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Soitec has more than doubled production of bonded silicon-on-sapphire substrates to meet increased demand from its strategic partner, Peregrine

Posted on November 9, 2012
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Soitec - Peregrine SemiSoitec has more than doubled production of bonded silicon-on-sapphire (BSOS) substrates (a flavor of SOI) to meet increased demand from its strategic partner, Peregrine. This has enabled Peregrine to  reach production of more than two million units a day of its latest-generation STeP5 UltraCMOS® technology-based RF switches, found in the Apple iPhone 5 and other top smart phones, making Peregrine this market’s leader.