News | December 9, 2013

Skyworks Launches Customized Optical Solutions For Varian Medical

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductor enabling a broad range of end markets, recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Isolink is shipping customized optical solutions to Varian Medical for radiation oncology applications. Varian is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. Isolink’s emitter and detector arrays are radiation tolerant and help to ensure that the correct treatment doses are delivered to patients.

“Skyworks is excited to be expanding our portfolio of analog solutions for a wide range of medical applications including radiation oncology, hearing aids, glucose monitors, heart defibrillators and patient telemetry, ”said Liam K. Griffin, executive vice president and corporate general manager at Skyworks. “Our design with Varian is just one example of how traditional analog end markets like medical are embracing connectivity and intersecting directly with Skyworks’ core competencies. These are highly attractive markets for us, characterized by longer product life cycles, fewer competitors and higher margins.”

About Isolink
Isolink is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions and the leading supplier of high performance and high quality optoelectronic radiation tolerant components worldwide serving the high-reliability, military, aerospace, hybrid, industrial, medical, and telecommunications markets. The company specializes in the manufacture of high-performance, high-quality miniature hybrids and hermetically sealed devices with high isolation voltage, common mode rejection and radiation tolerances for demanding environments. For more information, visit www.isolink.com.

About Varian Medical Systems
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo screening and industrial inspection. Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 6,400 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and 72 sales and support offices around the world. For more information, visit http://www.varian.com.

About Skyworks
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches and technical ceramics. 

Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, visit www.skyworksinc.com.

SOURCE: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.