Executive Briefing: Soitec CEO

By Mark LaPedus Semiconductor Manufacturing & Design sat down to discuss FD-SOI, solar and various technology trends with André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, chairman and chief executive of Soitec, a supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates, solar concentrators and other products. SMD: The digital process roadmap is moving in several directions. Some pure-play foundries will offer ... » read more

Over 50% Of Smart Phones And Tablets Leverage SOI

Posted by Adele Hars, Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Substrate News ~  ~ In a recent press release, the SOI wafer leader Soitec said that chips built on its SOI wafers were found in over half of the smartphones and tablets in the market worldwide. 50%? That’s a lot! How do they figure that? The answer: RF. [caption id="attachment_809" align="alignleft" width="549" caption="As seen here... » read more