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<br /> <br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.10 · Issue 2 · March 2015 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> News from APEC 2015<br /> Mobile World Congress ·Riber buys MBE Control Solutions<br /> RayVio raises $9.3m ·JDSU's CCOP unit to become Lumentum<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 previo<a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=1"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=2"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=3"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=4"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=5"> 4 editorial GaN/SiC and silicon combine for larg</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=6"> Our technology. 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Technology focus: Photovoltaics 71 substrate. 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Short</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=74"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=75"> 74 Technology focus: Nitride LEDs Photonic cryst</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=76"> Technology focus: Nitride LEDs 75 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=77"> 76 Technology focus: Green light emission Plasma</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=78"> Technology focus: Green light emission 77 The </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=79"> 78 Technology focus: Nanowires Silver nanowires </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=80"> Technology focus: Nanowires 79 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=81"> 80 Technology focus: Nanowires </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=82"> Technology focus: Nanowires 81 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=83"> 82 Technology focus: Nanowires – Figure 5. Sche</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=84"> Technology focus: Nanowires 83 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=85"> 84 Technology focus: Two-dimensional materials M</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=86"> Technology focus: Two-dimensional materials 85 t</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=87"> 86 Technology focus: Antimonide electronics Pros</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=88"> Technology focus: Antimonide electronics 87 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=89"> 88 Technology focus: GaN HEMTs Diamond-like carb</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=90"> Technology focus: GaN HEMTs 89 and titanium to i</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=91"> 90 Technology focus: GaN HEMTs Reducing gate lea</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=92"> Technology focus: GaN HEMTs 91 efforts with sulf</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=93"> 92 Technology focus: GaN HEMTs Gallium nitride t</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=94"> Technology focus: GaN HEMTs 93 Table 1. Results o</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=95"> 94 Market focus: Power electronics Power electro</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=96"> Market focus: Power electronics 95 Chinese compa</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=97"> 96 suppliers' directory Index 1 Bulk crystal so</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=98"> Suppliers' Directory 97 MARUWA CO LTD 3-83, Minam</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=99"> 98 Suppliers' Directory Tel: +1 510 793 2559 Fax:</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=100"> Suppliers' Directory 99 Praxair Electronics (see </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=101"> 100 Suppliers' Directory 12 Inspectionequipment </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=102"> Suppliers' Directory101 Semiconductor Technology </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=103"> 102 event calendar If you would like your event </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=104"> Event Calendar103 18–21 May 2015 CS MANTECH 2015</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(02)March page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84b0a5aa?page=105"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMP</a>