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Rubicon Technology

Rubicon Technology Inc.
Public
Traded as NASDAQ: RBCN
Industry material, sapphire substrates
Founded 2001
Website .comrubicontechnology

Rubicon Technology, Inc. is an American company specializing in sapphire crystal growth technology and large-diameter sapphire substrates. The company has been producing the industry's first 12-inch sapphire wafer since 2010 and has over 250,000 six-inch wafers shipped in 2011.[1] The company's market mainly focuses on the LED industry and the production of silicon on sapphire (SOS) wafers for integrated circuits (RFICs). The company's current market capitalization is around US$ 200 million, with an enterprise value (November 2013) around US$ 160 million.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Products 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

In 2000, Rubicon Technology began its commercial production and was incorporated in 2001. It had successful growth of 30 kg sapphire boule in 2002. In 2003, its polishing capacity was added and it got ISO9001 certification in the following year. Raja Parvez, who is the current CEO of the company, joined Rubicon in 2006. In 2013, Rubicon launched 4" and 6" Patterned Sapphire Substrates (PSS), extending vertical integration "from powder to pattern".[3]

Products

Rubicon Technology is engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling monocrystalline sapphire and other crystalline products for light-emitting diodes (LEDs), radio-frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), blue laser diodes, optoelectronics, and other optical applications.[4] Rubicon Technology produces Patterned Sapphire Substrates (PSS) in 4" through 8" diameters. The company also produces sapphire ingots, which are used as raw material for further fabrication. Additionally, Rubicon produces optical windows, with applications ranging from defense/aerospace and instrumentation to medical devices, and polished epi-ready substrates.[5]

References

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  4. ^ Company Descriptation in Business Wire
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External links

  • Official website
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