Formosa Epitaxy adds further Aixtron CRIUS® tools for GaN LEDs

Date Announced: 25 Jul 2008

Aachen/Germany -– AIXTRON AG announced today an order from Formosa
Epitaxy Inc. for four CRIUS® systems in 31x2 inch wafer configuration.

Formosa Epitaxy Inc, located in Taoyuan, Taiwan, will use the systems for the expansion of its GaN-based ultra high brightness (UHB) LEDs production.

Fen Ren Chien, President of Forepi, comments: “Our previous CRIUS® MOCVD tools perform so impressively in terms of device performance, stability and yield that we have returned to AIXTRON for a repeat order. The systems perfectly meet our needs for excellent
performance. We are now adding capacity to meet the huge increase in market demand.”

Rainer Beccard, Director of Marketing at AIXTRON, adds, “Repeat orders are amongst the best confirmation of the quality of AIXTRON MOCVD tools. Moreover, this latest order comes from one of Taiwan’s leading manufacturers of UHB LEDs. The CRIUS® system has been optimised for the growth of III-V epiwafers and comes with the usual installation service and productivity features making it the top choice with customers worldwide.”

AIXTRON AG, Kackertstr. 15-17 52072 Aachen, Germany Phone: +49 241 8909 351 Fax: +49 241 8909 522


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