Equipment/Materials

Riber Receives MBE Production System Order from Europe

Riber, of Bezons, France announced the order of an MBE production system from a client firm in Europe. Riber reported that it received an order for an MBE 49 production system. The unnamed purchaser reportedly intends to increase their manufacturing capacity for advanced photonic components. According to Riber, this client plans …

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Sumitomo’s SiC Epitaxial Wafer Mass Production Begins

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has begun mass producing a high-quality SiC epitaxial wafer, “EpiEra™”. The company claims that their new SiC epitaxial wafers feature a wafer area which is more than 99% defect free of defects. Sumitomo Electric reports that the company has successfully developed a high-quality SiC epitaxial wafer, …

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glo Orders Aixtron MOCVD System for Micro-LED Fabrication

Aixtron SE, reported that Swedish-American company glō-USA, Inc. has ordered an AIX G5+ MOCVD system. The group intends to commercialize micro-LED (mLED) products based on their proprietary defect-free GaN nanowires technology. glo-USA says such 3D structures allow the growth of mLEDs while preserving the reliability of an inorganic material system. …

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NCSU Researchers Introduce PRESiCE™ SiC Manufacturing Process to Lower Cost for Entering SiC Power Device Market

North Carolina State University researchers are introducing a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices. The team developed the process called PRESiCE™ with support from Department of Energy’s the PowerAmerica Institute. The goal of the new process is to make entry into the SiC marketplace …

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Pallidus Introduces M-SiC Material Platform

Pallidus, Inc. announced its proprietary M-SiC™ material and technology platform. According to Pallidus, its M-SiC technology can deliver cost/performance parity compared to silicon devices used in the power device market. Pallidus says that the ability to achieve cost/performance parity with silicon devices will increase market penetration by up to six …

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