Dow Corning collaborates with imec to develop GaN devices

Silicon specialist Dow Corning has formalised an agreement to enter the imec multi-partner industrial R&D programme on Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductor materials and device technologies, focusing on GaN power devices and LEDs.

The collaboration between Dow Corning and imec will concentrate on bringing the GaN epi-technology on silicon wafers to a manufacturing scale.