AIXTRON AG today announced a new order for two AIX 2800G4 HT 42x2-inch configuration deposition systems from Tongfang. The PR China based company placed the order during the first quarter of 2010 and after delivery in the third quarter of 2010, they will be used for GaN ultra-high brightness (UHB) blue LED production. The local AIXTRON support team will be responsible for the installation and commissioning of the new reactors at the dedicated Tongfang production plant.
Prof. Liu Gang, General Manager of Tongfang Opto, comments, “Our company is seeking to carry out a major production capacity increase for our high-brightness blue gallium nitride LED devices. The AIXTRON AIX 2800G4 HT system is a perfect match for these requirements. Through our close relationship with AIXTRON we have built up great confidence not only in the quality and performance of their equipment but also in their support and service.”
AIXTRON AG is a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company's technology solutions are used by a diverse range of customers worldwide to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials and more recently carbon nanostructures. Such components are used in display technology, signal and lighting technology, fiber communication networks, wireless and cell telephony applications, optical and electronic data storage, computer technology as well as a wide range of other high-tech applications. AIXTRON AG’s securities are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and, in form of American Depositary Shares (ADS), on the Global Market of the NASDAQ Stock Market, and are included in the TecDAX index, the NASDAQ Composite Index, the MSCI World Small Cap Index, the Nature Stock Index (NAI) and the Dow Jones Stoxx 600. Founded in 1983, the Company is headquartered in Herzogenrath, Germany.