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STMicroelectronics closes acquisition of silicon carbide wafer specialist Norstel AB
PR N° C2930C
of silicon carbide wafer specialist
ST strengthens its internal SiC ecosystem, from materials expertise and process engineering to SiC-based MOSFET and diodes design and manufacturing
“At a time of constrained global capacity for silicon carbide, the full acquisition of Norstel will strengthen our internal SiC ecosystem: it will boost our flexibility, allow us to control better the improvement of yield and quality of the wafers, and support our long-term silicon carbide roadmap and business,” said
Norstel will be fully integrated into ST’s global R&D and manufacturing operations. It will continue growing its activities covering both the production of 150mm bare and epitaxial silicon carbide wafers and R&D on 200mm production as well as, more broadly, on wide bandgap materials.
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