Friday 10 November 2023
IntelliEPI swings to profit in 3Q23
Epitaxial wafer supplier Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI) swung to net profits of NT$44.55 million (US$1.38 million) in the third quarter of 2023 when gross margin climbed...
Wednesday 11 October 2023
Coherent SiC biz to draw investment from Denso, Mitsubishi Electric
Denso and Mitsubishi Electric have agreed to invest an aggregate US$1 billion in Coherent's silicon carbide (SiC) business. The transaction results from the strategic review process...
Friday 24 March 2023
Epi-wafer supplier IntelliEPI upbeat about industrial, military defense demand
Epitaxial wafer (epi wafer) supplier Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI) is optimistic about demand for industrial and military defense applications, as well as demand for...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Ennostar expects production utilization to improve gradually
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expect its capacity utilization to improve gradually, starting the first quarter of 2023.
Friday 6 January 2023
GaAs foundries post revenue drops in 2022
Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC), as well as epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), all saw their 2022 revenues register double-digit...
Tuesday 13 December 2022
Sanan raises CNY7.9 billion for capacity ramps
Sanan Optoelectronics, the largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, has raised a total of CNY7.9 billion (US$1.13 billion) and will utilize the proceeds to accelerate...
Friday 11 November 2022
Epistar to acquire micro LED epitaxial wafer equipment
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar will invest NT$600 million (US$18.8 million) to acquire manufacturing equipment of 6-inch micro LED epitaxial wafers from PlayNitride Display,...
Thursday 1 September 2022
InP epi-wafer demand promising for niche-market applications
InP-based epitaxial wafer demand will be promising for niche-market applications, particularly optical communication uses bolstered by continuous construction of large-size datacenters...
Thursday 30 June 2022
IntelliEPI upbeat about InP epi-wafer demand for 5G device apps
Epitaxial wafer supplier Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI) expects robust InP-based epi-wafer demand for 5G related device applications to drive its revenue growth this...
Wednesday 22 June 2022
BYD invests in SiC epitaxial wafer maker Tianyu Semiconductor
After seeing its market valuation top CNY1 trillion (US$148.9 billion) in early June, BYD has joined Huawei on the list of investors of SiC epitaxial wafer manufacturer Tianyu Semi...
Wednesday 4 May 2022
GCS eyeing gains from investment in Unikorn Semiconductor
Pure-play compound semiconductor wafer foundry Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) expects to start generating gains from its investment in Unikorn Semiconductor, a compound...
Friday 4 March 2022
Ennostar to step up compound semiconductor deployment
Ennostar, a holding company jointly established by upstream LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar and downstream LED packager Lextar Electronics, is looking to accelerate its...
Friday 28 January 2022
LandMark Optoelectronics sees rebounding demand in China 5G telecom market
Beginning in January 2022, LandMark Optoelectronics (LMOC), a maker of III-V compound semiconductor epitaxial wafers on GaAs and InP substrates, has seen rebounding demand for epitaxial...