Monday 30 October 2023
AI fuels optical communication to become potential market for compound semiconductors
While the 2023 smartphone market is one filled with harsh challenges, it is coming to an end. Regarding the smartphone market after 2024, most prominent market research firms still...
Friday 27 October 2023
SiC, GaN to be GlobalWafers' next acquisition targets
GlobalWafers, which has grown its business through a series of acquisitions since 2008, is looking to acquire silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) compound semiconductor...
Monday 23 October 2023
6-inch SiC wafer shortage set to reverse in 2024; no longer exclusive to Western IDMs
So far, the compound semiconductor silicon carbide (SiC) has been dominated by European and US integrated device manufacturers (IDMs). The IDM model is considered the niche to develop...
Monday 23 October 2023
IQE CEO Americo Lemos: Taiwan to serve as key base for compound semiconductors in Asia
UK compound semiconductor firm CEO Americo Lemos said that IQE is aiming to establish Taiwan as an important development base for compound semiconductors in Asia to overcome the changing...
Monday 23 October 2023
More than half of the world's SiC wafers might come from China in 2024
In 2023, China's compound semiconductor industry achieved a historic breakthrough. In the field of silicon carbide (SiC) crystal growth, the country especially received recognition...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
United Renewable Energy to finalize its new Group 3 compound semiconductor business plan by end of the year
Sam Hong, Chairman of United Renewable Energy (URE), announced on October 16 that the firm is looking to expand into new business areas and the first field under consideration is...
Friday 6 October 2023
Taiwan III-V IC firms eyeing military drone PA opportunities
Taiwan-based III-V compound semiconductor companies are actively extending their niche-market product offerings, such as drone power amplifiers (PA), looking to capitalize on the...
Thursday 5 October 2023
China advances compound semiconductors more rapidly than Taiwan, says PIDA
Taiwan is lagging behind China in the development of compound semiconductors, but may catch up fast with sufficient government support, according to Taiwan's Photonic Industry and...
Wednesday 4 October 2023
SiC demand for EVs to boom
Infineon Technologies has secured sufficient long-term silicon carbide (SiC) supplies for electric vehicles (EV), anticipating that within five years the consumption of SiC compound...
Friday 15 September 2023
GaAs makers eyeing aerospace, military and satellite communications opportunities
Taiwanese gallium arsenide (GaAs) manufacturers are looking to capitalize on prospects in aerospace, defense, and satellite communications, according to industry sources.
Friday 8 September 2023
Infineon gearing up for automotive chip boom
Infineon Technologies is expanding its production capacity to meet the rising demand for semiconductors used in electric vehicles (EV) and other automotive applications over the next...
Thursday 7 September 2023
GaN Systems bullish about GaN potential in EV applications
GaN Systems expressed optimism over the potential of gallium nitride (GaN) in electric vehicle (EV) applications at the ongoing SEMICON Taiwan 2023 exhibition.
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Innolux subsidiary eyeing entry into semiconductor sector
InnoCare Optoelectronics (INCX), a subsidiary of panel maker Innolux that specializes in the development of flat panels for medical applications, is collaborating with Smart Chain...
Friday 1 September 2023
SiC to outstrip IGBT in renewable energy applications, say IDMs
While the renewable energy revolution is gaining momentum, third-generation wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors such as silicon carbide (SiC) continue to see rising penetration in solar...
Thursday 17 August 2023
ITRI, Tokuyama co-build lab to catalyze key SiC technologies
To build a complete industrial chain for silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors in Taiwan, the government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has established the...
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