Kyma Technologies, Inc., of Raleigh, North Carolina USA, a supplier of crystalline gallium nitride (GaN) and aluminum nitride (AlN) materials, and Sinmat Inc., a provider of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) technologies for wide band-gap materials, have entered into an agreement to cooperate with each other.
The cooperative agreement is in the area of advanced crystal fabrication.
The companies hope to offer one-stop shopping and enhanced value to their customers.
The services offered will include boule-grinding, slicing, and orientation-fixing, in addition to mechanical polishing and CMP for materials ranging from silicon carbide, sapphire, gallium nitride, aluminum nitride, and silicon to emerging new materials such as diamond.
Kyma president and CEO Keith Evans said,