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Posted: Mar 24, 2014

Martini Tech Starts to Offer GaN Deposition Service by MOCVD

(Nanowerk News) Martini Tech has started to offer its customers a new GaN deposition service on sapphire substrates by MOCVD (metalorganic chemical vapour deposition) for LED (light emitting diode) applications.
Light emitting diodes are becoming increasingly popular in various fields of the electronics industry: they can be used inside digital clocks, for street illumination applications, to send information and in large-size television screens and computer monitors.
LEDs are similar to incandescent light bulbs but they differ from them as they do not have a filament and therefore they do not get particularly hot and do not become unusable after a certain period of time due to filament burn out.
Differently from incandescent light bulbs, LEDs are illuminated uniquely by the movement of the electrons in a semiconductor material.
Such important characteristics, coupled with electricity consumption which is lower than that of incandescent light bulbs make them viable as their potential replacement.
Widespread adoption of LEDs has so far being hindered by a series of factors, the main ones being the relatively high price and lower light output compared with traditional incandescent light bulbs.
GaN deposition is one of the most promising techniques to improve the light output of LEDs and involves the deposition of a thin GaN epitaxial layer on a patterned sapphire substrate (PSS).
The service offered includes the deposition by metalorganic chemical vapour deposition of undoped GaN and of n- or p- doped GaN for high-quality highly-ordered crystalline layers up to 5µm of thickness.
About Martini Tech Inc.
Martini Tech Inc. is a company founded in 2013 and based in Tokyo, Japan.
The company offers a whole range of services for microfabrication: MEMS design and development, MEMS foundry, sapphire wafer patterning, nanoimprint mold manufacturing using a wide range of materials such as silicon, nickel and quartz, nanoimprint replica on film, GaN on PSS deposition by MOCVD and sputtering deposition services with more than 120 different materials available.
Source: Martini Tech (press release)
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