Cree, Inc. Description
Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures lighting-class light emitting diode (LED) products, lighting products, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications. Its LED products include blue and green LED chips that are used in various applications, including video screens, gaming displays, function indicator lights, and automotive backlighting; LED components comprising lighting class packaged LED products for lighting applications, and surface mount and through-hole packaged LED products for video, signage, general illumination, transportation, gaming, and specialty lighting applications; and silicon carbide (SiC) wafers, which are used in the manufacture of optoelectronics, RF, and power switching applications. The company also offers LED and traditional lighting systems for indoor and outdoor applications. Its power and radio frequency (RF) products include SiC-based power products comprising Schottky diodes, as well as SiC metal semiconductor field-effect transistors that are used in power factor correction circuits for power supplies in computer servers, solar inverters, and other applications; and RF devices, including a range of GaN high electron mobility transistors and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) for military or commercial applications. The company also provides semiconductor materials and devices primarily based on silicon carbide (SiC), gallium nitride (GaN), and related compounds; and foundry services for wide bandgap MMICs that allow customers to design their own custom RF circuits. The company primarily operates in China, the United States, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, and Taiwan. Cree, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
Light Emitting Diode