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10 February 2009


Aixtron delivers CRIUS system to new customer

Aixtron AG of Aachen, Germany says that in Q2/2008 it received an order for a Close Coupled Showerhead CRIUS system from Yangzhou Zhongke Semiconductor Lighting Center Co Ltd, a new customer. The system, in 31x2" wafer configuration, was delivered to the firm's facility in the Yangzhou High-Tech Venture Services Center, PR China in Q4/2008, where it is being used for the development and volume production of UHB blue/green LEDs.

Yangzhou Zhongke’s CEO Dr. Guohong Wang said: “Our goal is to promote the LED-based solid-state lighting industry in China. I have long-time familiarity with Aixtron MOCVD systems such as the AIX 200 and AIX 2400G3 15x2" AlInGaP system used for diode laser applications at the Institute of Semiconductors at Chinese Academy of Sciences and regard them as second to none in all round utility for optoelectronic structure fabrication.“

Yangzhou Zhongke is a start-up company based on the R&D work of the Institute of Semiconductors of Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS). Its plan is to develop processes for the mass production of advanced technology such as UHB LEDs. The Semiconductor Lighting R&D Center Co Ltd was established by Yangzhou New Light Source Technical Development Co Ltd and the Institute of Semiconductors at Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS) in October 2007.

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