Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) is to install its mass-production GaN MOCVD system UR25K (6-inch X 7 wafers) at Epistar Corporation (Epistar) for the development of light emitting diodes (LEDs) grown on 6-inch sapphire substrates.
With the two companies’ foresight into the 6-inch LED market, TNSC will be working with Epistar to improve the hardware aspect of the equipment.
Epistar and TNSC, respectively, hope to accomplish the goal of improving and developing 6-inch LED and mass production MOCVD (metalorganic chemical vapour deposition).
Located in the Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park, Taiwan, Epistar Corporation manufactures high brightness LEDs of compact size, low power consumption, and long operation life. The company has successfully commercialised the full spectrum range of high brightness LEDs, while TNSC started its MOCVD business in 1983 and has considerable capability in this area in addition to its industrial gas expertise.
Air Products has today announced its site in the Xi’an High-tech Zone (XHTZ), Shaanxi Province, China, recently celebrated being brought fully on-stream to supply bulk gases to Samsung Electronics’ advanced semiconductor fabs, which represent one of Samsung’s largest overseas investments and the most advanced fabs in China.
PKU Pioneer has revealed that it is to build the world’s largest PSA-CO (carbon monoxide) plant to serve a 400,000 tonnes per annum ethylene glycol plant, which is using the by-product coke oven crude gas from a project of the Xinjiang Guanghui Coke Cleaning and Refinery Co. Ltd.
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