Accel-RF specializes in the development, design, and production of accelerated life-test/burn-in test systems for GaN and other RF compound semiconductor devices. These systems are turnkey integrated instruments that provide a cost effective, high value proposition for device manufacturers, fab-less device suppliers, testing-service providers, original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, and research and development laboratories. Accel-RF provides test equipment solutions for customers across all segments of the product life cycle curve; our products provide solutions for intrinsic reliability identification, process control validation, specification standard deviation characterization, and product qualification testing. Accel-RF solutions decrease product development time, ensure exceptional reliability, and accelerate income opportunities.
AEM is a global leader in test innovation. With full-stack test capabilities for advanced engineering to high-volume manufacturing, AEM provides innovative test solutions to drive successful customer outcomes in innovation by redefining test through its Test Cell Solutions Business and Instrumentation Business.
AIXTRON is a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The company’s technology solutions are used by a diverse range of customers worldwide to build advanced components for electronic and optoelectronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials, as well as polymers, carbon nanotubes (CNT), graphene and other nanomaterials. Such components are used in fibre optic communication systems, wireless and mobile telephony applications, optical and electronic storage devices, computing, signalling and lighting, as well as a range of other leading-edge technologies.
Alterphasic is founded by group of scientists after years of academic research in crystal and thin film growth area. We developed original SiC-on-Si growth technology by patented method of atom substitution and WBG semiconductor films overgrowth on the template for use in electronics and optoelectronics.
With more than 300 machines installed worldwide, Annealsys is a leading manufacturer of RTA / RTP furnaces and Direct Liquid Injection CVD systems. We are supplying systems to companies and laboratories for the production and development of sensors, MEMS, optoelectronics, telecommunication, power and discrete devices. Our Rapid Thermal Processing furnaces offer high temperature, pulse annealing and fast cooling capabilities. With our DLI-CVD machines we have developed an expertise in the deposition of multifunctional complex oxides and 2D materials including graphene, h-BN and TMDs. Our philosophy involves building up a long-term relationship with our customers and offering outstanding customer support.
If you've ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge or put on wearable technology, chances are you've used a product where Ansys software played a critical role in its creation. Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. Through our strategy of Pervasive Engineering Simulation, we help the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. Founded in 1970, Ansys is headquartered south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Ansys Lumerical tools support a broad range of photonic and electromagnetic design and analysis applications. From component level analysis using optical and electrical solvers to photonic integrated circuit and system design and simulation, Ansys Lumerical products are capable of addressing the most challenging photonics design problems. Visit www.ansys.com/products/photonics for more information.
Applied Materials is a leading equipment supplier to the semiconductor, display and PV industries. Our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future by leveraging our core competencies in:
We work at the frontiers of physics and materials science, designing systems with exacting precision and unparalleled production volume capacity. We make constant performance improvements to current materials, while researching and developing the next radical materials advancement.
We are 100% committed to working closely with our customers to identify and solve their high-value problems. We develop differentiated products that improve our customers’ device performance and yield.
Attolight AG was founded in 2008 by Samuel Sonderegger and Jean Berney who manage the company today. The combined knowledge of scanning electron microscopy and ultrafast spectroscopy from the Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Electronics of EPFL was transferred to the company that turned the unique technology into a new product line. Attolight is supported by a group of high-level private investors.
At Axetris, we are deeply inspired by the variety of technological opportunities within our circle of competence in Precision Gas Sensing and Micro Optics Custom Manufacturing.
We differentiate ourselves by creating unique customer value through technological knowledge, unconventional design thinking and the passion to deliver highly tailored solutions for our clients.
Our product range includes high-selectivity laser gas detector modules, rugged infrared light sources, refractive optic lenses and diffractive optical elements for environmental monitoring, telecommunication, automotive and healthcare.
Bay Photonics are experts in Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) assembly and packaging for proof of concept, prototyping and production, using their extensive knowledge of semiconductor and laser/led assembly for design, development, design for manufacture (DFM), production method and test (DFT). They offer Open Access to both design consultancy and bespoke assembly/packaging services to achieve the customer’s goal. The Team can assist with New Product Introduction (NPI) engineering as product line volume grows and offer services to help transfer to manufacturing facilities within the UK, Europe or to offshore Contract Electronic Manufacturers and company subsidiaries. The founders and Senior Engineers all have in depth experience with fibre optic assembly and die assembly and packaging from their careers with Nortel, Bookham and G&H amongst others. The equipment list continues to expand to meet new and future customer demands and currently includes manual and auto die bonding, manual and auto gold and aluminium wire bonding , various optical alignment capabilities, custom package design and hermetic seam sealing. Located in the South West of the UK, they have their main office at epic in Paignton, which also houses other members of the Torbay Photonics Cluster ecosystem.
Beneq is a leading supplier of Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment and coating services.
Beneq thin film solutions improve the performance and durability of electronics, optics and sensitive materials, and protect from humidity, corrosion and tarnishing. The application areas range from improving displays and solar cells to moisture barriers of electronics, smart packaging and optical coatings.
Beneq’s solutions for the semiconductor industry move the wafer capacity of ALD equipment to the next level, with special focus on emerging ALD markets, such as Power and RF devices, MEMS and piezoelectric sensors and actuators, RF MEMS and image sensors, LED and OLED.
Brolis Sensor Technology is part of Brolis Group, and focuses on development of next-generation sensor technology based on GaSb/Si for industrial, biomedical and consumer applications. Company is vertically integrated with in-house capability ranging from material synthesis by MBE, chip technology, PIC design and co-packaging to system design, application and final product development. Company operates in Lithuania and Belgium.
For more than 55 years, Bruker has enabled scientists to make breakthrough discoveries and develop new applications that improve the quality of human life. Bruker’s high-performance scientific instruments and high-value analytical and diagnostic solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. Since 2015, Bruker Semiconductor has been the dedicated division within Bruker for the semiconductor industry. The wide range of AAFM and X-ray systems serve the Si and compound semiconductor markets. In 2016 Bruker acquired market leaders Jordan Valley Semiconductors to further enhance the X-ray offering. For more information, please visit: www.bruker.com
C&D Semiconductor is a USA based capital equipment supplier. As a customer focused company, systems are built optimized to customer requirements. This can include optimized configurations, foot print and software. Additionally, C&D has the expertise and capability to develop customer specific features or tool sets.
Having a broad international customer base, C&D systems are deployed with a wide range of customers: semiconductor device manufacturers; compound semiconductor device manufacturers; MEMS and LED suppliers; biosensor manufacturers; high volume manufactures; low volume high dollar value manufactures. Wafer sizes range from 2” to 300 mm wafers and wafers on tape frames and HOOPs.
Common applications for C&D products are: photoresist coat & develop; planarized spin coating; metal lift-off; laminate photoresist develop; alloy or low temperature anneal; dice protect layers.
The main product platform is the C&D P9000 which is a cluster type system built around a central wafer handling robot. All of C&D’s process modules can be incorporated into the P9000 due to the flexible design. This enables customers to design systems for optimized performance at the lowest cost-of-ownership. Additionally, C&D continues to support linear track customers with its P8000 product and spare parts for the large installed base of linear tracks.
Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create the innovative end products that are transforming the way people live, work and play. Cadence® software, hardware and semiconductor IP are used by customers to deliver products to market faster. The company’s Intelligent System Design™ strategy helps customers develop differentiated products—from chips to boards to intelligent systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud data center, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments. Cadence is listed as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at www.cadence.com
ClassOne, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, provides highly affordable new wet process and refurbished major-brand semiconductor processing tools, with thousands of tools installed worldwide at the industry’s leading semiconductor manufacturers.
ClassOne’s Technology division (www.classone.com), headquartered in Kalispell, Montana, develops and provides innovative new wet-chemical equipment solutions, including electroplaters, spin-rinse-dryers, spray solvent tools, and more. These tools are specifically designed for budget-conscious users of ≤200mm substrates, many of whom are in emerging markets underserved by the larger equipment manufacturers. With decades of experience from industry veterans dedicated to the tradition of delivering advanced performance and quality for much less, ClassOne Technology delivers “Advanced Wet Processing for the Rest of Us.”
ClassOne’s Equipment division (www.classoneequipment.com), is long respected as the industry’s premier provider of refurbished major-brand processing tools. ClassOne Equipment supplies turnkey equipment solutions that include state-of-the-art refurbishment, warranty, installation, service, support and spare parts.
CMP enables prototypes fabrication on industrial processes and offers great technical expertise in providing MPW and related services for Universities, Research Laboratories and Industrial companies’ prototyping.
CORNERSTONE is an open access Silicon Photonics rapid prototyping foundry based in the UK. The prototyping platform utilises industrially-compatible deep-UV projection lithography to enable seamless scaling-up of production volumes, but also retains device level innovation capability using high-resolution e-beam lithography and flexibility in its process flows. This process flexibility and open access model is what differentiates CORNERSTONE from other foundries.
Currently CORNERSTONE offers 3 different silicon-on-insulator platforms via a multi-project-wafer service. However, in light of a market demand for platforms that support additional wavelengths beyond traditional telecoms, CORNERSTONE is delighted to announce 3 exciting new silicon based technology platforms (silicon nitride, Ge-on-Si, and suspended silicon) and 2 new integration platforms (flip-chip bonding of electronics and pick-and-place of light sources), all available in summer 2021.
Visit the CORNERSTONE website to find out more: www.cornerstone.sotonfab.co.uk
With more than 25 years of experience serving the semiconductor industry, CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS is your reliable partner for exhaust gas abatement, with a primary focus on dry bed absorption. More than 3,000 installations worldwide testify to customer confidence in CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS' unique products and services. We continue to extend our competence to support developing markets such as the solar industry and photovoltaics as well as MEMS. The key elements which guarantee safety, reliability and ease of handling have been purpose-designed to meet the demands of tomorrow's advanced materials: CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS is a truly global company with research and development, manufacturing and marketing located in dedicated centers of competence located throughout Europe, Japan, USA, and the Far East.
Wales is home to CSconnected, the world’s first global centre of excellence for Compound Semiconductor technologies, a unique eco-system of advanced technology capabilities leading the way in applied research, collaborative innovation and world-class volume production facilities, CSconnected is playing a key role in positioning Wales and the UK at the forefront of bringing new and emerging technology applications to global markets.
Visit www.csconnected.com to learn more and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
DISCO is a total solution provider for Dicing (Kiru), Grinding (Kezuru) and Polishing (Migaku) technologies. We manufacture and sell precision dicing, grinding, polishing machines and also dicing blades and grinding/polishing wheels. We are also providing ablation laser and stealth laser cutting, and plasma dicing solutions. Dicing Grinding Service and Camtek optical inspection service are available at our Munich office.
EAG Laboratories is the world’s leading independent provider of analytical services to the compound semiconductor materials, processing and manufacturing industry. Our global network of labs supports R&D, manufacturing and failure analysis, providing easy access to high value analytical services that enable rapid and effective problem solving and product development. Ask EAG. We Know How.
Founded in 2005, EazyWorks supplies a browser-based Manufacturing Execution System named EZ-MES. The focus of this system is to track production in all its aspects. The product is targeted to small to medium size high-tech companies, R&D environments and factories. It comes out of the box with simple ways to configure the environment, no programming skills are needed. It runs in the cloud as well as on premises. This makes it possible to get low cost, affordable system up and running within weeks, instead of months.
Electro Optics is Europe's original photonics title and multi-platform resource for anyone involved in the photonics industry. Readers have access to the latest technological developments, trends and opinions; independent, in-depth editorial content; and informed commentary and analysis. Electro Optics is published ten times a year in print and digital editions, and alongside two monthly newsletters, EO Newsline and EO Productline, is available at no cost to readers working or engaged in the photonics industry.
EPIC houses circa €2M worth of photonics and microelectronics prototyping equipment. This includes die and wire bonding solutions from Palomar, microscopy from Nikon, Jeol and Mitutoyo and test from XYZTEC. EPIC has in-house device packaging solutions that are freely available to tenants. This includes a full hybrid package sealer system from packaging experts Pyramid Engineering. The HPS 10-19 Hybrid Package Sealer can guarantee reliability and is suitable for square, rectangular, vertical lead and circular packages. Businesses that join EPIC will immediately gain access to this technical capability and the chance to collaborate with specialist companies like Bay Photonics, Davies & Bell, Prior Queensgate and EFFECT Photonics. Financial incentives up to £150,000 available to open an R&D lab or UK office
About European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)
EPIC is the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics in Europe. We foster a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC publishes market and technology reports, organizes technical workshops and B2B roundtables, coordinates EU funding proposals, advocacy and lobbying, education and training activities, standards and roadmaps and pavilions at exhibitions.
Home of the Balzers BAK and the CLUSTERLINE, Evatec is a thin film solutions provider for LEDs, wireless technologies, power devices, MEMS and advanced packaging applications. Core technologies for deposition of CTOs, dielectrics, metals and compound semiconductors include enhanced evaporation and high rate sputter processes. From plasma damage free processing of GaN and damage sensitive sub layers for LED applications to deposition of new materials like AlScN for wireless RF filter applications with enhanced piezoelectric properties, we offer complete solutions of hardware and process. Customers can select from multi-process cluster tools or single process batch tools with manual or automated handling according to application, process and throughput requirements.
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EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices, and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com.
EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for fixed and mobile network operators, webscale companies and equipment manufacturers in the global communications industry. EXFO has spent over 30 years earning the trust of its customers, and today 1,900 EXFO employees in over 25 countries work side by side with them in the lab, field, data center and beyond.
Part of its activities, EXFO is a manufacturer of laboratory-type fiber optic test instrumentation, not limited to, but primarily used in telecom type applications. Applications range from PIC design, research and development to manufacturing and production. EXFO’s product portfolio consists of high dynamic range tunable laser sources, automated wavelength dependent passive optical component testers, optical spectrum analyzers, tunable filters, and multipurpose modular test platform OSICS with modules ranging from tunable laser sources to switches, attenuators, DFB sources and more.
FerroTec Corporation Ferrotec Corporation is a worldwide leader in the supply of materials, components, and precision system solutions for businesses and products. Ferrotec’s Temescal systems are the preferred electron beam-based evaporative coating solution for the processing of Compound Semiconductor based substrates, backed by the company’s extensive process expertise in metallization and multi-layer coatings of materials such as Ti, Pt, Au, Pd, Ag, Ni, Al, Cr, Cu, Mo, Sn, SiO2 and ITO. For additional information about Ferrotec products, visit the company’s web site at www.ferrotec.com.
Fibre Systems has been a trusted source of information for the optical communications industry for 24 years. Originally launched as Fibre Systems Europe in 1996, when it was published by the Institute of Physics Publishing, the title was acquired by Europa Science and re-launched as Fibre Systems in 2013. It covers the entire value chain from components, subsystems and network equipment manufacturers and distributors to network planners, systems integrators, operators and end users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. The most pressing issues that affect and shape the fibre-optic systems market are addressed, including technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and features - published quarterly, Fibre Systems is available in print and digital formats, a monthly email newsletter, and video channel. Subscribe for free: https://www.fibre-systems.com/subscription
ficonTEC is an innovative high-tech company that has rapidly established itself in a highly-specialized market. With continued growth and innovative development since 2001, we are the recognized market leader when it comes to automated assembly and testing of opto-electronic components and (hybrid) photonic devices.
The core team at ficonTEC consists primarily of development engineers from the specialist fields of optics and photonics, from electrical, mechanical and mechatronic engineering, as well as from software development. These developers are supported by experienced technicians possessing a wide variety of skills.
Our technical competence, global customer base, and – importantly – the will to understand our customer’s needs and to find individual and optimum solutions, together make us a competent business and development partner.
Global leaders in surface engineering and precision nano-coating technology, using Atomic Layer Deposition. Forge Nano’s proprietary technology and manufacturing processes make angstrom-thick coatings fast, affordable and commercially viable for a wide range of materials, applications and industries. Forge Nano’s suite of ALD and PALD products and services covers the full spectrum from lab-scale tools to commercial-scale manufacturing systems.
Fraunhofer HHI does research on communications since nearly 90 years. Nowadays, about every second bit transported in the internet touches HHI technology on its way to the receiver. With a strong focus on InP, we also develop polymer waveguide based hybrid integration and silicon photonics. We focus on Telecom and Datacom, with strongly increasing activities in sensor systems. HHI offers foundry services with or without design support in InP, and custom designed Polymer Hybrid PICs.
The Fraunhofer Insitute for Silicon Technology is one of Europe's most modern research facilities for microelectronics and microsystems technology. The Institute develops and produces microsystems and power electronics. Important areas of application include consumer goods industry, medical technology, communications technology, automation, automotive and energy technology. Ultra-modern technological equipment based on 200 mm silicon wafer technology and expertise built up over decades put Fraunhofer ISIT and its customers at the forefront of the field worldwide. Fraunhofer ISIT supports customers right the way from design and system simulation to the production of prototypes, samples, and preparation for series production. The institute currently employs a staff of 160 persons.
FRT is a world leading supplier of 3D metrology. The FRT MicroProf® is well established in semiconductor front end, advanced packaging, MEMS, VCSEL and more.
A third generation ultra stable platform and complete in-house software are resulting from over 20 years of experience. The FRT multi-sensor concept and hybrid metrology options are empowering production lines globally.
Applications are topography, step height, roughness, TTV, bow, warp, stress, TSV, layer and stack thickness, overlay and CD and more, optical and fully automated. Various sensors are combined with point, line and field of view sensors and as well as film thickness sensors and AFM in one tool and within one recipe.
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GoPhotonics.com is a website for the Photonics Industry. It is the largest searchable database of Photonics products on the internet. GoPhotonics have developed a product search tool for the industry enabling engineers to find products from the leading manufacturers by specifications. In addition to this, it also keep users up to date with the latest Industry news, new product releases and upcoming events.
A trading company with an emphasis on creativity and leading-edge technology, Hitachi High-Technologies Co., Ltd. Japan is a member of the Hitachi Group. Hitachi High-Technologies in Europe handles a wide variety of products - from computers and peripherals to scientific instruments and systems, electronic devices, and industrial machinery and materials.
HORIBA is a world leading Technology company offering precision analytical and measurement systems. With over two centuries of experience in Spectroscopy and 45 years in gas flow control, HORIBA is one of only a few companies in the world who provide Semiconductor OEMs & process operators with a unique value proposition for measurement, control and analysis solutions.
Whether you are looking to improve process reliability, repeatability and reproducibility in low-pressure plasma environments or provide higher levels of Quality Control and Assurance, HORIBA can support you with a wide range of Instrumentation, controllers, monitors, analysers, and bespoke engineering.
Hybrid Lidar Systems AG is the only lidar company that has invented its own measurement method to measure distance with light. This hybrid method is up to 50% cheaper than the competition with a 10x higher resolution.
HyperLight is a leader in the commercialization of thin-film lithium niobate photonic integrated circuits. HyperLight’s volume production capabilities and breakthrough thin-film lithium niobate technology enable new applications ranging from datacom, telecom, analog photonics, and quantum computing. We integrate one of the best photonic materials and employ the scalable processes of silicon photonics to meet our customers’ growing requirements for ultrahigh speed, low power, and low-cost integrated optics solutions. Thin-film lithium niobate is a powerful technology which is rapidly establishing itself as a game-changer in integrated photonics. HyperLight has established itself as a critical partner to key network, sensing, test, and analog equipment providers in achieving unprecedented system level performances.
Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy, and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has distributed R&D groups in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. In 2016, imec's revenue (P&L) totaled 496 million euro.
InnoLas Semiconductor GmbH is a German based company which is focussing on high quality wafer marking and wafer sorting solutions for customers of the semiconductor and LED industry. For more than 20 years it’s our key business to develop and build customised solutions which fit perfectly the needs of our customer.
Our equipment’s are designed from the highest quality components and assembled by highly educated and experienced technicians from subcomponent to final equipment assembly in a clean room environment. Designing, engineering and manufacturing products that provide our customers with reliable, high quality technical solutions yielding a favourable price-performance ratio is our mission!
Inspectrology’s IVS Overlay and CD Metrology System is the best COO metrology tool in Semiconductors, Compound Semiconductors, LED and MEMs fabs for the last 30 years.
Inspectrology is your flexible and reliable solution provider for quality Metrology sales and services.
We Specialize in supporting smaller factories where system up-time & MTBF are critical.
With world wide support, Inspectrology is well positioned to provide the support needed to keep fabs running at peak efficiency.
Our latest product, the IVS200 system is the cost effective solution for measuring CD, large film thickness, Contact, Bump, Overlay, Vernier and In Circuit Overlay when those are key factor of the yield in your facility.
International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA) is a professional, non-profit, international society for supporting research and developments in physical and chemical, electrical and non-electrical sensors and biosensors. It was founded in 1999. In 2000 the IFSA was registered by the Union of International Associations (UIA) in Brussels (Belgium). The main aim of IFSA is to provide the best platform for academicians, researchers and engineers from industry to present and discuss the latest research results, experiences and future trends in the area of design and application of different smart sensors with digital, frequency (period), duty-cycle, PWM, time interval, phase-shift or pulse number output.
Intlvac Thin Film designs, engineers and manufactures nanotechnology machinery for precision optics, magnetic materials, metals and oxides. Our in-house development lab is used to create processes for Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and Ion Beam Etch (IBE) using Ion Assisted Thermal and Electron Beam Evaporation, Reactive and non-Reactive Magnetron Sputtering and Diamond-Like Carbon by PECVD. We provide prototype and production run coating services to customers around the world. Research and development is key in giving our technology its competitive advantage. Intlvac specializes in customized engineering solutions for universities, government labs and Fortune 100 companies.
IQE is the leading global supplier of advanced compound semiconductor wafers and materials solutions that enable a diverse range of applications across: handset devices, global telecoms infrastructure, connected devices and 3D Sensing. As a scaled global epitaxy wafer manufacturer, IQE is uniquely positioned in this market which has high barriers to entry. IQE supplies the whole market and is agnostic to the winners and losers at chip and OEM level. By leveraging the Group’s intellectual property portfolio including know-how and patents, it produces epitaxy wafers of superior quality, yield and unit economics.
JePPIX Pilot Line democratizes access to industrial prototyping and pre-production of high-performance InP photonic integrated circuits (PIC). JePPIX Pilot Line has the ambition to transform business practices from vertical integration – where design, fabrication and product development are all in-house and inaccessible to new entrants, to horizontal where fabless and lab less businesses share the same manufacturing infrastructure. JePPIX Pilot Line provides a low entry barrier access to low and medium production volumes of InP PICs. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824980. www.photonics21.org
KLA Corporation develops industry-leading equipment and services that enable innovation throughout the electronics industry. We provide advanced process control solutions for manufacturing wafers and reticles, integrated circuits and packaging. In close collaboration with leading customers across the globe, our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers design solutions that move the world forward.
LayTec develops, manufactures and markets optical in-situ and in-line metrology systems for thin-film processes. Our organization is expressly designed and committed to offering leading thin-film metrology solutions. We work closely with production line end-customers, equipment manufacturers and leading research institutions in order to achieve the most advanced thin-film process analysis and control.
Founded in 2007, LeddarTech has evolved to become an end-to-end environmental sensing company that solves critical sensing and perception challenges across the automotive and mobility value chain. With LeddarVision™, the sensor-fusion and perception platform that enables 1 to 5 ADAS/AD autonomy levels, and with LeddarEngine™, the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform covered by over 100 patented technologies (granted or pending), LeddarTech allows Tier 1-2 automotive system integrators to develop full-stack sensing solutions that enhance OEMs’ ADAS and autonomous driving capabilities
Level Five Supplies (www.levelfivesupplies.com) is a supplier and integrator of autonomous and mobile robotics technologies, such as sensors (including lidar, radar, camera, ultrasonic), drive-by-wire, processing and data storage solutions. Based in Somerset, our office nestles in the Mendips surrounded by leading experts in autonomy, ADAS and robotics R&D at companies such as FiveAI, AB Dynamics, Auto RD and many more. We are proud to represent internationally recognised brands in the field of Transport, Infrastructure, Security, Robotics and Autonomy including Ouster, Applus IDIADA, Quantum, Navtech, Observant Innovations, Colorado Engineering and more. We also run the UK’s first DIY robocars group!
LIGENTEC is a Swiss based manufacturing partner, offering low loss SiN Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for industries such as Quantum technologies, LiDAR, Communications, Space and Sensors. Due to its high confinement, the thick nitride waveguides and resonators have low bending losses and excel even in high power applications from the visible to the mid-IR. The main application areas for this advanced silicon photonics low loss technology include coherent telecommunication, LiDAR, metrology, supercontinuum generation, spectroscopy, sensing and microwave photonics. LIGENTEC’s All Nitride Core Technology platform is fully CMOS compatible, thus allowing us to offer ramping up to high volumes benefiting from the scale of the semiconductor industry
LioniX International is a leading global provider of customized microsystem solutions in scalable production volumes.
We provide customized solutions for OEM’s and System Integrators, from design to fully assembled modules, by vertical integration and in scalable production volumes. We maintain our technology leadership secured by a strong IP position.
LioniX International core competences are in Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC), customized MEMS, and opto-fluidics.
Luceda Photonics wants photonic IC engineers to enjoy the same first-time-right design experience as electronic IC designers. Our tools and services are rooted in over 50 years of experience in photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and PDK (process design kit) design. The team’s expertise is used by several research institutes and industrial R&D teams worldwide.
Lumotive is a Seattle-based startup developing solid-state lidar for the automotive industry based on a revolutionary beam-steering technology. The beam-steering technology leverages semiconductor chips designed using metamaterials principles and enables our lidar systems to have an unprecedented combination of high performance and low cost. We believe our approach to lidar will revolutionize perception systems in the emerging self-driving car industry.
Luna Innovations Incorporated (www.lunainc.com) is a leader in optical technology, providing unique capabilities in high-performance fiber optic test products for the telecommunications industry and distributed fiber optic sensing for the aerospace and automotive industries. Luna is organized into two business segments, which work closely together to turn ideas into products: a Technology Development segment and a Products and Licensing segment. Luna’s business model is designed to accelerate the process of bringing new and innovative technologies to market.
Photonics is the science and technology of light. Combining optics and electronics, it deals with generating, guiding, manipulating, amplifying and detecting light. The widespread use of photonics technologies in medical applications (from diagnostic devices to instruments for treatment) has given rise to challenges for both end-user companies and manufacturers. The EU-funded MedPhab project will address these challenges. It will serve as Europe’s first pilot line dedicated to manufacturing, testing, validating and upscaling new photonics technologies for medical diagnostics enabling accelerated product launch with reduced R&D costs. The MedPhab operation process and technology readiness will be validated by upscaling and demonstrating the performance of five innovative medical diagnostics products. A demo case open calls programme will also facilitate the early adoption of the technologies by external users.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871345. www.photonics21.org
Mentor, a Siemens Business (represented by EDA Solutions), is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor, and systems companies.
Mentor’s photonic design solutions include:
• LightSuite™ Photonic Compiler automates the layout of integrated photonics and produces a design that is correct-by-Calibre®. https://www.mentor.com/products/ic_nanometer_design/custom-ic-design/lightsuite-photonic-compiler
• Tanner L-Edit Photonics supports manual layout of integrated photonic designs containing waveguides and electrical components. https://www.mentor.com/tannereda/photonics
Both solutions operate using foundry PDKs and provide integrations with leading simulation partners.
A global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, Mersen designs innovative solutions to address its clients’ specific needs and enable them to optimize their manufacturing performance. Mersen’s 6,400 employees operating in 35 countries provide purpose-designed solutions bespoke to customer requirements anywhere on the planet. Our material expertise on graphite, carbon/carbon composite, carbon insulation, flexible graphite and silicon carbide (SiC) gives us the possibility to engineer enhanced solutions for demanding applications such as industrial processes, aerospace, solar PV, semicon, LEDs, as well as in energy storage.
The Mid IR Alliance is an industrial group of companies active in mid-infrared technologies at all levels of the supply chain, that are dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Mid IR technologies.
The Mid IR Alliance includes laser and detector manufacturers, developers of Mid-IR cameras and sensors, companies manufacturing Photonic Integrated Circuits, software for modelling and packaging services.
The Mid IR Alliance is the voice of Mid IR technologies, the bridge between the end-users and the companies providing systems, components and services.
Multiphoton Optics offers a 3D Printing Platform (LithoProf3D) and Software (LithoSoft3D) for high-precision 3D printing of arbitrarily shaped structures of a large variety of materials. The equipment allows additive and subtractive processes. Our technology supports scalable processes for different applications and products. The high-precision fabrication of 3D optical interconnects to integrate optical links on-chip, on-board, or in photonic integrated circuits to create sophisticated optical packages is compatible to standard processes in electronic manufacturing and saves app. 80 % of process steps. This enables to significantly reduce energy consumption in production and to save other resources in production and in end-use, for example in high performance computers. We also provide Prototyping & Engineering Services for aspheric or free-form microoptics, and biomedical products, such as scaffolds for tissue engineering, microfluidic cells, or drug delivery structures.
Nanoscribe GmbH is a pioneer and market leader in high-precision additive manufacturing. We supply 3D printers and maskless lithography systems for advanced microfabrication including tailor-made resins and customized processes. The versatility of our underlying key enabling technology drives a wide range of applications in industrial research, prototyping and production. This especially addresses EPIC members’ needs in PIC, optical packaging, microoptics, diffractive optics as well as waver-level optics.
The award-winning company is supported by ZEISS and headquartered in the brand-new ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT. Founded in 2007, Nanoscribe today is a medium-sized enterprise with over 70 employees in Karlsruhe, Shanghai and Boston. More than 25% of our 2-digit million annual revenues are invested in the future of microfabrication with an installation base of 200+ lithography systems in 30+ countries. We deliver smart solutions that enable our customers to materialize groundbreaking ideas.
Nanotronics is changing the way materials and electronics are manufactured. We automate industrial microscopes used for inspection of the world's smallest technologies: semiconductors, microchips, hard drives, LEDs, nano-fillers, nanotubes, and more. nSpec® is an integrated part of production processes at many of the world's leading manufacturers. nSpec® is powered by industrial enterprise software that provides scientists + engineers the first set of tools as advanced as the devices they build.
OnScale, the emerging leader in on-demand scalable cloud engineering simulation software, empowers engineers to accelerate innovation across multiple industries, including next-generation technologies such as MEMS, Semiconductor, 5G, Biomedicine, and Autonomous Vehicles. OnScale combines powerful multiphysics solver technology used and validated by Fortune 50 companies for over 30 years, with the limitless speed and flexibility of cloud high performance computing (HPC). By removing the constraints of legacy simulation tools, OnScale allows engineers to dramatically reduce cost, risk and time to market for cutting edge technologies. https://onscale.com/
Onto Innovation is a leader in process control, combining global scale with an expanded portfolio of leading-edge technologies that include: Unpatterned wafer quality; 3D metrology spanning chip features from nanometer scale transistors to large die interconnects; macro defect inspection of wafers and packages; metal interconnect composition; factory analytics; and lithography for advanced semiconductor packaging. Our breadth of offerings across the entire semiconductor value chain helps our customers solve their most difficult yield, device performance, quality, and reliability issues. Headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Onto Innovation supports customers with a worldwide sales and service organization. Additional information can be found at www.ontoinnovation.com.
Optical Connections provides the fibre optic community with the latest industry news and developments via our monthly newsletter, magazine and recently redeveloped news website. We provide coverage of market influencing technology advancements, commercial prospects and product developments making Optical Connections an essential source of information for our readers from across the industry. The Optical Connections News website has recently undergone a major redesign which sees more breaking news, new features and unique insight from our editorial team, enhancer user functionality and the introduction of industry networking opportunities as well as increased commercial prospects. Read the latest news and subscribe to the monthly newsletter.
Optiwave is the emerging leader in the development of innovative software tools for the design, simulation, and optimization of components, links, systems and networks for the dynamically growing fields in photonics nanotechnology, optoelectronics, optical networks and other photonic applications.
Since its inception in 1994, Optiwave’s software has been licensed to more than 1000 industry-leading corporations and universities in over 70 countries worldwide. Today, Optiwave’s cutting-edge photonic design automation software and customized engineering design services offer its customers a distinct competitive advantage, by vastly shortening their time to market while dramatically improving quality, productivity and cost-effectiveness.
A team of software, hardware, business, and manufacturing experts building the next generation of high-resolution LiDAR sensors
, with deep knowledge of semiconductors, optics, signal processing, computer vision, and high volume manufacturing. We apply our expertise to make robotic automation safer and more efficient with LiDAR sensors.
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology is a supplier of advanced plasma etch and deposition solutions focused on the CS market. Established in 1982 it is one of the founding companies of the CS industry and has developed an exceptional depth of knowledge of CS devices. As technology advances, dimensions reduce and interfaces between materials become critical Atomic Scale Processing (ASP) is essential to achieve the accuracy and control for next generation performance. We are uniquely placed to take our customers from Lab to Fab. Our ASP systems are used by the best of the best within the global research community and the product range extends to HVM solutions to deliver the cost down per wafer and device performance needed to take our customers to the next level.
Panasonic Corporation is one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, comprising over 634 companies. It manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the Panasonic brand to enhance and enrich lifestyles all around the globe.
PHABULOµS is the European one-stop shop for the manufacturing of free-form micro-optics offering accelerated innovation & production cycles from prototypes to piloting and large volume production. The solutions offered by Phabuloµs will be integrated into high added-value devices, spanning from micro displays for augmented reality, to innovative systems for professional, automotive, and transportation lighting to optical effects for luxury. The Phabuloµs consortium will synchronize its efforts to translate urgent and high-impact industrial needs into industrially relevant predictive software packages, manufacturing tools and processes, characterization methods for quality inspection and integration schemes, all necessary for the successful demonstration of this technology in pre-commercial production runs.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No nº 871710. www.photonics21.org
PhotonDelta is a European network consisting of researchers, chip designers, foundries and software developers. Our goal is to develop a sustainable ecosystem that can have a significant impact on our customers, in future applications and in solving social and technological challenges. PhotonDelta provides the necessary access to a.o. networks, knowledge, business development and funding.
The Photonex exhibition brings together all aspects of light technologies and photonics for industry and research, helping visitors develop strong relationships, research solutions, examine applications in academia, research and technology for manufacturing. You can attend talks from a wide range of FREE presentations, FREE meetings, FREE conferences, training courses and "how-to-do-it" type tutorials to further your skills.
PI (Physik Instrumente), headquartered in Karlsruhe, is the market and technology leader for high-precision positioning technology and piezo applications in the semiconductor industry, life sciences, photonics, and in industrial automation. In close cooperation with customers from all over the world and for 50 years now, PI's specialists (approx. 1,300) have been pushing, again and again, the boundaries of what is technically possible and developing customized solutions from scratch. More than 350 granted and pending patents underline the company's claim to innovation. PI has nine production sites and 15 sales and service offices in Europe, North America, and Asia.
Founded in 2014 and based in Ílhavo (Portugal), the company has been developing disruptive and unique solutions for the telecommunications market through its multidisciplinary team, offering innovative products and services such as design, development, and testing in the different components of electronics, optics, photonics, digital signal processing and packaging, to several national and international clients. Through its full stack innovation, PICadvanced aims to provide cutting edge solutions for the PON market starting with NG-PON2 transceivers - including innovation in the optics, electronics and in the blending of the two - while maintaining a compromise with quality and high performance.
The 5th PIC International conference will build on the success of its predecessors, with industry-leading insiders delivering more than 30 presentations spanning five sectors.
Attendees at the two-day conference will gain an up-to-date overview of the status of the global photonics industry, and will have the opportunity to meet many other key players within the community.
PIC International is part of AngelTech, which delivers a portfolio of insightful, informative, highly valued chip-level conferences. Bringing together 3 conferences, 700+ delegates, 80+ exhibitors, 120+ presentations and numerous networking opportunities, AngelTech is the number one global event covering compound semiconductor, photonic integrated circuit and sensor technologies. With a strong over-lap between the three conferences, attendees and exhibitors are exposed to the full relevant supply chains and customer and supplier bases.
PIC International made its conference debut in March 2016, surpassing the high expectations of attendees and exhibitors. PIC International Conference promises even more opportunities to meet key players involved in the development and deployment of photonic integrated circuits, but 12 months is too long to wait for your next industry update.
In response, we launched the PIC International Magazine later that year - a quarterly publication tracking the whole value chain, including wafers/materials, devices, modules, systems and service providers. This digital title, available on phone, tablet and PC, delivers on its mission to inform readers on key progress being made worldwide in the production and application of photonic integrated circuits.
PIX4life started with a grant from the EC within the H2020 framework. Once the grant to set up the pilot line is finished, PIX4life will remain offering its services through the different partners and other European companies.
PIXAPP the world’s first open-access Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Assembly and Packaging Pilot line provides companies with standardized packaging processes that allow to ramp up production and to reduce the cost of the photonic package. PIXAPP offers a comprehensible building block menu to its customers including optical coupling, thermal and mechanical stabilization, serving key industries such as medical, industrial, security and optical communications. PIXAPP aims to drive the future demand for PIC-based products by engaging and standardizing processes along all the supply chain, through stablished reference PICs adopted by the PIC foundries and design houses, and through its unique hands-on packaging training courses to prepare the future training force. www.pixapp.eu
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731954. www.photonics21.org
Plasma-Therm is a U.S. manufacturer of advanced plasma-processing equipment, providing etch, deposition, and plasma dicing technologies used in semiconductor packaging, solid-state lighting, power, data storage, renewable energy, MEMS, nanotechnology, photonics, and wireless communication markets. Plasma-Therm’s VERSALINE platform is the workhorse for a variety of applications in specialty semiconductor markets. The platform's modular design allows flexible configuration of substrate handling and technologies that address the wide range of customer requirements. Plasma-Therm’s Singulator® systems bring the precision and speed of plasma dicing to chip-packaging applications. Manufacturers, academic and governmental institutions depend on Plasma-Therm equipment, designed with “lab-to-fab” flexibility to meet the requirements of both R&D and volume production. Plasma-Therm's products have been adopted globally and have earned their reputation for value, reliability, and world-class support. Named the #1 Etch Equipment Supplier in 2019, Plasma-Therm has more than two decades of awards in the VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey, including the highest score ever earned by a semiconductor equipment company.
Precision Fabricators produces high quality stock and custom DOT cylinders for liquid and solid precursors tailored for tools from ASM, Veeco, Aixtron Tokyo Electron, Applied Materials, Lam and others. 30 years of experience has contributed to 400 designs from 10ml to 60L and includes the availability of built in and probe based level sensors. PFL pioneered InternaWeld™ permitting low cost repair and maintenance of both PFL and competitor’s designs and allowing PFL to maintain a worldwide fleet of over 35,000 cylinders. PFL also offers a range of cleaning, modification and recertification services in our modern 10,000 square foot facility south of Boston.
Qorvo is a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications. Qorvo was formed following the merger of RFMD and TriQuint, and has more than 6,000 global employees dedicated to delivering solutions for everything that connects the world. Qorvo has the industry's broadest portfolio of products and core technologies; world-class ISO9001-, ISO 14001- and ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturing facilities; and is a DoD-accredited 'Trusted Source' (Category 1A) for GaAs, GaN and BAW products and services.
Revasum (pronounced re vôsəm) (“re” is for removal and “vasum” is Latin for equipment) is a new company headquartered in San Luis Obispo, California, providing premiere CMP and grinding technology to critical growth markets such as power, RF communications, LED, MEMS, solar, and other mobile applications. Our mission is built on a design philosophy of investing in new product development that is specifically targeted at these global markets, with the purpose of meeting the unique needs of the device makers in this high-tech space. Revasum offers new and certified refurbished systems for sale worldwide.
ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 398,989 million yen (3,652 billion US$) revenue per March 31th, 2019 with 22,899 employees. ROHM Semiconductor develops and manufactures a very
large product range from the Ultra Low Power Microcontroller, Power Management, Standard ICs, SiC Diodes, MOSFETs and Modules, Power Transistors and Diodes, LEDs to passives components such as Resistors, Tantalum Capacitors and LED display units, thermal Printheads
in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, China and Europe.
LAPIS Semiconductor (former OKI Semiconductor), SiCrystal GmbH, Kionix are companies of ROHM Semiconductor Group.
Sanan Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd. (Sanan IC) is China’s first 6-inch compound semiconductor
wafer foundry, serving the microelectronics and photonics markets worldwide. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Xiamen City in the Fujian Province of China, operating as a subsidiary of Sanan Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. (SSE: 600703). The company develops and provides GaAs, GaN, SiC, and InP foundry services with its state-of-the-art III-V compound semiconductor fabrication facilities. Certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard, ISO14001 environmental management standard, and IATF 16949:2016 Automotive Quality Management System (QMS) standard, Sanan IC empowers the global community of RF, millimeter wave, filter, power electronics, and optical communications markets with its advanced process technology platform. Sanan IC is Dedicated to Driving Compound Semiconductor Innovation. For more information, visit www.sanan-ic.com.
SEMI® connects over 2,000 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. FlexTech and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped its members prosper, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley (Milpitas, Calif.), Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org and follow SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Semilab is a leading metrology equipment supplier for characterization of semiconductor materials. The company offers advanced electrical and optical systems, for both R&D and production control in the semiconductor, photovoltaic, and display technology markets. Technologies for compound and wide bandgap semiconductors include ellipsometry, dopant concentration and profiling, electrical characterization of dielectrics and interfaces, photoluminescence, Raman, mobility, sheet resistance, contamination control, and atomic force microscopy. Electrical techniques include both contact and non-contact solutions, and all are offered in a range of platforms from smaller manual type tools to fully automated production control systems with high-resolution imaging.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. The portfolio also includes tools for power integrity sign off, reduction of extracted netlist, variation analysis and also production-proven intellectual property (IP) cores. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-Signoff flow for vertical markets including: displays, power electronics, optical devices, radiation & soft error reliability, analog and HSIO design, library and memory design, advanced CMOS process and IP development. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market in the shortest time with reduced cost. Semiconductor fabs and design houses from around the globe have relied on Silvaco’s expertise to help develop the “technology behind the chip”. Silvaco’s mission is to help our customers accelerate the pace of technological innovation and their time to market while reducing their costs in developing the next-generation chips. We strive to understand our customers’ challenges so as to tailor the innovative products, services and support they need to succeed in their technology development and productivity goals. Since its founding in 1984, Silvaco has grown to become the largest privately held EDA company and continues to grow consistently on the strength of its excellent products, support and service. An interesting part of its history is that Silvaco was a temporary name to represent Silicon Valley Company. In retrospect, the company has been a shining example of the innovative valley culture and strives to continue this legacy.
Sivers Photonics (a subsidiary of Sivers Semiconductors AB) is the world’s most advanced supplier of customised III-V compound semiconductor laser devices, which are critical to high growth optical communications, sensing and wireless markets. Our photonic laser devices are enabling next generation applications including artificial intelligence, data-centres and quantum technology.
We are a key strategic supplier to many Fortune 100 and Silicon Valley customers and collaborate with leading academic institutions and industry research centres throughout the world.
SMART Photonics is a pure play foundry offering production services for InP based photonic components. We use our extensive knowledge of both discrete as well as integrated photonics and our many years’ experience to produce, with our dedicated toolset, the photonic components designed by our customers. We offer the full production process from Epitaxial growth, re-growth and processing up to the thinning and dicing of the wafers. Contact: e-mail: email@example.com tel. +31(0)40 247 54 53
Soitec plays a key role in the microelectronics industry. It designs and manufactures innovative semiconductor materials. These substrates are then patterned and cut into chips to make circuits for electronic components. Soitec offers unique and competitive solutions for miniaturizing chips, improving their performance and reducing their energy usage.
In meeting the technical and economic challenges of mainstream electronics, Soitec is helping to speed up the mobile and digital revolutions. Its products are used to manufacture chips that go into smart phones, tablets, computers, IT servers and data centers as well as electronic components in cars, connected devices, and industrial and medical equipment.
Soitec's technologies, projects and industrial capacity make it one of the crown jewels of France's industrial sector. The company was founded 25 years ago in Grenoble's high-tech ecosystem and now has a presence throughout the world.
Solmates is an ambitious and fast-growing equipment supplier of thin film deposition tools based on Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD). The Solmates mission is to develop and mature PLD so it can be considered a mainstream high volume production deposition technology as currently employed in semiconductor and MEMS industry. The Solmates portfolio stretches from stand-alone equipment, to cluster compatible deposition tools that enable integration of PLD with any other vacuum technology.
New applications and markets are demanding continuous improvement of deposition technology to address the new challenges in thin film processing. The availability of high quality PLD processes on up to 300mm wafers allows our customers to extend their thin film deposition capabilities addressing new possibilities to solve these challenges. As a highly innovative company Solmates can combine IP-protected hardware with years of processing experience to support integration of our layers into your application.
SPTS Technologies, a KLA company, designs, manufactures, and markets wafer processing equipment for the global semiconductor and related industries, with focus on the Advanced Packaging, MEMS, high speed RF, power management and LED markets. SPTS has expertise in processing solutions for compound semiconductor manufacturing and is a supplier of Etch, PVD and PECVD wafer processing equipment to top RF, Power, GaAs, and VCSEL device manufacturers worldwide. SPTS is headquartered and has its main manufacturing facility in Newport, UK, and operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit spts.com.
Synopsys is accelerating the adoption of photonic and PIC technologies with software to design energy efficient, high-performance photonic devices, systems, and integrated circuits. Our Photonic Solutions portfolio includes the RSoft™ Photonic Device Tools, the Photonic System Tools, and the PIC Design Suite. Offering the industry's only seamless design flow, the Synopsys Photonic Solutions portfolio enables innovations in consumer and industrial communication, sensing, and imaging applications – from concept to manufacturing.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) was the first to develop MOCVD equipment in 1983 to produce compound semiconductors used for LEDs, lasers, and electronics for mobile phones, advanced lighting, and optical communications. TNSC provides full end-to-end solutions for MOCVD applications with MOCVD equipment, dry cleaning tools for quartz/graphite components, specialty gas sources, and gas purification and abatement systems.
TNSC (www.tn-sanso.co.jp) is a Japanese-headquartered multinational industrial gas and equipment manufacturer incorporated in the year 1910. TNSC conducts global business in North America (www.mathesongas.com), Europe (www.nippongases.com), Asia, and Oceania.
Teem Photonics offers innovative solutions for silicon-photonics chip-to-fibre optical interfacing based on its flexible, competitive, reliable, scalable and cost-effective ioNext platform. This ion-exchange technology has been developed for more than 20 years for the manufacturing of optical integrated circuits on glass wafers. We also propose standard and advanced PIC (splitters, couplers, Taps, duplexers, polarizers, interferometers) as well as skills in optical design, fibre-to-chip assembly and packaging.
Teem provides worldwide clients for many applications in Telecom, Bio-medical, Transport, Energy, Defence, Science…
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Thorlabs, a vertically integrated photonics products manufacturer, was founded in 1989 to serve the laser and electro-optics research market. Thorlabs has extended its core competencies in an effort to play an ever increasing role serving the Photonics Industry at the research end, as well as the industrial, life science, medical, and defense segments. The organization’s diverse manufacturing assets include semiconductor fabrication of laser diodes, optical amplifiers, lithium niobate modulators, quantum cascade/interband cascade lasers, and VCSEL lasers; fiber towers for drawing both silica and fluoride glass optical fibers; MBE/MOCVD epitaxial wafer growth reactors; extensive glass and metal fabrication facilities; advanced thin film deposition capabilities; and optomechanical and optoelectronic shops
ULVAC GmbH offers solutions for compound semiconductor (CS) processes covering equipment and technologies for SiC and GaN power devices and LED.
For CS, ULVAC offers production tools for high temperature ion implanting, activation annealing, oxidation, carbon cap sputtering, SiC trench- and via etching, GaN and AlGaN etching with high selectivity and ashing/strip processes.
For LED, ULVAC offers production tools for the etching of PSS and GaN; sputtering of DBR, low temperature SiO2, AlN, GaN, new Cu alloy pad electrode to reduce Au; C2C evaporation system for metallization, Vapor-Deposition-Polymerisation for encapsulation.
All ULVAC products are supported by its local sales and service networks.
We are a global materials technology and recycling group. We reduce harmful emissions, power the vehicles and technologies of the future, and give new life to used metals. Our sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils our mission: materials for a better life.
VEM is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, thin film deposition materials used in the semiconductor, wireless, photonics, LED, data storage, aerospace & defense and life sciences markets. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with over 30 years of experience, VEM serves over 300 customers globally and has a track record for providing outstanding service and support. From cutting edge R&D needs to large production requirements,VEM offers a full range of product and service solutions. Our product portfolio, ranging from high-purity PVD sputtering targets to evaporation materials spans the periodic table and we have an experienced technical team developing innovative new products. Our specialty materials include Au, Pt, Pd, Al, AlSiCu, AlCu, Cu, Ti, Ni,Ta, Nb, WSi, MoSi, NiPt, TiAl and WTi – in all shapes and sizes with purities to 99.9999%. VEM also provides in-house target bonding, backing plates, crucible liners, precious metal reclamation, shield cleaning and additional value-added solutions.
The Swiss company vario-optics is leading manufacturer of photonic boards with integrated planar polymer waveguides and embedded electrical circuits. They provide significantly higher bandwidth and higher energy efficiency compared to purely electrical high-speed PCBs. The photolithographic manufacturing provides great advantage over similar fiber-based systems (reproducibility, high integration densities, lower costs). Therefore, EOCB's are used more and more also within sensors applications.
During the last years vario-optics ag extended its capabilities also towards singlemode waveguides. These can be used for example as electro-optical substrates for cost effective, highly integrated photonic packages, optical chip-chip communication as well as sensors with simplified assembly.
Veeco's process equipment solutions enable the manufacture of LEDs, flexible OLED displays, power electronics, hard drives, MEMS and wireless chips. We are the market leader in MOCVD, MBE, Ion Beam and other advanced thin film process technologies. Our high performance systems drive innovation in energy efficiency, consumer electronics and network storage and allow our customers to maximise productivity and achieve lower cost of ownership.
VIGO System’s ENT Epitaxy Division produces high-grade III-V compound semiconductor epitaxial structures for photonic devices (F-P, VCSEL, QCL, photodetectors) microelectronic devices (diodes, transistors) and others. With more than 35 years of experience in epi-wafer technology, the division offers a broad range of high quality epi-wafers, which can be produced both in large volumes as well as in small customised batches. It focuses on highly innovative products for wireless, TC, sensing or printing applications. It also provides extensive R&D services and technological support in carrying out R&D projects.
VIGO System is the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and customised high-tech uncooled photodetectors of middle and long wavelength range for security, military, industrial, space, medical, transport and environmental protection applications.
As a long-standing equipment supplier, Vistec Electron Beam GmbH is providing leading technology solutions for advanced electron-beam lithography (EBL). Based on the Variable Shaped Beam (VSB) principle, the electron-beam lithography systems are mainly utilized for semiconductor manufacturing applications, as silicon and compound semiconductor direct write and mask writing as well as integrated optics, silicon photonics and several new emerging markets and advanced research. The company is located in Jena, Germany and maintains service & support centers in Europe, Asia & in the US.
VPIphotonics provides professional design software and services for integrated photonics, optoeletronics and fiber-based components, optical transmission systems and networks. VPIphotonics off-the-shelf and customized solutions are valued for their powerful and comprehensive simulation capabilities and high degree of flexibility. They are applied in research and development, product design and marketing by hundreds of companies, and for teaching and research at over 160 academic institutions worldwide.
VTT’s 3 µm SOI platform can provide a unique combination of low loss (0.1 dB/cm), ultra-dense integration (with micron-scale Euler bends), polarization independency, ultra-broad bandwidth (1.2-3 µm wavelength) and tolerance to Watt-level optical power. We can offer design, fabrication and testing services based on customized and public design libraries. Fabrication can be done either in form of MPW runs or as dedicated runs. VTT also provides small volume manufacturing services of the PICs.
VTT is a multi-technological research organisation providing high-end technology solutions and innovation services. From its wide knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, create new innovations and a wide range of world-class technologies and applied research services, thus improving its clients’ competitiveness and competence.
Founded in 1998, Yole Développement, the "More than Moore" market research & strategy consulting company has grown to become a group of companies providing marketing, technology and strategy consulting, media in addition to corporate finance services.
Yole Développement group provides market research, technology analysis, strategy consulting, targeted media, and financial advisory services. We have a global vision and customer base...
The “More than Moore” company Yole and its partners System Plus Consulting, Blumorpho, PISEO and KnowMade support industrial companies, investors and R&D organizations worldwide to help them understand markets and follow technology trends to develop their business...
Since 2001 YSystems (Tokushima, Japan) has contributed to emerging technologies via its ability to rapidly develop and produce characterization equipment for the needs of the time. Its flagship wafer mapping products extending to beyond standard applications and its patented epitaxial growth in situ measurement techniques have given YSystems a serious reputation in both academic and industry. Although specializing in the automation of industrial material measurement through the development of highly sensitive detection and high measurement reproducibility, the need to further the robotics aspect has recently played a major role in the company's growth and direction.