Vishay Orders Aixtron MOCVD system for LED production
Plan to rapidly expand GaAs-based infrared LED portfolio
Vishay Semiconductor GmbH has acquired an MOCVD system from Aixtron to expand its infrared LED production capacities. The company aims to substantially extend its product portfolio in this area. The system was delivered to Vishay at the end of March.
"We opted for Aixtron's planetary reactor, as it deposits high-quality layers and offers very high production stability, long operating times, and high throughput rates. Not only that, Aixtron will support us with process expertise, thus enabling us to rapidly and efficiently expand our gallium arsenide-based infrared LED production," commented Heinz Nather, senior vice president or Vishay's Opto division.
"We are delighted to have convinced Vishay Semiconductor, one of the world's leading producers of semiconductors and power electronics, with our range of technologies and services," remarked Frank Schulte, Vice President of Aixtron Europe. "We have great expectations of our ongoing cooperation with Vishay."
Vishay Semiconductor GmbH forms part of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc, based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA, one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductor elements (diodes, rectifiers, transistors, optoelectronic components, integrated circuits) and passive electronics components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, transformers).