Challenges as an Independent GaAs Foundry– A Manufacturing Perspective

Chin-chi Chang

WIN Semiconductor,

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Keywords: Redundancy, Foundry



In this paper, we discuss the challenges an independently running foundry is facing from the manufacturing perspective. Some of these challenges are common in the CMOS foundry business but get amplified by the fact that compound semiconductor has a much smaller scale of economy. Other issues are unique to our industry.


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