Discera Inc.

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Brief Description

Discera develops and markets micro-electrical mechanical system-based timing solutions for consumer, enterprise, industrial, and communication markets. The company offers timing and clock oscillators, including differential, standard, high stability high temp, programmable, and miniature oscillators; and multi-output clock generators, I2C/SPI programmable oscillators, and pin configurable and programmable oscillators. The company's products are used in the mobile market, including smartphones, tablets, and E-readers.

The company was founded by UC Berkeley Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Clark Nguyen.


  • 2001. Company established
  • 2013. Discera, Inc. acquired by Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL)


Roger Howe, Liwei Lin, Clark Tu-Cuong Nguyen, Albert Pisano