MOCVD/MBE Equipment

Veeco Sells Two GENxplor Systems to Univerisity of Nottingham and Will Ship First GENxplor R&D MBE System to the University of Oklahoma

Veeco Instruments of Plainview, New York reports that the University of Oklahoma will receive Veeco’s new GENxplor™ R&D Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) System early in the fourth quarter. Veeco also announced that the University of Nottingham purchased two GENxplor systems. The GENxplor is an integrated deposition system that creates epitaxial …

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Smit Ovens and SoLayTec Begin Co-operation on Large Area Spatial ALD

Smit Ovens and SoLayTec are joining forces to develop a tool for Large Area applications of spatial ALD. the companies plan to use the tool for the Solliance CIGS/CZTS program. Potential applications for the tool include buffer and barrier layers for Thin film PV and layers for improved TFT structures …

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Air Water to Develop GaN-on-SiC-on-Si with Aixtron System

Aixtron SE of Aachen, Germany announced that Air Water Inc. of Azumino, Japan reported successful installation of a fully automated AIX G5 HT Planetary Reactor. The reactor is in a 8×6-inch configuration for the growth of GaN epitaxial layers. Air Water is a Japanese industrial gas manufacturer and developer of …

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MicroPower and Texas State Announce MBE System Use Agreement

Texas State University has granted MicroPower Global exclusive use of a molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system. MicroPower says that the system will allow it begin producing its chips, that the company claims convert heat directly to electricity three times more efficiently than ever before. Texas State will continue to own …

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University of Illinois Gets Aixtron System

Aachen, Germany-based Aixtron SE, has delivered a Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) reactor in the second quarter of 2013 to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. The 3×2″ system will reportedly be used for the development of III-V compound semiconductor-based materials and devices, including nanowire based solar cells and transistors. …

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