Aixtron sells mass production LED growth system to SemiLEDs

Date Announced: 05 Oct 2006

Aachen, Germany - AIXTRON AG is pleased to announce the receipt of an order for an AIX 2600G3 HT mass production MOCVD system from SemiLEDs (Semi-Photonics), Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan.

The AIX 2600G3 HT system, with a 24x2-inch configured reactor, will be installed alongside SemiLEDs' several other existing AIXTRON reactors. It will provide additional production capacity for SemiLEDs’ unique high performance vertical GaN-based LEDs.

Trung Doan, CEO of SemiLEDs said, "We have a very good experience with AIXTRON Planetary Reactor® systems and now we look forward to expanding our capacity to meet the growing market demand for our high end vertical LEDs on Metal Alloy Substrate. We are very happy with its good process flexibility, reliability and reproducibility."

Dr. Christian Geng, General Manager Greater China of AIXTRON comments: "We are happy to see the success of our technology, combined with our outstanding customer support in repeat orders from our customers."

SemiLEDs Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and sells high brightness LEDs using proprietary and patented technologies to enable low cost lighting solutions. It is the only company in the world to successfully develop and commercialize metal-base-vertical-structure LED chips. SemiLEDs is a US corporation, headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with operations in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan.

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