MOCVD/MBE Related and Other Processing Equipment – CS/SSLnet

Oxford Instruments Supplies Plasma Etch Systems for First Mass VCSEL Production Fabrication Facility in China, Sino-semic

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT), reported that Chinese vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) production firm, Sino-semic, selected OIPT’s Cobra® plasma etch systems for their production facilities in Taizhou City. Sino-semic, the first all-Chinese developer and maker of VCSELs for facial recognition, noted that the plasma etch system’s process capability …

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SMI Wins SBIR Award to Evaluate Bandgap Tunability of Gallium Oxide

Structured Materials Industries, Inc., (SMI) of Piscataway, New Jersey USA announced that it received a Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award. The award is for a submitted research proposal to evaluate the energy bandgap tunability of Gallium Oxide (Ga2O3) by alloying the material with Aluminum Oxide …

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Chengdu HiWafer Semiconductor Orders SPTS Omega Plasma Etch System

SPTS Technologies Omega plasma etch system

SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company, based in Newport, Whales, UK that produces PVD and CVD processing systems, reported that Chengdu HiWafer Semiconductor Co., Ltd (HiWafer), a Chinese pure-wafer foundry, ordered the Omega® plasma etch system. HiWafer intends to use the SPTS Omega® plasma etch system to establish their new 6-inch gallium …

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GT Introduces SiC Production Solution

GT Advanced Technologies Corporation (GT) of Merrimack, New Hampshire USA, has launched a silicon carbide production solution for commercial sale. According to GT, the production solution can produce high-quality, semiconductor grade, six-inch silicon carbide boules with a stable and repeatable process. The company contends that its complete silicon carbide production …

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BluGlass Helps Seren Photonics Transfer Semi-Polar GaN Template Process to MOCVD Platform

Australian firm BluGlass Limited has successfully facilitated for its customer, Seren Photonics Limited, the transfer of their GaN template process to the BluGlass MOCVD platform. Seren Photonics of the UK develops semi-polar gallium nitride (GaN) products. Since November 2016, BluGlass has been working with Seren (BluGlass News Release) with the …

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Veeco Acquisition of Ultratech Completed

Veeco Instruments Inc., a supplier of advanced thin film etch and deposition process equipment based in Plainview, New York USA, reported the completion of its acquisition of Ultratech, Inc (Ref: Coverage). Ultratech based in San Jose, California provides lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems for the fabrication of semiconductor devices and LEDs. …

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