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Zephyr Photonics Launches Fabrication & Foundry Services

The company hopes to meet the growing demands of III-V semiconductor companies by offering its growth, fabrication, testing and production facilities


Zephyr Photonics has launched a Semiconductor Fabrication and Foundry Services (SFFS) business unit.

The company uses proprietary wide-temperature III-V VCSEL-based, optical technology, to bring rugged, high-performance optical interconnect solutions to demanding mission-critical applications.

The firm is now also providing foundry services to the compound semiconductor industry. These include III-V MBE growth, compound semiconductor characterisation including photoluminescence, X-Ray diffraction, Hall-Effect, multispectral reflectivity, multispectral ellipsometry, and Surfscan. Zephyr is also offering optoelectronic component testing.

Zephyr Photonics CEO Tom Steding, states, "Our Semiconductor Fabrication and Foundry Services business unit was formed to match the growing demands of fabless semiconductor companies and semiconductor companies with our growth, fabrication, testing and production capabilities. Zephyr Photonics currently provides time-critical device development, testing and production services for a number of key industry customers."

Among Zephyr's' unique resources is its 10,000 square foot cleanroom in its Zephyr Cove facility, which includes a wide variety of growth, processing, testing, and production equipment. The facility is accredited by DMEA as the only U.S. Trusted optoelectronic foundry and IC supplier; and is ITAR compliant and ISO 9001:2008 certified. Zephyr Photonics' team combines more than 100 years of relevant experience and works seamlessly with its customers.

"Zephyr Photonics is excited about this opportunity to play a key fabrication role in the semiconductor industry, enabling our customers' innovation, and improving their time to market by leveraging our experience, in-depth knowledge, process libraries, IP and extensive facilities," says Tim McAllister, Zephyr Photonics' VP of Business Development.

"Our customers couldn't have been clearer, voicing their enthusiasm with our flexibility, responsiveness, time to market, and breadth of experience, which helps them to improve their own execution and downstream customer satisfaction. We believe our new business unit will grow to be a very important part of our overall corporate mission, to be a high-performance, specialised and trusted foundry partner," concludes McAllister.

Zephyr Photonics' SFFS is fully operational, and is now ready to begin customer engagements.



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