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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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Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to get Terminal Doppler Lidar from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation reported that Météo-France, the national meteorological service in France, awarded it a contract to supply a Terminal Doppler Lidar system (DIABREZZA™ A Series) for use at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, France’s second-busiest international airport, handled 13.3 million passengers in 2017. The 1.5 micrometer …

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Growing Role for Mini and Micro LEDs, GaN Power Electronics, and VCSELs Expected in Veeco’s Future

I got to speak with Peo Hansson, senior vice president and general manager of MOCVD business at Veeco. While much of Veeco’s revenue has come from selling MOCVD systems for LED production, the company now sees its future focus on selling systems for fabricating, mini and micro LEDs, GaN power …

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Epistar Settles with All Star Lighting; Votes to Spin Off Jingcheng Semiconductor as Subsidiary

Epistar Corporation based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, reported that it has agreed to settle its patent litigation against All Star Lighting Supplies, Inc., doing business as Luxrite (“All Star Lighting”). In other Epistar news, the company has established the Jingcheng Semiconductor subsidiary to focus on its foundry business, VSCELs, and GaN-on-Si …

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