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Thursday 26 August 2021
GaN, SiC devices in growing demand, benefiting material analysis labs
As the application market for third-generation semiconductors GaN and SiC devices is on track for rapid expansion, international IDMs including Cree, Infineon, SMT Microelectronics...
Monday 12 July 2021
Six-inch fabs cut capacity supply for IT-use diodes in 2H21
Taiwan's 6-inch fab operators have cut capacity supply to vendors of IT-use diodes since the start of July as they are prioritizing foundry support for MOSFETs, diodes and power management...
Wednesday 16 June 2021
Taiwan diode makers see clear order visibility through end-2021
Taiwan-based power diode suppliers have seen clear order visibility through the end of this year, as coronavirus-induced stay-at-home activities continue to spur demand, coupled with...
Thursday 20 August 2020
Episil sources GaN, SiC epitaxial wafer materials from GlobalWafers
Episil Holdings has disclosed that subsidiary Episil-Precision is among GlobalWafers' customers looking to expand its gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafer...
Thursday 23 July 2020
Episil reportedly produces SiC MOSEFTs for BYD Semiconductor
Taiwan-based Episil Technologies and Episil-Precision reportedly will make electric vehicle-used SiC MOSFETs for BYD Semiconductor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China-based EV vendor...
Tuesday 26 May 2020
BYD reorganizes chipmaking arm to focus on EV power devices
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Group has reorganized its wholly-owned subsidiary BYD Microelectronics and renamed it BYD Semiconductor paving the way for its independent...
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Episil positive about SiC wafer demand
Taiwan-based Episil Holdings, which specializes in the manufacture of silicon epitaxial wafers and 5- and 6-inch foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, expects SiC wafer...
Friday 14 June 2019
Six-inch foundries see more short-term orders amid market uncertainty
Six-inch foundries including Mosel Vitelic and Episil Technologies have seen their customers mainly those engaged in the power IC sector turn cautious, placing mostly short-term orders...
Friday 5 October 2018
Taiwan firms eyeing automotive MOSFET processing orders from IDMs
As international IDMs are moving at full throttles to develop lucrative high-voltage automotive MOSFETs, Taiwan mid-end and back-end supply chain players are gearing up to win long-term...
Monday 3 September 2018
Wafer thinning needed to boost silicon power devices performance
Wafer thinning technology is expected to play an increasingly crucial role in Taiwan's power discrete device supply chain, as the technology can work well to lower resistance and...
Monday 21 May 2018
Taiwan makers gearing up to develop IGBT devices for EV use
Viewing that IGBT components and modules are as crucial to hybrid and pure electric vehicles as CPUs to computers, Taiwan firms engaged in the power discrete devices segment are following...
Monday 23 April 2018
IDMs, Taiwan IC firms gearing up to develop car-use SiC power devices
With silicon carbide (SiC) emerging as an increasingly popular third-generation semiconductor material for car-use power devices and 5G networks, international major IDMs such as...
Friday 23 March 2018
Episil upbeat about 2018
Taiwan-based Episil Holdings, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers and provides foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, expects to return to profitability in 2018 thanks...
Tuesday 27 February 2018
Taiwan IC testers enjoy rising consumer MCU orders from IDMs
Taiwan backend IC testing houses expect significant revenue increases in the first quarter of 2018, as they are busy fulfilling consumer MCU orders from their international IDM clients,...
Thursday 25 January 2018
Smaller foundry houses upbeat about MOSFET-driven revenues in 2018
Second-tier wafer foundry houses including Episil Technologies, Mosel Vitelic and Hejian Technology are all optimistic about their revenue prospects for 2018 as they have enjoyed...