GURNEE — AKHAN Semiconductor, a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronics-grade diamonds, has been issued a patent by the Korean Intellectual Property Office covering a method for the fabrication of diamond semiconductor materials.
The technology is core to next-generation applications in automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, military, defense and telecommunications systems, among others.
Originally filed in 2014, the Korea-issued patent is the fourth foreign counterpart of other issued and pending patents owned by AKHAN related to the company’s Miraj Diamond Platform products. With other patents awarded in 2017 and 2018 in Japan and Taiwan, this is the first patent for the Korean market and will cover Korean-based semiconductor electronics.
“The award of this key Korean patent and the country’s recognition of our intellectual property is a significant development for our business, underscoring our leadership in the diamond semiconductor space,” said Adam Khan, founder and CEO of AKHAN Semiconductor. “Korea represents the world’s fourth largest economy and is home to major OEMs such as LG, Samsung and others.”