Headquartered in Milpitas, CA, and Biel, Switzerland, IXYS has gained a worldwide reputation as a premier power semiconductor manufacturer. Its diversified product base of specialized power semiconductors, integrated circuits and RF power is utilized by more than 2500 customers worldwide, ranging across industrial, transportation, telecommunications, computer, medical, consumer and clean tech markets.
IXYS’ power MOS product lines include power metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs), insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) and BIMOSFETs. IXYS’ power MOSFETs are used in large power conversion systems and applications from 60 to 4,000 volts. Its IGBTs are used in alternating current motor drives, power systems and defibrillators. Bipolar products include rectifiers, thyristors and GTOs.
Through its subsidiary, Clare Inc., IXYS designs optically isolated solid state relays, mixed-signal custom ASICs and ASSP integrated circuits (ICs) for the telecommunications market. IXYS’ application experience has also led to entry into industrial, consumer and flat panel display markets.