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Akoustis Acquiring STC-MEMS for Internal BAW Filter Manufacturing

BAW filter start-up Akoustis Technologies, Inc. will acquire STC-MEMS, a semiconductor wafer manufacturing operation and MEMS business located in Canandaigua, New York. The acquisition will enable Akoustis to manufacture its single crystal BAW RF filters internally, with “substantial capacity and control of its wafer supply chain.”

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Akoustis Single Crystal BAW RF Filter Technology Achieves Commercial Performance Milestone

Akoustis Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of innovative BulkONE™ bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile wireless, announced today a significant performance improvement in its patented single-crystal BAW technology, which the Company believes satisfies resonator requirements to produce commercial, high-band RF filters, including 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi, emerging 5G and other wireless applications.

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Akoustis produces first single crystal BAW filter

Akoustis Technologies, a pre-revenue start-up pursuing single crystal bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filters for mobile devices, reported that the company has fabricated a single crystal BAW filter for the 2.7 GHz band and said this is the world's first single crystal BAW filter. Akoustis claims their single crystal piezoelectric material will provide better performance than current BAW filters.

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