APT Announces Newly Formed Organization

June 02, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Advanced Power Technology Inc. (APT, Bend, OR) will be announcing the formation of its newly formed organization and brand, Advanced Power Technology RF (APT-RF), which is the result of the integration of the RF businesses of APT and the two recent RF acquisitions of GHz Technology Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) and Microsemi RF Products Inc. (Montgomeryville, PA).

APT-RF plans to becomes the world leader in noncellular/PCS high-power silicon RF and microwave power transistors. APT-RF will expand VDMOS products for a broader coverage of HF and VHF ISM and communication applications; expand LDMOS offerings into noncellular/PCS CW and pulsed applications for VHF, UHF and microwave; and continue to offer leading-edge bipolar performance in HF, VHF, UHF, avionics, L-band and S-band applications for frequencies up to 3.5GHz.

"I believe the combined RF and microwave talents of APT-RF make us the technology leader in the markets we serve. Capitalizing on these combined talents, we intend to introduce a strong flow of new products, continuously pushing the performance envelope and providing our customers with a winning combination of performance and cost," said Frank Schneider, vice president and COO of APT-RF.