Repurposed Oudenaarde fab to become GaN epicenter

Leveraging gallium nitride research from Imec and decades of experience in power semiconductor R&D and manufacturing, Onsemi carve-out Belgan in Oudenaarde is looking to become the beating heart of Europe’s “GaN valley.”

Oudenaarde fab turns into GaN foundry

The On Semiconductor fab in Oudenaarde, Belgium, has been acquired by the Belgan Group. The group, in which former On Semi management is involved, plans to transform the 6-inch silicon site into a 6 and 8-inch gallium nitride (GaN) power electronics foundry. Target markets include automotive, mobile, industrial and renewable energy markets. Credit: Belgan Newly-appointed … Read more