December 8, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

Power and compound fab capacity to top record 10 million wafers per month in 2023

Fueled by pent-up demand for automotive electronics caused by semiconductor supply chain disruptions wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, worldwide installed capacity for power and compound semiconductor fabs is projected to top 10 million wafers per month (WPM) for the first time in 2023, growing to 10.24 million WPM (in 200mm equivalents), then climbing to 10.6 million WPM in 2024, forecasts industry association SEMI in its ‘Power & Compound Fab Report to 2024’…