Who we are

Our mission is to LEAD

Founded in October 2010, Wavetek is located in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, and was established as the science park's first 6-inch compound semiconductor GaAs (Gallium Arsenide) foundry.

Wavetek has over 30 years of 6" silicon-based CMOS foundry experience, and inherits industry-leading manufacturing processes as part of UMC's New Business Group. We are committed to excelling at III-V microwave/RF integrated circuit and Power Devices foundry services to enable a new generation in electronics.

Wavetek owns the most advanced III-V manufacturing process technology and supplies dedicated, flexible, and competitive foundry services to global design houses and IDM partners. The company also maintains a technically sound and continuously innovative research and development team for III-V technologies. We uphold UMC's first-class manufacturing capability and are led by a pragmatic and efficient management team to create maximum value for our customers.

What we do ...

Maximizing Customer’s success

The technologies we offer range from next-generation GaAs HBT technology, 0.15 micron pHEMT technology, gallium nitride RF devices, gallium nitride power devices and SAW filters. We also manufacture GaAs-based Optic Devices (ex. PIN Diodes) for the field of OFC (Optical Fiber Communication). The full product line can be widely used in wireless mobile communications for smart phones, wireless LANs, microwave wireless base stations, GPS, wireless mini-base stations, cable television and Internet of things (IoT), National Defense applications, optical fiber communications PD Charger, On-board Battery Charger and many other fields.

Wavetek offers cutting-edge foundry services with the broadest product portfolio in the III-V and CMOS specialty technology industry. We will continue our research and development of new technologies in compound semiconductors to become a leader in wireless communications, consumer optical and photonic technology, and green energy to achieve the ultimate goal of helping customers to create the most value.


Pure-play III-V & Silicon-based CMOS semiconductor foundry

  • A unique dual foundry business model to provide the most diversified product options

20 Year mature 6" foundry manufacturing operations experience

  • Comprehensive engineering services (FA, PE etc.)
  • Product Yield Management Service
  • In-house 6" tools with self-maintenance and repair capabilities

Technical exchange and facility support from UMC group

  • Priority access to advanced process equipment
  • Continuous technical exchange and technical cooperation

Independent R&D

  • Years of industry experience to understand market trends
  • A complete R&D team that continues to research and develop new technologies