Linear Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets various analog integrated circuits (ICs) worldwide. The company produces power management, data conversion, signal conditioning, µModule subsystems, and wireless sensor network products, as well as radio frequency and interface ICs. Its products comprise amplifiers, high speed amplifiers, voltage regulators, voltage references, interface circuits, data converters, battery stack monitors, silicon oscillators and timer blox, phase locked loop synthesizers, smartmesh wireless sensor network systems, isolated µmodule transceivers, radio frequency circuits, power over Ethernet controllers, µModule power products, and signal chain µModule products, as well as other liner circuits, such as buffers, battery monitors, motor controllers, hot swap circuits, comparators, sample-and-hold devices, timers, oscillators, drivers, and filters. The company’s products have applications in factory automation; process control; industrial and laboratory instrumentation; security monitoring devices; complex medical devices; telecommunications; networking products, such as power over Ethernet switches; automotive electronics; tablet, notebook, and desktop computers; computer peripherals; video/multimedia; military, space, and other harsh environment systems; and high-end consumer products. Linear Technology Corporation sells its products primarily through direct sales staff and electronics distributors. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.