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Exclusive Strategic Partnership in Next Generation Silicon Photonics Technologies between CompoundTe

MEDIA ADVISORY

13 March 2018



Exclusive Strategic Partnership in Next Generation Silicon Photonics Technologies between CompoundTek and SilTerra

Singapore - CompoundTek, a Singapore based company that specializes in Silicon Photonics Technologies, together with SilTerra, a world-class 200mm Si-CMOS Foundry based in Kulim-Penang, Malaysia, announce their strategic partnership in the area of Silicon Photonics (SiPh), whereby CompoundTek will bring in Next Generations Silicon Photonics Technologies to further enhance SilTerra’s current Silicon Photonics capabilities.
 
Such capabilities include, but not limited to, 400G Si photonics Technology, Photonic Crystal with special grating, Mid-Infrared technology, non-destructive inline performance monitoring for SiPh devices, quality control with CompoundTek’s process control monitoring structures (PCM) and so on, which will be exclusively offered through CompoundTek.
 
“We’ve been in partnership with SilTerra since 2014 on various projects and we work extremely well together with excellent high-level management alignment.” Said Raj Kumar, CEO of CompoundTek, a 28-year Semiconductor industry veteran who held senior executive positions in Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and GlobalFoundries in the past.  “As such, our work with SilTerra on Silicon Photonics is a natural extension of our long-term partnership which will inject the latest and greatest SiPh technologies within CompoundTek’s arsenal for the greater benefits of our customers and the industry.”
 
“The SiPh enhanced process and capabilities CompoundTek is bringing into SilTerra will not only benefit new customers but existing ones as well.”  Said Firdaus Abdullah, CEO of SilTerra.  “Our world-class Facilities and Commercial Foundry Services together with CompoundTek’s enhanced Process Design Kit (PDK) and Process Control Monitoring (PCM), we are able to offer a differentiated and unrivalled SiPh process offering that will be more superior and competitive than what is currently available in the market.”
 
If you are interested in our process & services offering and/or more information, please contact us at enquiries@compoundtek.com.
 
About CompoundTek
CompoundTek offers the best of research institutes and commercial foundry services. Our mission is to make Silicon Photonics ICs as widely available as silicon CMOS ICs today by driving the cost down through high volume manufacturing, ensuring high yield, and bringing innovative fabrication solutions. Visit www.compoundtek.com.
 
About SilTerra
SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering fabrication and design support services in CMOS logic, High-Voltage, Mixed-signal, RF, BCD, Power and MEMS technologies down to 90 nanometer feature size.  SilTerra's wafer fab has a design-in capacity of 46,000 eight-inch wafers per month and currently serves customers in US, Taiwan, Korea and China.  Environmentally vigilant, SilTerra delivers award-winning, world-class performance to its customers seeking flexible capacity, custom technologies, competitive advantages and around the clock customer support.  SilTerra is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 certified.  Starting commercial production in 2001, the company's headquarters and factory are located in Malaysia's Kulim Hi-Tech Park, with sales and marketing offices in San Jose (California) and Hsinchu (Taiwan). Visit www.silterra.com.

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