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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.13 · Issue 1 · February 2018 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> IEDM report:<br /> 2D materials<br /> Gallium oxide<br /> developments<br /> HRL offering GaN MMIC foundry·Aledia raises €30m<br /> SDK expanding SiC epi capacity·VisIC samples 1200V GaN module<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 cost p<a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(01)Feb page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e18c3a9?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(01)Feb page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e18c3a9?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(01)Feb page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e18c3a9?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(01)Feb page 4" 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