Asian LED makers order GaNzilla II machines

June 12, 2006
Date Announced: 12 Jun 2006 MBE and MOCVD equipment vendor Veeco Instruments says that it has received multi-unit orders for its GaNzilla II MOCVD system from three leading Asian manufacturers of high-brightness LEDs.Multi-unit orders have been received from Huga Optotech Inc. of Taiwan, Dalian Meiming Epitaxy Technology Co., Ltd of China, and LG Innotek Co., Ltd. of Korea during the second quarter of 2006, said the Woodbury, NY, company.Piero Sferlazzo, Vice President, General Manager of Veeco's MOCVD operations commented, "The GaNzilla II is rapidly becoming the production workhorse for GaN-based LEDs. This strong order pattern from Asia driven by emerging small panel LCD backlighting applications, demonstrates the confidence our customers have in the ability of GaNzilla II to support their capacity expansions."

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