Tuesday 19 December 2023
Tyntek kicks off GaN component shipments in small volume
Tyntek, a maker of LED chips and sensors, has initiated small-scale shipments of GaN power components and expects the business to enter its early stages in 2024.
Friday 14 February 2014
GaN LED revenues increase 10.6% in 2013 but fast growth is coming to an end, says IHS
Driven by surging demand from the lighting, tablet and mobile backlighting segments, global revenues for GaN LED climbed 10.6% in 2013, but this could mark the last hurrah for the...
Friday 6 December 2013
GaN-on-silicon LEDs forecast to increase market share to 40% by 2020, says IHS
The penetration of gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers into the LED market is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 69% from 2013 to 2020, by which time they will account for...
Friday 18 October 2013
Sanan could lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by end of 2014, says IHS
China-based die vendor Sanan is projected to take the lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by the end of 2014, overtaking current leader Epistar of Taiwan, according to IHS.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
GaN LED shipments to exceed 100 billion units in 2013, says IHS
More than 100 billion gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (GaN LED) will ship in 2013 - the equivalent of 15 for every person on the planet using this particular type of lighting...
Thursday 11 October 2012
Successful migration to GaN-on-Si at Epistar based on AZZURRO's 150 mm technology
The companies today jointly confirmed achieving GaN-on-Si based LEDs utilizing Epistar's high-brightness LED structures and AZZURRO's patented technology for 150 mm GaN-on-Si.
Thursday 16 September 2010
Epistar and Toyoda Gosei sign cross license agreement on LED-related patents
Epistar and Toyoda Gosei have entered a cross license agreement, allowing the companies and their subsidiaries the use of each other's patents for specific technologies in Group III-V...
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Tekcore to raise fund for equipment purchase
Board of directors of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has decided to issue 50 million new shares worth NT$1.5 billion (US$47.38 million) to raise fund for equipment purchase.
Wednesday 6 May 2009
Is there a life for bulk GaN substrates beyond the blue laser diode business?
Today's bulk or Free-Standing (FS) GaN substrate market is mostly driven by the blue laser diode production only and its related application in high-density data storage, according...
Thursday 12 March 2009
LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy to set up subsidiary in China
Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy will invest US$1.5 million to establish a subsidiary in Shandong province, China, with centers for R&D, testing, and the production...