WIN Semiconductors Launches Foundry Services for Optical Device Manufacturing

Company enters the optical market with significant investments in compound semiconductor epitaxial growth, device processing and test services to support high data rate applications.

Taoyuan, Taiwan – March 20, 2016: WIN Semiconductors Corp. (TPEx:3105), the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, today announced its entry into the high data rate optical device market by the addition of optical device production capabilities to its broad gallium arsenide and gallium nitride technology portfolio. These new foundry services provide flexible, large scale manufacturing of a variety of complex laser and photodiode designs for 2.5G, 10G and 25G data rates. This vertical production capability provides customizable manufacturing services including epitaxial growth/regrowth, material and device characterization as well as full device fabrication and testing. WIN’s flexible epitaxial growth and optical device manufacturing will accommodate indium phosphide substrates from two-inch to four-inch diameter. Epitaxial growth/characterization services for lasers and photo diodes are now in place, and installation/development of a complete optical device fabrication line is underway and scheduled for full release by Q4 2016. This vertically integrated device capability will provide the optical market with access to WIN Semiconductors’ manufacturing scale, production efficiency and technology expertise.

WIN Semiconductors Corp. at 2016 Optical Fiber Conference

WIN Semiconductors Corp. will attend the 2016 Optical Fiber Conference being held March 20-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. During this conference WIN’s technologists and sales representatives will provide customers with full details of our new optical device wafer foundry services.