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Soitec, IntelliEPI Sign Agreement on GaAs Wafers, Supply Chain

Posted on December 16, 2013
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Advanced substrate leader Soitec and Intelligent Epitaxy Technology, Inc. (IntelliEPI, Taiwan) a leader in InP, GaAs, and GaSb epi wafers, have signed a collaborative agreement to better serve the GaAs market (press release here). “We are delighted to announce the license of our technology leading to a second source for our products for our key […]

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IP Value Starts at the Substrate Level

Posted by on October 19, 2013
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If you say “IP” in the chip business, everyone thinks of cores and design. But in fact, the importance of intellectual property for chips can extend right down to the substrate level. Engineered, advanced wafer substrates open new doors for designers. For example, Soitec recently announcement that we are licensing some of our Smart Stacking™ […]

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An agreement between Soitec and GT Advanced Technologies is aiming to lower the cost of LED production and accelerate adoption in commercial and residential lighting

Posted on May 6, 2013
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An agreement between Soitec and GT Advanced Technologies is aiming to lower the cost of LED production and accelerate adoption in commercial and residential lighting. GT is developing an HVPE (high productivity hydride vapor phase epitaxy) system incorporating Soitec Phoenix Labs’ (a subsidiary of Soitec) unique and proprietary HVPE technology. This includes Soitec’s novel and […]

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Soitec’s Smart Cut™ technology is now being leveraged to produce GaN substrates for high-performance LED lighting applications

Posted on May 6, 2013
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Soitec‘s Smart Cut™ technology, best known for its role as the leading technology for producing SOI wafers, is now being leveraged to produce GaN substrates for high-performance LED lighting applications. Following a successful pilot line announced last year, Sumitomo Electric will now industrialize the product and invest in Smart Cut technology. Yoshiki Miura, general manager […]

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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions

Posted on October 9, 2012
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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions. NXP uses Soitec’s wafers in many of its most successful products for high-volume markets including power, automotive and lighting. The two companies have worked together since 1995.

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Soitec and Sumitomo Electric are launching pilot production of 4” and 6” GaN wafers for the LED and power markets

Posted on January 26, 2012
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World-leading advanced substrate maker Soitec and compound materials leader Sumitomo Electric are launching pilot production of 4” and 6” GaN wafers for the LED and power markets. Soitec applies its Smart CutTM layer-transfer process to Sumitomo’s bulk GaN wafers to generate engineered wafers with the same thermal expansion (CTE) as standard GaN wafers but at […]

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Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment

Posted on September 21, 2011
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The leading producer of SOI wafers, Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment. NXP was one of the first in the industry to use SOI. The relationship with Soitec dates back to 1995, when the two companies began work together on the development of the (then Philips’) breakthrough SOI-based ABCD […]

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NXP has introduced the GreenChip SSL4101T controller IC for Solid State LED lighting power supplies

Posted on May 30, 2011
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NXP has introduced the GreenChip SSL4101T controller IC for Solid State LED lighting power supplies. Based on SOI, its industry-leading performance includes Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of less than 20 percent, a high Power Factor (PF) of .99, and high efficiency of 94 percent.

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Soitec has inked deals with Peregrine and Sumitomo

Posted on February 9, 2011
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In recent months, Soitec has inked deals with: • Peregrine for joint development and production of a new, bonded silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) substrate for RFICs; • and with Sumitomo for the development of engineered gallium nitride (GaN) substrates for applications like high brightness LEDs as well as electric power devices designed for hybrid and full electric […]

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2011 & SOI: Doing It.

Posted by on January 5, 2011
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What will 2011 bring in the world of SOI? The hot topic will no doubt be FD-SOI – the planar, fully-depleted SOI solution that’s the top contender for mobile, low power and SoC apps at the 22nm node. You’ll be learning about how it will maximize performance, manufacturability and reduce overall cost. The pieces are […]

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