WACKER honors researchers for new wafer process

25-Jul-2013 - Germany

Wacker Chemie AG presented this year’s Alexander Wacker Innovation Award to a project team at Siltronic AG, the Group’s semiconductor division, for developing a novel process used in the production of silicon wafers for high-performance devices. The so-called granular float zone process constitutes a further development of the conventional float zone process and opens interesting technological perspectives in the special performance wafers market. This year’s €10,000 innovation award focused on process innovation.

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