Wednesday 26 October 2022
Epi-wafer suppliers cautious about demand for handset PAs
InP-based epitaxial wafer suppliers are uncertain whether their operations will bottom out in the fourth quarter of 2022 as weak demand for handset-use power amplifiers (PAs) casts...
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Inventory correction for handset PAs to last longer, says Win Semi
Inventory correction for handset power amplifiers (PA) is going to take a longer time than expected, according to Dennis Chen, chairman for Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Win Semiconduc...
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...
Tuesday 30 August 2022
Memory demand weak in handset segment, but stable in server
The top-2 China-based smartphone brands are expected to spend at least a quarter to digest their excess inventory, but demand for server memory is expected to remain stable in the...
Wednesday 27 July 2022
Destocking of handset power amplifier continues
Lackluster Android smartphone sales have led to significant inventory corrections of related power amplifier (PA) products, and there is no indication that such adjustments will end...
Monday 30 May 2022
PA, DDI backend houses see stable shipments for Apple devices
Despite uncertainties in chip demand for handsets, TV and other consumer electronics devices, Taiwan's backend suppliers including ASE Technologies, Chipbond Technology and III-V...
Friday 15 April 2022
Vanchip debuts on China STAR market
China-based Vanchip, which specializes in RF front-end modules incorporating power amplifiers, was listed on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's Shanghai...
Friday 1 April 2022
Vanchip plans listing on Shanghai STAR board
China-based Vanchip, which specializes in RF front-end modules incorporating power amplifiers, plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the science and technology innovation...
Thursday 31 March 2022
Semiconductor test equipment maker Amida optimistic about 2022
Semiconductor test equipment supplier Amida Technology has expressed optimism about its revenue prospects this year, citing strong demand from its customers engaged in the power amplifier...
Wednesday 30 March 2022
5G PA foundry capacity utilization falls on sluggish China demand
Handset-use power amplifier (PA) inventory adjustments at Chinese vendors will last into the second quarter of the year with demand showing no signs of recovery, driving down GaAs-based...
Monday 28 March 2022
Golden decade looming for LEO satellite supply chain players
LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite communications will likely enter its first year of commercialization in 2022 and embrace a golden decade of development in the near future, prompting...
Monday 14 March 2022
SAIC aggressively aiming to operate as RF IDM
China-based Sanan Integrated Circuit (SAIC), a compound semiconductor specialist under Sanan Optoelectronics Group, is actively developing itself into an RF IDM to support the country's...
Friday 4 March 2022
RF FEM makers cut PA foundry orders for Wi-Fi applications
Taiwan's RF front-end module (FEM) makers, including RichWave Technology, have scaled down their wafer starts for power amplifiers (PA) with GaAS foundries such as Win Semiconductors...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
Taiwan makers see promising PA demand for defense applications
Taiwan-based companies engaged in the supply of compound semiconductor power amplifiers (PA) for defense applications are optimistic about demand in the long term, according to industry...
Tuesday 11 January 2022
Taiwan III-V IC makers gearing up for robust RF, PA demand
Taiwan-based gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundries including Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC), and epi-wafer suppliers such as Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company...
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