VIPER RF is a microwave and millimetre-wave product company with headquarters in the United Kingdom. The private company was established in 2008 and has evolved from its design consultancy roots to an established globally recognised MMIC supplier in recent years.
The company designs and supplies GaAs/GaAs/SiGe based MMICs for key applications from 1-150GHz as both standard 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 test at wafer level and for packaged devices. Prototype and production test capability is available up to 110GHz. In-house assembly infrastructure allows for fast turn-around chip and wire module manufacture and package development.
VIPER RF has a set of collaboration partners in order to provide the best solutions for our clients. The company has formal third-party design partnerships with some of the 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 RD partners to support the development of new products and sales reps in key location to support the insertion of parts into key applications
General purpose MMICs
Design and supply of customised MMICs
Applications in the 1-150GHz bands – Aerospace, defence and communications markets
Multi-technology – GaAs, GAN, SiGe
MMIC packaging and modules
2010 - First GaAs MMIC hardare product sales (UK)
2011 - First GaAs MMIC hardware product sales (globally)
2013 - First Sales Representative agreements globally
2015 - First GaAs MMIC product above 100GHz developed (150GHz)
2017 - Purhase of state-of-the-art premises with Class-1000 clean room in Newton Aycliffe UK
2018 - In-House automated package part test set-up commissioned
2019 - First overseas office opened
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 Enginnering laboratory (up to 110GHz set-up)
2010 - Expansion of design office to accomodate growth in staff
2012 - Third-party design partnership with key wafer foundries announced
2014 - Expansion of design office accomodate growth in staff
2016 - First GaN MMIC hardware product sales globally
2018 - In-House automated production test set-up (on-wafer) commissioned
2019 - First GaAs MMIC products enter Space and we are the moon about it
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 within our workplace as this is key to achieving a variety of ideas which helps our company succeed every time. Our workforce is very dynamic and cultural which also helps us be innovative and creative.