Macom acquires Wolfspeed’s RF company

Wolfspeed will certainly maintain its SiC substratum as well as GaN epitaxial solutions companies, as well as offer its RF, product consisting of LDMOS for 5G listed below 2.5 GHz.

The items are corresponding, mentions TechInsights, because Wolfspeed concentrates on 0.45 micron to 0.15 micron 50-55V gadgets while Macom focusses on 0.14 micron GaN-on-Si InP lasers as well as GaN-on-Sic GaAs pHEMTs as well as MHEMTs.

The RF group’s design capacities, innovation as well as items are an excellent fit with MACOM as well as our method,” states Macom chief executive officer Stephen Daly.


Macom will certainly take control of Wolfspeed’s 100mm GaN fab in Research study Triangular Park, North Carolina around 2 years adhering to the closing of the purchase. Wolfspeed will certainly remain to provide SiC substratums as well as GaN epi solutions after the fab transfer day.

” Offered the considerable development we have actually seen in automobile, sustainable as well as commercial power markets, our team believe this is the correct time to additional concentrate on scaling our Power gadget as well as products companies to fulfill this increased need,” states Wolfspeed chief executive officer Gregg Lowe.

For its FY Q1 2024, Wolfspeed targets profits from proceeding procedures in a variety of $185 million to $205 million at loss of $138 million to $163 million.

About 280 workers are anticipated to sign up with Macom at closing, with extra workers signing up with when the RTP Fab communicates.