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Changelight Orders Aixtron 2800G4 Systems for Fine Pitch and Mini LED Production Capacity Expansion

German firm Aixtron SE reported that the company is supplying additional MOCVD technology to Xiamen Changelight Co, Ltd (Changelight). The Chinese company plans to use the new AIX 2800G4-TM cluster systems from Aixtron to expand its production capacities for solar cells and arsenide-phosphide-based red, orange and yellow LEDs (ROY LED) including …

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Aledia Orders Veeco Propel System for Development of 3D Nanowire LEDs

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that Aledia, a developer and maker of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications utilizing its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, chose Veeco’s Propel® GaN MOCVD system. Aledia says the system will support advanced research and development of 3D nanowire LEDs. Aledia pointed to the …

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HexaTech Introduces 2-inch Diameter AlN Sustrates

HexaTech Inc. based in Morrisville, North Carolina USA, introduced its 2-inch diameter aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate products. The commercial supplier of single crystal AlN substrates is introducing this new product line in connection with the International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications (ICULTA‐2018) in Berlin, Germany this week. Hexatech notes …

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Merck Leading Quantum Material Development Project for Lighting and Displays

Merck KGaA, a science and technology firm headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, launched a joint project along with partners in industry and science to conduct basic research about using quantum materials as light sources and display components. The goal of the research is to deliver ultrapure colors and higher energy efficiency …

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ETH Zurich Researchers Fabricate 99% Pure Green Bendable LED

Chemical engineers from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, (ETH Zurich) which translates to Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, have developed an ultra-pure green LED light for the first time. The new LED is expected to lead to visibly improved color quality for a new crop of ultra-high definition displays for …

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Research Company Chooses Veeco MOCVD System for Nanowire UV-C LEDs

Plainview, New York-based Veeco Instruments Inc. announced that CrayoNano AS has purchased Veeco’s Propel® Power Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System. According to Veeco, CrayoNano, a developer of ultraviolet short wavelength UV-C LEDs, plans to use the system to grow semiconductor nanowires on graphene. The company …

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Cambridge Nanotherm Lauches DMS Material for UV LEDs

Cambridge Nanotherm of Haverhill, UK launched Nanotherm DMS, a unique direct-metallized single-sided thermal management solution for UV LED modules. The company notes that high-power UV LEDs pose a significant thermal challenge. Often only about 5 percent of the power going to a UV-C LED gets converted to photons. For the …

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HexaTech to Supply AlN Substrates for UV LED R & D at Osram Opto

HexaTech Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina USA, reported that the firm signed two strategic agreements with Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. The agreements include a long-term contract for HexaTech to supply its aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, licensing of certain HexaTech intellectual property (IP), and support of HexaTech’s 2” …

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Osram Opto to Coordinate FLINGO Project

Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced the launch of the FLINGO project to develop new materials particularly layers and processes to improve the durability and efficiency of LEDs. The company will serve as project coordinator working with four partners from research and industry. Osram Opto Semiconductors says that it is collaborating …

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