Oct 16 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Xilinx Inc reported a15 percent jump in quarterly profit as sales rose in its wiredcommunications, aerospace and defense businesses.
The company's net income rose to $141.5 million, or 49 centsper share in the second quarter, from $123.4 million, or 46cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose 10 percent to $598.9 million.
Semiconductor chips made by Xilinx are sold off the shelfand can be programmed by customers.
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