Aixtron LED growth system provides HUGA Optotech with high yields

Oct. 18, 2007
Date Announced: 18 Oct 2007 Aachen, Germany – AIXTRON AG has announced that one of Taiwan's largest manufacturers of high brightness LEDs, HUGA Optotech Inc., achieved an outstanding output and excellent performance with its recently acquired AIXTRON MOCVD system.With AIXTRON’s support, HUGA has been able to quickly qualify the reactor, shortly after installation and qualification at HUGA’s facility in Taichung Industrial Park, Taiwan. It is now fully operational and has underpinned the company's success in meeting a huge rise in orders from its customer base. HUGA is using several AIXTRON Group reactors for the production of blue and green high brightness GaN-based LED epiwafers. Sybil Yang, President of HUGA Optotech Inc., said: “We are very pleased with the performance of our AIXTRON MOCVD tools and the comprehensive and professional support provided by AIXTRON’s local team, as well as its factories. We are now producing high volumes of superior quality LEDs with excellent yield. The AIX 2800G4 HT system has as we expected proved to match our needs for wafer quality with excellent uniformity in a most cost-effective manner." About HUGAHuga Optotech is a leading LED manufacturer engaging in producing, selling, and research activities on InGaN products. Founded in 1998, HUGA has grown from a start-up to become the top-two InGaN chip manufacturer in Taiwan by nearly doubling its annual turnover in 2006.

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