Sapphire wafer supply and demand remain in the balance (MAGAZINE)
Sapphire wafer prices rose sharply during 2010, particularly for 2-inch material, but crystal growers are adding capacity and LED makers are looking at larger wafers. TIM WHITAKER reports.
Virey says that pricing for 2-inch sapphire in Q4 2010 ranged from around $24 to above $30, depending on buying power, compared with around $11 at the same time last year.
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