Linear Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets a line of analog integrated circuits worldwide. The company offers amplifiers, high speed amplifiers, voltage regulators and references, interface circuits, data converters, battery stack monitors, silicon oscillators and Timer Blox, and phase locked loop synthesizers and clock distribution products. It also provides SmartMesh embedded wireless sensor network products; isolated µModule transceivers; radio frequency circuits; power over Ethernet controllers; µModule power products; signal chain µModule products; and other linear circuits, including buffers, power monitors, motor controllers, coulomb counters, diodes/bridges, hot swap circuits, comparators, sample-and-hold devices, timers, drivers, and filters. The company’s linear circuits are used in various applications, such as factory automation, process control, industrial and laboratory instrumentation, security monitoring and complex medical devices, telecommunications, and networking products; automotive electronics, tablet, notebook, and desktop computers; computer peripherals, video/multimedia, military, space, and other harsh environment systems; and consumer products. It markets its products primarily through direct sales staff and electronics distributors. Linear Technology Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.