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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.12 · Issue 1 · February 2017 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Two-dimensional<br /> materials<br /> Cree abandons sale of Wolfspeed to Infineon· IDT buying GigPeak<br /> Navitas unveils first GaN power ICs ·Veeco to acquire Ultratech<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 com<a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=2"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=4"> 4 editorial Focus forced onto profit-making busi</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=5"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=6"> 6 news Automotive LiDAR sensor shipments to exce</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=7"> News: Markets 7 IR component maker Osram Opto tar</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=8"> 8 News: Markets LED lighting market to grow at 13</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=9"> News: Markets 9 GaAs component market to grow at </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 10" 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The Temescal UEFC-4900–ultimate </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=56"> 56 News: LEDs US DoE awards new SBIR and STTR pha</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=57"> News: LEDs 57 Seoul Semiconductor begins filament</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=58"> 58 News: LEDs Lumileds appoints former Micron Tec</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=59"> News: LEDs 59 LESA's Lighting and Displays team a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=60"> 60 News: LEDs Cree reports higher-than-expected q</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=61"> News: LEDs 61 This, combined with the consumer l</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=62"> 62 News: LEDs FLINGO EU project to develop new ma</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=63"> News: LEDs 63 Osram launches more evenly illumina</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=64"> 64 News: Optoelectronics Room-temperature single-</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=65"> News: Optoelectronics 65 SoraaLaser presents expa</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=66"> 66 News: Optoelectronics Walter Schottky Institut</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=67"> News: Optoelectronics 67 II-VI Laser Enterprise l</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=68"> 68 News: Optical communications POET streamlines </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=69"> News: Optical communications 69 meaningfully enh</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=70"> 70 News: Optical communications Source Photonics </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=71"> News: Optical communications 71 Kaiam recruits fo</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=72"> 72 News: Optical communications Oclaro's quarterl</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=73"> News: Optical communications 73 mid-$30m range, </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=74"> 74 News: Optical communications Lumentum's revenu</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2017(01)Feb page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a579bfae?page=75"> The Mark of Purity. 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