IXYS Corp. manufactures and markets power semiconductors and power modules for the global power market. The company specializes the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance power semiconductors, advanced mixed-signal integrated circuits (IC), application specific integrated circuits (ASIC), microcontrollers, systems and radio frequency (RF), power semiconductors. It designs power semiconductor, IC and system and RF semiconductor products primarily for industrial and business applications, rather than for use in consumer electronics. The company operates through single operating segment which is comprised of semiconductor products used primarily in power-related applications. IXYS was founded by Nathan Zommer in 1983 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.