organized in 1984 and is headquartered in Warren, New Jersey.


MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS INC (WFR)

MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. produces wafers for the semiconductor industry worldwide. The company's product categories include prime polished, epitaxial, and test/monitor wafers. Its customers include semiconductor device manufacturers, including the major memory, microprocessor, and applications specific integrated circuit manufacturers, as well as foundries. MEMC Electronic Materials was formed in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Peters, Missouri.


CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (CY)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits for networking, wireless infrastructure and handsets, computation, consumer, automotive, and industrial markets. It operates through three segments: Memory, Non-Memory, and SunPower. The Memory segment designs and produces static random access memories (SRAMs). It offers various SRAM products, including fast asynchronous SRAMs, double data rate SRAMs, More Battery Life and micropower SRAMs, No Bus Latency and synchronous burst SRAMs, and Quad Data Rate SRAMs, as well as offers image sensors. The Non-Memory segment offers dual-port memories; first-in, first-out memories; framers; Grating Light Valve; high-speed optical transceiver link physical layer devices; network search engines; physical layer devices; QuadPort datapath switching elements; programmable clocks; programmable logic devices; Programmable System-on-Chip reconfigurable mixed-signal arrays; registered buffers; RoboClock clock buffers; USB controllers; and WirelessUSB controllers. The SunPower segment designs and manufactures silicon solar cells based on an interdigitated backside contact design. The company sells its products through a direct sales force, manufacturing representative firms, distributors, and international trading companies, and representative firms in North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific, as well as in Japan. Cypress was co-founded by T.J. Rodgers. The company was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


CREE INC (CREE)

Cree, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of semiconductor materials and devices based on silicon carbide, gallium nitride, silicon, and related compounds. The company's products include blue, green, and ultraviolet (UV) light emitting diodes (LEDs); near UV lasers; radio frequency and microwave devices; and power switching devices. Its product applications include solid state illumination, optical storage, wireless infrastructure, and power switching. Cree, Inc. also produces laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor devices made from silicon substrates. The company markets its blue, green, and near UV LED chip products principally to customers who incorporate them into packaged lamps for resale to original equipment manufacturers. It also sells silicon carbide and gallium nitride materials products primarily to corporate, government, and university research laboratories. The company markets its products in North America, Europe, and Asia. Cree, Inc. was established in 1987 and is based in Durham, North Carolina.


SRS LABS INC (SRSL)

SRS Labs, Inc. engages in the development and provision of application-specific integrated circuits, standard integrated circuits (ICs), and audio and voice technology solutions for home entertainment, portable media device, personal telecommunications, personal computer, automotive, and broadcast markets. The company operates through two segments, Licensing and Semiconductors. The Licensing segment develops and licenses audio, voice, and surround sound technology solutions to original equipment manufacturers, software providers, and semiconductor companies. It licenses audio enhancement technologies; voice processing technologies, which reduce noise over wireless communication devices; and a surround sound technology, Circle Surround, which is an encoding and decoding format. Circle Surround encoding enables the distribution of up to 6.1 channels of discrete audio over existing two-channel carriers, such as broadcast television, FM radio, CDs, and VHS tapes. The Licensing segment also licenses and markets hardware and software products for the Internet and professional audio markets. The Semiconductors segment develops, designs, and markets standard and custom analog ICs, digital signal processors, and mixed signal integrated circuits primarily to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region. The company also operates in Hong Kong, Japan, and Europe, as well as North, Central, and South America. SRS Labs has strategic alliance with Coming Home Studios LLC to produce and sell concert digital versatile disks, which include the company's Circle Surround technology. The company was formed in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.


AMKOR TECHNOLOGY INC (AMKR)

Amkor Technology, Inc. operates as a subcontractor of semiconductor packaging and test services worldwide. It offers traditional packaging, which includes traditional leadframe products; and advanced packaging, which includes advanced leadframes and laminate products. Amkor's test solutions include wafer probe, final test, strip test, marking, bake, drypack, and tape and reel. The company tests various devices, including digital, linear, mixed signal, memory, radio frequency, and integrated combinations of these technologies. Amkor also provides engineering services, including test program development, test hardware development, test program conversion, device characterization, and qualification testing. The company offers its services to communications, computing, consumer, industrial, and automotive applications. Amkor Technology was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania.


ASE TEST LIMITED (ASTSF)

ASE Test Limited provides various semiconductor testing and packaging services. Its services include front-end engineering testing, final testing of logic/mixed-signal semiconductors, wafer probing, and turnkey services. The company's front-end engineering testing services include software program development, electrical design validation and reliability, and failure analysis. It offers final tests services for various logic/mixed-signal semiconductors used in networking and wireless communications, graphics and disk controllers for home entertainment, and personal computer applications, as well as in various application-specific integrated circuits. The company also provides final testing services for various memory products, such as static random access memory, dynamic random access memory, single-bit erasable programmable read-only memory, semiconductors, and flash memory semiconductors. In addition, it provides various test-related services, including burn-in testing, dry pack, and tape and reel. The company's leadframe and laminate-based semiconductor packaging services include ball grid array, quad flat packages, and thin quad flat packages. The semiconductors the company package are used in various end-use applications, including communications, personal computers, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and other applications. ASE Test also provides turnkey services, which include drop shipment of tested and packaged semiconductors. The company has a strategic alliance with TSMC. ASE Test was founded by Jason C.S. Chang in 1987. It was incorporated in 1995 as Jarich Test Private Limited and changed its name to ASE Test Private Limited in February 1996. Further, it changed its name to ASE Test Limited in April 1996. The company is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ASE Test Limited is a subsidiary of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.


CEVA INC (CEVA)

CEVA, Inc. engages in the design, development, and support of communications and multimedia solutions for the semiconductor industry. It offers digital signal processor (DSP) cores, including CEVA-X, CEVA-X1620, CEVA-Teak, and CEVA-TeakLite-II; multimedia; global positioning systems (GPS); integrated application solutions that power wireless and digital multimedia products, such as cellular phones, music players, digital television, and personal digital assistants; VoIP communications and Bluetooth communications; and storage platforms. The company licenses a family of programmable DSP cores; associated system-on-chip system platforms, including CEVA-X System1100, CEVA-X System1200, and Xpert-Teak; and a portfolio of application platforms, including video processing, audio processing, speech processing, GPS location, and Serial-ATA. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California.


INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG (IFX)

Infineon Technologies AG engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of semiconductors and systems solutions primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company's products include standard commodity components, full-custom devices, semicustom devices, and application-specific components for memory, analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications. Its Automotive and Industrial segment offers power semiconductors, sensors and microcontrollers with and without embedded memory, silicon discretes, chip card and security integrated circuits (ICs), and application specific IC design solutions. Infineon Technologies' Communications segment provides Baseband ICs, radio frequency (RF) transceivers, mobile phone system solutions, digital European cordless telecommunications chipsets, tuner ICs, RF-power transistors, ICs for traditional telecom solutions, broadband access system solutions for x-digital subscriber line (DSL) central office/customer premises equipment and voice over Internet protocol, system solutions for DSL-modems, routers, home-gateways, wireless local area network access points, and network interface cards. Its Memory Products segment provides commodity dynamic random access memory (RAM) components, mainstream modules for desktop and notebook PCs, and special modules for workstations and servers. This segment also offers graphics RAM and mobile-RAM components with various densities, Flash cards, and universal serial bus-sticks. The company's products are used computer systems, telecommunications systems, consumer goods, automotive products, industrial automation and control systems, and chip card applications. It has joint ventures with International Business Machines Corporation; Nanya Technology Corporation; Inotera Memories, Inc.; Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Ltd.; and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


VERIGY LTD (VRGY)

Verigy, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells test systems and solutions for the semiconductor industry in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers a 93000 Series platform to test system-on-a-chip (SOC), system-in-a-package (SIP), and memory devices; and Versatest V5000 Series platform to test memory devices, including flash memory and multi chip packages. SOCs and SIPs are semiconductors that integrate the functionality of multiple individual integrated circuits (IC) onto a single IC or package of ICs and contain both digital and analog functionalities, including radio frequency capabilities, communication interfaces, and embedded memory. Verigy also provides consulting, and service and support offerings, such as start-up assistance, application services, and system calibration and repair. Its products are used by semiconductor companies in design validation, characterization, and high volume manufacturing test. The company sells its products and services to integrated device manufacturers; test subcontractors, including specialty assembly, package, and test companies; wafer foundries; and fabless design companies. Verigy is headquartered in Singapore, Singapore.


MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS INC (MPWR)

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for computing, consumer electronics, and communications markets. The company offers direct current (DC) to DC converters that are used to convert and control voltages within a range of electronic systems, such as portable electronic devices, wireless LAN access points, home appliances, automobiles, and medical equipment. These products include light emitting diode driver integrated circuits (ICs) that are used in lighting displays in small, portable devices, such as color cellular handsets, personal digital assistants, global positioning systems, and electronic gaming systems, as well as in emerging applications, such as traffic lights and automobile signal lights. It also provides liquid crystal display (LCD) backlight inverter ICs, which are used in systems that provide the light source for LCD panels found in notebook computers, LCD monitors, car navigational systems, and LCD televisions; and audio amplifier ICs that are used to amplify sound produced by audio processors. Monolithic Power Systems offers Class D audio amplifiers for applications in products, such as plasma televisions, LCD televisions, and DVD players. It sells its products through third party distributors and directly to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and electronic manufacturing service providers principally in China, Taiwan, Korea, Europe, Japan, and the United States. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


NVE CORPORATION (NVEC)

NVE Corporation engages in the development and sale of spintronics devices. Spintronics is a nanotechnology that utilizes electron spin rather than electron charge to acquire, store, and transmit information. Its offers sensor products that detect the presence of a magnet or metal to determine position or speed, and couplers, which transmit digital data at high speed and are used for factory and industrial networks. The company also licenses its spintronic magnetoresistive random access memory technology. It sells its products through manufacturers' representatives and distributors primarily in the United States. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.


SIRENZA MICRODEVICES INC (SMDI)

Sirenza Microdevices, Inc. engages in the design and supply of radio frequency (RF) components for the commercial communications, and aerospace and defense equipment markets. The company's products receive and transmit voice and data signals in mobile wireless communications networks, as well as in other wireless and wireline applications in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments: Amplifier and Signal Source. The Amplifier segment's products include amplifiers, power amplifiers, power modules, transceivers, and discrete and active antenna product lines. The Signal Source segment offers voltage controlled oscillator, phase-locked loop, coaxial resonator oscillators, passive and active mixers, and other multicomponent module products, which are used in mobile wireless infrastructure applications to generate and control RF signals. Its aerospace and defense products include components for government, military, avionics, space, and homeland security systems. Sirenza Microdevices was incorporated in 1985 as Matrix Microassembly Corporation and changed its name to Stanford Microdevices, Inc. in 1997. Further, it changed its name to Sirenza Microdevices, Inc. in 2001. The company is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.


SMART MODULAR TECHNOLOGIES (WWH) INC (SMOD)

SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and supply of value added subsystems to original equipment manufacturers (OEM). The company offers a range of subsystem products that include memory modules and cards, embedded computing subsystems, and thin film transistor liquid crystal display products. SMART Modular Technologies also provides design, manufacturing, testing, and logistics services, as well as product-related logistics and services, such as procurement, inventory management, repair, test, warranty, retail and bulk packaging, and drop shipping services. Its products and services are used for a range of applications in the computing, networking, communications, printers, storage, and industrial markets worldwide. The company sells its products directly to OEMs, as well as to value added resellers, value added dealers, and distributors, through channel sales organization. SMART Modular Technologies was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


ZILOG INC (ZILG)

ZiLOG, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of micrologic semiconductor devices for embedded control and communication applications. The company's micrologic devices enable manufacturers of consumer and industrial electronics to control the functions and performance of their products. Its devices combine a microprocessor memory, and input and output functions on a single device. ZiLOG's products are used in consumer electronics, home appliances, security systems, point of sale terminals, personal health and medical products, and personal computer peripherals, as well as industrial and automotive applications. The company also markets other semiconductor devices, such as serial communications controllers, on-screen television display controllers, violence blocking microcontrollers, modems, and infrared data association transceivers. ZiLOG sells its products directly or through distributors to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES INC (ASTI)

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the commercialization of certain photovoltaic (PV) technology developed by ITN Energy Systems, Inc. for extraterrestrial, terrestrial, and near-space applications. Its PV modules use a thin-film copper-indium-gallium-diselenide absorbing layer on a flexible plastic substrate. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Littleton, Colorado.


ARM HOLDINGS PLC (ARMHY)

ARM Holdings plc engages in the design of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) microprocessors and related technology. It licenses and sells its technology and products to electronics companies, which manufacture, market, and sell microprocessors, application specific integrated circuits, and application specific standard products based on the ARM architecture to systems companies for incorporation into various end products. ARM's products include 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, 3D processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software, and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. The company also licenses its development systems directly to systems companies, and provides consulting, support services, platforms, and application software to its licensees, systems companies, and other systems designers. Its principal markets are Europe, the United States, and Asia Pacific region. The company was formerly known as Advanced RISC Machines Holdings Limited and changed its name to ARM Holdings plc in 1998. ARM is based in Cambridge, United Kingdom.


ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING INC (ASX)

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc., through its subsidiary, provides semiconductor packaging and testing services. It offers a range of package types include leadframe-based package types, such as quad flat package, thin quad flat package, bump chip carrier, and quad flat no-lead package; and package types based on substrates, such as flip-chip BGA and other BGA types, as well as wafer-bumping products. The company's testing services include front-end engineering testing, wafer probing, final testing of logic/mixed-signal and memory semiconductors, and other test-related services. Its packaged semiconductors are used in a range of end-use applications, including communications, personal computers, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and other applications. The company markets its products and services to semiconductor companies in North America, Taiwan, and Europe. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering was founded in 1984 and is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.


MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC (MIPS)

MIPS Technologies, Inc. develops embedded processors and related intellectual property for use in performance-oriented markets, such as digital entertainment, wired and wireless communications (including broadband access), office automation, security, and automotive markets. Its designs are based on its 32-bit and 64-bit reduced instruction set computing architectures. The company licenses its MIPS32 and MIPS64 instruction-set architectures, application-specific extensions, core designs, and other related intellectual property to semiconductor companies and system original equipment manufacturers. It also offers a variety of embedded processors that scale across multiple markets in standard, custom, semi custom, and application-specific products. MIPS Technologies' core and processor designs and related intellectual property are used in digital set-top boxes, digital televisions, DVD players, video game systems, laser printers, automotive telematics, broadband access devices, 802.11 wireless networking devices, and network routers. It has sales offices in California, Japan, Taiwan, Germany, and Israel. The company's predecessor, MIPS Computer Systems, Inc., was founded in 1984. MIPS Technologies was spun off from Silicon Graphics, Inc. in 1998. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


RAMTRON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (RMTR)

Ramtron International Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of semiconductor memory devices primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company provides ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) devices and dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules. The company's FRAM product portfolio includes serial and parallel nonvolatile memories, and mixed-signal and integrated FRAM devices. FRAM devices are used in various applications in the metering, computing and information systems, automotive, communications, consumer and industrial, scientific, and medical markets. It also licenses the technology related to FRAM products. Ramtron also supplies other storage products for personal computer applications, such as gaming and video processing. The company markets its products through electronics distributors and manufacturers' representatives, as well as through direct, retail, and Internet sales channels to small personal computer system manufacturers and end-users of personal computer systems. It also sells its products in Japan, Canada, Germany, Italy, China/Hong Kong, and the Czech Republic. Ramtron was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


ADVANCED ANALOGIC TECHNOLOGIES INC (AATI)

Advanced Analogic Technologies Incorporated engages in the design, development, marketing and sale of power management semiconductors. It supplies power management semiconductors for mobile consumer electronic devices, such as wireless handsets, notebook and tablet computers, smart phones, digital cameras, and personal media players. The power management semiconductors deliver power and regulate voltage, controlling the flow of electrical energy among the various power loads and energy sources in a product or system. These semiconductors are designed primarily as analog circuits to support a wide and continuous range of input and output voltage and current. The company offers a portfolio of approximately 480 power management products, comprising power management application-specific standard products and selected general-purpose analog ICs in single-chip and multichip packages. Advanced Analogic Technologies sells its products through its direct sales and applications support organizations, as well as through distributors to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and contract electronics manufacturers. The company operates in the United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, the People's Republic of China, Japan, Macau, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Advanced Analogic Technologies was co-founded by Richard K. Williams, Kevin P. D'Angelo, and Allen K. Lam in 1997. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Advanced Analogic Technologies Incorporated acquired Analog Power Semiconductor Corporation, which develops components for various mobile consumer electronics markets with a focus on the design of highly integrated analog power management integrated circuits, and with customers primarily located in China, Taiwan, and Japan in November 2006.


SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC (SWKS)

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed signal, and digital semiconductors for mobile communications applications. The company offers power amplifiers, front-end modules, direct conversion transceivers, and complete system solutions that are used in multimedia handsets, cellular base stations, and wireless networking platforms. Skyworks also offers a portfolio of linear products, supporting a set of automotive, broadband, industrial, and medical customers. These include transceivers, mixers/synthesizers, amplifiers/attenuators, switches/filters, and couplers. The company operates in the North America, Europe, and Asia. Skyworks is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.


OSI SYSTEMS INC (OSIS)

OSI Systems, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of security and inspection systems, medical monitoring and anesthesia systems, and optoelectronic devices and value-added subsystems worldwide. The security and inspection systems are used to inspect baggage, cargo, people, vehicles, and other objects for weapons, explosives, drugs, and other contraband. These systems are also used for the verification of cargo manifests for the purpose of assessing duties and monitoring the export and import of controlled materials. The company also designs, manufactures, and markets medical monitoring and anesthesia systems for use in critical care, emergency, and perioperative areas within hospitals, as well as physicians offices, medical clinics, and ambulatory surgery centers. It also provides wired and wireless networks and clinical information access solutions, ambulatory blood pressure monitors, and medical data services. The company manufactures optoelectronic devices and value-added subsystems that are used for various applications ranging from monitoring, measurement and positioning functions to detect the exact position, motion, or size of another object, such as the detection of paper in the print path of a laser printer. It optoelectronic devices and value-added subsystems are used in aerospace and defense electronics, security and inspection systems, medical diagnostics, fiber optics, telecommunications, gaming, office automation, computer peripherals, and industrial automation. OSI Systems was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Hawthorne, California.


KULICKE AND SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC (KLIC)

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of capital equipment, packaging materials, and test interconnect products and service; and maintain, repair, and upgrade equipment to assemble and/or test semiconductor devices. The company operates in three segments: Equipment, Packaging Materials, and Test Interconnect Solutions. The Equipment segment designs, manufactures, and markets a line of wire bonders, which are used to connect very fine wires made of gold, aluminum, or copper between the bond pads of a semiconductor die and the leads on the integrated circuit package; and specialty wire bonders for wire bonding hybrid, chip on board, and other large area applications. This segment also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades assembly equipment. The Packaging Materials segment designs, manufactures, and markets semiconductor packaging materials and expendable tools, including capillaries, wedges, die collets, saw blades, gold, aluminum, and copper wire that are used in packaging and assembly processes. The Test Interconnect segment designs and markets a range of products used to test semiconductors during wafer fabrication and after assembly and package. The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.


MICREL INCORPORATED (MCRL)

Micrel, Incorporated (MI) engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of analog power, mixed-signal, and digital integrated circuits (IC). It also provides single-board and enterprise servers, network switches and routers, storage area networks, and wireless base stations for networking and communications infrastructure markets. In addition, the company offers standard analog products for industrial, defense, and automotive electronics. Further, MI offers radio frequency products that enable customers to develop wireless control systems for various applications, such as remote keyless entry for automobiles, garage door openers, and remote controls. The company's customers include manufacturers of enterprise, consumer, industrial, mobile, telecommunications, automotive, and computer products worldwide. MI distributes its products through a network of independent sales representatives, independent distributors, and stocking representative firms, as well as through direct sales staff. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


INTERSIL CORPORATION (ISIL)

Intersil Corporation engages in the design and manufacture of analog integrated circuits. It offers a portfolio of application specific standard products and general purpose proprietary products for high-end consumer, industrial, communications, and computing markets. The company's high-end consumer products include optical storage, video display, and handheld products. These products are used in applications, such as DVD recorders for the home market, liquid crystal display televisions, smart phones, and digital still cameras. Its industrial products include operational amplifiers; bridge driver power management products; interface; and analog switches, multiplexers, and other standard analog products for medical imaging, energy management, and factory automation markets. The company's communication products include line drivers, broadband and hot plug power management products, and high-speed converters for applications in digital subscriber line, home gateway, space and VOIP markets. Its computing products include desktop, server, and notebook power management, including core power devices and power management applications for peripheral devices. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturer customers, original design manufacturer customers, and contract manufacturers in the United States, China, Taiwan, and Japan, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, Philippines, France, and Italy. Intersil was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


SEMTECH CORPORATION (SMTC)

Semtech Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for computer, communication, and industrial applications. The company operates in two segments, Standard Semiconductor Products; and Rectifier, Assembly, and Other Products. The Standard Semiconductor Products segment offers power management circuits, protection products, test and measurement circuits, human input devices, and communication circuits. The Rectifier, Assembly, and Other Products segment provides assembly and rectifier devices, and custom integrated circuits. Its products are used in various end-applications, including notebook and desktop computers, computer gaming systems, personal digital assistants, cellular phones, wireline networks, wireless base stations, and automated test equipment. Semtech sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and China. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Camarillo, California.


PERICOM SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (PSEM)

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of digital, analog, and interface integrated circuits (ICs); and frequency control products in the United States. Its interface ICs, such as interface logic, switches, and timing management products are used for the transfer, routing, and timing of digital and analog signals within and between computer, networking, and data and telecommunications systems. The company's frequency control products are electronic components used as time and frequency clocks in electronic products ranging from computers and telecommunications switching equipment to cell phones and televisions. Pericom's interface products increase system bandwidth in applications, such as notebook computers, servers, network switches and routers, storage area networks, multimedia video networks, mobile phones, and wireless base stations. The company also offers analog video switch products that provide high resolution and are capable of multiplexing multiple video components with cross-talk and off-isolation features for multimedia video network systems. Its product line primarily includes 3.3-volt 16-bit logic circuits and 8-bit digital switches; clock generators, 3.3-volt clock synthesizers, and buffers; 32-bit logic, 16-bit digital switches; and 56K modem and laser printer clock synthesizers. Pericom offers its products and services through field sales organization, independent sales representatives, and distributors to end-users and original equipment manufacturers in the computer, peripherals, networking, and telecommunications markets. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


INTEL CORPORATION (INTC)

Intel Corporation operates as a semiconductor chip maker that supplies technology solutions for the computing and communications industries. The company's products include microprocessors; chipsets; motherboards; flash memory; communications infrastructure components, including network and embedded processors; wired and wireless connectivity products; products for networked storage; application processors; and cellular baseband chipsets. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers who manufacture computer systems, cellular handsets and handheld computing devices, and telecommunications and networking communications equipment. Intel's customers also include personal computer and network communications products users, including individuals, large and small businesses, and service providers, as well as manufacturers of a range of industrial and communications equipment. It markets its products primarily in Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company has a strategic alliance with Alcatel to develop mobile WiMAX solutions. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


ALLIANCE FIBER OPTIC PRODUCTS INC (AFOP)

Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. (AFOP) engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of fiber optic components for communications equipment manufacturers in the United States and Asia Pacific. The company offers a range of products, including interconnect devices that are used to connect optical fibers and components; couplers and splitters, which are used to divide and combine optical power; and dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) devices that separate and combine multiple specific wavelengths. It also provides wavelength management solutions, which comprise WDM and DWDM components and modules that utilize thin film filter technologies to separate optical signals. In addition, AFOP offers optical devices, which consists of optical depolarizer that reduces the degree of polarization of a light source; automatic variable optical attenuator, which controls the amount of power in an optical fiber; and switchable optical drop/add module that inserts or extracts specific wavelengths in a DWDM system. The company's products are deployed by customers in long-haul networks, metropolitan networks, last mile access networks, and enterprise networks. AFOP was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


CATALYST SEMICONDUCTOR INC (CATS)

Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of reprogrammable nonvolatile memory products, and analog and mixed-signal products. Its nonvolatile memories include flash memories, and serial and parallel electrically erasable programmable read only memories (EEPROM) products for use in digital cameras, cell phones, digital video recorders, compact disc players, cordless phones, laser printers, memory modules for computers, disk drives, remote controls, and various automotive applications. The company's analog/mixed-signal products include supervisory products with EEPROM, supervisory products without memory, digitally programmable potentiometers, microcontroller supervisory circuits, white light emitting diode drivers, and other mixed-signal products. Its products are used in telecommunications, networking systems, computation, automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Catalyst Semiconductor markets its products through manufacturers' representatives, distributors, and resellers, as well as through sales offices in East Dundee, Illinois; Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; Oxford, United Kingdom; Yokohama, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and Taipei, Taiwan. Catalyst Semiconductor was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ALTERA CORPORATION (ALTR)

Altera Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of programmable logic devices; hardcopy devices; predefined design building blocks; and associated development tools. The company's communications applications/products include routers, switches, access systems, metropolitan area networks, optical networks, cellular base stations, and wireless local area networks. Its computer and storage applications/products include mainframes, servers, copiers, multifunction peripherals, printers, redundant array of inexpensive disks systems, and storage area networks. Its consumer applications/products include studio editing, satellite equipment, broadcasting equipment, audio/video systems, video display systems, and televisions. The company's industrial applications/products include car entertainment systems, navigation systems, manufacturing systems, medical diagnostic systems, test equipment, guidance and control, radar systems, secure communications, automatic teller machines, card readers, and energy management systems. The company also offers proprietary development tools, consisting primarily of the Quartus II software, which enables customers to complete all necessary programmable logic devices design steps. Its tools facilitate design entry, design compilation, design verification, and device programming during the initial design and subsequent design revisions. The company markets its products through a network of third-party distributors, independent sales representatives, and direct sales personnel worldwide. Altera was co-founded by Robert Hartmann, Michael Magranet, Paul Newhagen, and Jim Sansbury in 1983. Altera Corporation is headquartered in San Jose, California.


KYOCERA CORPORATION (KYO)

Kyocera Corporation engages in the development, production, and distribution of telecommunications equipment, electronic components, solar energy systems, and industrial ceramics worldwide. The company's Fine Ceramic Parts segment offers information and telecommunication components, sapphire substrates, semiconductor process equipment components, automotive and ITS related components, and general industrial ceramic components. Its Semiconductor Parts segment provides ceramic packages for surface mount devices, ceramic multilayer packages, metallized products, optical communication ceramic packages, and organic multilayer packages. Kyocera's Applied Ceramic Products segment provides photovoltaic generating systems, solar cells/modules, cutting tools, micro drills, dental and orthopedic implants, and jewelry. The company's Electronic Device segment offers ceramic chip and tantalum capacitors, timing devices, voltage controlled oscillators, RF modules, ceramic resonators/filters, thermal and LED printheads, amorphous silicon drums, liquid crystal displays, and connectors. Its Telecommunications Equipment segment offers CDMA mobile phone handsets and base stations, PDC mobile phone handsets, and PHS-related products. Kyocera's Information Equipment segment provides ECOSYS noncartridge printers and copiers, and digital network multifunction products. The company's Optical Equipment segment provides optical modules, digital still cameras, single-lens reflex cameras, compact cameras, camera lenses, and optical modules. Its Other segment includes chemical materials for electronic components; insulators; resin products; telecommunications and computer network systems; IT solutions, consulting, and leasing services; and hotel, real estate, and insurance and travel agent businesses. Kyocera was founded in 1959 by Kazuo Inamori. It was formerly known as Kyoto Ceramic Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Kyocera Corporation in 1982. Kyocera is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.


KOPIN CORPORATION (KOPN)

Kopin Corporation engages in the design, development, and manufacture of semiconductor wafers, light emitting diodes, and electronic digital imaging devices for the consumer electronics, industrial, and military markets. It primarily offers CyberDisplay family of imaging devices for consumer and defense systems, including camcorders, digital cameras, personal video eyewear, and thermal weapon sights; and heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBT) to telecommunication providers for use in cellular phones, wireless fidelity, voice over Internet protocol, and high-speed Internet data transmission systems. The company was founded by John C.C. Fan in 1984 and is headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts.


CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION (CCMP)

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of slurries for chemical mechanical planarization process (CMP). CMP is a polishing process used by IC device manufacturers to planarize or flatten many of the multiple layers of material that are built upon silicon wafers in the production of advanced integrated circuits. The company offers CMP slurries and pads. CMP slurries are liquid solutions generally composed of high-purity deionized water, proprietary chemical additives, and engineered abrasives that chemically and mechanically interact with the surface material of the integrated circuit device at an atomic level. CMP pads are engineered polymeric materials designed to distribute and transport the slurry to the surface of the wafer and distribute it evenly across the wafer. Cabot Microelectronics Corp.'s CMP products are used in various applications, such as polishing insulating dielectric layers; tungsten that is used to connect the multiple wiring layers of integrated circuit devices through these insulating layers; and copper wiring, including the associated barrier film. The company also offers CMP slurries for polishing various components in hard disk drives, specifically rigid disk substrates and magnetic heads. Cabot Microelectronics Corp. markets its products primarily in Asia Pacific region. The company was co-founded by William P. Noglows in 1999. Cabot Microelectronics Corp. is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois.


TESSERA TECHNOLOGIES INC (TSRA)

Tessera Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops semiconductor-packaging technology for miniaturization of electronic products. The company operates through two segments, Intellectual Property, which includes license fees for patented technologies and royalties on semiconductors shipped by licensees that employ patented technologies; and Services, which include engineering services. The company's technology enables the production of smaller and faster semiconductors, which are used in various electronics products, including digital cameras, MP3 players, personal computers, personal digital assistants, video game consoles, and wireless phones. Tessera's patented technology enables its customers to assemble semiconductor chips into chip-scale packages. The technology also enables multiple chips to be stacked vertically in a single three-dimensional multi-chip package. Tessera also provides engineering, assembly, and infrastructure services. The company primarily offers its technology to the customers in the United States, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Europe. Tessera Technologies was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION (SMSC)

Standard Microsystems Corporation provides digital, mixed-signal, and analog integrated circuits for various high-speed communication and computing applications. The company supplies semiconductor devices in three product platforms: Connectivity Solutions, Networking Products, and Computing Platform Solutions. The Connectivity Solutions product line offers system level semiconductor solutions that enable interoperability and connectivity in consumer electronics, multimedia computing, and mobile storage applications. Its products include hub controllers, flash card reader products, mass storage drive controller products, and standalone USB2.0 physical layer transceiver products. The company's Networking Products line provides Ethernet and ARCNET based solutions for embedded networking applications in business, industrial, and consumer markets. This product line includes Ethernet controllers and transceivers; and Embedded communications products for wireless base stations, copiers, building automation, robotics, gaming machines, and industrial applications. The Computing Platform Solutions product line includes input/output (I/O) products for PC-related computing applications. Its products include microcontrollers, super I/O controllers, system controller I/O devices, EMC devices, and PC-based server solutions. The company sells its products principally in North America, Asia Pacific region, and Europe. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York.


NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS INC (NETL)

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of knowledge-based processors for various networking systems, such as routers, switches, access multiplexors, and networked storage devices in the United States. Its knowledge-based processors enable original equipment manufacturers to supply network service providers with systems offering advanced functionality for the Internet, such as voice over Internet protocol, virtual private networks, and streaming video and audio. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force and independent sales representatives worldwide. NetLogic has strategic partnerships with AMCC, LVL, Xilinx, Altera, Xelerated, and Nuvation. NetLogic Microsystems was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


AMIS HOLDINGS INC (AMIS)

AMIS Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, AMI Semiconductor, Inc., engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of integrated circuits and structured digital products worldwide. Its products and services include integrated mixed signal products, structured digital products, and mixed signal foundry services. The integrated mixed signal products are used for automotive, medical, and industrial markets. Its structured digital products are used for various applications, including communications infrastructure, medical imaging, automotive, consumer, and high-density disk storage. The company provides mixed signal semiconductor manufacturing services primarily to electronic systems manufacturers and semiconductor companies. AMIS Holdings sells its products through direct sales personnel and independent sales representatives to original equipment manufacturers or their electronic manufacturing service providers. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Pocatello, Idaho.


TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED (TXN)

Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the manufacture, design, and sale of digital signal processors and analog semiconductors. It operates in three segments: Semiconductor, Sensors & Controls, and Educational & Productivity Solutions. The Semiconductor segment designs, manufactures, and sells integrated circuits. Its core products include analog semiconductors and digital signal processors. The Semiconductor segment also designs and manufactures other types of semiconductors, such as digital light processing devices, reduced instruction-set computing microprocessors, microcontrollers, and logic devices. The Sensors & Controls segment designs and manufactures sensors, electrical and electronic controls, and radio frequency identification (RFID) systems. Its sensor products include pressure sensing for the heating/ventilation/air conditioning, automotive, and industrial markets. The Sensors & Controls segment's control products include controls, motor protectors, circuit breakers, arc-fault circuit protectors, and thermostats, which prevent damage from overheating and fires in various applications, including aircraft, commercial heating and air-conditioning systems, refrigerators, cars, lighting, and industrial applications. Its RFID systems consist of a transponder, receiver, and other components, such as antennas. RFID technology is used in a range of applications, including access control to buildings, pay-at-the-pump gasoline sales, vehicle security, document tracking, livestock tracking and identification, product authentication, retail, sports timing, supply chain, ticketing, and wireless payment. The Educational & Productivity Solutions supplies graphing handheld calculators. It also provides business and scientific calculators; and a range of advanced classroom tools and professional development resources. The company operates in Asia, Europe, the United States, and Japan. Texas Instruments is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


PLX TECHNOLOGY INC (PLXT)

PLX Technology, Inc. engages in the development and supply of semiconductor devices. These devices manage the transfer of data in networking and telecommunications, enterprise storage, servers, personal computers, imaging, and industrial equipment. The company offers three types of products: interconnect semiconductor devices, software development kits, and hardware design kits. Its interconnect semiconductor devices include input/output accelerators, peripheral component interconnect to peripheral component interconnect (PCI) bridges, hypertransport interconnect bridges, PCI express switches and bridges, and universal serial bus interface chips. PLX Technology's software and hardware kits are designed to enable the development of systems that incorporate its semiconductor devices. The company sells its products worldwide through direct sales personnel, distributors, and manufacturers' representatives. PLX Technology was co-founded by Michael J. Salameh in 1986. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


INTEGRATED SILICON SOLUTION INC (ISSI)

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. engages in designing and marketing integrated circuits for digital consumer electronics, networking, mobile communications, and automotive electronics. Its products include SRAM and DRAM. The company also offers EEPROMs, SmartCards, and controller chips for Flash memory sticks, card reader-writers, and wireless chipsets. Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. sells its products in Asia, the United States, and Europe through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


AVANEX CORPORATION (AVNX)

Avanex Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of fiber optic-based products, known as photonic solutions. It offers its products in two groups, active optical solutions and passive optical solutions. The active optical solutions group includes transmission that products transmit and receive signals, including laser diodes, receivers, transponders, and tranceivers; integrated optics products, including optical devices fabricated from lithium niobate; amplification products that include pump lasers, pump beam stabilizers, gain flattening filters, erbium doped fiber amplifiers, Raman amplifiers, and semiconductor optical amplifiers; and network managed subsystems, including products that interface directly with other network elements using network level protocols, as well as network-managed versions of multiplexing, amplification, and switching and routing products. The passive optical solutions group comprises micro-optics and integrated modules that include wavelength division multiplexing products, such as products based on thin film filter, fiber Bragg grating (FBG), planar, and interleaver technologies, as well as products that equalize signal power; and dispersion compensation products, including products that compensate for dispersion and dispersion slope in transmission systems and fixed and tunable products based on dispersion compensating fiber, cascaded Giles Tourneau etalon, and FBG. The company markets its products to telecommunications system integrators and their network carrier customers through a combination of direct sales, distributors, and representatives. Avanex was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


HITTITE MICROWAVE CORPORATION (HITT)

Hittite Microwave Corporation engages in the design and development of integrated circuits, modules, and subsystems for technically demanding radio frequency, microwave, and millimeterwave applications. The company's product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, frequency dividers and detectors, frequency multipliers, mixers and converters, modulators, oscillators, phase shifters, sensors, synthesizers, and switches. In addition, it supplies custom semiconductor components to its customers. The company's products are used in a range of wired and wireless communications applications, such as cellular telephone base stations, microwave and millimeter wave radio systems, broadband wireless access systems, and direct broadcast satellite systems. Its products are also used in detection, measurement, and imaging applications, including military communication, targeting, guidance, and electronic countermeasure systems; commercial, scientific, and military spacecraft; automotive collision avoidance systems; medical imaging systems; and industrial test equipment. Hittite Microwave sells its products to original equipment manufacturers through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors. It has operations in the United States, China, Germany, Korea, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.


OMNIVISION TECHNOLOGIES INC (OVTI)

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductor image sensor devices. Its principal products, referred under the name CameraChips, are single chip complementary metal oxide semiconductor solutions that integrate various functions, including image capture, image processing, color processing, and the conversion and output of the processed image or video stream. The resulting image or video stream can be displayed on either digital or analog equipment, such as computers or televisions. These CameraChips are used in various consumer applications, such as digital still and video cameras, cell phones, personal digital assistants, personal computers, and toys and games. In addition, CameraChips are integrated into commercial and home security and surveillance applications, such as child monitors and door phones. OmniVision Technologies also provides companion chips that are used to connect its CameraChips to various interfaces and perform compression and standardized still photo and digital image formats. Further, it designs and develops software drivers for various computer operating systems, as well as embedded operating systems. The company sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and value added resellers, and indirectly through distributors. It sells its products primarily to customers in the Asia Pacific region. OmniVision Technologies was co-founded by Shaw Hong and Raymond Wu. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


ULTRA CLEAN HOLDINGS INC (UCTT)

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of gas and liquid delivery subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. The company develops, designs, prototypes, engineers, produces, and tests gas delivery systems that enable the precise delivery of specialty gases used in the semiconductor manufacturing process, including deposition, etch, chemical mechanical planarization, cleaning, and annealing. Its gas delivery products control the flow, pressure, sequencing, and mixing of specialty gases into and out of the process chambers of semiconductor manufacturing tools. The company's gas delivery system consists of one or more gas lines, comprised of filters, mass flow controllers, regulators, pressure transducers and valves, associated interconnect tubing, and an integrated electronic and/or pneumatic control system. It also manufactures and delivers other sub-assemblies related to original equipment manufacturers wafer processing equipment, which include frame assemblies and chamber top plates. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers of semiconductor capital equipment in the United States and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of FP-Ultra Clean LLC.


KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION (KLAC)

KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of yield management and process monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. It markets and sells its hardware consisting of patterned and unpatterned wafer inspection, optical overlay metrology, e-beam review, reticle and photomask inspection, spectroscopic and e-beam-based CD metrology, and film and surface measurement tools, as well as its yield analysis and defect classification software. The company's products provide fab-wide yield management solutions for the manufacturing process of cells used in integrated circuit production, including lithography, etch, deposition, and chemical mechanical planarization. Its products and services enable integrated circuit manufacturers to manage yield throughout the wafer fabrication process from research and development to final mass production yield analysis. The company also offers refurbished KLA-Tencor certified tools for customers manufacturing with older technologies. In addition, the company provides other services, such as onsite repair, telephone support, system installation, relocation services, selected post-sales applications, and educational services. Its yield management software solutions include Klarity Defect, an automated inline defect analysis module and defect data management system designed to help fabs achieve yield learning cycles; and Klarity ACE yield analysis software that enables integration, correlation, and analysis of yield- and process-related data to determine the source of defects and process excursions. KLA-Tencor sells its products through direct sales force and distributors primarily in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific region, and Japan. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in the design, manufacture, sale, packaging, and testing of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices, as well as in the manufacture of masks. It offers various wafer fabrication processes, including processes to manufacture complementary metal oxide silicon (CMOS) logic, mixed-signal, radio frequency and embedded memory, and BiCMOS mixed-signal and other semiconductors. The company's semiconductor products include logic, mixed-signal, memory, CMOS image sensor, and high voltage semiconductors. The logic semiconductors process digital data to control the operation of electronic systems. The standard logic devices include microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital signal processors, graphic chips, and chip sets. Mixed-signal semiconductors combine analog and digital devices on a single semiconductor to process both analog signals and digital data. The mixed-signal semiconductors are used in hard disk drives, wireless communications equipment, and network communications equipment. The memory semiconductors are used in electronic systems to store data and program instructions. The CMOS image sensor semiconductors are used in cameras, surveillance and security systems, and in vehicles. The high voltage semiconductors are used in various panel size display driver and power integrated circuit applications. The company offers various design services, such as provision of technology files, libraries, and other intellectual property; customization; and chip implementation services. In addition, it offers multiproject wafer processing service. The company's primary customers are fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and systems companies. Taiwan Semiconductor was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.


DIODES INCORPORATED (DIOD)

Diodes Incorporated (DII) engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of discrete semiconductors, primarily to manufacturers in the communications, computing, industrial, consumer electronics, and automotive markets, as well as to distributors of electronic components to end customers in these markets. Its technologies include diode and transistor (D&T) arrays in multipin surface-mount packages; Powermite3 surface-mount packages; Schottkys, switching, and rectifier diodes; single and dual prebiased transistors; tolerance and low current zener diodes; subminiature surface-mount packages; transient voltage suppressors; small signal transistors and MOSFETs; and rectifiers. The company's product line includes density diode and transistor arrays in ultra-miniature surface-mount packages and silicon wafers used in manufacturing these products. Its products are designed into various end-products, such as wireless devices, notebook computers, flat-panel displays, set-top boxes, game consoles, digital cameras, cellular phones, PDAs, power supplies, security systems, network routers and switches, DC to DC conversion, as well as into automotive electronic applications, GPS navigation, satellite radios, and audio/video players. DII sells its products through electronic component distributors in North America, Asia, and Europe. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, California.


AXT INC (AXTI)

AXT, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of compound and single element semiconductor substrates for use in wireless communications, lighting display applications, and fiber optic communications. The company's proprietary vertical gradient freeze crystal growth technology is used in manufacturing gallium arsenide substrates, as well as indium phosphide and germanium substrates. Gallium arsenide substrates are used in cellular phones, direct broadcast television, transistors, and satellite communications. Indium phosphide substrates are used in fiber optic communications, satellite communications, transistors, and automotive collision avoidance radars. Germanium substrates are used in satellite solar cells. AXT also manufactures and sells raw materials related to its substrate business through five joint ventures located in China. These joint ventures produce products, including gallium, arsenic, germanium, germanium dioxide, paralytic boron nitride crucibles, and boron oxide. The company sells its substrate products through its direct sales force in the United States and Japan, as well as through independent sales representatives in France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. AXT was founded in 1986. It changed its name from American Xtal Technology, Inc. to AXT, Inc. in 2000. The company is headquartered in Fremont, California.


FINISAR CORPORATION (FNSR)

Finisar Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of fiber optic subsystems and components, and network performance test and monitoring systems. These products enable high-speed data communications over local area networks (LAN), storage area networks (SAN), and metropolitan area networks (MAN). The company's fiber optic subsystems and components consist of transmitters, receivers, and transceivers, which convert electrical signals into optical signals and back into electrical signals. Optical subsystems also include multiplexers, demultiplexers, and optical add/drop modules used in MAN applications. Its line of optical subsystems supports a range of network protocols, transmission speeds, distances, physical mediums, and configurations. Finisar's testing and monitoring solutions enable engineers, service technicians, and network managers to generate and capture data; filter the data; and identify various types of intermittent errors and other network problems for SANs, LANs, wireless networks, voice-over-Internet protocol applications, and technologies. Finisar markets its products to original equipment manufacturers through direct sales force, independent manufacturers' representatives, and international resellers. The company was founded in 1987 by Frank H. Levinson and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES (BERMUDA) LTD (IMOS)

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda), LTD., through its subsidiaries, provides semiconductor testing and assembly services to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and independent semiconductor foundries principally in Taiwan, Japan, and, the United States. The company offers back-end testing services, including engineering testing, wafer probing, and final testing of memory and mixed-signal semiconductors. It also offers a selection of leadframe-based and organic substrate-based package assembly services for memory and mixed-signal semiconductors. The company's leadframe-based packages include thin small outline packages; and organic substrate-based packages include fine-pitch ball grid array or fine-pitch ball grid array packages. It provides semiconductor testing and assembly services primarily for memory, mixed-signal, and liquid crystal display and other flat-panel display driver semiconductors. These semiconductors are used in personal computers; graphics applications, such as game consoles and personal digital assistants; communications equipment, such as cellular handsets; and consumer electronic products and display applications, such as flat-panel displays. ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES was established in 1986 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.


TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTOR INC (TQNT)

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. supplies components and modules for communications applications. It offers an array of radio frequency, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits; lasers; detectors; optical transceivers; and surface acoustic wave products for wireless phones, wireless infrastructure networks, optical networks, and defense markets. The company's wireless phones products include receivers, power amplifier (PA) modules, filter banks, switches, low-loss transversal filters, reflective low-loss filters, duplexers, triplexers, resonator filters, and front-end modules. Its infrastructure network products include bi-directional transversal filters, low-loss transversal filters, LNA's, mixers, reflective low-loss filters, and oscillators. The company's optical network products include laser/modulator drivers, photo detectors and transimpedance amplifiers along with lasers, electroabsorption modulated lasers, detectors, and transceivers. TriQuint Semiconductor also provides products for defense markets, including PAs for phased-array antenna and similar applications for airborne systems. In addition, the company offers various product options and services, such as design, wafer fabrication, test engineering, package engineering, assembly, and test; and foundry services. The company sells its products through independent manufacturers' representatives, distributor, and direct sales staff in the United States and Korea. TriQuint Semiconductor was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon.


METALINK LTD (MTLK)

Metalink, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, provides wireless and wireline broadband communication silicon solutions. The company's wireless LAN and DSL technologies enable broadband connectivity through high-speed delivery of advanced applications. It offers WLANPlus, a high-throughput wireless LAN technology that provides a wireless entertainment network for home coverage for simultaneous multiple high-definition video streams. Metalink's DSL products offer service providers a network upgrade to support triple-play services. Using its VDSL technologies, operators can deliver fiber-like speeds over existing copper infrastructure and support advanced services, such as video-on-demand, high definition TV, and interactive gaming. The company's DSL lines are used by service providers in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Metalink was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Yakum, Israel. The company has subsidiaries in Atlanta (U.S.), South Korea, and Japan, as well as offices in China.


LOGIC DEVICES INCORPORATED (LOGC)

LOGIC Devices Incorporated engages in the development and marketing of digital integrated circuits that perform storage and signal/image processing functions. Its products enable high definition video display, transport, editing, composition, and special effects. The company also provides solutions for digital filtering in television broadcast stations and image enhancement in medical diagnostic scanning and imaging equipment. LOGIC Devices markets its products primarily through a direct sales force and international electronics distributors to broadcast video, medical imaging, surveillance, instrumentation, and telecommunications companies. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ENTEGRIS INC (ENTG)

Entegris, Inc. provides materials integrity management products and services that purify, protect, and transport the critical materials used in the semiconductor manufacturing process. The company's products include wafer products, including wafer shippers and carriers; fluid handling products, such as valves, fittings, tubing, pipe, fluid measuring and control products, and containers; and finished electronic components products, which include shippers and trays for the transportation and handling of integrated circuits during testing, assembly, and packaging operations. Entegris also offers liquid and gas filters, as well as liquid delivery systems, components, and consumables used to precisely measure, deliver, control, and purify the process liquids, gases, and chemicals that are used in the semiconductor manufacturing process. The company sells its products primarily to semiconductor manufacturers, semiconductor equipment and materials suppliers, and hard disk manufacturers in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Entegris was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota. Entegris merged with Mykrolis Corporation, a provider of liquid and gas purification products to the semiconductor industry, in August 2005.


APPLIED MATERIALS INC (AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, and service of integrated circuit fabrication equipment for the semiconductor industry worldwide. It offers systems that perform the chip fabrication process, including atomic layer deposition chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, electrochemical plating, etch, ion implantation, rapid thermal processing, chemical mechanical polishing, wafer wet cleaning, wafer metrology and inspection, and flat panel display manufacturing, as well as systems that etch, measure, and inspect circuit patterns on masks used in the photolithography process. The company's integrated chips are built on a silicon wafer base and include various circuit components, such as transistors and other devices that are connected by various layers of wiring. It supplies systems for manufacturing copper-based chips, and for depositing, etching, and planarizing the copper interconnect layers. The company's products are marketed and sold worldwide through a direct sales force. It serves semiconductor wafer manufacturers and integrated circuit manufacturers in Taiwan, North America, Japan, Korea, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Applied Materials was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


PMC - SIERRA INC (PMCS)

PMC-Sierra, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and support of high-speed broadband communications and storage semiconductors, and MIPS-powered microprocessors for service provider, enterprise, storage, and wireless networking equipment. It provides communication networking products, which include a range of interoperable communication integrated circuits for metro access, metro transport, DSLAM, Ethernet over SONET/SDH, and wireless base transceiver stations; MIPS-Powered microprocessors; 1G, 2G, and 4G fiber channel disk array and system interconnect products; switch fabric applications and 3G interconnect products for storage networks and systems; serializer/deserializer devices; high-speed mixed signal devices; and semiconductor devices. The company also offers technical and sales support through a network of offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. PMC-Sierra sells its products to end customers directly and through distributors and independent manufacturers' representatives. The company has strategic relationship with Wintegra, Inc. to provide system solutions for multi-service networking, passive optical networking, metro networking, and wireless service backhaul. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


XILINX INC (XLNX)

Xilinx, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of programmable logic solutions. It offers programmable logic devices, including field programmable gate arrays and complex programmable logic devices, software design tools, and predefined system functions delivered as intellectual property cores. The company's products are used by electronic equipment manufacturers primarily in the communications, storage, server, consumer, industrial, and other markets. In addition, Xilinx offers education, design, and support services. The company sells its products through independent domestic and foreign distributors, a network of independent sales representative firms, and through a direct sales management organization to original equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe, Japan, and Asia Pacific. Xilinx has a strategic foundry relationship with Toshiba Corporation for the production of advanced silicon wafers in Japan. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in San Jose, California.


TECHWELL INC (TWLL)

Techwell, Inc., a semiconductor company, engages in the design, marketing, and sale of mixed signal integrated circuits for multiple video applications in the consumer, security surveillance, and automotive markets. Its products enable the conversion of analog video signals to digital form and perform digital video processing to facilitate the display, storage, and transport of video content. The company offers video decoders that decode analog TV broadcast signals into a standard digital format for various applications, including advanced TV, DVD recorder, multifunction liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor, camcorder, security surveillance, and in-car display. The company also provides security surveillance products that integrate various functions required to display, store, and transport analog video signals from security surveillance cameras. It offers its security surveillance products for applications in embedded digital video recorders (DVRs), PC-based DVRs, networked video recorders, and multiplexers. In addition, Techwell offers LCD display products that integrate various functions required to display analog TV broadcast, analog video, high definition video, and PC graphics signals on a LCD display. The company's other products include early generation mixed signal semiconductors for digital video applications, and a PCI video decoders for personal computer applications. It sells its products through direct sales force, applications engineering staff, and through a network of domestic and international independent distributors and sales representatives worldwide. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


ANALOG DEVICES INC (ADI)

Analog Devices, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits. These integrated circuits are used in signal processing for industrial, communication, computer, and consumer applications. The company's products converts temperature, motion, pressure, light, and sound into electrical signals to be used in various electronic equipment, such as industrial process control equipment, factory automation systems equipment, defense electronics, cellular communications, base stations, central office equipment, wireless telephones, computers, automobiles, CAT scanners, digital cameras, and DVD players. It sells its products worldwide through a direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives, as well as through Internet. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.


NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (NSM)

National Semiconductor Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of semiconductor products. It supplies analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products to various markets, such as the industrial, communications, computing, consumer, medical, automotive, wireless handsets, Liquid crystal display monitors, personal computers, and digital television in the Americas, Europe, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region. The company offers operational and audio amplifiers; power references, regulators, and switches; communication interface circuits; analog to digital converters; radio frequency integrated circuits; flat panel display drivers and signal processors; local area and wireless networking and wireless communications; and products for personal systems and personal communications. It also offers microcontrollers, advanced input/output personal computer products, connectivity processors, and embedded Bluetooth solutions. National Semiconductor was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


ATMI INC (ATMI)

ATMI, Inc. supplies materials, materials delivery systems, and materials packaging products to the semiconductor industry worldwide. It primarily offers gas delivery systems, liquid materials and delivery systems, and packaging and delivery systems. The company also provides applications and analytical support services relating to each of these product lines. ATMI markets and sells its materials products to end-use customers, chemical suppliers, and equipment suppliers through its direct sales force in North America, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China, Singapore, and Asia, as well as offers its materials delivery systems to semiconductor equipment original equipment manufacturers. It has a strategic alliance with Matheson Gas Products, Inc.; and Enthone, Inc. The company, formerly known as Advanced Technology Materials, Inc., was founded by Ward Stevens, Gene Banucci, Duncan Brown, Glenn Tom, and Karl Olander in 1986. ATMI is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.


STMICROELECTRONICS N.V (STM)

STMicroelectronics N.V. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of various semiconductor products used in microelectronic applications, including automotive products, computer peripherals, telecommunications systems, consumer products, and industrial automation and control systems. The company operates in two segments, Semiconductors and Subsystems. The Semiconductors segment offers discrete, memories, and standard commodity components, as well as application specific integrated circuits (ICs) and application specific standard products for analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications. Its products include digital signal processor, microcontroller cores, microcontrollers, and semiconductor memory and smart card products, including chips and cards. It also manufactures discrete power devices, such as power transistors, as well as standard linear and logic ICs, and radio frequency products. The Subsystems segment manufactures and markets subsystems and modules for the telecom, automotive, and industrial markets, including mobile phone accessories, battery chargers, ISDN power supplies, and in-vehicle equipment for electronic toll payment. The company offers its products worldwide. STMicroelectronics was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.


FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL INC (FCS)

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of power analog and discrete, as well as certain nonpower semiconductor solutions to end market customers. Its products are organized into three groups: Analog and Mixed Signal Products; Discrete Products; and Logic and Memory Products. The Analog and Mixed Signal group offers a range of analog products that perform tasks, such as power conversion, interface, temperature sensing, system management, battery charging, and motor control; interface applications, including backplane driving, bus driving, and clock driving; and system-to-system interconnects, as well as offers signal path products, such as analog switches, operational amplifiers and comparators, data conversion products, video encoders/decoders, video filters, and micro-controller based system management integrated circuits. The Discreet Products group offers isolated-gate bipolar transistors, rectifiers, and radio frequency products. The Logic and Memory Products group designs, develops, manufactures, and markets standard logic devices utilizing three wafer fabrication processes that include CMOS, BiCMOS, and Bipolar. The company also offers other products, such as optocouplers, infrared products, and led lamps and displays. Fairchild sells its products directly or through distributors and independent manufacturer's representatives in Europe, the Americas, the Asia/Pacific region, Japan, and Korea. It sells products primarily to the customers in the personal computer, industrial, communications, consumer electronics, and automotive markets. The company was established in 1959 and is headquartered in South Portland, Maine.


MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS INC (MXIM)

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. It also provides a range of design processes and capabilities that can be used in custom designs. The company's products include data converters, interface circuits, microprocessor supervisors, operational amplifiers, power supplies, multiplexers, delay lines, clocks, microcontrollers, switches, battery chargers, battery management circuits, RF circuits, fiber optic transceivers, hot-swap controllers, sensors, voltage references, and T/E transmission products. Its products are used in various microprocessor-based electronics equipment, including personal computers and peripherals, process control, instrumentation, test equipment, handheld devices, wireless and fiber communications, and video displays. The company offers its products in various markets, including automotive, communications, consumer, data processing, industrial control, instrumentation, and medical industries. It sells its products worldwide through a direct sales and applications organization, as well as through its own and other unaffiliated distribution channels. Maxim Integrated Products was founded in 1983 by John F. Gifford, Frederick G. Beck, and Richard C. Hood. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (LLTC)

Linear Technology Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of linear integrated circuits. Its products include amplifiers, comparators, voltage references, monolithic filters, linear regulators, DC-DC converters, battery chargers, data converters, communications interface circuits, radio frequency signal conditioning circuits, and other analog functions. The company's products are used in various applications, including telecommunications; cellular telephones; networking products, such as optical switches; notebook and desktop computers; computer peripherals; video/multimedia; industrial instrumentation; security monitoring devices; consumer products, such as digital cameras and MP3 players; complex medical devices; automotive electronics; factory automation; process control; and military and space systems. Linear Technology markets its products through direct sales force and electronics distributors, as well as through a network of independent sales representatives to customers in diverse industries worldwide. The company was co-founded by Robert H. Swanson and Robert C. Dobkin in 1981. Linear Technology is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES INC (ESIO)

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESI), and its subsidiaries, provide manufacturing systems to the electronics market worldwide. The company supplies laser microengineering systems that enable electronics manufacturers to physically alter select device features during high-volume production of semiconductor devices, passive electronic components and circuitry, flex circuits, high-density interconnect circuit boards, and advanced semiconductor packaging. Additionally, it produces test and termination equipment used in the production of multilayer ceramic capacitors and other passive components, as well as passive component inspection systems, which include multilayer ceramic test systems, termination systems, visual inspection systems, circuit fine-tuning systems, and consumable products, such as carrier plates and termination belts. ESI sells its products through direct sales and service offices, a franchised distributor, value added resellers, and independent representatives to the manufacturers of semiconductors, passive components, and electronic interconnect devices worldwide. The company was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.


SOLARFUN POWER HOLDINGS CO. LTD (SOLF)

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiary, Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun Co., Ltd., engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of photovoltaic (PV) cells and PV modules primarily in the People's Republic of China. It offers monocrystalline silicon cells and modules, and multicrystalline silicon cells and modules to system integrators, as well as through third party distributors. It also provides PV cell processing services to convert silicon wafers into PV cells on behalf of third parties, including silicon suppliers; and solar system integration services to end-users in China. The company's customers include solar energy product distributors, engineering and design firms, and other energy product distributors. It also has operations in Germany, Italy, and Spain. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Qidong, the People's Republic of China.


QIMONDA AG (QI)

Qimonda AG supplies semiconductor memory products in Germany and other parts of Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. It designs semiconductor memory technologies, as well as develops, manufactures, markets, and sells various semiconductor memory products on a chip, component, and module level. The company's products primarily include dynamic random access memory (DRAM) components and modules for use in a range of electronic products. It offers standard DRAM products for PCs, notebooks, and workstations, as well as advanced DRAM products for infrastructure, graphics, mobile, and consumer applications. The company also provides data flash memory products, primarily in the form of cards and to a lesser extent in component form, for use in digital still cameras, USB flash drives, digital audio players, and mobile phones. In addition, it offers embedded DRAM products in the form of system-on-chip' integrated circuits that integrate memory and logic circuitry on a single chip. The company markets and sells its products principally to computing original equipment manufacturers and memory module manufacturers. Qimonda AG has strategic alliance with Nanya Technology Corporation; China Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Ventures Co., Ltd.; Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation; and Winbond Electronics Corporation. It also entered into a collaboration agreement with Denali Software, Inc. to provide simulation models for graphics double data rate 5 high-end memory devices. The company was founded in 1952. It was formerly known as Invot AG and changed its name to Qimonda AG in April 2006. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION (UMC)

United Microelectronics Corporation operates as a semiconductor foundry in Taiwan. It manufactures integrated circuits for fabless design companies, integrated device manufacturers, and system companies operating in various industries, such as communication, consumer electronics, computer, and memory. The company also offers subcontracted assembly and test services. United Microelectronics was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.


MOSYS INC (MOSY)

Monolithic System Technology, Inc. (MST) engages in the design, development, marketing, and licensing of memory technologies used by the semiconductor industry and electronic product manufacturers. It offers, 1T-SRAM, a series of semiconductor memory technologies that enable designers to incorporate various amounts of embedded memory in their designs. The company's technologies also enable manufacturers of electronic products, such as cellular phones, video game consoles, and digital cameras and camcorders, to incorporate additional functionality into a single integrated circuit. MST licenses its 1T-SRAM technologies to various semiconductor companies and electronic products manufacturers worldwide. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


INTEST CORPORATION (INTT)

inTEST Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of test head manipulators, docking hardware products, temperature management systems, and tester interface products. Its products are used by semiconductor manufacturers, in conjunction with automatic test equipment, for testing integrated circuits (ICs) that include microprocessors, digital signal processing chips, application specific ICs, and specialized memory ICs. inTEST's products are principally used in automotive, computer, consumer products, aeronautical, and telecommunications industries. The company sells its products worldwide through direct sales force and independent sales representatives. inTEST was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


MICROSEMI CORPORATION (MSCC)

Microsemi Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, and discrete semiconductors. Its semiconductors manage and control/regulate power; protect against transient voltage spikes; and transmit, receive, and amplify signals. The company's integrated circuit products offer light, sound, and power management for desktop and mobile computing platforms, as well as other power control applications. Its products are marketed through electronic component sales representatives and sales force to original equipment manufacturers. In addition, the company also markets catalog products through industrial distributors. Microsemi serves various markets, including implanted medical, defense/aerospace and satellite, notebook computers and LCD monitors, and automotive and mobile connectivity applications in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company was formed in 1960 and was formerly known as Microsemiconductor Corporation, and changed its name to Microsemi Corporation in 1983. Microsemi is headquartered in Irvine, California.


SATCON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (SATC)

SatCon Technology Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of electronics and motors for the alternative energy, hybrid-electric vehicles, grid support, electronics, defense and aerospace, and power technology markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Power Systems, Electronics, and Applied Technology. The Power Systems segment manufactures and sells high power line of power control systems, including high power motors, magnetic levitation systems, industrial automation motors, rotary UPS systems, machine tool motors, inverters, shaker vibration test systems, and other power products. The Electronics segment provides a range of electronic assemblies, including hybrid microcircuits, DC converters, telecommunications electronics, thin film substrates, and radio frequency products. The Applied Technology segment develops, designs, and builds power conversion products, which include power electronics, machines, and control systems for a range of defense and commercial applications. The company markets its products primarily to defense, distributed power generation, power quality, transportation, semiconductor capital equipment, and wireless communications markets through direct sales force, and independent distributors and representatives. It has strategic relationship with General Atomics. SatCon was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.


ATMEL CORPORATION (ATML)

Atmel Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of nonvolatile memory and logic integrated circuits (ICs) using its proprietary complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technologies. The company operates in four segments: Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), Microcontrollers, Nonvolatile Memories, and Radio Frequency and Automotive. ASIC segment offers semicustom application-specific ICs for the telecommunications, consumer, and military markets; application specific products for multiple customers, serving the imaging sensors and processors, as well as the wireless and wired data communications markets; smart card ICs for the telecommunications, banking and consumer markets; and programmable logic devices that serve the industrial, military, and computing markets. Microcontrollers segment includes proprietary and standard microcontrollers, including microcontrollers containing embedded nonvolatile memory. Nonvolatile Memories segment includes serial and parallel interface Flash memories, serial and parallel interface electrically erasable programmable read only memories, and erasable programmable read only memories. Radio Frequency and Automotive segment includes radio frequency and analog circuits for the telecommunications, automotive, and industrial markets. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and distributors worldwide through manufacturers' representatives, and through international, national, and regional distributors. Atmel Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in San Jose, California.


INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY INC (IDTI)

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of semiconductor solutions. It operates in two segments, Communications and Timing Products, and SRAMs. The Communications and Timing Products segment includes network search engines, content inspection engines, integrated communications processors, first-in/first-out memories, multiports, flow control management devices, telecommunications products, clock management products, and digital logic. The SRAMs segment consists of high-speed SRAMs. The company markets its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers through a variety of channels, including direct sales force, distributors, contract electronic manufacturers, and independent sales representatives. It sells its products principally in Americas, Japan and other Asian countries, and Europe. IDT was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. IDT acquired Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc. (ICS) in September 2005. ICS designs, develops, and markets silicon timing devices for communications, networking, computing, and digital multimedia applications.


ZORAN CORPORATION (ZRAN)

Zoran Corporation engages in the development and marketing of integrated circuits (IC), IC cores, and embedded software used by original equipment manufacturers in digital video and audio products for commercial and consumer markets, digital television applications, as well as digital imaging products. It operates in four segments: Digital Versatile Disc (DVD), Imaging, Mobile, and Digital Television (DTV). The DVD segment provides products for use in DVD players and recordable DVD players. The Imaging segment provides products used in digital copiers, laser and inkjet printers, and multifunction peripherals, as well as imaging software. The Mobile segment focuses on solutions for multimedia mobile phone products and digital camera products. The DTV segment provides products for standard and high definition digital television products, including televisions, set top boxes, and personal video recorders. The company markets its products through direct sales force, and a worldwide network of independent sales representatives and resellers. It has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. Zoran Corporation has a strategic cooperation agreement with Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Co., Ltd. to establish a joint lab for flat-panel televisions. The company was co-founded by Levy Gerzberg in 1981. Zoran Corporation is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


WHITE ELECTRONIC DESIGNS CORPORATION (WEDC)

White Electronic Designs Corporation engages in the design, development, and manufacture of microelectronic and display components and systems for inclusion in high technology products for military, industrial, and commercial markets. It operates through two segments, Microelectronic and Display. The Microelectronic segment manufactures semiconductor multichip packaged products for memory storage. This segment sells its products to military prime contractors and commercial original equipment manufacturers in the aerospace, defense, military equipment, computer networking, and telecommunication/datacommunication industries. The Display segment products and solutions are incorporated into global positioning systems, home appliances, consumer electronics, medical devices, transportation, outdoor displays, military and commercial avionics, and various military applications. Its display solutions include enhanced viewing liquid crystal flat panel display products, interface devices, and electromechanical assemblies. The Display segment products are sold to the industrial markets, including commercial avionics. The company was incorporated in 1951 as Bowmar Instrument Corporation and changed its name to White Electronic Designs Corporation. White Electronic Designs Corporation is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.


TRANSWITCH CORPORATION (TXCC)

TranSwitch Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, and marketing of integrated digital and mixed signal semiconductor devices for the telecommunications and data communications markets. Its SONET/SDH products provide direct interface for fiber optic transmission in North America, Europe, and Asia. The SONET/SDH products are used to build access equipment, add/drop multiplexers, digital cross-connects, and other telecommunication and data communications equipment, as well as in customer premise equipment, such as routers and hubs; and in central offices, adding integrated fiber optic transmission capability to telephone switches. The company also provides Asynchronous/PDH products, which are used to configure transmission equipment to increase the capacity of the radio and copper-based public network. In addition, it offers ATM/IP products that provide the key functions of ATM/IP-based multiservice access multiplexer systems; and CellBus, a patented system architecture for implementing ATM/IP access multiplexers and ATM/IP switching systems. Its customers include telecommunications and data communications original equipment manufacturers serving public network infrastructure that supports voice and data communications; Internet infrastructure that supports the World Wide Web and other data services; and corporate wide area networks that support voice and data information exchange within medium-sized and large enterprises. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut.


MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED (MCHP)

Microchip Technology Incorporated engages in the development and manufacture of semiconductor products for various embedded control applications worldwide. Its product portfolio comprises PICmicro fieldreprogrammable (Flash) RISC microcontrollers, which serve 8-bit and 16-bit embedded control applications; linear and mixed signal, power management and thermal management devices; and complementary microperipheral products, including interface devices, Serial EEPROMs, and application-specific standard products. Microchip Technology also operates a Web site that provides engineers with the technical tools and resources needed to create utility metering applications, including energy, water, gas, and heat meters. The company markets its products through sales personnel and distributors to the automotive, communications, computing, consumer, and industrial control markets in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Microchip Technology was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Chandler, Arizona.


BROADCOM CORPORATION (BRCM)

Broadcom Corporation provides wired and wireless broadband communications semiconductor products that enable broadband communications and networking of voice, video, and data services. The company designs, develops, and supplies system-on-a-chip solutions incorporating digital, analog, and radio frequency technologies, as well as related hardware and software system level applications. It offers solutions for digital cable, satellite, and Internet protocol set-top boxes; high definition television; cable and digital subscriber line modems, and residential gateways; high-speed transmission and switching for local, metropolitan, wide area, and storage networking; home and wireless networking; cellular and terrestrial wireless communications; voice over Internet protocol gateway and telephony systems; broadband network and security processors; and SystemI/O server solutions. The company markets and sells its products in the United States through a direct sales force, distributors, and manufacturers' representatives. It also markets and sells its products primarily through independent distributors and representatives internationally. Broadcom Corporation was founded by Henry T. Nicholas III and Henry Samueli in 1991. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California.


EXAR CORPORATION (EXAR)

Exar Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in the design, development, and marketing of physical interface and access control solutions for use in the communications infrastructure worldwide. The company provides original equipment manufacturers with integrated circuits that facilitate the transport of signals in access, metro, and wide area networks. Its analog and digital design enables the company to provide physical interface and access control silicon solutions that address transmission standards, such as T/E carrier, ATM, and SONET/SDH. The company also offers clock and timing products targeted at wireless base stations, network switches, and routers. In addition, it also designs, develops, and markets integrated circuit products for the video and imaging markets. The company's offerings primarily include low voltage and multichannel universal asynchronous receiver transmitters, which are used for various industrial, telecommunications, and computer server applications. It markets and sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through independent sales representatives and distributors primarily in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Exar Corporation was incorporated in 1971 and is based in Fremont, California.


TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR LTD (TSEM)

Tower Semiconductor, Ltd. an independent wafer foundry, manufactures semiconductors for its customers. It manufactures integrated circuits (ICs) based on third party designs and its own proprietary designs with geometries ranging from 1.0 micron to 0.13 microns. These ICs are incorporated into consumer electronics, personal computer and office equipment, communications, automotive, professional photography, and medical device products. The company principally focuses on complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors, embedded flash memory, and mixed signal and radio frequency CMOS technologies. It also provides complementary technical and design support services. The company offers its products in the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Israel. Tower Semiconductor was founded in 1993 and is based in Migdal Haemek, Israel.


HI/FN INC (HIFN)

hi/fn, inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, and marketing of multiprotocol packet processors, semiconductor devices, and software for network connectivity and storage of business information in the United States. Its network and security processors, compression, flow classification, and content search solutions are used in networking, security, and storage equipment, such as routers, remote access concentrators, virtual private networks, switches, broadband access equipment, network interface cards, firewalls, and back-up storage devices. The company offers network bandwidth enhancement, network security, network flowthrough security, network processors, network flow classification, and storage enhancement products. It supplies compression, encryption, authentication, and application recognition technologies. hi/fn offers integrated circuits and software for manufacturers of computer networking products. The company serves networking, security, and storage original equipment manufacturers in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Its products are sold through a direct sales and marketing organization and through independent contract sales representatives in the United States, Europe, and Japan. The company has strategic partnerships with Agere, Ashley Laurent, Intoto, NeoScale, and QLogic. hi/fn was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.


SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (SMI)

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) operates as a semiconductor foundry that provides integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing services to customers worldwide. The company provides semiconductor fabrication services for various devices, such as logic technologies, including standard logic, mixed-signal, RF, and high voltage circuits; memory technologies, including DRAM, SRAM, Flash, and EEPROM; and specialty technologies, including LCoS and CIS. SMIC provides various value-added services that include design services, mask making, IC manufacturing, and assembly and testing. In addition, its service offerings include a portfolio of intellectual property consisting of libraries and circuit design blocks, design support, mask-making, wafer probing, gold/solder bumping, and redistribution layer manufacturing. The company's customers include fabless semiconductor companies, systems companies, and integrated device manufacturers. SMIC has strategic partnerships with Cadence Design Systems, Inc., Magma Design Automation, Inc., Mentor Graphics Corporation, Synopsys, Inc., Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited, and Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. The company was founded by Richard Ru-Gin Chang in 2000 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.


INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION (IRF)

International Rectifier Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of power management products using power semiconductors. Its products include power management integrated circuits and advanced circuit devices, power components, and power systems. The company's power management integrated circuits include analog, mixed signal, and digital semiconductors that integrate logic and/or power management functions on the same chip to optimize system performance. Its advanced circuit devices include chipsets and multichip modules. The company also provides application-specific power management solutions for computers, servers, and routers; consumer electronics; energy-saving appliances and other motor-control applications; aircraft and satellites; defense electronic systems; wireless and wireline communication devices; and other automotive applications. Its power components include metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors and insulated gate bipolar transistors, regulators, rectifiers, diodes, thyristors, and interfaces used in general power management applications. The company's power systems combine power semiconductors with other power management components. These are used in automotive electronics, including electric fan control, electric power steering, and integrated starter/alternator motors; other motor control applications, including industrial refrigeration and air conditioning; and commercial and military aircraft. The company markets its products through direct sales force, representatives, and distributors. It provides products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and subcontract manufacturers. International Rectifier was founded in 1947 by Eric Lidow and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.


SILICON LABORATORIES INC (SLAB)

Silicon Laboratories, Inc. engages in the design and development of analog-intensive mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a range of applications worldwide. The company offers ICs that can be incorporated into communications devices, such as wireless phones and modems, as well as cable and satellite set-top boxes, residential communication gateways for cable or digital subscriber line (DSL), satellite radios, and networking equipment. It also offers a family of 8-bit microcontrollers for use in an array of applications, such as industrial automation and control, automotive sensors and controls, medical instrumentation, and electronic test and measurement equipment. The company's product portfolio includes mixed-signal microcontrollers, Aero GSM/GPRS/EDGE transceivers, GSM/GPRS power amplifiers, satellite radio tuners, radio frequency synthesizers, silicon direct access arrangements, ISOmodem embedded modems, ProSLIC subscriber line interface circuits, DSL analog front-end ICs, voice codecs, SiPHY optical networking transceivers, clock and data recovery ICs, and precision clock ICs. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers and other providers of applications in various markets through its direct sales staff, as well as through a network of independent sales representatives and electronics distributors. The company has design, engineering, marketing, sales, and applications offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Silicon Laboratories was founded by Nav Sooch, Dave Welland, and Jeff Scottin in 1996. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION (AMCC)

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) engages in the design, development, and marketing semiconductors, embedded processors, and storage components for the communications and storage equipment markets. The company provides various semiconductor products, including physical layer products, such as transceivers; overhead processing products, such as framers and mappers; and higher layer products, such as network processors, traffic managers, and switch fabrics. Its semiconductor products are used in various communications equipment, including routers, optical and digital cross connects, voice and media gateways, add-drop multiplexers, multiservice provisionary platforms, multiservice switches, digital subscriber line access multiplexers, and wireless base stations and access points. AMCC's storage products include serial and parallel ATA RAID controllers and embedded storage processors. It delivers storage solutions for storage applications, such as disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage, and video. In addition, the company sells fiber channel HBA products; and automated test equipment products, such as application-specific integrated circuits. AMCC sells its products through its sales force, and independent manufacturers' representatives and distributors principally in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


NEOMAGIC CORPORATION (NMGC)

NeoMagic Corporation delivers mobile solutions that enable new multimedia features for handheld devices. The company delivers its solutions with the combination of low power consumption, small form-factor, and high performance processing. It developed one of the first solutions used for H.264 video decoding in a digital mobile TV phone, and is developing and delivering solutions for audio/video processing of the mobile TV standards, including ISDB-T, DMB, and DVB-H. NeoMagic provides multiple operating system ports with customized drivers for its complete system solution, the MiMagic product family. In addition, the company developed a suite of middleware and sample applications for video and audio functionality. It has a patent portfolio of 22 patents that cover the company's proprietary array processing technology and embedded DRAM technology. NeoMagic has research and development centers in Israel and India. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


EMCORE CORPORATION (EMKR)

EMCORE Corporation offers a portfolio of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, solar, and wireless communications markets. It operates in three segments: Fiber Optics, Photovoltaics, and Electronic Materials and Devices. The Fiber Optics segment provides optical components, subsystems, and systems that enable the transmission of video, voice, and data over fiber optic cables. It serves the cable television, fiber-to-the-premise, telecommunications, data and satellite communications, storage area network, and the defense and homeland security markets. The Photovoltaics segment provides solar cell products and solar panels to global satellite communications market. The Electronic Materials and Devices segment offers RF transistor materials for wireless communications systems, such as WiMAX and Wi-Fi Internet access; and 3G mobile handsets and PDA devices. It serves semiconductor, telecommunications, data communications, and computer manufacturing companies worldwide. The company, through a 49% ownership in GELcore, LLC, engages in developing and commercializing light emitting diode technology for use in the general and specialty illumination markets. EMCORE was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey.


CHARTERED SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING LTD (CHRT)

Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Ltd., an independent semiconductor foundry, provides wafer fabrication services and technologies to semiconductor suppliers and systems companies primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company manufactures semiconductor wafers for various end market applications, including communication, computing, and consumer electronics. It offers logic semiconductor wafers primarily for the computing, consumer, and communications markets; mixed-signal semiconductor wafers; and stand-alone memory devices, including erasable-and-programmable read only memory (EPROM), electrically EPROM, static random access memory and flash memory, and embedded memory. Chartered Semiconductor also provides access to a selection of test and assembly capabilities that include prototyping and production stages regarding wafer sort, final test, bumping, and package solutions. In addition, the company offers associated subcontracted assembly and test services, as well as prefabrication services, such as engineering services. The company has a strategic alliance with Agere Systems Singapore Pte, Ltd. Chartered Semiconductor was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Singapore. Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Ltd. is majority owned by Singapore Technologies Semiconductors Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, as of December 31, 2004.


CALIFORNIA MICRO DEVICES CORPORATION (CAMD)

California Micro Devices Corporation (CMDC) engages in the design, development, and marketing of analog semiconductor products for applications in the mobile handset, personal computing, and digital consumer electronics markets. It provides application-specific integrated passive (ASIP) devices that provide electromagnetic interference filtering, electrostatic discharge, interface protection, and signal termination. The company also provides active analog semiconductors that offer power management and interface solutions for cellular handsets, personal digital assistants, and other portable electronic devices. In addition, CMDC offers active analog devices, including integrated light emitting diode drivers, interface circuits, and power management devices. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


MINDSPEED TECHNOLOGIES INC (MSPD)

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, development, and sale of semiconductor networking solutions for communications applications in enterprise, access, metropolitan, and wide-area networks (WANs). Its analog transmission devices include laser drivers, transimpedance amplifiers, post amplifiers, clock and data recovery circuits, serializers/deserializers, video reclockers, cable drivers, and line equalizers; and switching products include crosspoint switches capable of switching traffic within various types of network switching equipment. These products support storage area networking, fiber-to-the-premise, and broadcast video; and mainstream synchronous optical networking (SONET)/synchronous digital hierarchy and packet-over-SONET applications. The company's multiservice access digital signal processor (DSP) products comprise Comcerto family of voice-over-packet communications processors, which consist of pin- and software-compatible enterprise and carrier-class voice processing solutions. These products process and translate voice, data, and video signals; and perform various management and reporting functions. The DSP products also provide voice over Internet protocol, voice-over-asynchronous transfer mode, and voice-over-digital subscriber line services, as well as wireline-to-wireless connectivity. Mindspeed Technologies' WAN communications products include transmission solutions and asynchronous transfer mode/multiprotocol label switching network processors that facilitate the aggregation, processing, and transport of voice and data traffic over copper wire or fiber optic cable. The company sells its products directly, as well as through electronic component distributors and third-party electronic manufacturing service providers to network infrastructure original equipment manufacturers. Mindspeed Technologies was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.


RF MICRO DEVICES INC (RFMD)

RF Micro Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of proprietary radio frequency components and system level solutions for wireless communications products and applications. The company offers various products, including power amplifiers; mixers; modulators/demodulators and single chip transmitters; Bluetooth products; and receivers and transceivers. It develops components for satellite radio and global positioning systems (GPS); and solutions for handsets, personal digital assistants, handheld navigation applications, and telematics systems. The company's infrastructure products consist of components for wireless base stations, quadrature modulators, and driver amplifiers. Its products are used primarily in cellular phones, base stations, wireless local area networks, cable television modems, and GPS. RF Micro Devices sells its products to both domestic and international original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers through directly sales force, as well as through sales representative firms and distributors. The company has a strategic relationship with Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. RF Micro Devices was founded in 1991 by William J. Pratt, Powell T. Seymour, and Jerry D. Neal. The company is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.


MICROTUNE INC (TUNE)

Microtune, Inc. engages in the design and marketing of radio frequency integrated circuits and subsystem module solutions to original equipment manufactures worldwide. The company offers its solutions to consumer electronics, broadband communications, and transportation electronics markets. Its consumer electronics and broadband communications products primarily consist of tuners, amplifiers, and upconverters that are used in various application, including mobile handheld televisions; analog, digital, and high-definition televisions; digital and analog set-top boxes; and PC/TV multimedia products, as well as products that send and receive cable and terrestrial broadband signals. The company's transportation electronics products include components for traditional AM/FM radios, as well as components for entertainment applications, including in-car and in-flight video, satellite radio, and HD radio. Microtune, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.


PSI TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC (PSIT)

PSi Technologies Holdings, Inc. provides semiconductor assembly and test services to power semiconductor companies worldwide. It offers package design, assembly, test, and drop shipment services for power semiconductors used in telecommunications and networking systems, computers and computer peripherals, consumer electronics, electronic office equipment, automotive systems, and industrial products. The company primarily offers an array of assembly services for power conversion and power management semiconductors; design services that include package design and prototype services to address the power packaging needs of the customer; and final test services for power semiconductors. PSi Technologies also offers a range of materials procurement services, as well as provides drop shipment services, including the delivery of final tested semiconductors to the end-customers. In addition, it offers assembly and test services for nonpower semiconductors, including plastics and hermetics. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Taguig Metro Manila, Philippines.


ESS TECHNOLOGY INC (ESST)

ESS Technology, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of analog and digital processor chips, imaging sensor chips, digital amplifiers, and camera lens modules worldwide. Its digital processor chips are the primary processors driving digital video and audio devices, including DVD, video CD, consumer digital audio players, and digital media players. The company's imaging chips utilize complimentary metal oxide semiconductor sensor technology to capture an image for digital still cameras and cellular camera phone applications. ESS Technology's digital amplifiers increase the digital sound to a level required to drive loudspeakers in applications, such as DVD and CD players, home theater systems, audio receivers, boom boxes, and televisions sets. Its camera lens modules provide camera capabilities to electronic devices, such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants. The company also offers encoding processors for digital video recorders, recordable DVD players, digital still cameras, and digital camcorders. In addition, it supplies chips for use in modems, other communication devices, and PC audio products. ESS Technology markets its products through direct sales force, distributors, and sales representatives. It serves consumer digital entertainment, digital home, and camera-enabled cellular phone markets. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


MRV COMMUNICATIONS INC (MRVC)

MRV Communications, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, distribution, integration, and support of communication equipment and services, and optical components. The company operates in three segments: The Networking Group, The Optical Components Group, and Development Stage Enterprise Group. The Networking Group segment provides equipment, which include switches, routers, physical layer products, and console management products, as well as networking products for aerospace, defense and other applications, including voice and cellular communication. Its customers include governments, telecommunications service providers, and commercial customers. The Optical Components Group segment designs, manufactures, and sells optical communications components, which include fiber optic transceivers for metropolitan, access, and Fiber-to-the-Premises applications. Development Stage Enterprise Group segment develops optical components, subsystems and network equipment, and other products for the infrastructure of the Internet. The company sells its products through direct sales force, manufacturers' representatives, value-added-resellers, distributors, and systems integrators worldwide. MRV Communications was organized in 1988 as MRV Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to MRV Communications, Inc. in 1992. The company is headquartered in San Fernando Valley, California.


HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES INC (HIMX)

Himax Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductors that are used as components of flat panel displays. Its principal products include display drivers for large-sized thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels, which are used in desktop monitors, notebook computers, and televisions; and display drivers for small- and medium-sized thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels for mobile handsets and consumer electronics products, such as digital cameras, mobile gaming devices, and car navigation displays. The company also offers display drivers for panels using organic light-emitting diode technology and low temperature poly silicon technology. In addition, Himax Technologies provides television semiconductor solutions, as well as liquid crystal on silicon products. It markets its products to panel and television makers in Taiwan, the People's Republic of China, Korea, Japan, and Europe. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan with additional offices in Hsinchu and Taipei, Taiwan; Suzhou and Shenzhen, China; Yokohama, Japan; Anyangsi Kyungkido, South Korea; and Irvine, California.


LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (LSCC)

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSC) engages in design, development, and marketing of programmable logic devices and related software primarily in the United States. Its programmable logic products are semiconductor components that could be configured by end customers as specific logic circuits. The company offers field programmable gate arrays, which include LatticeEC/ECP product families. These product families feature built-in double data rate memory support, a flexible DSP block and support for industry standard SPI-flash boot memories. LSC also provides field programmable system chips, known as ORCA 4 FPSC, which enable its users to develop designs for the implementation of 10 gigabit Ethernet and SONET applications; and IspXP products based on SRAM technology for security, instant-on logic functionality, and the elimination of external programming devices. In addition, the company offers ispGDX product family, which extends in-system programmability to the circuit board level using digital cross-point switch architecture for digital signal interconnect and interface applications. Further, it provides programmable logic devices for handheld and portable equipment. LSC's customers primarily include original equipment manufacturers in various markets, including communications, computing, industrial, automotive, medical, and consumer, as well as in the military end market. The company markets its products directly to end customers through a network of independent manufacturers' representatives and indirectly through a network of independent distributors. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon.


AVIZA TECHNOLOGY INC (AVZA)

Aviza Technology, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and support of semiconductor capital equipment and process technologies for the semiconductor industry and related markets in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The company offers both front-end-of-line and back-end-of-line systems and process technologies addressing critical thin film formation technologies, including atomic layer deposition (ALD), physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD), plasma etch (Etch), and thermal processing systems. Its ALD systems include Celsior, a single-wafer, multi-chamber cluster solution configurable to both 200 millimeter (mm) and 300 mm wafer sizes; and Verano, a batch wafer processing solution for 300 mm wafers. The company offers Sigma fxP system for PVD, a process used to apply conducting, liner, and barrier metal layers on an integrated circuit; Planar 300 bridge cluster system for applications in shallow trench isolation, pre-metal dielectric, and inter-metal dielectric; Delta i2L cluster system for processing wafers up to 200 mm in size; 1500 atmospheric pressure CVD (APCVD) systems for processing 200mm wafers addressing design-rule fabrication capability of 0.15 micron; 1000 APCVD system offering either hybrid or TEOS-reactant processes; and 999R APCVD and TEOS999 APCVD systems for production lines employing between 100mm and 150mm wafers. Its Etch systems include Omega fxP that offers up to six process modules plus in-line stations to enable the alignment and the cooling down of the wafer; and Omega i2L that features plasma source technologies in a single-chamber format. The company's thermal processing systems include RVP-300plus for processing 300mm wafers; RVP-550, a flexible batch heating system to process loads up to 100 wafers; RVP-200 for processing both 8-inch and 6-inch wafers; AVP-200; and VTR systems for processing wafers from 100mm to 200mm. Aviza was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California.


GENESIS MICROCHIP INC (GNSS)

Genesis Microchip, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of integrated circuits called display controllers that receive and process digital video and graphic images for viewing on a flat-panel display. The company's display controllers are located inside a flat-panel display device, such as a flat-panel computer monitor or television. Its products are used by display manufacturers to produce various devices, including flat panel displays, digital televisions, projectors, and DVD players/recorders. Genesis Microchip also supplies reference boards and designs that incorporate its software and proprietary integrated circuits. Genesis Microchip sells its products through direct sales force, sales representatives, and distributors principally in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. The company has a strategic alliance with Meridian Audio Limited to manufacture and distribute Genesis' home theater solutions. Genesis Microchip was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Alviso, California.


MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD (MRVL)

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. engages in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductors, such as analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits. Its products include switching, transceivers, wireless, PC connectivity, gateways, communications controllers, and storage and power management solutions. The company's products serve applications used in business enterprise, consumer electronics, and emerging markets. Its products enable the customers to store and move digital data by using media infrastructures or wireless. These products are also used for transmitting and recovering digitally converted analog signals to and from various types of broadband communications media. The company operates in Bermuda, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Marvell Technology Group was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


QLOGIC CORPORATION (QLGC)

QLogic Corporation engages in the design and supply of semiconductor and board level input/output (I/O) products, fabric switches, and enclosure management semiconductors. The company's I/O products provide an interface between computer systems and their attached data storage peripherals, such as hard disk drives, tape drives, removable disk drives, and redundant array of inexpensive disks subsystems. Its products include hard disk controller chips, tape controller chips, enclosure management chips, host bus adapters, Fibre Channel blade switches, Fibre Channel stackable switches, and other fabric switches that provide the connectivity infrastructure for storage networks. QLogic markets and distributes its products principally in the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom, through a direct sales organization, as well as through a network of independent manufacturers' representatives and regional and international distributors. The company's primary original equipment manufacturer customers are domestic and international suppliers and manufacturers of servers, workstations, and data storage peripherals. QLogic has alliances with Cisco Systems, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, VERITAS Software Corporation, Computer Associates International, Inc., Legato Systems, Inc., and McData Corporation. The company was organized in 1992 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California.


ACTEL CORPORATION (ACTL)

Actel Corporation engages in the design, development, and marketing of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), and supporting products and services worldwide. Its product line consists of reprogrammable FPGAs, one-time programmable FPGAs, and high-reliability FPGAs. The company's FPGAs are used by manufacturers of automotive, communications, computer, consumer, industrial, military and aerospace, and other electronic systems. It also offers IP products; design and development of software; programming hardware; debugging tool kits and demonstration boards; a Web-based resource center; and system design, online prototyping, and volume programming services. The company markets its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and electronics distributors. Actel was co-founded by Esmat Z. Hamdy in 1985 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC (MU)

Micron Technology, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of semiconductor devices worldwide. Its products include a series of dynamic random access memory products, which provide data storage and retrieval. The company also offers NAND flash memory products, which are electrically rewriteable, nonvolatile semiconductor devices that retain memory content when power is turned off; and complementary metal oxide semiconductor image sensors that capture and process images into pictures or video for consumer and industrial applications. Its products are used in various electronic applications, including personal computers, workstations, network servers, mobile phones, flash memory cards, USB storage devices, digital still cameras, MP3 players, and other consumer electronics products. The company offers its products to original equipment manufacturers through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, distributors, and its Web-based customer direct sales division. Micron Technology was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.


VOLTERRA SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (VLTR)

Volterra Semiconductor Corporation engages in the design, development, and marketing of proprietary, analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors for the computing, storage, networking, and consumer markets. The company's core products include integrated voltage regulator semiconductors and voltage regulator semiconductor chipsets that transform, regulate, deliver, and monitor the power consumed by digital semiconductors. Its products are used in data networking equipment, desktop and notebook computers, digital cameras, enterprise storage equipment, graphics cards, hard disk drives, mobile phones, optical drives, printers, servers, telecommunications equipment, wireless local area network cards, wireless personal digital assistants, and workstations. The company sells its products to original equipment, design, contract equipment, and power supply manufacturers, through its internal sales force, or through distributors and outsourced suppliers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Berkeley Integrated Technologies, Inc. Volterra was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS INC (TRID)

Trident Microsystems, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of integrated circuits for digital media applications, such as digital television, liquid crystal display television, and digital set-top boxes. Its products include video decoding, format conversion, MPEG2 decoding, and image enhancement processors. The company serves the personal computer and consumer television markets. It markets its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors worldwide. Trident Microsystems was founded in 1987 by Frank C. Lin and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


RAMBUS INC (RMBS)

Rambus, Inc. provides chip interface products and services. Its memory interface product family includes XDR memory interface, RDRAM memory interface, and DDR controller interface technologies that provide an interface between memory chips and logic chips. The company's logic interface product family consists of serial link interfaces, RaSer X interface, and FlexIO processor bus interface technologies, which provide an interface between two logic chips. Its licensed products are used in a range of computing, consumer electronics, and communications applications. System level products that utilize the company's interfaces include servers, printers, video projectors, video game consoles, digital TVs, set-top boxes, routers, and switches. It also offers engineering services to companies to help them integrate its interface technologies into their chip and system products. The company sells its interfaces and licenses to customers in the Far East, North America, and Europe. Rambus was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Los Altos, California.


SILICON STORAGE TECHNOLOGY INC (SSTI)

Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a range of nonvolatile memory solutions, based on proprietary SuperFlash technology, for various applications in the digital consumer, networking, wireless communications, and Internet computing markets. It offers flash memory semiconductor devices in three categories, which include standard memory products, application specific products, and special products. The standard memory products include Multi-Purpose Flash family, Multi-Purpose Flash Plus family, and Many-Time Programmable family. These product families support a range of mainstream applications that use nonvolatile memory products. The application specific products consist of Concurrent SuperFlash, Serial Flash, Firmware Hub, and Low Pin Count flash products. These products are designed to address specific applications, such as cellular phones, hard disk drives, optical drives, and personal computers. The special products comprise ComboMemory, ROM/RAM Combos, SSF, MTP, FlashFlex51 microcontroller, and other special flash products. These products are used in applications requiring low power and a small form factor, such as cellular phones, wireless modems, MP3 systems, pagers, and digital organizers. The company sells its products through manufacturers' representatives and distributors in North America and Europe, as well as through sales representatives in Asia. Silicon Storage Technology was co-founded by Bing Yeh in 1989. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


IXYS CORPORATION (IXYS)

IXYS Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets power semiconductors, radio frequency power transistors and systems, and digital and analog integrated circuits. The company offers power metal oxide silicon field effect transistors; insulated gate bipolar transistors; and thyristors and rectifiers, including fast recovery epitaxial diodes. These power semiconductors are used to control electricity in power conversion systems, including uninterruptible power supplies, and switch mode power supplies, as well as in communications infrastructure, including wireless base stations, network servers, and telecommunication switching stations; motor drives for industrial applications, such as industrial transportation, robotics, automation, and process control equipment; plasma display panels; medical electronics for applications, such as defibrillators and magnetic resonance imaging equipment; and renewable energy sources, such as wind turbines and solar systems. IXYS Corporation also provides integrated circuits, including solid-state relays; and power management and control integrated circuits, such as current regulators, motion controllers, and digital power modulators. The company's mixed signal integrated circuits are used in telecommunications products, central office switching equipment, customer premises equipment, set top boxes, remote meter reading equipment, security systems, flat displays, medical electronics, and defense aerospace systems. Its radio frequency power devices are used in wireless infrastructure, industrial radio frequency applications, medical systems, and defense and space electronics. IXYS Corporation sells its products in North and South America, Europe, and Asia through direct sales personnel, independent representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


QUICKLOGIC CORPORATION (QUIK)

QuickLogic Corporation engages in designing, developing, marketing, and supporting field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), embedded standard products (ESPs), associated software tools, and programming hardware. The company's ESPs are single-chip solutions that combine standard integrated circuits with programmable logic. Its ESP product family includes QuickRAM, QuickPCI, V3 products, QuickMIPS, Eclipse, Eclipse II, and QuickPCI II products. Its FPGA product families, pASIC1, pASIC2, and pASIC3, provide programmable logic devices for general-purpose applications. The company sells its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors in North America, Europe, and Asia. It serves various industries, including computing; instrumentation and test; data communications and telecommunications; audio, video, and graphics imaging; and military and aerospace industries. The company was founded in 1988 by John Birkner, Andy Chan, and H.T. Chua. QuickLogic is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


SUPERTEX INC (SUPX)

Supertex, Inc. operates as a technology-based producer of analog and mixed signal semiconductor components. It designs, develops, manufactures, and markets standard and custom interface products for use in the telecommunications, imaging, and medical electronics markets. Its products include analog switches and multiplexers, high voltage pulser integrated circuits (ICs), and MOSFET drivers primarily for ultrasound diagnostic imaging equipment, as well as selected portable instrument applications; interface products for driving flat panel displays; driver ICs for driving nonimpact printers and plotters; a family of products for driving EL panels to back-light liquid crystal displays; interface products used in telephone handsets, solid-state relays, modems, fax, integrated services digital network, networking, PABX, and PCMCIA cards, as well as diagnostic, curbside, set-top, and central office equipment; optical micro-electro-mechanical system driver ICs; and other products. Supertex markets its products through direct sales personnel, independent sales representatives, and distributors in the United States and abroad, primarily to electronic original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded by Henry C. Pao and Benedict C. K. Choy. Supertex was incorporated in California in 1975 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ADVANTEST CORPORATION (KABUSHIKI KAISHA ADVANTEST) ADS (ATE)

Advantest Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of electronic measuring instruments, automatic test equipment, and electron beam lithography systems. The company operates through three segments: Semiconductor and Component Test System; Mechatronics System; and Services, Support, and Others (SSO). The Semiconductor and Component Test System segment provides test system products for the semiconductor industry and the electronic parts industry. Its product lines include memory testers; system-on-a-chip testers; application-specific semiconductor testers; and measuring instrument products, such as wireless communications and fiber optic equipment, and digital consumer products. The Mechatronics System segment offers peripheral devices to the semiconductor and component test systems. It includes test handlers, which handle semiconductor devices and automate the tests; device interfaces; and electron beam lithography systems. The SSO segment consists of various customer solutions, support services, and equipment lease business. The company's customers include semiconductor device manufacturers, foundries, and test houses, as well as manufacturers and service providers in the communications and electronics industries. It primarily sells its products directly in Japan and other Asian countries, North America, and Europe. The company was established in 1954 as Takeda Riken Industry Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Advantest Corporation in 1985. Advantest is based in Tokyo, Japan.


BOOKHAM INC (BKHM)

Bookham, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of optical components, modules, and subsystems that generate, detect, amplify, combine, and separate light signals with primarily application in communications networks. The company operates in two segments, Optics, and Research and Industrial. The Optics segment engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of optical solutions for telecommunications and industrial applications. The Research and Industrial segment engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of photonics and microwave solutions. The company's product portfolio comprises transmitters, transceivers, tunable lasers and transmitter modules, receivers, amplifiers, pump laser chips, transponder modules, thin film filters, and transmitter optical assemblies/receiver optical assemblies. It primarily sells its optical component products to optical systems vendors, as well as to customers in the data communications, military, aerospace, industrial, and manufacturing industries. The company's customers for photonics and microwave products include academic and governmental research institutions that engage in advanced research and development activities. It markets its products primarily in the United Kingdom, China, France, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Italy, and the United States. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


ADVANCED PHOTONIX INC (API)

Advanced Photonix, Inc. engages in the development and manufacture of optoelectronic devices, as well as value-added subsystems and systems. It manufactures optoelectronic semiconductor-based components, hybrid assemblies, and other proprietary solid state light and radiation detection devices, including proprietary advanced solid state silicon photodetection devices. The company's basic products and technologies include positive-intrinsic-negative photodetectors; silicon high resistivity p-type detectors; photodetector hybrids, which include signal amplification circuitry in the detector package; custom light emitting diode (LED) assemblies and LED displays; FILTRODE, its patented technology integrating optical filters on photodiode chips; and Avalanche Photodiode, its another patented technology. The company serves various global original equipment manufacturers in the telecommunication, military/aerospace, industrial sensing, medical, homeland security, and other markets. The company supports the customer from the initial concept and design phase of the product, through testing to full-scale production. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1988 and is based in Camarillo, California.


LSI LOGIC CORPORATION (LSI)

LSI Logic Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of integrated circuits (IC) and storage systems. The company operates in two segments, the Semiconductor and the Storage Systems. The Semiconductor segment designs, develops, manufactures, and markets three enabling system-on-a-chip technologies, which includes platform Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), standard-cell ASICs, and standard products, as well as host bus adapters and supporting software. Its ICs are used in various communication devices, including devices used for wireless and broadband data networking applications. The Storage Systems segment provides disk storage systems and subassemblies to server and storage original equipment manufacturers. The company primarily operates in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Japan. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers through direct sales force, independent component and commercial distributors, channel customers, and manufacturer's representatives. LSI Logic was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.


VIRAGE LOGIC CORPORATION (VIRL)

Virage Logic Corporation provides semiconductor intellectual property (IP) platforms based on memory, logic, and input/output interface components (I/Os). Its semiconductor IP offerings consist of embedded memories; compilers that allow chip designers to configure the company's memories into different sizes and shapes on a single silicon chip; memory test processor and fuse box components for embedded test and repair of defective memory cells; software development tools that are used to build memory compilers; logic elements; and I/Os. The company's products enable its customers to design and manufacture system-on-a-chip integrated circuits that are used in consumer, communications and networking, handheld and portable, computer and graphics, and automotive applications. Virage Logic also provides custom design services to the semiconductor industry. It markets its products and services directly and through distributors to fabless semiconductor companies and integrated device manufacturers. These customers are located in North America, Europe, and Asia. Virage Logic was incorporated in California in 1995 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


OPLINK COMMUNICATIONS INC (OPLK)

Oplink Communications, Inc. provides design, integration, and optical manufacturing solutions (OMS) for optical networking components and subsystems worldwide. Its product portfolio includes all-optical dense and coarse wavelength division multiplexing, optical amplification, switching and routing, monitoring and conditioning, dispersion management, and line transmission applications. The company also offers OMS for the production and packaging of integrated optical subsystems. Its customer base includes telecommunications, data communications, and cable television equipment manufacturers. The company markets its products through direct sales representatives and distributors. Oplink Communications was founded in 1995 by Joseph Y. Liu and is headquartered in Fremont, California.


FORMFACTOR INC (FORM)

FormFactor, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and support of semiconductor wafer probe cards. The company's wafer probe cards are used by the semiconductor manufacturers to perform wafer probe test on the whole wafer in the front end of the semiconductor manufacturing process. The company sells its products worldwide primarily through its direct sales force, distributors, and independent sales representatives. Its customers include manufacturers in the DRAM, flash, and logic markets. The customers use the company's wafer probe cards to test DRAM chips, including DDR, RDRAM, SDRAM and EDRAM, static RAM chips, NOR and NAND flash memory chips, serial data devices, chipsets, microprocessors, and microcontrollers. FormFactor was founded by Igor Y. Khandros in 1993. The company has its headquarters in Livermore, California.


SIRF TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS INC (SIRF)

SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, engages in the development and marketing of global positioning system (GPS) semiconductor solutions that provide location awareness capabilities in high-volume mobile consumer and commercial applications. It provides a range of GPS chip set products, including SiRFstarIIe product line, SiRFstarIIe/LP product line, and SiRFstarIIt product line to track signals in various environments. SiRF Technology Holdings' GPS chip set product lines consists of two integrated circuits, a radio frequency integrated circuit and a digital signal processing circuit, and standard embedded GPS software. The company also offers software products, such as SiRFLoc for wireless devices that provide location information for multimode GPS; SiRFXTrac to provide high-sensitivity satellite tracking in autonomous GPS applications that cannot use assistance from a wireless network; SiRFDRive for automotive applications; and SiRFNav for automotive navigation systems that shares resources with the host processor. In addition, SiRF Technology Holdings provides evaluation kits that consist of a GPS module, as well as software, enabling its customers to evaluate the performance of its products for their specific environment and application; and system development kits to incorporate its GPS technology into its customer's products. Further, the company offer utility software to its customers to assist them in high-volume manufacturing and testing. SiRF Technology Holdings markets and sells its products through a combination of direct sales, independent sales representatives, and distributors in wireless handheld, automotive, portable computing devices, and dedicated or embedded consumer and commercial devices platforms. It also sells its products to value added manufacturers, which incorporate its chip sets into modules. The company was founded by Kanwar Chadha in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


OPTICAL COMMUNICATION PRODUCTS INC (OCPI)

Optical Communication Products, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of fiber optic subsystems and modules for the metropolitan area, local area, and storage area markets. Its products include optical transmitters, receivers, transceivers, and transponders that convert electronic signals into optical signals and back to electronic signals, enabling high-speed communication of voice and data traffic over public and private fiber optic networks. The company's products support a range of network applications, transmission speeds, distances and standards, including international transmission standards. Optical Communication's customers primarily include communication equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, California.


SILICON IMAGE INC (SIMG)

Silicon Image, Inc. provides multigigabit semiconductor solutions for the transmission, storage, and display of digital media. Its PanelLink digital interconnect technology enables digital connection between personal computers (PC) host systems and digital displays, such as liquid crystal display monitors, plasma displays, and projectors. The company markets its products to the PC/display, consumer electronics, and storage markets. Its PC/display products include Digital Visual Interface (DVI) transmitters, DVI receivers, DVI controllers, and panel controllers. Its consumer electronics products comprise High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) transmitters, HDMI receivers, and digital video processors. The company's storage products consist of serial ATA host controllers and device bridges, parallel ATA controllers, and fiber channel serializers/deserializers. Silicon Image sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, principally in the North America, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, and Korea, through direct sales force, distributors, and manufacturer's representatives. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


DAYSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC (DSTI)

DayStar Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of products to the renewable energy/photovoltaic industry. The company principally focuses on Photovoltaic Foil that converts sunlight into energy. Its patented and proprietary products include silicon-free CIGS solar cells, which are deposited on flexible metal foils using production processes adapted from commodity computer component manufacturing. The combination of its CIGS solar cell design coupled with proprietary manufacturing processes on flexible metal substrates would lead to adoption of solar energy. DayStar Technologies was co-founded by Eric Cole and John R. Tuttle in 1997. The company is headquartered in Halfmoon, New York.


LIGHTPATH TECHNOLOGIES INC (LPTH)

LightPath Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of optical components and assemblies in the United States and internationally. It offers precision molded glass aspheric optics, isolators, fiber-optic collimators, GRADIUM glass lenses, and other optical materials used to produce products that manipulate light. The company's products are used in various applications, including defense products, medical devices, barcode scanners, optical data storage, hybrid fiber coax, machine vision, and sensors. It offers its products to test and measurement, medical devices, military, industrial, communications, and optoelectronics markets. The company sells its products through its sales force and distributors. LightPath Technologies was formed in 1985 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.


SPANSION INC (SPSN)

Spansion, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of flash memory products and solutions worldwide. The company's flash memory products are integrated into a range of electronic products, including mobile phones, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, personal computers, and personal computer peripherals. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and third-party distributors. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ZARLINK SEMICONDUCTOR INC (ZL)

Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of semiconductors for the communications and health care industries. It operates in three segments: Network Communications, Consumer Communications, and Ultra Low-Power Communications. Network Communications segment offers microelectronic solutions, such as time division multiplex switching, network timing and synchronization, packet switching, packet and voice processing, and analog and optical discrete components and modules for broadband connectivity over wired and optical media. Its product line enables voice and data convergence for Internet systems, switching systems, and subscriber access systems. Consumer Communications segment provides integrated circuits, and production-ready reference designs and software drivers for satellite, terrestrial, and cable digital television products. Ultra Low-Power Communications segment offers application-specific integrated circuit and standard product solutions for applications, such as pacemakers, hearing aids, portable instruments, and personal area communication devices. Zarlink sells its products through direct and indirect channels of distribution in approximately 40 countries. Zarlink was incorporated in 1971 and is based in Ottawa, Canada.


IPG PHOTONICS CORPORATION (IPGP)

IPG Photonics Corporation engages in the development and manufacture of fiber lasers and amplifiers in the United States. It also offers direct diode laser systems and communications systems that utilize its optical fiber-based products. The company's fiber lasers are used in materials processing applications, such as marking, engraving, and printing; welding, cutting, drilling, soldering, and hardening; and precision and laser-assisted machining, surface treatment, and annealing. Its lasers are also used in medical laser systems, such as skin resurfacing, rejuvenation, and stretch mark rejuvenation, as well as in dentistry, urology, gynecology, and other surgical procedures. The company's fiber lasers and raman pump lasers enhance data transmission in broadband access and DWDM optical networks. In addition, its fiber lasers and amplifiers are utilized by academic, government, and other institutions, as well as commercial firms for research in technologies and products. The company sells its products globally to original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, and end users through direct sales force and also through agreements with independent sales representatives, and distributors. It also operates in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, India, and Russia. IPG Photonics Corporation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Oxford, Massachusetts.


PIXELWORKS INC (PXLW)

Pixelworks, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductors and software for the display industry, including televisions, multimedia projectors, and flat panel monitors. The company's system-on-chip semiconductors provide capabilities for displays by processing and optimizing video and computer graphic signals to produce images. Its products include single-purpose discrete integrated circuits (ICs) and system-on-chip ICs, which integrate microprocessor, memory, and image processing circuits. The company's product categories include imageprocessor ICs, video signalprocessor ICs, and digital television production reference designs (DTPRD). Imageprocessor ICs are used in televisions, multimedia projectors, and LCD monitors. Semiconductors in this category include circuitry for image scaling, aspect ratio conversion, color compensation, customizable on-screen display, automatic image optimization, and control of the system operating system. Video signalprocessor ICs are discrete semiconductors that offer multimedia projection and television system architectures. DTPRD assists manufacturers to develop television designs. The company's customers include manufacturers of consumer electronics and computer display products. It offers its products worldwide through a direct sales force and indirectly through distributors and manufacturers' representatives primarily in the United States, Japan, Taiwan, China, Europe, and Korea. Pixelworks was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon. Pixelworks, Inc. acquired Equator Technologies, Inc.


CANADIAN SOLAR INC (CSIQ)

Canadian Solar, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for various uses. Its products include a range of standard solar modules to general specifications for use in various residential, commercial, and industrial solar power generation systems. The company also designs and produces specialty solar modules and products based on customers' requirements. Its specialty solar modules and products consist of customized modules that its customers incorporate into their own products, such as solar-powered bus stop lighting, and complete specialty products, such as solar-powered car battery chargers. In addition, the company implements solar power development projects, primarily in conjunction with government organizations to provide solar power generation in rural areas of the People's Republic of China. It sells standard solar modules to distributors and system integrators, and specialty solar modules and products directly to various manufacturers, who integrate these solar modules into their own products or sell and market them as part of their product portfolio. Canadian Solar offers its products to customers located in various markets worldwide, including Germany, Spain, Canada, China, Japan, and the United States. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Suzhou, the People's Republic of China.


SIGMATEL INC (SGTL)

SigmaTel, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for various products in the consumer electronics and computing markets. These products include portable compressed audio players, such as MP3 players, notebook, and desktop personal computors; consumer audio, including DVD players, digital televisions, and set-top boxes; universal serial bus; and infrared devices. The company provides system-level solutions that include integrated ICs, customizable firmware and software, software development tools, reference designs, and applications support. SigmaTel markets its products through independent sales representatives and distributors to direct and indirect customers, including original equipment manufacturers and original device manufacturers primarily in Asia, the United States of America, and Europe. It has a strategic partnership with Matsunichi Communication Holdings Limited for the use of SigmaTel MP3 audio technology within Matsunichi 2005 flash and hard disk portable audio player models. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC (AMD)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of industry-standard digital integrated circuits worldwide. The company offers microprocessors, flash memory devices, and embedded microprocessors. The microprocessor products are used in desktop and mobile personal computers, servers and workstations, and chipset products. The flash memory products are used in mobile telephones, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, networking equipment, and other applications. The embedded microprocessors are used in personal connectivity devices and specific consumer markets. AMD's customers include original equipment manufacturers and third-party distributors. The company markets its products through direct sales force, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives. It operates primarily in the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia. Advanced Micro Devices was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


IRVINE SENSORS CORPORATION (IRSN)

Irvine Sensors Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of miniaturized electronic products for defense, security, and commercial applications. The company, using a three-dimensional (3-D) stacking technology, develops collateral technologies for the design of low power and low noise chips, thinning of chips, and various specialized applications of chips and stacked chip assemblies for wireless infrared transmission, miniaturized sensors, image processing, infrared cameras, and Internet data transmission, and switching applications. It offers its products and prototypes for ultra high speed image processing, miniature infrared cameras, 3-D laser imaging, embedded computing, image enhancement and stabilization, stacked memory, and infrared data communication applications. The company markets its stacked and packaged memory products to original equipment manufacturers. Irvine Sensors Corporation was incorporated in 1974 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.


LEADIS TECHNOLOGY INC (LDIS)

Leadis Technology, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of mixed-signal semiconductors, focusing on the wireless handset market primarily in Asia. Its products include color display drivers with integrated controllers, which are components of displays used in mobile consumer electronics devices. It designs and markets both color super twisted nematic (STN) and monochrome STN display drivers, which are used primarily for mobile handsets; drivers utilizing both amorphous film transistor (TFT) technology, which are used primarily in mobile handsets, and low-temperature polysilicon TFT technology, which is used in digital still cameras and mobile devices; and passive matrix organic light-emitting diode display drivers. Leadis markets and sells its products through direct sales force and independent distributors to display module manufacturers. The company was formed in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.


ACTIONS SEMICONDUCTOR CO. LTD (ACTS)

Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates as a fabless semiconductor company in the People's Republic of China. The company designs, develops, and markets integrated platform solutions, including system-on-a-chips (SoCs), firmware, software development tools, and reference designs for manufacturers of portable media players. It offers SoCs, which are integrated circuits that incorporate digital signal processor, a micro controller unit, embedded memory, codec, a power management unit, and other components. The company's SoCs products also comprise on-chip memory, controllers for color liquid crystal display, and analog components, including digital-to-analog converters, phase lock loops, and USB transceivers. It also offers solution development kits, which include the embedded firmware code, software tools, and documentation to utilize SoCs in portable media players. The company's firmware utilizes an embedded structure design with interface that allows customers to pick and choose functionalities and add new device drivers. Its manufacturing software tools also allow its customers in the mass production of products based on turnkey process. Actions Semiconductor Co. sells its products in the People's Republic of China and internationally through distribution arrangements and direct sales force to value-added distributors, contract manufacturers, and brand owners. The company was founded in 2001. It was formerly known as Cristo Capital, Inc. and changed its name to Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. in 2005. The company is headquartered in Zhuhai, the People's Republic of China.


CONEXANT SYSTEMS INC (CNXT)

Conexant Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, and sale of semiconductor system solutions worldwide. It offers semiconductor devices, software, and reference designs for use in broadband communications applications, enterprise networks, and digital home networks. The company's broadband access products include a set of digital subscriber line products for customer premises equipment and central office applications, and products for passive optical network applications. Its broadband media processing products include various broadcast audio and video decoder and encoder devices, as well as front-end communications components that enable the capture, display, storage, playback, and transfer of audio and video content in digital home and small office products, such as personal computers, television set-top boxes, gaming consoles, personal video recorders, and digital versatile disk applications. The company's universal and voice access products include a set of analog modem chipsets and software for desktop and notebook personal computer applications, as well as embedded equipment applications, including fax machines, multifunction peripherals, point of sale terminals, television set-top boxes, gaming consoles, Internet terminals, and voice-over-Internet protocol products. Its wireless networking products include various combinations of radio frequency transceivers, analog base-band integrated circuits, and digital base-band and medium or media access controller chips. The company markets and sells its semiconductor products and system solutions directly to original equipment manufacturers of communication electronics products and indirectly through electronic components distributors, as well as to third-party electronic manufacturing service providers. Conexant Systems was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.


IBIS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (IBIS)

Ibis Technology Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of separation by implantation of oxygen and silicon-on-insulator (SIMOX-SOI) implantation equipment for the semiconductor industry worldwide. SIMOX is a form of SOI technology that creates an insulating barrier below the top surface of a silicon wafer. The company's proprietary oxygen implanters produce SIMOX-SOI wafers by implanting oxygen atoms just below the surface of a silicon wafer to create a very thin layer of silicon dioxide between the thin operating region of the transistor at the surface and the underlying silicon wafer itself. The buried layer of silicon dioxide acts as an insulator for the devices fabricated on the surface of the silicon wafer and reduces the electrical current leakage. Ibis' SIMOX-SOI wafers and finished integrated circuits are used in various commercial applications, including servers and workstations; portable and desktop computers; wireless communications and battery powered devices, such as laptop computers, personal digital assistants, and mobile phones; integrated optical components; and harsh-environment electronics. Ibis has strategic alliances with Sumitomo Mitsubishi Silicon Corporation; Shin-Etsu Handotai Co., Ltd.; and International Business Machines Corporation. The company was formed in 1987 and is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts.


ON TRACK INNOVATIONS LTD (OTIV)

On Track Innovations, Ltd. (OTI) engages in design, development, and marketing of contactless microprocessor-based smart card systems. Its contactless microprocessor-based products are based on a platform known as the OTI Platform. The OTI Platform combines the company's patented technologies and consists of its smart cards, smart card readers, software that enables the development of applications for the smart card, and a communications technology that ensures that the transmission of data to and from the card is secure. The company offers micropayments solutions, petroleum payment systems, gasoline management systems, electronic parking payment systems, homeland security solutions, electronic passports and IDs, and mass transit ticketing systems. It also offers products designed to secure, process, and manage medical information by providing doctors and hospital administrators with information regarding the patient's identity, medical history, insurance coverage, and payment history. In addition, OTI offers campus systems, which provides applications, such as access control, prepaid value cards for small purchases, cafeteria access, and copy machine payments on a single card. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers. It markets and sells its products in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Israel. OTI was co-founded by Oded Bashan and Ronnie Gilboa in 1990 under the name De-Bug Innovations, Ltd. It changed its name to On Track Innovations, Ltd. in 1991. OTI is headquartered in Rosh Pina, Israel.


VIMICRO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (VIMC)

Vimicro International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, and marketing of mixed-signal semiconductor products and solutions for the consumer electronics and communications markets in the People's Republic of China. It offers mixed-signal multimedia processors for personal computer and embedded notebook cameras, as well as for mobile phones. The company provides system-level solutions that include integrated semiconductors, customizable firmware and software, software development tools, reference designs, and applications support. It also involves in packaging, testing, and reselling third party image sensors. Vimicro International sells its products through direct sales force to distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and design houses and module manufacturers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.


SAIFUN SEMICONDUCTORS LTD (SFUN)

Saifun Semiconductors, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and licensing of nitride-read-only memory (NROM) technology semiconductor companies. The NROM technology is applied in the design and manufacturing of products in the nonvolatile semiconductor memory (NVM) market. It addresses three primary segments of the NVM market, such as code flash, which is used to store basic operating instructions; data flash that is used to store digital content, such as multimedia files and memory cards for digital cameras; and embedded flash for use in applications, such as consumer electronics, automotive applications, and smart cards. It serves portable markets, such as mobile phones, still and video digital cameras, digital music players, set top boxes, USB flash drives, communication applications, and other electronic applications. The company also provides design and product development services. It licenses its NROM technology to semiconductor manufacturers primarily in Taiwan, Israel, the United States, Germany, Japan, and China. Saifun was founded in 1996 and is based in Netanya, Israel.


STAKTEK HOLDINGS INC (STAK)

Staktek Holdings, Inc. provides stacked memory solutions for original equipment, silicon, memory module, and contract manufacturers in the United States and Mexico. It also licenses its technologies to customers to enable them to manufacture stacked memory products. In addition, the company offers a range of services, including design of custom-stacked memory assemblies, electrical modeling assistance, and component inventory management. Staktek Holdings was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


PIXELPLUS CO. LTD (PXPL)

Pixelplus Co., Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors for various consumer electronics applications. Its image sensors are used to capture and convert images into digital signals for display or transmission in mobile camera phones, as well as in personal computer cameras, and security and surveillance system applications. The company also provides engineering, technology, and other services, including CMOS image sensor design, product customization services, manufacturing process consulting, product probe testing, customer support, and technical services. Pixelplus markets and sells its products to designers and manufacturers of mobile phones, camera modules, and other imaging electronic products through direct sales force, as well as through a network of authorized international sales agents and distributors. It operates in the Republic of Korea, the People's Republic of China, and other Asian countries; and the United States. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Suwon-si, South Korea.


LUMERA CORPORATION (LMRA)

Lumera Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of polymer materials and products. It designs proprietary molecular structures and polymer compounds for a range of electro-optic, bioscience, and wireless antennas and systems. The company's customers include original equipment manufacturers of mobile computing and communications equipment, and suppliers of, municipal communication systems, and defense battlefield networks. Lumera Corporation was established in 2000 and is headquartered in Bothell, Washington.


NETLIST INC (NLST)

Netlist, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of memory subsystems for the server, computing, and communications markets in the United States. Its memory subsystems consist of DRAM integrated circuits and other components assembled on a printed circuit board. The company's products for the server market address various memory capacity and configuration requirements, as well as a range of server types, including tower, rack-mounted, and blade servers. It markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers through a direct sales force and a network of independent sales representatives. Netlist was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.


MATHSTAR INC (MATH)

MathStar, Inc., a development stage fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of semiconductor integrated circuits or chips, known as field programmable object arrays (FPOAs), in the United States. FPOAs are reprogrammable integrated circuits based on its proprietary silicon object technology. The company's FPOAs consist of small, pre-designed, high-speed computing, and data storage elements or silicon objects that are arranged in a grid pattern along with internal and external memory and data input and output channels. MathStar sells its products through manufacturers' representatives in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon.