2017-11-22

AIXTRON Receives Energy Efficiency Award 2017

AIXTRON SE has been distinguished with the Energy Efficiency Award 2017 of the German Energy Agency (dena) in the category “Energy efficiency 4.0” for its digital measurement and remote monitoring of energy data as well as for carrying out extensive energy efficiency measures in heating and cooling systems.
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2017-10-05

Elite Advanced Laser Scales Up Capacity with AIX G5+ C

AIXTRON announced today that Elite Advanced Laser Corporation (eLASER), a Taiwan-based provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) for advanced optoelectronic and radio frequency (RF) components, has placed a repeat order for an AIX G5+ C system to produce gallium nitride (GaN) epitaxial wafers and devices for power electronics applications.
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2017-09-27

AIXTRON Provides Novel Deposition System to EPFL for 2D Materials Research

AIXTRON announced that the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne (Switzerland) has purchased a BM NOVO system. This versatile tool which can produce virtually all variations of 2-dimensional materials (2D) required for emerging optoelectronic applications is dedicated to support the University’s research projects coordinated by Prof. Andras Kis and Prof. Aleksandra Radenovic.
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2017-09-20

glō Orders G5+ MOCVD System for Micro-LED Production

AIXTRON announced that it has received an order for an AIX G5+ platform from Swedish-American company glō-USA, Inc. The group focuses on the commercialization of Micro-LED products based on their proprietary defect-free GaN nanowires technology. Such 3D structures enable the growth of Micro LEDs while maintaining the reliability of an inorganic material system. AIXTRON’s AIX G5+ Planetary Reactor® system was selected in the scope of glō’s strategic expansion and will be delivered with an 8x150 mm configuration in the course of Q4/2017.
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2017-09-20

Semicon Taiwan 2017: Micro LED Display Expected to Appear in 2018 at the Earliest

At Semicon Taiwan 2017, PlayNitride showcased both single-color and multi-color transparent Micro LED displays for wearable devices and game consoles. With a transparency level up to 50%, those displays, once upsized, can be used on more applications, which possibly leads the market of Micro LED to enlarge. On the other, in response to clients’ needs for fine-pitch LED displays, PlayNitride also gets Mini LED under development. Its Mini LED displays as of now are able to reach P 0.75 (0.75 mm per pixel pitch). The company attempts to develop Micro LED displays of larger sizes and anticipates to roll out its innovations in 2018 at the earliest.
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2017-09-17

IQE Extends Production of 6-inch VCSEL with Multiple AIX 2800G4-TM Systems from AIXTRON

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, received a multiple MOCVD system order from IQE plc, the British supplier of advanced wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry. The AIX 2800G4-TM automated Planetary reactors® expected to be deployed for the growth of gallium arsenide-based (GaAs) epi-wafers on 6-inch substrates for the production of VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) for a range of photonic applications.
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2017-08-18

OSRAM Opto Semiconductor Acquires AIXTRON’s MOCVD Systems

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).
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2017-08-01

San’an Optoelectronics qualifies AIXTRON Showerhead Reactor for production of Deep UV LEDs

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced today that globally leading Chinese optoelectronics manufacturer San’an has successfully completed the qualification of AIXTRON’s novel Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) process chamber designed for the production of Deep Ultra Violet (DUV) LEDs.
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2017-06-09

AIXTRON Appoints Dr. Felix Grawert as New Member of the Executive Board

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced the appointment of Dr. Felix Grawert (41) as a new member of the Executive Board. Dr. Grawert will assume the position on October 1, 2017 or earlier.
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2017-05-09

Osram Qualifies Aixtron System for High Performance GaN LED Production

AIXTRON SE, a major provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has qualified the first of multiple AIX G5 C planetary systems for the manufacturing of GaN (gallium nitride) LEDs. As market demand for high-quality optoelectronic semiconductors is increasing due to the continually growing number of applications in the illumination, sensing and visualization sectors including automotive, communication, display, health and food, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is expanding production capacities, e.g. at its Regensburg facility. In this context, the company makes also use of AIXTRON’s AIX G5 C planetary platform.
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2017-04-26

AIXTRON Organizes Portfolio for Future Technologies with Individual Financing Concepts

AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA; OTC: AIXNY), a major provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced its financial results for the first quarter 2017.
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2017-04-13

AIXTRON and Major Asian OLED Display Manufacturer Collaborate on Production Qualification of Deposition Technology

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, received a purchase order from a leading Asian OLED display manufacturer for a deposition system to be installed at the customer site within the second half of 2017. The collaboration targets the qualification of AIXTRON’s technology for the production of OLED displays.
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2017-03-22

AIXTRON Receives Repeat Order from Sumitomo for GaNon-SiC Production Technology

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it has delivered a CRIUS MOCVD system with 4-inch wafer configuration to Japanese group Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc. (SEDI) in order to boost the production of GaN-on-SiC (gallium nitride on silicon carbide) devices for RF data transfer applications including for the upcoming 5G wireless mobile network. The system has been put into operation in the fourth quarter 2016. 
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2016-12-28

AIXTRON to Voluntarily Delist American Depositary Shares from NASDAQ and Deregister from SEC

AIXTRON announced that it intends to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) from The NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”) and deregister and terminate its reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Exchange Act").
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2016-12-16

Lumentum Orders Equipment for Optoelectronic and Laser Applications from AIXTRON

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced that U.S. based Lumentum Holdings, a leading manufacturer of semiconductor photonic devices for communications, industrial, and consumer applications, has placed a repeat order for multiple AIX 2800G4-TM systems to produce devices for varied optoelectronic and laser applications.
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2016-12-02

Toyoda Gosei purchases AIXTRON Showerhead system for production of Blue and UV LEDs

According to AIXTRON SE's press release, Japanese group Toyoda Gosei has acquired an enhanced 5x4-inch CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) system to manufacture Blue and Ultra Violet (UV) LEDs. The tool is scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2017.
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2016-05-31

AIXTRON Supplies Multiple MOCVD Cluster System to ROY LED Maker Nanchang Kingsoon

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced today that Nanchang Kingsoon, a recently founded Chinese manufacturer of optoelectronic devices, has ordered multiple MOCVD cluster tools to expand manufacturing capacities in the area of gallium arsenide-based red, orange and yellow (ROY) LEDs and solar cells. All systems will be delivered in the course of the year.
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2015-09-10

AIXTRON Sells Encapsulation Machine to Major Asian Display Manufacturer for OLED Barrier Film Deposition

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has sold the first OPTACAP™-200 encapsulation tool to a major Asian display manufacturer. The standalone R&D system that handles substrate sizes of 200 mm x 200 mm was ordered in the third quarter 2015 and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter 2016.
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2015-08-05

Asahi Kasei Orders AIXTRON CCS Tool to Mass Produce Deep UV LEDs

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced that Japanese chemical company Asahi Kasei has ordered an AIXTRON Close Coupled Showerhead system (CCS) for pilot production of Deep Ultraviolet (DUV) LEDs based on Aluminum Gallium Nitride (AlGaN). The system is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter 2015. 
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2015-04-09

AIXTRON Acquires OLED Encapsulation Company PlasmaSi

AIXTRON SE, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of deposition systems for the semiconductor industry, today announced that it has acquired privately held Silicon Valley-based PlasmaSi, Inc. effective 1 April 2015. The purchase price is US $16 million and will be paid in cash.
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2015-03-05

Taiwan’s Episil Manufactures High Power Management Devices with AIXTRON System

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced that Taiwanese group Episil Semiconductor Wafer, Inc. has successfully put into operation an AIX G5 WW (Warm-Wall) reactor for silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxy.
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2014-12-30

Taiwanese LED Manufacturers Face Immense Challenges in Coming Year

Another challenging year awaits Taiwanese manufacturers as major Chinese LED chip manufacturer San’an Opto acquires a total of 100 MOCVD reactors in September and December and have said that the company will continue to headhunt Taiwanese experts, according to a report of China Times.
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2014-11-14

LayTec in-situ metrology in AIXTRON’s latest AIX R6 HB-LED reactor

On November 6th AIXTRON presented its latest generation of MOCVD reactors for HB-LED manufacturing at the SSL China conference. The advanced feed-back control capabilities of these reactors are based on two fully integrated LayTec OEM metrology sub-systems (Inside MiniR and Inside TTC) with typically seven metrology heads in total. Emissivity corrected susceptor surface temperature and double wavelength reflectance is provided by the industry proven LayTec in-situ metrology. As additional options also wafer bow and GaN surface temperature can be measured by Inside MiniRC and Inside P400 (OEM version of LayTec’s Pyro 400). Aixtron’s and LayTec’s engineering teams worked closely together in order to provide this market leading in-situ metrology solution for both our customers in the LED industry.
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2014-10-29

AIXTRON 3Q14 Revenue Performance Driven Down by Lower LED Industry Demands

AIXTRON, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced financial results for the third quarter 2014 and first nine months of 2014.
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2014-09-12

AIXTRON Partners with Fraunhofer IISB to Enhance Silicon Carbide Production Technology

AIXTRON, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has teamed up with research institution Fraunhofer IISB (Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology) in Erlangen, Germany, to develop 150 mm Silicon Carbide (SiC) epitaxy processes using the new AIXTRON 8x150 mm G5WW Vapor Phase Epitaxy (VPE) system. 
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2014-08-04

Vishay Semiconductor Expands IR LED Production Capacity with AIXTRON MOCVD System

Vishay Semiconductor, Heilbronn, has acquired an MOCVD system from AIXTRON to expand its infrared LED production capacities. The company aims to substantially extend its product portfolio in this area. The system was delivered to Vishay at the end of March.
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2014-07-29

AIXTRON Highlights LED Market Contributed to 2Q14 Revenue Growth

AIXTRON, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced revenues of EUR 46.2 million (US $62.06 million) for the second quarter of 2014, 5 percent higher sequentially (Q1/2014: EUR 43.9 million) and 2 percent higher compared to one year ago (Q2/2013: EUR 45.3 million). Q2/2014 EBIT at EUR -10.6 million (Q2/2013; EUR -9.8 million) and net result at EUR -11.6 million (Q2/2013: EUR -11.8 million) were both also broadly unchanged year-on-year.
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2014-04-09

Trifortune Orders AIXTRON System for GaN LEDs on Alternative Substrates

AIXTRON SE announced that Jiangsu Trifortune Electronic Technology Co. Ltd., China, has ordered an AIX G5 HT system to develop gallium nitride based high brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs). The AIXTRON system will be equipped to handle 56x2-inch wafers per run and will be installed at Trifortune’s R&D center. The developed process will be transferred to mass production in the Jiangsu area upon successful completion of the research.
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2013-08-22

China’s HG Genuine Increases Production of III/V Based Optical Components with Further AIXTRON System

AIXTRON SE today announced that Chinese company Wuhan Huagong Genuine Optics Tech Co., Ltd (HG Genuine), a leading developer and manufacturer of optical components in China, has ordered a 6x2-inch Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) epitaxial deposition system for production of light emitting and detection devices on indium phosphide substrates. HG Genuine’s Chief Scientist, Zhaozhong Wang, reports: “This repeat-order reflects our complete satisfaction with the performance of AIXTRON’s technology. Our existing system has demonstrat...
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2013-08-16

University of Cincinnati's Nanoworld Orders AIXTRON System for Nanotube Development

On August 15, AIXTRON SE announced that the University of Cincinnati (UC), USA, has ordered a new BM system to further develop its longstanding research into carbon nanotubes (CNT). The system set up for handling 4-inch substrates has been installed at Nanoworld Laboratories – an interdepartmental research facility that includes faculties from Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physics and Medical School, and is directed by Professors Vesselin Shanov and Mark Schulz. Professor Shanov, comments: “The BM system p...
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