Allos Semiconductors moving away from power electronics and transferring its patents & know-how to a new entrant in GaN-on-Si technology

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – July 22, 2020 | On July 8th, 2020, Allos Semiconductors disclosed a deal with Azur Space, a company specializing in the development and production of multi-junction solar cells, to sell its GaN RF and power electronics business, in a view to focus on its GaN-on-Si micro LED epiwafer technology for up to[…]

Why does II-VI rely on General Electric’s IP to conquer the power SiC markets?

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – July 07, 2020 | As announced earlier this month, optical component and materials maker II-VI has licensed Silicon Carbide (SiC) technology from General Electric with a view to move into power devices and modules. Just like Cree/Wolfspeed and Rohm Group Company (including SiCrystal), the main competitors of II-VI on the SiC wafer market,[…]

TSMC’s GaN-on-Silicon patents supporting STMicroelectronics’ strategic move towards power GaN adoption in automotive applications

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – February 24, 2020 | As announced earlier this month, STMicroelectronics (ST) will collaborate with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) in order to accelerate the development of GaN technology for power applications, and more specifically for automotive applications (converters and chargers for hybrid and electric vehicles). With this recent manufacturing partnership, STMicroelectronics has[…]