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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.13 · Issue 2 · March/April 2018 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Nitrides for visible<br /> light communications<br /> Microchip buying Microsemi·Cree buys Infineon RF Power unit<br /> LumentumtoacquireOclaro·NewsfromAPEC2018<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 per wafer savings of up to 20 percent compared to pre<a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=4"> 4 editorial Acquisitions and growth trends Mid-M</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=6"> 6 news Increase in MOCVD system installations to</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=7"> News: Markets 7 Micro-LED & mini-LED applications</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=8"> 8 News: Microelectronics Skyworks launches SkyOne</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=9"> News: Microelectronics 9 Skyworks unveils suite o</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr 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2018(02)MarApr page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=63"> let's co create Working together to cr</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=64"> 64 News: Optical communications TowerJazz announc</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=65"> News: Optical communications 65 GlobalFoundries e</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=66"> 66 News: Optical communications NeoPhotonics repo</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=67"> News: Optical communications 67 the new credit l</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=68"> 68 News: Optical communications Finisar's quarter</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=69"> News: Optical communications 69 Texas (to be use</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=70"> 70 News: Optical communications Lumentum to acqu</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=71"> News: Optical communications 71 Oclaro announces </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=72"> 72 News: Photovoltaics Magnolia to develop cost-e</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=73"> www.semiconductor-today.com </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=74"> 74 Technology focus: Nitride LEDs Questioning ca</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=75"> Technology focus: Nitride LEDs 75 Figure 1. (a) </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=76"> 76 Technology focus: Nitride LEDs on silicon Boo</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=77"> Technology focus: Nitride LEDs on silicon 77 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=78"> 78 Technology focus: Visible light communications</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=79"> Technology focus: Visible light communications 79</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=80"> 80 Technology focus: Visible light communications</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=81"> Technology focus: Visible light communications 81</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=82"> 82 Technology focus: Visible light communications</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=83"> Technology focus: Visible light communications 83</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=84"> 84 Technology focus: Visible light communications</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=85"> Technology focus: Visible light communications 85</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=86"> 86 Technology focus: Lasers Stacking III-nitride</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=87"> Technology focus: Lasers 87 Figure 2. (a) Light </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=88"> 88 Technology focus: Lasers Continuous-wave oper</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=89"> Technology focus: Lasers 89 F</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=90"> 90 Technology focus: GaN diodes Tri-anode/slant-</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=91"> Technology focus: GaN diodes 91 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=92"> 92 Technology focus: Nitride transistors Vanadiu</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=93"> Technology focus: Nitride transistors 93 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=94"> 94 suppliers' directory Index 1 Bulk crystal so</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=95"> Suppliers' Directory 95 MARUWA CO LTD 3-83, Minam</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=96"> 96 Suppliers' Directory Praxair Electronics 542 R</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=97"> Suppliers' Directory 97 Scotland, UK Tel: +44 (0)</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=98"> 98 Suppliers' Directory 13 Characterization equip</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=99"> Suppliers' Directory 99 22 Used equipment Class </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=100"> 100 event calendar If you would like your event l</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=101"> Event Calendar101 16–18 May 2018 IEEE Workshop o</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(02)MarApr page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/621bc2a9?page=102"> www.semiconductor-today.com </a>