Monolithic Power Systems develops and markets proprietary, advanced analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The company combines advanced process technology with its experienced analog designers to produce power management integrated circuits for cold cathode fluorescent lamp backlight controllers, LED drivers, DC-to-DC converters, Class D audio amplifiers, and Linear ICs. Its products are used in computing and network communications products, LCD monitors and TVs, and a variety of consumer and portable electronics products. MPS partners with manufacturing organizations to deliver ultra-compact solutions through cost-efficient channels. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif., the company has expanded its worldwide presence with offices in Taiwan, China, Korea, Japan and Europe, which operate under MPS International.