HexaTech Launches AlN Substrates to Accelerate UVC LED Technology Progress

Semiconductor material supplier HexaTech announced the launch of its deep-UV transparent 2-inch diameter, single crystal aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate product line. This capability is targeted to directly support commercial production of UVC LED. The company will also reveal its detect-free AlN substrate capability in May of last year. "This deep-UV transparency capability, especially when coupled with HexaTech's market-leading crystal quality, continues to demonstrate both the wide-ranging potential of the AlN platform, and the outstanding technical...
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HexaTech and OSRAM Announce Strategic Relationship

HexaTech Inc. announced today the signing of two strategic agreements with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. 
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HexaTech Demonstrates High‐Performance UV‐C LED

HexaTech announced the demonstration of its first generation UVSure™ UV‐C LED, based on HexaTech’s proprietary and world-leading aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate material. The 263 nm wavelength device achieves 6 mW in a 0.15 mm2 active area die. When scaled to our second generation larger footprint, the die is expected to produce approximately 24 mW, which is twice the radiant flux of competitive products.
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HexaTech Demonstrates AlN Substrate Platform for UV-C LEDs

HexaTech demonstrated optically pumped, AlGaN-based lasers grown on single crystalline AlN substrates , to develop its UV-C LEDs. Hexatech AlN wafer production process Laser structures fabricated at HexaTech and tested in collaboration with North Carolina State University (NCSU) featured lasing thresholds as low as 85 kW/cm2 at wavelengths of 264 and 280 nm. HexaTech says this AlN substrate platform is suited for UV-C opto-electronic applications. “Our recent results show convincing evidence of the feasibility of a solid-state UV-C ...
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HexaTech Develops High Transparency Single Crystal AlN Material for UVC LED

HexaTech, Inc. has developed a new class of high transparency single crystal Aluminum Nitride (AlN) material. This new material provides a significant reduction in optical absorption in the UV-¬C wavelengths, resulting in dramatic improvements in the processing and performance of UV-¬C optoelectronic components. according to the company,this enhanced material will offer an improvement of lifetime and power output for UV-¬‐C LEDs. For the rapidly growing water purification market, the requirement for extended lifetime and improved efficiency are critica...
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