Aixtron Opens Training and Demonstration Center, Gets New Customer in China, and Reports on UT Austin Research with its System
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Author: CompoundSemi News Staff
March 19, 2012... Aixtron has been busy in the past week. The German based MOCVD equipment maker held an opening ceremony to mark the opening of its new training and demonstration center at SINANO - the Suzhou Institute for Nanotechnology and Nanobionics. A representative of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the German Consul General in China, many of AIXTRON's key customers and numerous partners from leading universities and research institutes from across Greater China took part in the ceremony in the city of Suzhou, China. (See: News Release).
Aixtron also reports that a new customer, Huaian Aucksun Optoelectronics Technology Ltd., China has ordered five Aixtron multiwafer MOCVD systems. The systems will be dedicated to the growth of materials for HB LEDs. (See: News Release).
In a third Aixtron related news release, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin claim to have demonstrated high quality wafer-scale deposition of graphene on evaporated copper films for the first time. Aixtron says that the researchers used their recently acquired cold-wall vertical BM (Black Magic) Pro reactor. The findings were reported in a publication on the American Chemical Society's Nano website. (See: News Release).
The new training center is located in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) in the Yangtze River Delta in one of China's most influential business locations. Aixtron says that at SINANO, future Chinese MOCVD experts will be trained in the latest semiconductor technology and manufacturing processes. Aixtron says that the center will be able to draw upon the collaborative synergies between exceptional industrial and institutional research.
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