IQE claims top spot for epitaxial wafer supply

Mayhew-Smith, Alex
September 2006
Electronics Weekly;9/6/2006, Issue 2256, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the claims of Drew Nelson, the CEO of IQE PLC that IQE is the biggest supplier of epitaxial wafers on an outsourced basis. According to Nelson, IQE's recent acquisition of the electronic materials division of Emcore Corp. has complimented to IQE's business. It is stated that wireless technologies such as WiFi, Wireless LAN and WiMAX are helping to push demand at IQE with products such as mobile phones, satellite navigation devices, and personal computers.


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