Avago and Skyworks companies, from were important confidential info was stolen, specialize in FBAR technology, which deals with radio frequencies and has numerous military as well as consumer applications. The suspects in this case established ROFS Microsystems, in China, with the alleged stolen secrets, according to prosecutors. The defendants could be sentenced to up to 50 years in prison. Prosecutors identified the other five are Wei Pang, 35, a former Avago employee and a professor; Jinping Chen, 41, a professor and a member of the board of directors for ROFS Microsystems; Chong Zhou, 26, a Chinese citizen, Tianjin University graduate student and design engineer at ROFS Microsystems; Huisui Zhang, 34, a Chinese citizen who studied with Pang and Zhang at in California; and Zhao Gang, 39, a Chinese citizen, is the general manager of ROFS Microsystems.
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