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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.12 · Issue 10 · December 2017/January 2018 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> IEDM conference report<br /> PlesseylicensingGaN-on-Si<br /> to micro-LED makers<br /> EVG opens capacity expansion·Peregrine renamed pSemi<br /> Optically pumped all-Si laser·Thin-film PV cell efficiency hits 22.9%<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 2017(10)DecJan page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=4"> 4 editorial Consumer electronics adopting III–Vs</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=6"> 6 news LED chip market to hit supply–demand bala</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=7"> News: Markets 7 Mini-LED revenue to reach $1bn in</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=8"> 8 News: Markets UV LED market growing at 24.8% CA</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=9"> News: Markets 9 LED packaging market to grow at 6</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=10"> 10 News: Markets Market for 405nm laser diodes gr</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=11"> News: Markets 11 RF power semiconductor device ma</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=12"> 12 News: Microelectronics Qualcomm announces RF f</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=13"> News: Microelectronics 13 Skyworks launches Sky5 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=14"> 14 News: Microelectronics Imec achieves record lo</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=15"> News: Microelectronics 15 GlobalFoundries deliver</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 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The Temescal UEFC-4900–ultimate </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=64"> 64 News: LEDs Automotive market showcasing progre</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=65"> News: Optoelectronics 65 Osram's SFH 4735 Oslon B</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=66"> 66 News: Optoelectronics Osram spotlights LED and</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=67"> News: Optoelectronics 67 FBH presents lasers and </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=68"> 68 News: Optoelectronics China's Fudan University</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=69"> News: Optoelectronics 69 Leti integrates hybrid I</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=70"> 70 News: Optoelectronics UNIST and University of </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=71"> News: Optoelectronics 71 PHIX and Tyndall strengt</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=72"> 72 News: Optoelectronics CST Global receives £83,</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=73"> News: Optoelectronics 73 CST Global receives £108</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=74"> 74 News: Optoelectronics Oxide two-dimensional el</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=75"> News: Optoelectronics 75 US Army and Stony Brook </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=76"> 76 News: Optical communications O-Net uses Semtec</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=77"> www.semiconductor-today.com </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=78"> 78 News: Optical communications 100G Lambda MSA r</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=79"> News: Optical communications 79 POET appoints ex-</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=80"> 80 News: Optical communications Finisar sees lowe</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(10)DecJan page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c320a63?page=81"> News: Optical communications 81 $50m. 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