VIPER RF is a microwave and millimetre-wave product company with headquarters in the United Kingdom. The company was established in 2008 and has evolved from design consultancy roots to an established globally recognised MMIC supplier.
The company designs and supplies GaAs/GaAs/SiGe MMICs for key applications from 1-150GHz as standard catalogue and customised parts. VIPER RF has supplied MMICs and packaged solutions into some of the most demanding commercial, defence and space markets. The company is also at the forefront of developments for new applications with emerging technologies.
The company has in-house capability to perform production tests at wafer level and for packaged devices. Prototype and production test capability is available up to 110GHz. In-house infrastructure allows for fast turn-around chip-and-wire module assembly.
VIPER RF collaborates with partners to provide the best solutions for Clients. The company has third-party design partnerships with world-leading semiconductor wafer manufacturers. We work with packaging houses in the UK and off-shore to provide the best options in terms of cost and performance for volume requirements. We have a set of R&D partners to support the development of new products, and sales representatives in key locations to support design-ins.
2013 - First sales representative agreement
2015 - First GaAs MMIC product above 100GHz developed (150GHz)
2017 - Purchase of state-of-the-art premises with Class-1000 clean room
2018 - In-House automated package part test set-up commissioned
2019 - First overseas office opened
2012 - Third-party design partnership with key wafer foundries announced
2014 - Expansion of design office to accomodate growth in staff
2016 - First GaN MMIC hardware product sales globally
2018 - In-House automated production wafer test commissioned
2019 - First MMIC products enter Space and we are over the moon about it!
2010 - First GaAs MMIC hardware product sales (UK)
2011 - First GaAs MMIC hardware product sales (outside UK)
2008 - VIPER RF Ltd is incorporated as a UK company
2008 - First RF consultancy role
2008 - First UK premises in Sunderland
2009 - Recruitment of key personnel into Engineering team
2009 - Prototype Engineering laboratory with up to 110GHz capability
2010 - Expansion of design office to accomodate growth in staff
Head Office: Unit 22 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Industrial Estate, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6ZE,
Registered Office: c/o PINSENT MASONS, 13 Queen's Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4YL, Scotland, United Kingdom
Registered Number: SC338855
Tel: +44 191 305 1167
Our Quality Management System is certified to ISO9001:2015
We value equality and diversity in our workplace.
Our workforce is dynamic and multi-cultural . This helps us be innovative and creative.