AmberWave, Mitsubishi form alliance to introduce strained silicon to Japan’s semiconductor manufacturers

Jan. 6, 2003 – Salem, NH – AmberWave Systems, a commercial source for implementing market-ready strained silicon technologies, has formed a strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Corp. to introduce strained silicon to Japanese semiconductor manufacturers.

Mitsubishi will act as AmberWave’s exclusive agent in Japan and will help the company establish a presence in the Japanese market.

Under terms of the multi-year agreement, Mitsubishi will work with AmberWave to identify target companies, foundries, and IDMs, and will act as AmberWave’s sales agent in Japan. Mitsubishi’s sales force will begin offering strained silicon test wafers and starter kits to Japanese companies looking to integrate strained silicon into their manufacturing processes. Mitsubishi will also work with AmberWave to help the company license its IP to Japanese manufacturers.


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