Aucksun Opto orders five Aixtron reactors to make HB-LEDs
The company says it will return to Aixtron in the future to help with its plans for ramping up the production of gallium nitride based materials
Aixtron SE has a big MOCVD system order from Huaian Aucksun Optoelectronics Technology based in China.
The new customer, Aucksun Opto, has placed a contract for five Aixtron multiwafer MOCVD systems which will be dedicated to the growth of GaN-based materials for HB-LEDs.
The order for two AIX 2600G3 IC reactors, both in a 49 x 2-inch wafer configuration, and three AIX2800G4 reactors, each in a 60 x 2-inch wafer configuration, was placed in the first quarter of 2012 and delivery will take place in the second quarter of 2012.
Kai Chen, General Manager of Aucksun Opto, comments, “We are familiar with the very high quality of service and equipment we can expect to receive from Aixtron, and their MOCVD systems will provide the perfect solution for the development and production of wafer materials for HB-LEDs. This is an exciting new venture for us and knowing that we have a world leader like Aixtron at our side is very reassuring."
"Aixtron equipment features excellent process technology and productivity with high uniformity and ergonomics. The company has a strong presence in China and their local service team will play a key role in assisting our internal efforts as we ramp up production. We shall be returning to Aixtron in the future to help us with our plans for the production of HB-LEDs based on gallium nitride materials.”