Fujitsu Semiconductor has established a mass-production line for 6-inch wafers at its Aizu-Wakamatsu plant, and will begin full-scale production of GaN power devices in the second half of 2013. By offering GaN power devices optimized for customer applications and technology support for circuit designs, Fujitsu Semiconductor will support the development of low-loss, compact power supply units for a wide range of uses.
http://www.fujitsu.com/downloads/MICRO/fsa/pr/images/2012/Fujitsu_GaN_efficiency-comp_PR-2012.png (Diagram: efficiency comparison between Fujitsu's GaN power device and conventional Si-based power device)
http://www.fujitsu.com/downloads/MICRO/fsa/pr/images/2012/Fujitsu_GaN_power-output_PR-2012.png (Diagram: output of power supply unit for servers with Fujitsu's GaN power device)http://www.fujitsu.com/downloads/MICRO/fsa/pr/images/2012/Fujitsu_GaN_ProtoDev_PR-2012.jpg (Photo: Fujitsu GaN Power Device Prototype -TO247 Package) http://www.fujitsu.com/downloads/MICRO/fsa/pr/images/2012/Fujitsu_GaN_wafer_PR-2012.jpg (Photo: Fujitsu GaN Power Devices Built on 6-inch Si Wafer) About Fujitsu Semiconductor America Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) is a leading designer and developer of innovative semiconductor products and solutions for new generations of consumer, communications, automotive and industrial products. FSA provides a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services throughout North and South America. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Fujitsu Semiconductor America (formerly Fujitsu Microelectronics America) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited (FSL), Japan. For product information, visit the company's website at http://us.fujitsu.com/semi, e-mail FSA_inquiry@us.fujitsu.com or call 1-800-866-8608. For company news and updates, connect with FSA on Twitter ( http://twitter.com/FujitsuSemiUS), Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/FujitsuSemiconductorAmerica), or YouTube ( http://www.youtube.com/FujitsuSemiUS). Company and product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and subject to change without advance notice. SOURCE Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc.