SOI & Engineered Substrates

SOI (Silicon-on-Insulator) is a semiconductor technology, which enables a full isolation of each electronic component on an integrated circuit by using a buried oxide layer.


AMD's Quad-Core OpteronTM processor based on SOI technology.
Courtesy of AMD.


150mm GeOI bond enabled through EVG's LowTemp® plasma activation. Source: EVG


SOI wafers produced using Smart Cut® technology. Courtesy of Soitec.


IR image of void free bonded wafer pair after plasma activation.
Courtesy of LETI