Faraday Technology

Faraday Technology Corporation (Chinese: 智原科技股份有限公司; pinyin: Zhìyuán Kējì Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a fabless ASIC / SoC and silicon IP (intellectual property) provider. It produces hundreds of million ASIC chips annually worldwide in the applications of consumer electronics, multimedia, display, communication, networking, and PC peripheral/storage.

Faraday Technology Corporation
Public Limited, TWSE: 3035
HeadquartersHsinchu Science Park in Hsinchu, Taiwan
Key people
Chairman: Stan Hung
President: Steve Wang[1]
ProductsASIC/SoC design service, Silicon intellectual properties, SIP
Number of employees


Faraday is a microchip design subsidiary of United Microelectronics Corporation.[2]

Most of the firm’s revenue comes from royalties on the chips it designed for customers.[1]


The company was founded in 1993 as a spinoff from United Microelectronics Corporation[3][4] and is now the biggest silicon IP company in Taiwan.[5]

Faraday is collaborating with Samsung on 14nm chip technology.[1]


- Headquarter in Hsinchu, Taiwan
[1] - Tokyo, Japan
- Shanghai, China
- Suzhou, China
- San Jose, California, USA
- Beaverton, Oregon, USA

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d Wang, Lisa. "Faraday Technology Q3 net profit surges 160.71%". www.taipeitimes.com. Taipei Times. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  2. ^ Ruehl, Mercedes; Kynge, James. "US-China decoupling ensnares senior Huawei executives". www.ft.com. Financial Times. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  3. ^ Rosenberg, David (2002). Cloning Silicon Valley: The Next Generation High-Tech Hotspots. London: Pearson Education. pp. 186187. ISBN 1-903684-07-2. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  4. ^ 林宏文 (2002-08-22). "誰是智原科技第二? P.58" [Who Is Faraday Technology?]. zh:今周刊 (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2020-06-27. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  5. ^ 伍忠賢 (2006). 科技管理 [Technology Management] (in Chinese). Taipei: zh:五南文化. p. 510. ISBN 9789571142449. Retrieved 2020-06-27.