Institute for Compound Semiconductors

The Institute for Compound Semiconductors aims to position Cardiff as the European leader in compound semiconductors, providing cutting-edge facilities that help researchers and industry work together.

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Compound Semiconductor Centre wins at 2017 TechWorks Awards

27 November 2017

Cardiff partnership claims Research and Collaboration crown.

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Cardiff named University of the Year

3 November 2017

Clean sweep for nominations at the Business and Education Partnerships Awards.

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Cardiff University partner IQE wins top AIM award

18 October 2017

Cardiff University partner IQE, a manufacturer of advanced semiconductor wafers, has won ‘Best Technology’ title at the AIM Awards 2017.

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About us

Providing facilities to help researchers and industry work together, this Institute will position Cardiff as the European leader in compound semiconductors.

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We are looking for exceptional minds to join our team

The College of Physical Science and Engineering is looking to recruit academics and engineers to join the Institute for Compound Semiconductors.

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Translational Research Facility

The Institute of Compound Semiconductors will be housed in the new Translational Research Facility (TRF) in 2020.

Facilities at the Institute for Compound Semiconductors

Facilities

The Institute for Compound Semiconductors provides cutting-edge facilities that help researchers and industry work together.