Bruco Integrated Circuits

The Netherlands

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With more than 30 years of global expertise in analog, digital, mixed-signal and high-voltage IC custom development, Bruco Integrated Circuits is your independent European reliable and versatile partner. We develop, integrate and supply customer exclusive IC and RF solutions for the telecommunications, automotive, industrial, scientific, medical and consumer market from early system specification to qualified silicon.

Services

Custom IC Design Services

The increasing Global demand for reduction in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are some of the key factors driving our customers and overall IC market.

In particular there is an important need on energy saving solutions for mobile data, power efficiency conversion, RF industrial and commercial heating and 24/7 internet connectivity.

Bruco IC solutions and expertise is covering those key areas:

  • Efficient integrated LNA designs
  • Smart sensors
  • High and low voltage Power efficient converters
  • Doherty amplifiers
  • IP protection on chip
  • Beam forming and phased array solutions
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • RF-Energy solutions with solid state technology

Smart Integrated Power

  • Power converters and low-drop output regulators
  • Earth fault circuit breaker ASIC
  • Lamp drivers for LED and QL
  • Controlling external power mosfets
  • Alternator Voltage Regulator
  • Controlling battery charge
  • Resonating mirror driver @ 80V with accurate position detection system
  • Power Management for electric cars and medical

Communications

LNAs for high-end cell phones

PLL for satellite receivers  ~15 GHz

Medium PA including power and, bias circuitry 400 MHz-   2.7 GHz

WiMax amplifiers and mixers

Zigbee radio 2.4 GHz

Doherty amplifiers

  • Class-D amplifiers
  • Class AB amplifiers

10 Gb/s transceiver for 100μm diameter,

Beam forming 2-axis, mirror array driver ASIC

  • LIN, CAN, SPI, communication busses
  • Lidar system

RF front-end for smart antenna satellite communication

MEMS micro beamer, angle measurement of mirror

10 Gb/s transceiver (100μm/2m copper wires)

RF-Energy

Radio Frequency (RF) energy applications use controlled electromagnetic radiation for heating processes for processing food and materials. Today, magnetron tubes commonly generate this energy but tomorrow, it will be generated by a solid-state semiconductor which offers among others higher reliability, controllability and overall process efficiency.

In Bruco IC we offer customize RF design services to cover needs on this market:

  • 2.4GHz solid state generator.
  • 915MHz solid state generator.
  • 433MHz solid state generator.

EDA and Design Services

  • On-site Consultancy
  • Electronic Design Automation support
  • Tailor-made Trainings
  • Product lifecycle management

Characterization and Testing

  • Frequency up to 26 GHz
  • RF power up to 1kW
  • Shielded noise-figure measurements
  • Fully Automated Environment
  • Temperature range: -40ºC … 125ºC
  • Mechanical workshop for milling and drilling and prototyping

Supply Chain Management

Full supply chain management.

Management of inventory and transportation.

  • Wafer ordering and production follow-up
  • Quality control
  • Subcontractor management
  • Cost optimization through test efficiency and yield management

Customer return and FA (Failure Analysis).

Certifications

  • Automotive certified
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • PRINCE2