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GT ASF grown sapphire boules
Photo: Company [Dec 13, 2011]

Equipment firm GT Advanced Technologies has announced the release of the studies that demonstrated all sapphire, regardless of source, exhibits color at the core level, that the pink hue of GT Advanced Sapphire Furnace (ASF) material is not indicative of impurities, and that pink ASF sapphire does not have an adverse affect on the LED manufacturing process nor does it require extra steps or incremental costs to remove the pink hue.

In addition, it was demonstrated that GT ASF pink sapphire material makes the lowest absorption, highest transmission epi-wafers of the samples examined, the company said.

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