MOCVD/MBE Equipment

Aixtron to Lead Production Work in Graphene Flagship Project

Aixtron SE reported that it is a key partner in the recently announced European Union (EU) Future Emerging Technology (FET) flagship project “Graphene”. As part of the consortium, Aixtron will bring its expertise in deposition processes for graphene and will lead the production work of the project. Chalmers University of …

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AMEC Enters LED Supply Chain with Debut of MOCVD Platform

At SEMICON China next week in Shanghai, China, Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. (AMEC) will make its Solid-State Lighting (SSL) market debut with a new multi-reactor Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) cluster tool. The Prismo D-Blue™ MOCVD platform enables high-volume manufacturing of GaN, InGaN and AlGaN ultrathin layered structures required …

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Riber Receives Order for a Research MBE System in Russia

Riber, a maker of molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) systems, announced the sale of a SIVA 21 research system to the Institute of Automation and Control Processes (IACP), part of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Vladivostok. The machine will be set up in the optoelectronics and electronics physics research center …

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Structured Materials Awarded DOE $150,000 SBIR Grant

Structured Materials Industries Inc (SMI) of Piscataway, NJ, USA, a maker of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) systems, has been awarded a $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 2013 Phase 1 grant by the US Department of Energy (DOE) for the project ‘High-Current Low-Cost Efficient Power Transistors for Household Appliances’. The …

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Aixtron Reports Revenues Down Sharply, But Recent Orders and Market Consensus Point to Improvement in 2013

Aixtron of Aachen, Germany reported revenues that are down sharply for 2012 compared to 2011. The company announced revenues of EUR 227.8m and an EBIT loss of EUR -132.3m a decline of 68 percent for the fiscal year 2012. However, the company points to signs of market stabilization and an …

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Aixtron to Get New President and CEO

Aixtron announced that Paul Hyland, its president and CEO will leave the company by mutual agreement as of February 28, 2013, for personal reasons. The Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Martin Goetzeler (50), an experienced top manager and industry expert, as his successor. Mr. Goetzeler will join Aixtron on March 1, …

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Azzurro to Start Producing 8-inch GaN-on-Si LED Epitaxial Wafers

Azzurro Semiconductor of Germany has produced sample 8-inch Ga-on-Si (gallium on silicon substrates) LED epitaxial wafers. The company’s sales & marketing vice president, Erwin Ysewijn. announced plans to begin volume production as soon as the end of the second quarter of 2013. <p> Ysewlin indicated that Azzurro has prepared for …

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