MOCVD/MBE Equipment

SPTS Gets Orders for Multiple Etch and Deposition Systems From GaAs Foundry Customers

SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company based in Yavne, Israel, received about $37M in orders for multiple etch and deposition systems from two GaAs foundry customers. The customers who ordered the Omega® plasma etch, Delta® PECVD, and Sigma® PVD systems intend to use them to fabricate 4G and emerging 5G radio frequency …

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Exalos Orders Veeco Propel GaN MOCVD System for R&D of SLEDs

Veeco Instruments Inc. reported that Swiss firm Exalos ordered a Propel® GaN Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System. Exalos intends to utilize the Propel system for the research and development of high-performance broadband LEDs that the company calls superluminescent LEDs (SLEDs). This Swiss company is expected to receive the …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Orders Veeco Propel HVM GaN MOCVD System

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH ordered a multi-reactor Propel™ High Volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System. Veeco says that it created the recently introduced Propel HVM platform for high volume production of power electronics, …

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Veeco Banned from Importing or Selling EPIK 700 MOCVD Systems in China Due to AMEC Patent Ruling, and Company Plans Appeal

Veeco reported that on December 7, 2017, the Fujian High Court issued a ruling applicable in China without giving notice to Veeco and without hearing Veeco’s position about the alleged infringement. The Fujian High Court ruled that Veeco Shanghai must stop importing, making, selling and offering to sell the company’s …

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Focus Lightings Orders Veeco Several Epik 868 MOCVD Systems

Chinese firm Focus Lightings has ordered multiple Veeco TurboDisc EPIK 868 Systems to boost LED production, according to an announcement from Veeco Instruments. Veeco plans to ship the order for the Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) systems to Focus Lightings’ Suzhou, China manufacturing facility. Focus Lightings’ LEDs are utilized …

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Xiamen Changelight Orders Aixtron MOCVD Tools for ROY LED Production

German company Aixtron SE reported that its long-term customer, Chinese optoelectronics supplier Xiamen Changelight Co., Ltd ordered multiple AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD cluster tools. Aixtron says that Xiamen Changelight plans to utilize the MOCVD cluster tools to raise its production capacity for fabricating gallium arsenide-based (GaAs) red, orange, and yellow (ROY) …

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Veeco and ALLOS Team Up for Gan-on-Si Micro-LED Production Demonstration

Veeco Instruments Inc. reported the completion of a strategic effort with ALLOS Semiconductors (ALLOS) to demonstrate 200mm GaN-on-Si wafers for the production of Blue/Green micro-LEDs. ALLOS serves as a technology engineering and intellectual property licensing firm. Veeco partnered with ALLOS to impart their proprietary epitaxy technology onto the Propel® Single-Wafer …

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Order of a RIBER MBE research system in Germany

Bezons, France– RIBER, a global market leader for semiconductor industry equipment, is announcing the order of a MBE research system in Germany. Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics (IAF), Freiburg, a reference in the area of research in Germany, has ordered a MBE 49 system that will be used …

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