OSRAM Opto Semiconductor Acquires AIXTRON’s MOCVD Systems

AIXTRON Planetary technology supports production ramp-up to meet current market demand for 150 mm IR high-power lasers and LEDs.

AIXTRON announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has purchased the company’s AIX 2800G4-TM Planetary system for the manufacturing of mainly infrared-based high power lasers and LEDs based on gallium arsenide (GaAs).


The AIX 2800G4-TM Planetary system (Image: AIXTRON)

Reaching that important milestone, AIXTRON supports the capacity expansion at one of the leading suppliers of high-quality optoelectronic semiconductors to be used in an increasing number of applications, especially in the automotive and communication sector. The tool features an 8x6-inch configuration and was commissioned in Q2/2017.


The tool purchased by Osram features an 8x6-inch configuration. (Image: AIXTRON)

“We are very pleased that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has selected our AIX 2800G4-TM platform for the production of high power laser and infrared LED devices. Their trust in our AIX 2800G4-TM system confirms our strategy to focus on solutions for the most demanding applications, where superior process performance is mandatory to meet our customer’s requirements. Following the recent qualification of our AIX G5 C platform and achieving this key milestone also with the AIX 2800G4-TM, we are looking forward to further deepen our partnership with one of the most innovative semiconductor manufacturers worldwide”, explains Dr. Frank Schulte, Vice President AIXTRON Europe.

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