CS Device Foundry/Foundry Services

WIN Semiconductors Offers New Optical Device Foundry Service

WIN Semiconductors Corp. of Taoyuan, Taiwan, a large pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, reported that its is now offering optical device foundry services for the production of high data rate optical devices. The company says it has added the ability to produce optical devices to its broad gallium arsenide and gallium …

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TMSC Expands 10X Production of GaN System’s proprietary Island Technology®

GaN Systems of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, reported that its foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TMSC), has expanded by 10X the high volume production of products based on GaN System’s proprietary Island Technology®. GaN Systems says that the expansion is in response to surging global demand from businesses and consumers. GaN …

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TriQuint Semiconductor Expands Gallium Nitride Offerings

Hillsboro, Oregon-based TriQuint Semiconductor, a leading RF solutions supplier, announced 15 new gallium nitride (GaN) amplifiers and transistors along with two new GaN processes. The company says that these products offer performance, size and durability advantages for communications, radar and defense RF systems. TriQuint innovation will be displayed at the …

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Brewer Science Plans High Volume Manufacturing Facility in Vichy, Missouri

Brewer Science, Inc. based in Rolla, Missouri USA, announced plans to build a high-volume manufacturing facility in Vichy, Missouri, to produce materials for manufacturing next-generation smartphones, tablet computers, and other microelectronic devices.

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NeoPhotonics Agrees to Acquire Lapis Semiconductor

NeoPhotonics Corporation of San Jose, California USA, announced that it has agreed to acquire the semiconductor optical components business unit (OCU) of LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd. LAPIS Semiconductor is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ROHM Co. Ltd. OCU is to be acquired by NeoPhotonics Semiconductor GK, a Japanese subsidiary of NeoPhotonics. …

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Zephyr Photonics Launches Semiconductor Fabrication and Foundry Business Unit

Zephyr Photonics, Inc.,  of Zephyr Cove, Nevada USA, announced the launch of its Semiconductor Fabrication and Foundry Services (SFFS) business unit. The company, a manufacturer of harsh environment, optical interconnect solutions for intelligence, defense, aerospace, energy and industrial applications, has a 10,000 square foot cleanroom with growth, processing, testing, and …

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