LED Technology

Nitride Semiconductors Opens Micro LED Subsidiary

Japanese firm, Nitride Semiconductors reports that on Nov. 1, 2018, the company established and opened a  100% owned subsidiary, Micro Nitride Co., Ltd. The new company, which is headquartered in Tokushima, develops, produces, and sells micro UV LED chips for micro LED displays. The company points out that in recent …

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HexaTech Launches 2-Inch AlN Substrates

HexaTech Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina USA, launched its 2″ diameter aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate product line. a commercial supplier of single crystal AlN substrates is introducing this new product in conjunction with this week’s International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications (ICULTA‐2018) in Berlin, Germany. Hexatech points out …

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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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Plessey Begins Licensing GaN-on-Silicon Technology to MicroLED Makers

Plessey commenced an extensive licensing programme to license out its GaN-on-Silicon expertise to microLED producers. The licensing program is part of the company’s new goal of becoming the photonic industry’s foremost technology platform provider. The company contends that GaN-on-Silicon is the only technology platform capable of addressing all of the …

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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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San’an Qualifies Aixtron System for DUV LED Production

Aixtron SE reported that Chinese optoelectronics producer San’an Optoelectronics has qualified Aixtron’s Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) process chamber reactor for the production of Deep UV (DUV) LEDs . The new process chamber uses Aixtron’s CCS technology. Aixtron asserts that the CCS reactor is the first commercially available MOCVD reactor that can …

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Lumileds Adds Higher Output COB Core Range LED Arrays

Lumileds releases higher output members of Luxeon COB Core Range of LED arrays.

Lumileds has added three new products to its Luxeon CoB Core Range for high lumen output applications including streetlights, stadium lights as well as low and high bay fixtures. “We now have the ability to address not only 40 and 50W applications but up to 100W and 120W applications with …

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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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