Cost and yield continue to constrain the supply of high-quality SiC wafers. Soitec and Leti are putting forth a new idea: decoupling the top and bottom parts of SiC wafers.
Soitec Develops 6-inch Engineered SiC Substrates for Bid EV Win (Source: Soitec)
By Adele Hars
France-based substrate maker Soitec has a lot riding on silicon carbide (SiC). The company believes its SiC wafers “are going to transform the EV industry,” as Thomas Piliszczuk, executive vice president of global strategy, recently told The Ojo-Yoshida Report. That’s an ambitious goal, but it’s a significant element of Soitec’s equally bold plan to become a two-billion-dollar company over the next five years.
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