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Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Mar. 30, 2014
Apr. 16, 2014
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name CREE INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000895419  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-29  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 30, 2014  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   121,938,248
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes