17 October 2022
IQE announces multi-year high-volume VCSEL supply deal with global consumer electronics firm
Compound semiconductor epiwafer and substrate maker IQE plc of Cardiff, Wales, UK has announced the signing of a multi-year strategic agreement with a global consumer electronics leader based in Asia.
The agreement is focused on the high-volume production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) for advanced 3D sensing applications. The parties are also engaged in joint research and development for next-generation sensing technologies and use cases.
“This agreement marks the start of a long-term strategic relationship between two industry leaders,” says CEO Americo Lemos. “At IQE we have demonstrated our ability to deliver unparalleled levels of innovation, scale and quality over the history of our VCSEL production,” he adds. “To secure this partnership with a consumer electronics company of this calibre reaffirms our position as the leading global vendor of VCSEL products to the semiconductor industry.”