National Semiconductor


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National Semiconductor

(company)
A semiconductor manufacturer, responsible for the SC/MP, National Semiconductor 16000 and National Semiconductor 32000 series of microprocessors.

National Semiconductor

(National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, www.national.com) A major semiconductor manufacturer that provides system-level products for telecommunications, desktop computers, automobiles, consumer products and the military.

Founded in 1959 in Danbury, CT, National Semiconductor was in the forefront of the first transistors and integrated circuits. Over the years, it has become known for its analog and mixed mode signaling devices. In 1987, it acquired Fairchild Semiconductor, which it sold in 1997, the same year it purchased and integrated Cyrix Corporation.
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Arch Microelectronic Materials' advanced photoresist business in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, recently won a Quest for Gold (QFG) quality award from National Semiconductor Corporation.
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Nasdaq:ARTI), National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM), and ARM (Nasdaq:ARMHY)(LSE:ARM), today announced that Artisan, a leading provider of physical intellectual property (IP), will participate in the PowerWise(TM) initiative to increase the energy efficiency of mobile devices.
OTC:ITWO), a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain management solutions, announced today the successful implementation of i2 Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions consisting of i2 Inventory Planner and Supply Chain Planner at National Semiconductor Corporation.
a technology leader in high-quality digital photography, announced today a license agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Foveon's highly acclaimed X3(TM) image sensor technology to National Semiconductor.
Nasdaq: RFMD), a leading provider of proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for wireless communications applications, today announced its POLARIS(TM) TOTAL RADIO(TM) solution has been selected by National Semiconductor as a key part of National's GSM/GPRS system solution, announced separately yesterday.
NEXX Systems today announced the production implementation of a Nimbus 310 sputter deposition system at the National Semiconductor plant in Melaka, Malaysia.

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