SANTA CLARA, California, April 30 /PRNewswire/ --

- EDN Hosting 'Designing with LEDs Workshop 2009' in Santa Clara

California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) will be showcasing its innovative LuxGuard(TM) family of total turnkey solutions for ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection and thermal management for high power, ultra high brightness LED (light emitting diode) lighting applications at EDN's Designing with LEDs Workshop 2009 in Santa Clara, California, on April 30. A pioneer in the development of ESD protection circuits for high power ultra high brightness (UHB) LED applications, CMD has shipped more than 300 million units to customers since 2001.

LuxGuard Protection for UHB LEDs

Leveraging a significant foundation of application knowledge, the LuxGuard family of protection solutions includes both LED submounts that deliver robust ESD protection and enhanced thermal management capabilities and side mounts which offer superior ESD protection for customers that utilize ceramic submounts. CMD's LuxGuard solutions are being offered with popular design options that enable customers to optimize the products for seamless integration in the UHB LED lighting module.

LuxGuard Product Options CMD offers a wide variety of product options, including: -- Single direction or bidirectional back to back TVS solutions; -- Varying breakdown voltage levels to support single or multi-LED products; -- A variety of submount and TVS die sizes to accommodate different HB LED applications; -- Various metallization options to meet most manufacturing requirements.

About California Micro Devices Corporation

California Micro Devices Corporation is a leading supplier of application specific analog and mixed signal semiconductor products for the mobile handset, digital consumer electronics and personal computer markets. Key products include protection devices for mobile handsets, digital consumer electronics products such as digital TVs, and personal computers as well as analog and mixed signal ICs for mobile handset displays. Detailed corporate and product information may be accessed at

The CMD logo and LuxGuard are trademarks of California Micro Devices Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Designing with LEDs Workshop 2009 Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Santa Clara, California CMD Booth # 6

Kyle Baker of California Micro Devices Corporation, +1-408-934-3117,