Linear MicroSystems, Inc. Announces Vice President of Business Development

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Irvine, CA, September 23, 2020 – Linear Microsystems, Inc (“LMI”) is pleased to announce that it has recently added Neil Sampson as Vice President, Business Development.  In this role, Mr. Sampson will be responsible for the promotion of LMI’s technology in the field of high-performance ASICs.  Mr. Sampson has over 29 years of experience in the Semiconductor industry including developments in Commercial, Mil/Aero, Industrial, and Medical applications.  He was a designer of custom integrated circuits for over 15 years before transitioning to various technical business development roles.

Neil’s Contact Information | (602) 770-9084 |

About Linear MicroSystems

LMI is a fabless semiconductor company that provides high-performance RF, analog mixed-signal, and SoC ASICs for a wide range of applications.  LMI features a world-class engineering team coupled with in-house production testing capability that allows the company to develop and manufacturer industry leading products.

LMI begins production deliveries of its Time of Flight Chipset

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Irvine, CA, February 15, 2019 – Linear MicroSystems, Inc, a leader in high-performance analog, RF and mixed-signal ASICs, today announced that it began shipping its Time of Flight ASIC chipset in production quantities.


  • Separate transmitter and receiver functions, both ICs come in 24 pin, 3 mm x 3 mm QFN packages
  • Transmitter includes:
    • High-speed gate driver; operates with an external transistor.
    • The transmitter utilizes a pre-heat function for faster pulse shapes
    • Includes power monitor function
    • SPI interface
  • Receiver features:
    • Very low noise, wideband TIA
    • Fast response pulse detector with LVDS outputs.
  • Both ASICs fabricated in a 180 nm SiGe process


  • Transportation – LIDAR-based collision avoidance; autonomous driving
  • Robotics – LIDAR-based object detection and avoidance
  • Logistics – LIDAR-based parcel loading
  • Security – LIDAR-based perimeter fencing and intrusion detection
  • Retail – LIDAR-based queue management, customer behavioral tracking
  • Consumer – LIDAR-based interactive displays in AI systems

About Linear MicroSystems

Linear Microsystems is a fabless semiconductor company that provides high-performance RF, Analog and Mixed-Signal ASICs for a wide range of applications. Linear Microsystems’ world-class engineering has allowed it to become a supplier of high quality, high volume ASIC solutions.


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