16 February 2010


OEpic leasing cleanroom space to foundry clients

Optical and optoelectronic component foundry OEpic Semiconductors Inc of Sunnyvale, CA, USA is to make available H6 cleanroom space (ranging from 300 square feet to 2000 square feet) to customers interested in installing and operating their own growth, processing or test equipment. The offer is subject to the availability of cleanroom space, which is allocated on a first come first served basis. The lease period is between one year and three years, with renewal provision.

The offer is open to customers with monthly foundry service contracts with OEpic, and has the restriction that the customer's volume of foundry business should exceed the monthly rent of the desired cleanroom space. Electricity, water, gases (nitrogen and hydrogen), dry air, house vacuum, wastewater treatment, and storage for chemicals, parts, gas cylinders, and similar items will be provided if needed. Access to H2 rooms for gas cabinet installation is also available.

As an optoelectronic foundry, OEpic offers fabrication services ranging from epitaxial material growth through complete wafer processing and limited packaging and testing. It supports product development programs through initial stages of manufacturing and qualification, as well as R&D programs for academic and commercial institutions.

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