Since its inception in 1983, IXYS Corporation (Nasdaq: IXYS), a Silicon Valley power semiconductor company, has been developing technology-driven products to improve power conversion efficiency, generate clean energy, improve automation and provide advanced products in the transportation, medical and telecom industries. IXYS is a pioneer in the development of power semiconductors, integrated circuits and RF systems that effectively monitor electrical voltage to produce maximum effect with least expenditure of energy.
Diminishing natural resources, demand for cheap energy and environmental directives for energy efficiency represent a significant challenge. IXYS’ technologies play a vital role in reducing energy costs and consumption by optimizing the energy efficiency of everyday products. IXYS continues to invest in new technologies through acquisition and internal R&D aimed at complementing IXYS’ strengths in power, as well as expanding its market opportunity into emerging high growth markets, including energy management and power quality.
Today, IXYS offers products and technologies that span the entire power spectrum, addressing more than 90% of the overall power market ranging from high power semis and refined power MCUs to inverter components for wind/solar energy.
With an international presence in Asia, Europe and North America, IXYS employs more than 1000 skilled personnel in ten divisions worldwide. With a customer base of over 2,500 communications, transportation, industrial, medical and consumer companies, IXYS is a worldwide provider of semiconductors.
Littelfuse acquired IXYS in January 2018.