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<br /> <br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.10 · Issue 10 · December 2015/January 2016 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> First terahertz<br /> VECSEL laser<br /> IEDM conference report<br /> I-VI Inc agrees to buy<br /> Anadigics & EpiWorks<br /> GaAsICmarketgrows25%·VCSELmarketgrowingat22%CAGR<br /> Qorvo expands ·SETi acquires Nitek ·SemiLEDs to go fabless<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 ex<a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=1"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=2"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=3"> Lower Cost LEDs Faster LED Adoption Another br</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=4"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=5"> 4 editorial VCSELs driving II-VI expansion Simil</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=6"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=7"> 6 news VCSEL market to grow at 21.99% CAGR to $</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=8"> News: Markets 7 Exterior automotive LED market to</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=9"> 8 News: Microelectronics GaAs IC market grows 25%</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=10"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=11"> 10 News: Microelectronics Qorvo to invest $25m an</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=12"> News: Microelectronics 11 Anadigics sells for $0.</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=13"> 12 News: Microelectronics Skyworks expands suite </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=14"> News: Microelectronics 13 Skyworks launches 75Ω L</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=15"> 14 News: Microelectronics RFaxis unveils new fami</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=16"> News: Microelectronics 15 RFaxis expands 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your song: “Green is the New Blac</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=47"> 46 News: LEDs Marktech launches high-power 950nm </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=48"> COMPLETE THIN FILM DEP & ETCH SOLUTIONS </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=49"> 48 News: LEDs SemiLEDs' quarterly revenue falls a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=50"> Pick your size. The Temescal UEFC-4900–ultimate </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=51"> 50 News: LEDs Osram's new Ostar Projection Power </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=52"> News: LEDs 51 Osram unveils conversion technology</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=53"> 52 News: LEDs Osram launches lower-profile infrar</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=54"> News: LEDs 53 Osram Opto launches IRED in low-pro</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=55"> 54 News: Optoelectronics GaNo Opto launches first</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=56"> News: Optoelectronics 55 Award for UES' photocond</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=57"> 56 News: Optoelectronics UCLA develops first tera</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=58"> News: Optical communications 57 Mitsubishi Electr</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=59"> 58 News: Optical communications II-VI Inc acquiri</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=60"> News: Optical communications 59 terms of the II-</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=61"> 60 News: Optical communications II-VI Inc expands</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=62"> News: Optical communications 61 Cadence collabora</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=63"> 62 News: Optical communications MACOM completes a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=64"> News: Optical communications 63 GigOptix raises Q</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=65"> 64 News: Optical communications Finisar's sales d</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=66"> News: Optical communications 65 Capital expend</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=67"> 66 News: Optical communications Emcore's quarterl</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=68"> News: Optical communications 67 mindful of the s</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=69"> 68 News: Photovoltaics NREL and CSEM jointly set </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=70"> News: Photovoltaics 69 Solar Frontier raises thin</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=71"> 70 News: Photovoltaics Solar Frontier and TSK to </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=72"> Technology focus: Photovoltaics 71 Gallium nitri</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=73"> 72 Technology focus: Photovoltaics With the ad</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=74"> Technology focus: Photovoltaics 73 Table 1. Perf</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=75"> 74 Technology focus: Lasers Efficient combinatio</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=76"> Technology focus: Lasers 75 However, com- bini</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=77"> 76 Technology focus: Lasers II-VI semiconductor </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=78"> Technology focus: Lasers 77 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=79"> 78 Technology focus: Lasers Vertical conduction </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=80"> Technology focus: Lasers 79 GaN seed crystals in</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=81"> 80 Technology focus: LEDs Magnesium ion implanta</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=82"> Technology focus: LEDs 81 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=83"> 82 Technology focus: LEDs Hole injection from V-</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=84"> Technology focus: LEDs 83 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=85"> 84 Technology focus: Nitride transistors Suppres</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=86"> Technology focus: Nitride transistors 85 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=87"> 86 Technology focus: Silicon carbide Increasing </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=88"> Technology focus: Silicon carbide 87 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=89"> 88 Conference report: IEDM Compound semiconducto</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=90"> Conference report: IEDM 89 imec also claims re</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=91"> 90 Conference report: IEDM Figure 4. S</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=92"> Conference report: IEDM 91 15nm with vertical si</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=93"> 92 Conference report: IEDM </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=94"> Conference report: IEDM 93 switching operation. </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=95"> 94 Technology focus: Quantum dots Electron trapp</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=96"> Technology focus: Quantum dots 95 Hitherto unkno</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=97"> 96 Technical focus: Deposition Metal deposition </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=98"> Technical focus: Deposition 97 reflector to ensu</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=99"> 98 Technical focus: Deposition </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=100"> Technical focus: Deposition 99 chemically bonded</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=101"> 100Technical focus: Deposition F</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=102"> Technical focus: Deposition101 single-source cru</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=103"> 102Technical focus: Wet processing `Dialing-in' </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=104"> Technical focus: Wet processing103 For example</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=105"> 104 suppliers' directory Index 1 Bulk crystal s</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=106"> Suppliers' Directory105 MARUWA CO LTD 3-83, Minam</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=107"> 106 Suppliers' Directory Tel: +1 510 793 2559 Fax</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=108"> Suppliers' Directory107 Praxair Electronics (see </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=109"> 108 Suppliers' Directory 12 Inspectionequipment </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=110"> Suppliers' Directory109 Semiconductor Technology </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=111"> 110 event calendar If you would like your event </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=112"> Event Calendar111 SPIE Defense + Security (Confer</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today 2015(10)DecJan page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c831c33d?page=113"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMP</a>