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Sam Chen

Senior Director
Unikorn Semiconductor Corporation

Biography

Mr. Chen received his master’s degree at the Institute of Photonics Technologies, NTHU. He served as R&D Director at EPISTAR from 2006 to 2018 and has been the Senior Director and Quality Representative since 2018. His team has successfully developed VCSEL technology and has produced over 500kk chips through the foundry service. Furthermore, his team has also developed Micro LED technology and collaborated with other display module companies to realize mass production of Micro LED in 2023 Since 2012, he has been studying Micro LED and VCSEL devices and has obtained over 136 patents for LED, Micro LED and VCSEL.

Company Profile

Unikorn Semiconductor Corporation

Established in 2018, Unikorn Semiconductor Corp. specializes in providing compound semiconductor foundry services. Unikorn was formed when EPISTAR Corporation, the leading global supplier of LED chips, split from its internal foundry division and established an independent company based on its own core technology. GCS Holdings, Inc. has been an important strategic partner of Unikorn since Unikorn inception. GCS Holdings’ vast experience and advanced manufacturing technology in terms of III-V compound semiconductor communications and optoelectronic component foundries are critical in assisting Unikorn to expand its foundry services.

With the merger of two major LED corporation groups, EPISTAR and Lextar Electronics, in 2021 to establish Ennostar Inc. (Stock Code: 3714), Unikorn became one of the three largest subsidiaries of the Ennostar Group. Unikorn took on the crucial task of being“ the N0.1 investment platform for compound semiconductors” for Ennostar Group through its core work in providing compound semiconductor foundry services.

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