III-V Epi Fast Turnaround Helps Vector Photonics
Low volume supply service helps expedite commercialisation of hyperscale, data centre lasers
III-V Epi's fast turnaround, low volume supply service for MBE and MOCVD, epitaxial structures has helped Vector Photonics expedite the commercialisation of its hyperscale, data centre PCSELs. Vector Photonics, a University of Glasgow spin-out, has developed a new kind of low-cost, high performance laser.
Euan Livingston, sales and marketing director at Vector Photonics, said: “III-V Epi's specialist, fast turnaround, low to medium volume, compound semiconductor epitaxy production service has been needed in the photonics industry for some time. Major house-hold brands, with huge volume requirements, have been taking almost all available capacity.
Fabless start-ups, like Vector Photonics, which only require prototype and small volume production runs, have been left struggling to secure supply and attain short lead times. III-V Epi solves this problem, making it an ideal partner as we commercialise our PCSELs.”
It is not just Vector Photonics that benefits from III-V Epi's low volume, fast turnaround service. Many universities, the MoD and lower volume telecoms, datacoms, additive manufacturing, LiDAR and optical sensing manufacturers also need limited volumes. They can also benefit from III-V Epi's wrap-around, wafer design, product development, process optimisation and complete range of test, metrology and characterisation services.