Showa Denko increases silicon carbide capacity for power electronics

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 26 September 2014

By increasing its production capacity of silicon carbide epitaxial wafers, the Japanese chemical engineering firm is targeting the power devices market, which is expected to see an increase in silicon carbide demand for high-tech applications.

Japanese chemical and engineering company, Showa Denko (SDK), has increased its production capacity of silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers for applications in power devices.

The company expanded its six-inch (150mm) diameter SiC wafers production from 400 units per month to 1,500 units per month.

In addition, SDK also increased...

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