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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.13 · Issue 4 · May/June 2018 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Power semiconductors<br /> News from IMS<br /> and PCIM Europe<br /> Rohm & GaN Systems collaborate ·BluGlass raises funds<br /> Osram acquires Vixar ·Hexatech launches 2” AlN substrates<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<a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=4"> 4 editorial Power electronics driving focus Ju</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=6"> 6 news Micro- and mini-LED market to rise to $1.</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=7"> News: Markets 7 GaN and SiC power semiconductor m</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=8"> 8 News: Microelectronics Qorvo's quarterly revenu</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9514e5aa?page=9"> News: Microelectronics 9 leading Korea-based sma</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2018(04)MayJune page 10" 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