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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.13 · Issue 10 · December 2018/January 2019 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Photonic integrated<br /> circuit project launches<br /> Gallium nitride for<br /> power electronics<br /> IEDM conference<br /> report<br /> Skyworks cuts guidance · Kaiam shutters Scotland plant<br /> TRUMPF acquiring Philips Photonics · Cisco acquiring Luxtera<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 <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=4"> 4 editorial Wide-bandgap power sector growing de</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=6"> 6 news Wide-bandgap power semiconductor device m</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=7"> News: Markets 7 Optical transceiver market grows </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=8"> 8 News: Microelectronics Skyworks cuts December-q</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=9"> News: Microelectronics 9 Skyworks unveils SkyOne </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=10"> 10 News: Microelectronics SkyWater launches direc</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=11"> www.semiconductor-today.com </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=12"> 12 News: Microelectronics MACOM launches first pr</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=13"> News: Microelectronics 13 Anokiwave's founder & C</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=14"> 14 News: Wide-bandgap electronics Sanan IC announ</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=15"> News: Wide-bandgap electronics 15 Wolfspeed launc</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 16" 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News: Optoelectronics 55 Kaiam lays off 310 of 33</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=56"> 56 News: Optoelectronics CST Global launches T@CS</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=57"> News: Optoelectronics 57 CSC, SPTS, Cardiff and S</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=58"> 58 News: Optoelectronics TRUMPF acquiring Philips</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=59"> News: Optoelectronics 59 II-VI launches red laser</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=60"> 60 News: Optoelectronics OIP4NWE project to creat</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=61"> News: Optoelectronics 61 EC-funded InPulse indium</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=62"> 62 News: Optical communications Cisco to acquire </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=63"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=64"> 64 News: Optical communications NeoPhotonics rais</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=65"> News: Optical communications 65 AOI sampling 400G</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=66"> 66 News: Optical communications Emcore quarterly </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=67"> News: Optical communications 67 First Solar expe</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=68"> 68 News: Photovoltaics Alta sets seventh consecut</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=69"> News: Photovoltaics 69 MehrSi project achieves re</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=70"> 70 News: Photovoltaics Solar Frontier raises thin</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=71"> News: Photovoltaics 71 Midsummer's record orders </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=72"> 72 Technology focus: Photodetectors Mid-IR AlGaN</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=73"> Technology focus: Photodetectors 73 extracted a </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=74"> 74 Technology focus: Lasers Quantum dot laser di</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=75"> Technology focus: Lasers 75 deposition (MOCVD). </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=76"> 76 Technology focus: GaN transistors GaN vertica</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=77"> Technology focus: GaN transistors 77 tetramethyl</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(10)DecJan page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28fe18e7?page=78"> 78 Technology focus: Nitride transistors Increas</a> <a 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