China-based LED maker orders 3 AIXTRON MOCVD tools

March 8, 2012 — AIXTRON SE received a new metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems order from existing customer Quantum Wafer Inc., China. The new contract is for three more AIXTRON MOCVD units. All systems will be dedicated to processing high-brightness light emitting diode (HB-LED) wafers based on gallium nitride (GaN) materials.

The order was placed in Q4 2011 and delivery will take place during Q1 2012. AIXTRON’s local support team will install and commission the new reactors in a state-of-the-art clean-room facility at Quantum Wafer’s factory in China.

"We have been very impressed with the performance of the two 42 x 2" AIXTRON G4 MOCVD systems that we purchased in 2011," Dr. Shu Yuan, General Manager of Quantum Wafer Inc., comments. "We therefore wish to add more equipment from AIXTRON, as we implement the next step in our strategic plans."

Quantum Wafer Inc. is a semiconductor optoelectronic materials and devices company located at the heart of the Zhujiang Delta Industry Area of China. A manufacturer and provider of semiconductor wafers, the company supplies materials for the manufacturing of LED devices, as used in a wide range of applications such as LED TVs, mobile phones, solid-state lighting, large-screen displays, traffic lights, etc.

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