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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.12 · Issue 2 · March/April 2017 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Vertical GaN devices<br /> for power electronics<br /> News from Mobile<br /> World Congress<br /> AnalogDevicesbuysOneTree·LeonardoDRSacquiringDaylight<br /> SWDM MSA formed ·Kaiam buys Compound Photonics' fab<br /> <br /> Lower Cost LEDs<br /> Faster LED Adoption<br /> Another breakthrough from Veeco. This time it’s EPIK.<br /> Introducing Veeco’s new TurboDisc® EPIK700™ GaN MOCVD system<br /> As global consumption for LED general lighting accelerates, manufacturers need bigger, better<br /> MOCVD technology solutions that increase productivity and lower manufacturing costs.<br /> The EPIK700 MOCVD system combines Veeco’s award-winning TurboDisc reactor design with<br /> improved wafer uniformity, increased productivity and reduced operations expenses to enable<br /> a <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=4"> 4 editorial GaN driven by next-gen technologies </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=6"> 6 news RF compound semiconductor revenue to grow</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=7"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=8"> 8 News: Microelectronics Qorvo launches first 5G </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=9"> News: Microelectronics — Mobile World Congress 20</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(02)MarApr page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/272be868?page=10"> 10 News: Microelectronics — Mobile 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