KONKA will establish their Mini- and Micro LED pilot production plans based on multiple AIX G5+ C and AIX 2800G4-TM Planetary® Reactors
HERZOGENRATH, GERMANY - EQS Newswire - 17 March 2020 - AIXTRON SE
(FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the
semiconductor industry, announced today that KONKA Group Co., Ltd. has ordered
multiple AIX G5+ C and AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD systems to build its
own volume production of GaN-based (gallium nitride) and AsP-based
(Arsenide-Phosphide) Mini- and Micro LEDs. KONKA, which recently announced its
plans to enter the North American consumer electronics market in 2020,
established its Micro LED initiative as a joint venture with Chongqing
Liangshan Industrial Investment Co. Most recently, the Chinese electronics manufacturer
has launched its "Smart Wall" Micro LED TV.
The Micro LED technology is on the verge to relieve existing display
technologies for next-gen consumer products. Since displays made of Micro LEDs
consist of micron-sized LED arrays forming individual sub-pixel elements, they
offer lowest power consumption while exhibiting superior pixel density,
contrast ratio and brightness at the same time. In comparison to the existing
LCD and OLED technologies, Micro LEDs open new opportunities for the design of
consumer mobile products as well as premium TV displays.
Dr. Allen Tsai, General Manager and CEO at Chongqing KONKA Optoelectronics
Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd., explained: "AIXTRONs
market-leading fully automated MOCVD tools AIX G5+ C and AIX 2800G4-TM
perfectly meet our tightened wavelength uniformity requirements for Micro LED
manufacturing. The advanced Planetary® technology stands out due to
excellent wavelength uniformity, high yield and efficient high-volume
manufacturing at lowest cost per wafer. Besides our commercial market entry for
Micro LED applications, Chongqing KONKA and Micro Crystal Transfer Group will
develop new technologies and applications based on GaN materials."
"Following the recent qualification of our AIX G5+ C tool for Micro
LED production means another step forward in the commercialization of our
system technology for Micro LED manufacturing. We are pleased that KONKA
acknowledges our performance contribution for Micro LED production and are
looking forward to the further cooperation with KONKA. AIXTRON will continue to
support the joint effort between Chongqing KONKA and Micro Crystal Transfer
Group for their development of new technologies and applications based on GaN
materials.", says Dr. Bernd Schulte, President of AIXTRON.
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About Konka Group Co., Ltd.
is a leading Chinese electronics manufacturer focused on creating high
performance, high value digital home entertainment products. Key product
categories include televisions, appliances, AIOT, mobile and wireless
communications. Established in 1980, publicly traded Konka Group Co Ltd
(Shenzhen Stock Exchange) is China's first Sino-foreign joint consumer
electronics enterprise. For the past 35 years, Konka has engineered and
manufactured quality products, and since 1999 has been ranked among China's top
100 best companies. With total assets of $9.3 billion, Konka has more than 50
subsidiaries, hundreds of sales offices and more than 3,000 service outlets in
more than 100 countries and regions. The "KONKA" brand is now valued
at more than $15.1 billion.
information on Konka Group, please visit the following website: http://www.konka.com.hk/
About Micro Crystal Transfer Group
MCTG is a
British-owned company with an experienced professional technical team in the
field of LED and semiconductor. The team has a background in LED, LCD, LCM,
materials, optics, mechanics, physics, etc. The MCTG technical team currently
has unique core technology capabilities and patented integrated solutions in
the fields of Mini LED, Micro LED and semiconductors, which can provide
customers with a one-stop customized design, including equipment development,
and professional integrated solutions. At present, MCTG has developed a new
generation of Micro LED related core technology and special equipment, which
can mass produce Micro LED chips smaller than 25µm. At the same time, with
strong core technology capabilities, patent transfer technology and customized
professional equipment, the amount will be less than the 25µm Micro LED is
transferred to various application demand panels.