Quantum Wafer to ramp-up production with Aixtron technology

March 12, 2012
Date Announced: 12 Mar 2012 Aachen, Germany -– AIXTRON SE today announced a new 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 the growth of high brightness LED wafers based on gallium nitride (GaN) materials. The order was placed in the fourth quarter of 2011 and delivery will take place during the first quarter of 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 42x2" 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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