Norstel stands for excellence in Silicon Carbide (SiC). The company has a long history in developing SiC process technology and SiC materials with outstanding capabilities and quality. Norstel’s focus is on the research, development and production of SiC substrates for high performance Semiconductors used in Power and HF Electronics.
1993 Silicon carbide (SiC) project initiated in collaboration with ABB and Linköping University
1995 Technology innovation: Crystal growth by HTCVD
2000 First commercial deliveries of wafers from HTCVD grown SiC crystals
2002 Major expansion of activities with investments in new equipment and added personnel
2005 Venture capital companies invest in Norstel AB, and the decision to build a manufacturing plant in Norrköping, Sweden, is taken
2006 The Norrköping plant becomes operational
2007-now Sample and volume production of SiC substrates and SiC material for Gemstones