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Silicon substrate-based LED products to enter market in 2013

Nov 1, 22:22

The LED industry believes 8-inch silicon substrate-based LED products will appear on the market in 2013 at the earliest, two years ahead of expectations. This will likely pose challenges...

Digitimes Research: China-based Elec-Tech ramping up LED chip capacity

Sep 27, 14:20

China-based Elec-Tech's LED revenues have been increasig, with the business segement's contribution reaching around 32% of total revenues in first-half 2012. A further breakdown shows...

MOCVD equipment price falling

Sep 17, 10:50

The upstream LED chip market has been in oversupply causing the price of MOCVD equipment to drop 30-40% compared to the price two years ago.

Digitimes Research: Demand for MOCVD equipment in China to account for 68% of total global demand in 2012

Sep 7, 13:58

Digitimes Research predicts Asia-based firms will take up 90% of market demand for MOCVD equipment in 2012, an increase of 10 basis points compared to 2011. In particular, equipment...

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers plan to expand capacity

Aug 2, 01:40

Upstream LED chipmakers have been operating close to full capacity. To meet demand, LED chipmakers such as Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are planning to expand capacity. Nevertheless,...

Digitimes Research: Shipments of direct-lit LED TVs to rise continuously in 2H12

Jul 13, 10:57

While upstream LED firms have been forecasting lower 2012 revenues and falling prices, downstream LED applications are expected to grow continuously through second-half 2012.

LED TVs

IMS Research cuts 2012 MOCVD forecast

Jun 7, 14:46

IMS Research has cut its forecast for 2012 GaN MOCVD shipments to 281, according to the second quarter 2012 MOCVD update of its GaN LED quarterly supply and demand report.

MOCVD sales to hit bottom in first half of 2012

Mar 28, 15:07

IMS Research forecasts 342 GaN LED MOCVD reactors will ship in 2012, a significant decline of 48% vs 654 in 2011. The first two quarters of 2012 are currently expected...

Formosa Epitaxy to expand MOCVD capacity in 2012

Mar 27, 01:25

Taiwan-based LED chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, in view of increasing demand for LED chips used in backlight units of LCD TV panels and lighting products, will expand its production...

China government encourages cooperation between domestic and international LED firms

Feb 13, 15:13

China's LED industry is expected to face tough eliminations in 2012 as the price of LED products dropped drastically in 2011. The China government is determined to help domestic LED...

Tyntek expects 10-15% growth in 2012 revenues

Jan 17, 15:16

Tyntek, a Taiwan-based maker of LED chips, reported 2011 revenues of NT$3.03 billion (US$97.7 million), a decrease of 16.3% from 2010 but expects 2012 revenues to increase by 10-15%...

Global demand for MOCVD equipment to decrease by half

Jan 16, 11:30

The number of LED chips used in LED TVs has been decreasing. Industry sources believe LED TVs will only require 10-12 units of high-power LED chips in the future. Hence global demand...

LED TVs

Konka pulls out of Epistar joint venture

Jan 12, 11:05

TV maker Konka has decided to terminate its partnership with Epistar in a joint venture running an epitaxy plant in Changzhou, China. But Epistar indicated that the exist of the China-based...

China to begin making MOCVD equipment in early 2012

Dec 23, 10:45

To promote its LED industry, China will begin to manufacture MOCVD equipment within its own territory in early 2012 - a move which will lower the costs for the production LED epitaxial...

LED epitaxial wafer

Growth of the LED market: Q&A with James Jenson, vice president of LED business unit at Veeco

Dec 13, 15:22

US-based MOCVD equipment provider Veeco currently ranks number one in global market share with 50%. Digitimes sat down with James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business...

James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business unit

China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...

Digitimes Research: China LED industry should not blindly increase capacity but focus on improving technology, management, and quality

Sep 29, 16:22

The LED industry has been growing rapidly in China. Digitimes Research recently visited China-based LED chipmaker Hang Zhou Silan Azure (Silan Azure) to gain insights in China's LED...

Jiang Zhong Yong, general manager of Silan Azure

LED market in China faces elimination

Sep 19, 14:41

Due to government policies on providing subsidies for MOCVD equipment, China quickly become the world's leading market for MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, market conditions and...

Epistar to start operation of LED joint venture in China

Sep 16, 11:24

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will inaugurate Epicrystal (Changzhou), its 60%-stake held LED joint venture on September 23. Epicrystal can house 60 sets of MOCVD equipment but...

Veeco opens technology center in Taiwan

Sep 1, 11:02

Veeco Instruments, a supplier of metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment used to make LEDs, celebrated the opening of its new Taiwan Technology Center (TTC) in Hsinchu,...

Huga Optotech sees 1H11 revenues down 9%

Aug 24, 11:53

Huga Optotech saw first-half 2011 gross margins decrease to 2% with EPS at negative NT$0.21. First-half revenues were NT$1.877 billion (US$64.73 million), showing an on-year decrease...

Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end

Aug 22, 17:01

Demand has been uncertain in the LED end market causing many firms to delay or decrease the size of capacity expansion scheduled for 2011. But Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar,...

LED

China LED industry lights up to nearly US$6 billion in 2011, says IHS

Aug 19, 16:45

Buoyed by government support and increased penetration into new applications, China's LED market will jump to US$5.8 billion in 2011, up a robust 23% from US$4.7 billion last year,...

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang plans to expand MOCVD capacity

Aug 9, 14:34

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang held a ceremony for the beginning of production at its semiconductor and LED base in Nantong, China on August 8. The completion of the base, which includes...

The ceremony for the start of LED production

MOCVD equipment demand from leading China-based LED firms slows down

Aug 3, 12:25

Some first-tier China-based makers of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, including Elec-Tech International and Sanan optoelectronics, have delayed installation of some MOCVD sets to...

Huga delays TSE listing

Jul 27, 01:10

The LED market continues to be weak. Growth in the third quarter is uncertain, hence LED chipmaker Huga Optotech noted recently it would delay its plans to apply for listing on the...

Crystal Applied lowers dividend payout ratio

Jul 20, 01:25

Weak demand in the sapphire substrate market has been causing the price of sapphire ingots and substrates to fall rapidly in third-quarter 2011. To deal with uncertainty in the market,...

China LED chipmakers delay expansion

Jul 13, 10:21

With strong incentives provided by local governments, many China-based LED chipmakers aimed to increase the number of MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, inventory has been piling up...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

Huga says growth to hit double digits in 3Q11

Jul 6, 11:04

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, Huga Optotech, will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in August. According to Huga, demand has been slowly returning and it expects growth in the...

Chicony takes seat on Genesis board

Jun 10, 12:03

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics held shareholders' meeting on June 9 and completed reelection for board of directors. PC peripheral maker Chicony takes a seat on the...

Crystalwise set to enter China LED epitaxy market in 2011

Jun 1, 15:49

China's LED industry is anticipated to grow rapidly with government help. Taiwan-based sapphire substrate firm Crystalwise Technology (CWT) is planning to enter the China market in...

Addition of new LED capacity from China-based makers later than expected

May 17, 01:35

China-based LED makers have ordered a large number of MOCVD sets and were originally expected to start production in the second half of 2011, with consequent large additions of LED...

Tekcore to expand LED epitaxial wafer capacity by 30-50% in 2011

Apr 27, 01:10

Tekcore will expand its wafer production capacity by 30-50% in 2011, with MOCVD equipment to increase from 50 sets in the first quarter of 2011 to 66 at the end of the year, according...

165 billion LEDs shipping in 2011 fueling niche markets for equipment, says Information Network

Apr 20, 14:13

The LED market is expected to explode as unit shipments increase more than 40% in 2011 and double between 2010 and 2013, according to The Information Network.

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    Aixtron CRIUS II-XL MOCVD reactor 19x4 inch

    Aixtron has announced the CRIUS II-XL MOCVD with a reactor capacity as high as 19x4 inch, providing high throughput and productivity. CRIUS II-XL builds on the hardware setup of...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

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    Veeco TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD system

    Veeco Instruments has introduced a new gallium nitride (GaN) MOCVD system for production of high-brightness (HB) LEDs - the TurboDisc K465i. The new TurboDisc K465i can drive LED...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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