Sony’s Nagasaki wafer fab starts making CMOS image sensors

Sony’s Nagasaki wafer fab starts making CMOS image sensors

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Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corp. (Atsugi, Japan) has announced that it has started operations at a wafer fab built at Nagasaki Technology Center.
By Peter Clarke

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The fab, dubbed ‘Fab 5’ will be used for the mass production of CMOS image sensors.

Nagasaki TEC serves as a production center for CMOS image sensors for smartphones, the main product line within Sony’s Imaging & Sensing Solutions business. Going forward, Sony Semiconductor Solutions plans to expand production facilities at Fab 5 in line with market demand.

Fab 5 has 10,000 square meters of clean room – split across two floors – inside a building with total area of 48,000 square meters.

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