LED Equipment/Materials – CS Category Only

Cambridge Nanotherm Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Thermal management company Cambridge Nanotherm announced that it added manufacturing capability and capacity to its MCPCB manufacturing base to meet increasing demand for its thermal management solutions. Cambridge Nanotherm boasts that its manufacturing capabilities include fast turnaround prototyping, high-definition thin-film circuitization, specialty manufacturing, and through to high-volume mass production. The …

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IHS Forecasts Machine Shipments Will Rise Despite LED ‘Oversupply’

Market research firm IHS predicts that sales for MOCVD equipment will increase 17 percent, to 221 machines, in 2013, despite an expected surplus of LED die exceeding demand by 69%. IHS asserts that due to government incentives and optimism about a lighting business boom, suppliers are increasing their capital spending …

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Berkeley Researchers Improve Solar Cell Efficiency By Making it Emit More Light

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have suggested that solar cells should be more like LEDs. The researchers claim to have demonstrated that solar cells should be designed to emit light as well as absorb it to maximize efficiency. The research team from Bereley will present its findings at …

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Aixtron posts strong quarterly results – points towards $1B year

Aixtron AG of Aachen, Germany, announced its Q3 financial results, recording 9 month YTD revenues of 559M € (approx US$745M), giving credit to the rising backlighting and LED lighting markets, among other factors. Year over year results for the 9 months showed an increase of over 200% with net results …

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Oxford Instruments launches CrystalFlex™ HVPE reactor

Oxford Instruments is pleased to announce the launch of CrystalFlex, a multi-wafer Hydride Vapour Phase Epitaxy (HVPE) reactor providing superb epitaxial growth control, and offering a cost effective route for the production of high quality, crack free epitaxial GaN, AlGaN and AlN single crystal materials. Oxford Instruments is a world …

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Oxford Instruments – TDI develops new technique for HVPE growth of InGaN

Release date: 21 October 2008 Release date: 21 October 2008 Oxford Instruments – TDI develops new technique for HVPE growth of InGaN Green-blue- violet light emitters based on III-nitride compounds are typically fabricated utilizing InGaN alloys in active region of the optoelectronic devices. Most of these materials are grown by …

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Canada Supports World-Class Nanotechnology Research with Grants

Ottawa, Ontario Canada — Today Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orleans and Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole House, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of …

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