Updated May. 21, 2014 at 7:47 a.m.

Premium Lock 'WBG' could be future of semiconductors- and Raleigh startup is at forefront

Published: 2014-05-21 07:44:00
Updated: 2014-05-21 07:47:17

Testing RFMD chips   Semiconductor chips for radio frequency communications devices are tested for quality at RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. RF Micro Devices Inc. manufactures radio-frequency components and semiconductor technologies. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg Image 1 of 3 · Next Image…

GridBridge is an emerging company in the semiconductor space, and the NCSU spinout looks to be a major player in so-called "wide band gap" technology. According to the Department of Energy, "WBG" promises improved, more efficient energy which in turn could mean "vastly superior" electronics and optics. In part two of an interview, GridgBridge CEO Chad Eckhardt talks about his company and WBG....

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