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Posted: December 18, 2008

Showa Denko Orders MOCVD System From Aixtron Boost Nitride LED Capacity

(Nanowerk News) AIXTRON AG announced an order for a MOCVD system from Showa Denko K.K., a Japan based leading manufacturer of Ultra-High-Brightness (UHB) LEDs received in the first quarter 2008.
This order is for one AIX 2800G4 HT Planetary Reactor system, AIXTRON’s flagship product for large-scale GaN-based LED manufacturing. It was delivered to Showa Denko's state of the art LED facility in the 11x4 inch configuration in third quarter 2008.
A Showa Denko spokesman comments: “Our existing AIX 2800G4HT Planetary Reactor system has been serving us very well and now we are ready to further scale up production, as announced last year. We are very satisfied with AIXTRON MOCVD Planetary Reactors as they have allowed us to manufacture high-quality 4-inch UHB LED wafers. AIXTRON tools have a worldwide reputation for performance, engineering, service and not the least, process economics. With the additional system, we will continue to achieve all our production targets which will translate very well into customer satisfaction."
Source: Aixtron
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