72 Silicon Beach

Axiom Microdevices
Founded: 2002

Acquired by: Skyworks

Axiom Microdevices Inc. is a supplier of Power Amplifiers and other RF semiconductor devices for the worldwide mobile handset market. Axiom’s technology innovation is the ability to implement high power RF components using conventional Silicon CMOS technology, enabling Watt level RF power amplifiers without the requirement for a module package or GaAs processes. This technology reduces both design complexity and cost for handset manufacturers.