Electronic components from Linear Technology
Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance analog integrated circuits. Applications for the company's products include telecommunications, cellular telephones, networking products, notebook and desktop computers, video/multimedia, industrial instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control, military and space systems. The company was founded in 1981 by Robert J. Widlar and Robert C. Dobkin. As of August 2010, the company makes over 7500 products, which they organize into seven product categories: Data conversion (analog to digital converters, digital to analog converters), signal conditioning (operational amplifiers, comparators, voltage references), power management (switching regulators, linear regulators, battery management, led drivers), interface (RS232, RS485), radio frequency (mixers, quadrature modulators), oscillators, and space and military Ics.
In 2017, the company was acquired by Analog Devices.