AIXTRON AG today announced
the delivery and qualification of multiple CRIUS MOCVD systems at Neo-Neon,
a major customer in PR China.
Neo-Neon is one of the largest LED-based lighting companies in the world. It
decided seven years ago that it would bring the decorative lighting revolution
to the LED lighting products industry. Since 2005, they have wholeheartedly
set about the R&D and production of white lighting technology their vertically-integrated
approach resulting in a complete supply chain from front-end (epitaxy, chip
process) to back-end (LED packaging and application).
Neo-Neon International Ltd., based in Guang Dong, PR China, the world's
largest decorative lighting manufacturer, received five Close Coupled Showerhead
CRIUS systems in the 31x2" wafer configuration. These systems were delivered
at the end of 2008 and will be used for the development and production of ultra-high
brightness (UHB) blue/green LEDs.
Mr. Ben Fan, Chairman of Neo-Neon comments: "It was clear to us that
as the only way to guarantee the desired prompt production ramp up we would
require the world's best MOCVD tools. AIXTRON convinced us through the
quality of their engineering, processes and local support that the CRIUS system
was ideal for our blue/green LED production needs. The AIXTRON MOCVD systems
have been installed in our new factory complex, a five-story facility at our
mainland China production plant. The CRIUS tools will be in the charge of our
dedicated R&D and production staff working in close co-operation with AIXTRON's
local support team."
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