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 opto-electronic applications based on compound semiconductor materials as well as carbon nanotubes (CNT) and other 2D nanomaterials. Such components are used in fiber optic communication systems, wireless and mobile telephony applications, optical and electronic storage devices, computing, signaling 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.
ALTER TECHNOLOGY is the leading provider of micro and optoelectronics services in engineering, procurement, assembly, and test of semiconductor devices. Our company develops and offers complete turn-key solutions covering wafer probing, wafer sawing, packaging, final test & screening and qualification.
Alter UK provides sub-contract package design and assembly services for devices such as ASICs, MEMS, Sensors, Laser diodes, LEDs, PICs and VCSELs.
Our Fast Turn IC packaging service helps customers with rapid evaluation of new designs, reducing cost and accelerating time to market before ramping volume production.
For volume run-rate production, our state of the art, automated assembly equipment can support millions of dies per year and now includes a plastic encapsulation capability for QFN packages.
In 2021 Alter Technology announced a €6m investment in a Photonics Design Centre, located in Scotland, which will focus on supporting the Group’s development of highly integrated, miniaturised and robust photonic products to be used in quantum-enabled positioning, navigation and timing systems and photonic-based satellite optical communications.
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. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.
We are the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations Make Possible® a Better Future.
At Aragon Photonics we develop, build and market highly innovative optical and photonic test & measurement solutions for a variety of industries: fiber optic telecom, fiber optic sensing and concentrated solar power. Our growing portfolio of unique products is based on proprietary or exclusively licensed patents. At PIC International conference we will demonstrate the HDCA, the most advanced Component Analyzer ever which allows to characterize your PICs with the maximum resolution. We will also introduce the new bands available in our well known BOSA.
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.
As a global Test & Quality Solution leader, Averna partners with product designers, developers and OEMs to help them achieve higher product quality, accelerate time to market and protect their brands. Founded in 1999, Averna offers specialized expertise and innovative test, vision inspection, precision assembly and automated solutions that deliver substantial technical, financial and market benefits for clients in the aerospace, automotive, consumer, industrial, medical device and life sciences, semiconductor, telecom and other industries. Averna has offices around the world, numerous industry certifications such as ISO, is ITAR registered and is partnered with NI, PI, Keysight Technologies and JOT Automation.
Axetris is a leading manufacturer of customized micro-optics and diffractive optical elements used in high-speed data/telecom transceivers/switches, 3D sensing and Lidar, both in discrete and integrated photonics approaches. We also offer wafer-level micro-fabrication and MEMS processes, which allow to add features for assembly and integration or as post-processing on customer CMOS wafers. We will support you with highest quality from prototypes to high volumes out of our own fab in Switzerland.
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.
BelGaN was once a manufacturing facility for a famous IDM and its products were focused in automotive, industrial and medical applications!
Now our vision is to become an automotive qualified leading GaN foundry in the world!
Serving our customers in broad consumer-, industrial- and automotive- markets with innovative, high-quality and competitive GaN semiconductor technologies and manufacturing capacity, to innovate their products towards higher energy efficiency, smaller size/weight, and better cost towards a future prosperous and carbon-neutral society.
Manufacturing Facility: Wafer fab with over 40,000 square feet of clean room space, located on a 10 acre campus.
Fab:6 & 8 inch.
Production: GaN Technology & 0.35 µm to 2 µm Low, Medium, and High Voltage Analog CMOS and BCD Technologies.
Beneq is the home of atomic layer deposition. In 1984, we established the world’s first industrial production using ALD. Today, we lead the market with products for R&D (TFS 200, TFS 500, R2), semiconductor device fabrication (Transform®), 3D and batch production (P400A, P800, P1500), ultra-fast spatial ALD (C2R), and roll-to-roll ALD (Genesis).
Beneq’s unique Development Service simplifies customer adoption and proof-of-concept for new ALD processes, while our Coating Service cuts down time to market by outsourcing state of the art ALD production. Our team of engineers and experts is dedicated to making ALD tools accessible for researchers.
Launched in June 2006, Bodo's Power Systems magazine serves the power electronics markets worldwide for systems design engineers. Today our printed magazine reaches a highly specialized audience of 22.000 readers 12 times a year. Over 18.000 registered web users follow us online and read our bi-weekly newsletters. We serve a global industry. That's why our motto has always been: One World, one Magazine
• Boschman is a high-tech, engineering driven Dutch company focusing on advanced back-end semiconductor packaging solutions;
• We provide a unique one-stop-shop concept, from idea to industrialization, for semiconductor packaging activities:
• Package Development Services
• Assembly & Test Services
• Industrial Equipment
• We are a focused on well defined high growth market segments incl. Power Electronics (Automotive, Smart Grid and Industrial), E-motors, Modules, MEMS and Sensors.
• The Global Energy Transformation is a fact, and the Electric Revolution requires next gen products, technologies, processes and materials.
• We focus on these opportunities with technology leadership in Pressure Sintering and Advanced Molding, supported by our Patented Technology (DIT, FAM, TPV,…) and unique, unparalleled packaging expertise.
Brolis Sensor Technology develops unique GaSb/Si based spectroscopic sensor technology for a large variety of real-time sensing applications for industrial, biochemical, biomedical, agriculture and consumer applications. We develop both final sensor solutions as well as OEM spectrometers on chip. Our products feature in-house made all-semiconductor tunable laser technology based spectroscopic platform on-chip with a footprint of < 1 mm^2 for 1800-2500 nm spectral band. Our technology includes laser sources, photodetectors and photonic integrated circuit technology.
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 is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware and IP that turn design concepts into reality. Cadence customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to boards to complete systems for the most dynamic market applications, including hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, consumer, industrial and healthcare. For eight years in a row, Fortune magazine has named Cadence one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at cadence.com.
The Canadian Photonics Fabrication Centre (CPFC) can fabricate devices in a variety of materials including:
• gallium arsenide (GaAs);
• indium phosphide (InP); and
• gallium nitride (GaN).
We offer foundry services or end-to-end fabrication of photonic devices, photonic integrated circuits and gallium nitride electronics. The CPFC can also develop new process technologies for our client's devices.
The CPFC is a 40,000 square foot facility with 11,000 square feet of class 100/1000 clean room space providing a comprehensive suite of key processes and supporting activities.
Clas-SiC Wafer Fab is the world’s first dedicated open foundry to manufacture Silicon Carbide power semi-conductors. We operate from our custom built and fully fitted out ISO Class 5 clean room facility, with state of the art 150mm semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
ClassOne Technology was founded in 2013, in Kalispell, Montana, with a specific and very important mission: We set out to fill a critical need in the semiconductor industry – to deliver advanced, high-performance electroplating and wet surface preparation equipment for all the users who work on 200mm and smaller wafers. For years, the big system manufacturers had left them behind and weren’t giving them any new equipment. So, ClassOne chose to focus on these users specifically – to provide the new tools they were asking for. And the rest is history…
Working with the industry’s leading fabs
In a relatively short span of time, ClassOne has become the industry’s preferred semiconductor equipment manufacturer of new, high-performance ECD and surface prep equipment for ≤200mm manufacturers. We design, build, and deliver advanced single-wafer tools for process development and volume production, as well as batch spray solvent tools, spin rinse dryers, and more.
Today, we are working with a majority of the world’s category-leading device manufacturers, including both silicon and compound semiconductor producers of VCSELs, microLEDs, LEDs, Laser Diodes, MEMs, Power Semiconductors, RF, Photonics, IR Sensors, Microfluidics, and much more. Our equipment routinely helps fabricate devices on a broad array of substrate sizes and materials, from silicon and glass to sapphire and GaAs to InP and HgCdTe and more.
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 brings the future closer by turning your ideas into reality. We are an open source, license free Silicon Photonics rapid prototyping foundry based in the UK. Our prototyping platforms utilise industrially-compatible deep-UV projection lithography to enable seamless scaling-up of production volumes, whilst also retaining device level innovation capability using high-resolution e-beam lithography and versatility in our process flows. This process flexibility and open source model is what differentiates CORNERSTONE from other foundries.
We offer a wide range of Silicon Photonics platforms including 3 different silicon-on-insulator platforms and a 300nm thick silicon nitride platform, as well as suspended-silicon and 3 µm thick germanium-on-silicon platforms to support emerging mid-infrared applications such as sensing. All of our platforms are available via scheduled multi-project-wafer runs or bespoke fabrication batches available on-demand.
Our diverse team are part of the Silicon Photonics groups at the Universities of Southampton and Glasgow, with several decades of experience in the field. We pride ourselves on our customer service and our ability to support researchers at all stages of their career.
Visit the CORNERSTONE website to find out more: www.cornerstone.sotonfab.co.uk.
With more than 35 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 7,000 installations worldwide testify to customer confidence in unique products and services:
• Waste gas treatment for ALD, MOCVD and III-V Etch processes
• Safe, dry chemical conversion of toxic gases to stable solids
• Proprietary CLEANSORB scrubbing media for new metalorganic precursors
• Solutions for both research and manufacturing scale
• Global network of local refill service for absorber columns
With the new product line : PCS PLASMA CONVERSION SYSTEMS, the product portfolio is now complemented.
PCS TROPO/ PCS STRATO : High efficiency Atmospheric Plasma for the removal of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), that are emitted from semiconductor etch and related processes. Resource-saving, water-free operation.
PCS EXO: Abatement of Ammonia and Hydrogen - Hydrid Plasma System for GaN and similar process applications.
CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS is a global company with research and development, manufacturing and marketing located in dedicated centers of competence located throughout Europe, 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.
CVD Equipment Corporation designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of chemical vapor deposition, gas control, and other state-of-the-art equipment and process solutions used to develop and manufacture materials and coatings for industrial applications and research. Our products are used in production environments as well as research and development centers, both academic and corporate. Major target markets for our business include advanced nanomaterials, batteries, and silicon carbide for high power electronics; aerospace (such as gas turbine engines and structural components); medical devices (such as implants); advanced semiconductor devices and silicon for solar cells; and carbon nanotubes and nanowires. Through its application laboratory, the Company provides process development support and process startup assistance with the focus on enabling tomorrow’s technologies™. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CVD Materials Corporation, provides advanced materials and metal surface treatments and coatings to serve demanding applications in the electronic, biomedical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, and many other industrial markets.
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 the leading resource for engineers involved in photonics business, technology and applications. Readers have access to news and features of the latest technological developments, trends and opinions in the photonics industry as well as independent, in-depth editorial content. Subscribe for free to keep up to date with the latest industry news and features: www.electrooptics.com/subscription
ELEMENT 3—5 [Element three to five] - based in Baesweiler, Germany – is a technology source for the semiconductor industry. The product spectrum ranges from production systems based on the novel low-temperature High-Throughput epitaxy to powerful ion and intelligent plasma sources for wafer cleaning and surface activation.
Our innovative high-performance system - ACCELERATOR 3500K - enables production of monocrystalline aluminum nitride templates at 10-fold higher capacity, increased layer homogeneity, reduced energy and gas consumption that lead to significantly lower production costs.
Producers of power electronics or LED devices appreciate the substantial productivity increases and capacity expansions offered by the ACCELERATOR 3500K.
EPIC houses circa €3M 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. EPIC has recently added a bespoke fibre alignment workstation designed and manufactured to support the needs of the photonics industry.
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, Palomar, Prior Scientific (Queensgate), Nanusens and EFFECT Photonics amongst others.
Financial incentives (non-repayable grants) up to €175,000 are currently available to open an R&D lab or UK office. EPIC is the home of the internationally renowned Torbay Hi Tech Cluster.
Etteplan (former TEGEMA) has developed a modular machine platform fit for automated assembly task for assembly of optical elements within sub-micron accuracy. The Etteplan Indigo product line for Photonic device assembly is suitable for R&D to volume production. Due to its smart architecture, it offers a breakthrough in cycle time that is up to 10x shorter than current solutions on the market.
Etteplan is a Technology Service company that specializes in software and embedded solutions, engineering solutions, and technical communication solutions. We help our customers to create a better world through engineering, innovation and digitalization. We are a progressive group of over 4,000 global specialists who are working to spark positive change in the world of engineering.
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.
Read about some of the latest developments in the two articles taken from our new LAYERS 5 magazine, then contact us to order your copy of the full magazine or discuss your own particular needs.
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 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 is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors; network equipment manufacturers; planners, installers, and systems integrators; as well as operators and end users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. Subscribe for free to keep up to date with the latest industry news and features: 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.
FormFactor FRT Metrology manufactures surface measurement tools for R&D and high-volume manufacturing. Our high-precision metrology and defect inspection tools are based on the SurfaceSensTM multi-sensor concept and are equipped with in-house developed automation software.
The multiple award-winning measuring systems provide fully automatically data about topography, step height, roughness, flatness, layer thickness and many other parameters – contact-free and non-destructive.
FormFactor, Inc. is a leading provider of essential test and measurement technologies along the full IC life cycle – from characterization, modeling, reliability, and design de-bug, to qualification and production test.
GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia.
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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.
Hardinge is a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions. We provide a full spectrum of highly reliable CNC turning, milling, grinding, and honing machines as well as technologically advanced workholding accessories. The diverse products we offer enable us to support a variety of market applications in industries including aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, medical, technology, transportation and more. We’ve developed a strong global presence with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. Hardinge applies its engineering and applications expertise to provide your company with the right machine tool solution and support every time.
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.
The privately held htt group was founded in 1988 in Munich. Under the mission statement "Reliability and a unique value for customers and Suppliers ", the focus of the htt group is to be a major supplier to the Semiconductor Industry by representing well-known leading manufacturers of systems and consumables, tools for Wafer Fab, Wafer Sort, Wafer Probe, Wafer Test, Final Test, Assembly and Backend.
Additionally, since 1992 the htt Dresden Probecards facility is designing, developing, producing high sophisticated Epoxy-Cantiler Probe Cards, as well as Probe Card Specials, Miniprober and the Dresden Service Center is providing Repairs to all kind of Standard and Advanced Probe Cards.Htt’s full range includes Sales, Service, Repairs, Calibration, Maintenance, Application Support and CE-EMC Certifications. Htt is providing all the spare parts and consumables their customers need to keep their capital equipment running. This way htt wants to make sure to cover all the needs of their customers at any stage of their purchasing - or production process.
Together with the suppliers from the US, Asia and Europe, the htt team always finds the best individual solution for the customer when it comes to Productivity, Throughput & Total Cost of Ownership. Htt´s administration team is also happy to support customers with shipments, customs handlings and all the bureaucratic things that need to be done within the purchasing process. From the first contact until the installation on site – htt provides all the different working stages to fully satisfy the customers.
The European Probe Cards Repair- and Servicecenter in Dresden is ISO 9001: 2015 certified and covers Standard htt Dresden built Probecards as well as the Advanced Probe Cards from MPI Taiwan.
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.
II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in communications, industrial, aerospace & defense, semiconductor capital equipment, life sciences, consumer electronics, and automotive markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide. The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software to support our customers.
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!
Innoscience Technology, the company founded to create a global energy ecosystem based on high-performance, low-cost gallium-nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) power solutions, has signed a global distribution agreement with Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company
“This is a great decision for Innoscience” comments Denis Marcon General Manager, Europe, at Innoscience. “Richardson RFPD is well-recognized as a leader in new business generation and design-in with very qualified and experienced technical support teams. The combination is perfect for Innoscience and our customers, as they begin their journey with GaN and then ramp up.”
Richardson RFPD will offer full design support and product availability for Innoscience’s wide power device portfolio covering both Low Voltage (30V-150V) as well as High Voltage (650V) GaN power devices.
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 plc is the leading global supplier of advanced epitaxial wafers and material solutions to the semiconductor industry with 30+ years of experience and manufacturing sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our unparalleled materials and technology portfolio addresses device requirements at the materials level, as the only global supplier with expertise and scale across all key compound materials (GaAs, InP, GaSb and GaN) and production capability in all relevant epitaxial growth technologies (MOVCD, MBE, CVD). Today, our technology is enabling a diverse range of applications from smart connected devices and 5G infrastructure to automotive and 3D Sensing.
ISP System has developed advanced features and capabilities to support specific Advanced Packaging Markets in the backend area. We enable customers to optimize the performance of their process in microelectronics and optoelectronics advanced packaging.
Our dedicated team of highly experienced, creative technical and manufacturing professionals have collected more than 25 years of knowledge in advanced mechatronics systems. We can provide you with both standard and customized photonics packaging equipement based on leading-edge technology. The PHOTOMATIQ offering includes active alignmentn glue dispensing, in situ UV curing, as well as high precision positionning robots.
PHOTOMATIQ is a customizable assembly platform which aim at fully and semi-automated assembly which suits the requirements of demanding photonics systems.
The open control Photonsmart software allows non-automation experts to operate the machine, edit new recipes, and supervise the production.
JePPIX is the joint European platform for photonic integrated components and circuits, established in 2006. JePPIX partners are driving foundry services for the wider industrialization of high-performance indium phosphide, silicon nitride and hybrid photonic integration. Services include design, manufacturing and testing, for first prototypes, pilot production and manufacturing.
Keysight delivers advanced design and validation solutions that help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight’s dedication to speed and precision extends to software-driven insights and analytics that bring tomorrow’s technology products to market faster across the development lifecycle, in design simulation, prototype validation, automated software testing, manufacturing analysis, and network performance optimization and visibility in enterprise, service provider and cloud environments. Our customers span the worldwide communications and industrial ecosystems, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics markets. Keysight generated revenues of $5.4B in fiscal year 2022. For more information about Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS), visit us at www.keysight.com.
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KLA Corporation is a leading supplier of wafer processing, process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor industries. Products and services include etch and deposition processes, inline unpatterned and patterned wafer defect inspection, review and classification; reticle defect inspection and metrology; packaging inspection and die sort; critical dimension (CD) metrology; pattern overlay metrology; film thickness, surface topography and composition measurements; measurement of in-chamber process conditions; wafer shape and stress metrology; computational lithography tools; and, overall yield and fab-wide data management and analytics
KRAMSKI is your reliable development partner and manufacturer of technologically demanding stamping and hybrid parts, complex assemblies and tools. Thinnest strips, tightest tolerances - the majority of our projects move along the feasibility limit. In doing so, we act boldly and curiously. From the concept idea to the production-ready component.
In close coordination with our customers, we create product and technology solutions that are perfectly tailored to the requirements-specific framework conditions. These are so intelligently designed that significant cost advantages are created for our customers. And without exception, with the highest precision and uncompromising quality.
True to the "motto connecting technologies" we manufacture a wide of high-performance connectors, press-fit solutions and many other customer specific parts for the automotive industry, medical technology, power electronics, the telecommunications industry, solar and environmental technology, and many more. Above all, there is one goal - to inspire our customers with well thought-out solutions, holistic know-how and perfection.
Lam Research Corporation is a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Lam’s equipment and services allow customers to build smaller and better performing devices. In fact, today, nearly every semiconductor chip is built with Lam technology. We combine superior systems engineering, technology leadership, and a strong values-based culture, with an unwavering commitment to our customers. Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) is a FORTUNE 500® company headquartered in Fremont, Calif., with operations around the globe. Learn more at www.lamresearch.com.
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 B2B company manufacturing Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) for customers in high-tech areas such as communication on ground and space, Quantum technologies, LiDAR and Biosensors. LIGENTEC commercialises the all-nitride-core technology. With the all-nitride-core technology LIGENTEC enables the customers to develop their products in the industrial revolution 4.0.
Lightwave Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWLG) is developing a platform leveraging its proprietary engineered electro-optic (EO) polymers to transmit data at higher speeds with less power. The Company's high-activity and high-stability organic polymers allow Lightwave Logic to create next-generation photonic EO devices, which convert data from electrical signals into optical signals, for applications in data communications and telecommunications markets. For more information, please visit the Company's website at lightwavelogic.com.
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.
At Luceda Photonics, we enable photonic IC designers to enjoy the same power as electronic IC designers.
We automate and integrate the complete photonic design flow. Our Python-based platform enables design teams to easily share and reuse their photonic design IP using a standard language.
We leverage more than 50 years of photonic experience to help our customers create manufacturable designs. Our design products bundle our expertise to enable our customers to quickly achieve their first tape-out and get their design right the first time.
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.
We draw on the power of our analytical instruments and services to make the invisible visible and the impossible possible. Through the chemical, physical and structural analysis of materials, our high precision analytical systems and top-notch services support our customers in creating a better world. We help them improve everything from the energies that power us and the materials we build with, to the medicines that cure us and the foods we enjoy. We partner with many of the world’s biggest companies, universities and research organizations. They value us not only for the power of our solutions, but also for the depth of our expertise, collaboration and integrity. We are committed to Net Zero in our own operations by 2030 and in our total value chain by 2040. This is woven into the fabric of our business, and we help our employees and customers think about their part in creating a healthier, cleaner, and more productive world. With over 2300 employees, we serve the world, and we are part of Spectris plc, the world-leading precision measurement group.
Masimo Semiconductor specializes in MOCVD wafer epitaxy (III-V materials based primarily GaAs and InP), foundry services, and device fabrication for the biotech, industrial, energy, telecommunications, security and consumer products markets. Applying our extensive experience in compound semiconductor epitaxy and device processing, the scientists, engineers and technicians at Masimo Semiconductor work with clients to design and fabricate components that give our clients’ products an edge in the marketplace.
Masimo Semiconductor has experience with a broad range of LEDs, Laser Diodes, VCSELs, Photodetectors and Photovoltaics, covering the wavelengths from 600nm to 2 microns, and has fabricated individual devices with special parameters and unique geometry.
Masimo Semiconductor is a cost-effective, reliable manufacturing and product development partner and service provider. We collaborate closely and always protect customer confidentiality and intellectual property. Working together, we develop custom solutions for our customers, enabling higher product differentiation. We seek to form strong partnerships with our customers, taking products quickly and efficiently through R&D efforts and into cost effective manufacturing.
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.
MicroAlign is developing a revolutionary alignment solution to connect multiple optical fibers and photonic integrated chips optimally. Several photonic applications ranging from optical switches, and co-packaged optics, to quantum computing, require an increasing number of optical fiber connections with sub-micron positioning accuracy. MicroAlign allows you to achieve the needed fiber array alignment accuracy, in order to optimize your total coupling efficiency with a very short alignment time. This is possible by our fiber array alignment stage which provides independent and simultaneous active alignment capabilities for every core of the array unit.
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.
As the pioneer and market leader in high-precision additive manufacturing, we are your reliable partner for microfabrication systems, software, and solutions. Our 3D Microfabrication technology with high-precision alignment capabilities is driving photonic packaging by auto-aligned printing freeform microoptics directly onto optical fibers or photonic chips. Founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), we are a vibrant, award-winning company and part of the BICO Group since June 2021. With our field-proven systems, straightforward 3D printing workflows and all-in-one solutions, our more than 3,000 system users are driving future-shaping applications that are published in over 1,300 peer-reviewed journals.
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: Un-patterned 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 combined with our connected thinking approach results in a unique perspective to help solve our customers’ most difficult yield, device performance, quality, and reliability issues. With headquarters and manufacturing in the U.S., Onto Innovation supports customers with a worldwide sales and service organization. Additional information can be found at www.ontoinnovation.com.
Optica serves and represents organizations engaged in the business of optics and photonics—from start-ups to Fortune 500s. In support of our member companies, we promote and protect the business of optics and photonics in driving innovation, creating jobs, and accelerating growth around the world. We provide exclusive roadmap reports and market data for the industry, serve as the voice of the industry to government and academia, act as a liaison with several trade associations worldwide and provide a network for the exchange of ideas and information within the optics and photonics community.
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.
Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for 60 years. Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology offers flexible, configurable process tools and leading-edge processes for precise and controllable etch, deposition and growth. These solutions are based on core technologies in plasma-enhanced deposition and etch, ion-beam deposition and etch, atomic layer deposition and etch, deep silicon etch, and chemical vapour deposition. Products range from compact stand-alone systems for R&D, through batch tools and up to clustered cassette-to-cassette platforms for high-throughput production processing. We have exciting processes to specifically address the needs of the power community. We provide innovative solutions for GaN HEMT, and our GaN MISHEMT recess etch capability combines technology-leading endpoint to achieve target depth accuracy of +/- 0.5 nm. We also have Plasma Polish, our low-cost, sustainable, high-quality alternative to CMP for epi-ready SiC substrate prep.
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. Panasonic Factory Solutions Europe - Microelectronics Solutions Division is delivering the latest systems for plasma dicing and dry etching of wafers, plasma cleaning of wafers and substrates, and high quality ultrasonic flip-chip bonding of bare ICs.
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
PHIX supplies the photonics industry with assembly and packaging services for Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs). We specialize in the manufacturing of hybrid assemblies, using multiple chip materials and fiber arrays to create maximum functionality. By offering our knowledge in the chip design stage, we ensure ease of scale up for volume manufacturing. Chip-to-chip and fiber-to-chip interfaces, polarization maintaining fiber assemblies and high-power applications are among our core competencies. From PIC prototype to assembly and scale-up to high-volume manufacturing: PHIX is your partner in photonics. We offer a one-stop-stop fully tailored to your needs. That’s how we prepare your products for tomorrow’s society, today.
PhotonDelta is an ecosystem that researches, designs, develops, and manufactures solutions with integrated photonics technology. Connecting pioneers in the field with investors, and viable markets, PhotonDelta helps to take the industry forward with funding, investments and R&D roadmaps. PhotonDelta is located in the Netherlands but connects and collaborates around the world.
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.
Physik Instrumente (PI) with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, is the market and technology leader for high-precision positioning technology and piezo applications in the market segments: Industrial Automation, Semiconductor Industry, Photonics, Microscopy, and Life Sciences. In close cooperation with international customers, PI's approximately 1,400 specialists have been continuously pushing the boundaries of what is technically possible for more than 50 years and developing both standardized and customized solutions. More than 400 granted and pending patents underline the company's claim to leadership. PI operates on a global scale, with nine production sites in Europe, North America, and Asia as well as 16 sales and service subsidiaries.
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.
POET Technologies (NASDAQ: POET | TSXV: PTK) - a leading provider of integrated opto-electronic solutions based on the POET Optical Interposer™. Waveguides, mux, demux and other passive devices are formed within low-loss planar CMOS optical transport layers built on conventional 200mm silicon with metal interconnects. Chip-scale integration and wafer-level assembly produces Optical Engines in micro-scale size with maximum data density (baud/mm²) and superior energy efficiency. A simple, planar architecture combines design flexibility and scalability for a true platform approach to hybrid component integration and packaging applied to a range of end-user needs in optical transceivers, co-packaged optics, sensing, remote light sources and custom products.
POET offers Transmit and Receive Optical Engines for 100GbE CWDM4/LR4, 200GbE FR4 and 400/800GbE FR4, Remote light sources for C-band and O-band 4-channel and 8-channel laser arrays, and solutions for 800G (2X400G)/1.6Tb (4X400G), all designed for QSFP DD and OSFP modules, and a multi-layered 6.4Tbs optical chiplet (18mmx18mm).
Precision Fabricators produces high quality stock and custom DOT/UN 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 700 designs from 10ml to 100L and includes the availability of level sensors with a solid material sensor coming in Q222. 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 40,000 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.
QubeDot is a manufacturer of microLEDs and microLED-displays based on the GaN material system particularly for high optical performances and switching speeds. Based on the findings of several years of research, we offer our partners tailor-made microLED solutions - starting with comprehensive consulting, through the design of the lithography masks, to processing in the fab - competently, quickly, reliably. At QubeDot, the focus is on the customer who is looking for a solution for the specific lighting task that cannot be found elsewhere. Our portfolio does not end with the microLED, but we think further and support our partners also with our experience in system integration, so that typical products consist of designed and tuned microLEDs and associated backplane, be it a PCB or a CMOS.
Raith develops leading edge lithography systems enabling compound semiconductor customers to drive innovation and production. Our maskless electron beam, laser beam and focused ion beam patterning solutions cover the full range, from µm structures to sub 10 nm critical device fabrication. The Raith product portfolio is being complemented by automated SEM based chip analysis and process control systems. Our worldwide service and customer support structures are backed by experienced experts in our international applications and development centers. We are fully committed to further push the limits of nanofabrication in close collaboration with our outstanding customer base.
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.
RIBER S.A. is the world's leading supplier of Molecular Beam Epitaxy equipment and related services for compound semiconductors research and industry. We deliver production-scale MBE machines worldwide.
Expert in UHV technology since 1964 and in MBE technology since 1977, RIBER has developed a wide range of epitaxy tools, meeting a variety of demands in different fields, such as data communications, 5G/6G, lasers and VCSELs, photonics (incl. phosphorus-based compounds), sensors,...
The state-of-the-art performance of RIBER MBE is perfectly adapted to the needs of compound semiconductors manufacturers, as we deliver stable and reliable equipment, operating 24/24 & 7/7, more than 12 months campaign in production mode, with unsurpassed interfaces and layers quality.
Since its foundation in 1951, Rigaku has been at the forefront of analytical and industrial instrumentation technology. With hundreds of important innovations, the Rigaku Group is now a world leader in general X-ray diffraction, thin-film analysis, X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, small-angle X-ray scattering, X-ray crystallography of proteins and small molecules, Raman spectroscopy, X-ray optics, semiconductor metrology, X-ray sources, computed tomography, non-destructive testing and thermal analysis. Rigaku provides the tools you need to solve current problems in science and industry.
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.
SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Saudi Arabia. The company has more than 31,000 employees and operates in 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.
SABIC's Specialties business offers a portfolio of unique high-performance polymers, serving advanced technology spaces and applications that include photonics, 5G infrastructure, electric mobility, renewable energy and smart electronics. Through chemistry and engineering, we push the boundaries of technology and physical material properties to help our customers solve hard problems.
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.
Fibre optic test & measurement specialist for DWDM, silicon photonics, patch cords & cable assemblies. Santec's swept-wavelength tunable laser portfolio has been extended with optical power meters, return loss meters & optical switches from JGR Optics & Optotest. DWDM passive components include tapped photo-detectors, variable attenuators, tunable filters & high channel count power monitoring products for data centres.
SCREEN Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. (JPX: 7735:TYO) is a global semiconductor equipment supplier, providing technology and equipment solutions for wet etch/clean technology, photoresist processing, wafer annealing, wafer inspection, and film thickness measurement. Founded and headquartered in Kyoto, SCREEN is present in Europe, the USA, and APAC regions.
Top 10 Semiconductor Manufacturing Solution Providers for the year 2022 according to Semiconductor Review Europe, SCREEN steadily holds the largest market share in the wet etch/clean equipment segment, serving all major semiconductor manufacturers (Logic, Foundry, Memory, Analog, Power, CMOS Sensor) and a variety of electronics manufacturers (MEMS, SAW/BAW filter, LED).
Besides an extensive line-up of equipment for 300 mm standard Si wafers processing, the Frontier series provides advanced processing of various substrate sizes and materials 200 mm and smaller for the automotive and IoT device market.
SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and 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. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA), the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) and SOI Consortium are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities. Visit www.semi.org/eu to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI Europe on LinkedIn and Twitter.Association contact: Serena Brischetto, SEMI Europe at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Experts in plasma process technology and thin film metrology
SENTECH Instruments develops, manufactures, and sells innovative capital equipment focused on deposition, structuring and characterisation of thin films in semiconductor technology, microsystems, photovoltaics, nanotechnology and materials research. SENTECH offer advanced solutions for non-contact, non-invasive optical characterisation using ellipsometry and reflectometry. SENTECH is an expert in the ALE etching and ALD deposition of thin films using plasma process technology, which supports many leading-edge applications.
Based in France, SET is a world leading supplier of Flip-Chip Bonders, excelling in high-end and demanding applications.
Since 1975, we have accompanied laboratories and industries looking for a high precision and an important reliability in the assembly of their components.
We accelerate their developments of the chips of the future thanks to our robust and precise Flip-Chip Bonders.
With equipment installed worldwide, we are globally renowned for the high post-bond sub-micron accuracy and the high flexibility of our Flip-Chip Bonders.
Ranging from manual loading version to fully automated version, our systems cover a wide range of applications and offer the unique ability to handle both fragile and small components onto substrates and wafers up to 300 mm.
Siemens EDA, and 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.
The pace of innovation in electronics is constantly accelerating. To enable customers to deliver life-changing innovations faster and become market leaders, we are committed to delivering the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of electronic design automation (EDA) software, hardware, and services.
The company's IC Design solutions includes the speciality silicon photonics solution L-Edit Photonics which is complemented by the Calibre Platform for equation-based design rules.
Photonic simulation is supported though integration with our partners: Ansys, Luceda, Optiwave, and VPIphotonic
SIGLENT TECHNOLOGIES is a global leader producing electronic test and measurement equipment that combines innovative features and functionality with a strong commitment to quality and performance. The rapidly expanding portfolio supports SIGLENT's mission to provide test and measurement solutions for Every Bench. Every Engineer. Every Day. The current portfolio can cover almost every area of test applications including wireless communication and power electronics. The range of instruments include oscilloscopes, signal and function generators, digital multimeters, power supplies, electronic DC-Loads, spectrum analysers, VNAs, and RF-signal generators. SIGLENT is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified for its product quality and environmental management programs.
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.
Integrated photonics uses the power of light to create energy-efficient, faster, and more accurate microchips. The technology is set to play an essential role in finding and developing solutions for the world’s challenges, such as reducing energy consumption, improving healthcare, fighting food waste and our continuous hunger for information.
As a foundry for integrated photonic circuits, SMART Photonics offers solutions for data and telecommunication, as well as for sensing – such as Lidar – and medical applications. And it doesn’t stop there.
SMART Photonics aims to be the leading foundry for integrated photonics, creating innovative products that improve people’s lives.
Soitec is a world leader in the production of innovative semiconductor materials. The company leverages its unique technologies to serve the electronics markets.
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 smartphones, tablets, computers, IT servers and data centers as well as electronic components in cars, connected devices, and industrial and medical equipment.
With more than 3,500 patents, the company pursues a strategy of disruptive innovation to provide its customers with products that combine performance, energy efficiency and competitiveness. Soitec's technologies, projects and industrial capacity make it one of the crown jewels of France's industrial sector.
Soitec is headquartered in Bernin France. The company was founded 25 years ago in Grenoble's high-tech ecosystem and has manufacturing facilities, R&D centers and sales offices in Europe, the United States and Asia. Soitec is listed on the Euronext, Tech 40 Paris.
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.
SPM based in Liechtenstein, offers you RTP Tools from Premtek, sealing solutions, O-rings, RF generators from Trumpf, spare parts for your chamber in quartz, silicon or ceramics, conductive ceramic arms, and metal heaters. At SPM, you are the focus of our customer-oriented technical solutions. The team is driven to provide you with tailored innovative solutions for your unique needs. Let's connect at the CS International Conference to showcase how you can save money and make a better product at the same time.
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.
STR provides specialized software and consulting services for modeling of crystal growth, epitaxial process, and operation of semiconductor devices. Comprehensive research stays behind every consulting activity and software product which enables careful validation of physical models and approaches applied. STR’s expertise in the crystal growth science and device engineering is presented in variety of publications in the peer-reviewed journals.
Four product lines are being developed and promoted by STR:
SUSS MicroOptics produces high-quality refractive and diffractive micro-optics for fiber coupling, collimation and beam homogenizing based on extensive experience in optical design, engineering, wafer-level manufacturing, metrology and packaging. SUSS MicroOptics is automotive qualified and key supplier for innovative photonic solutions in telecom, datacom, life science, laser, semiconductor equipment and automotive lighting.
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. We are accelerating the adoption of photonic IC technologies with industry's first unified platform, which includes the OptoCompiler™ electro-optical IC design solution, the OptSim™ signal level simulation solution, and Photonic Device Compiler for photonic device design and PDK development. With this seamless and unified design platform Synopsys supports IC designers and photonic engineers to develop and manufacture photonic ICs and systems for consumer, health, and industrial applications. We have 35 years of leadership in electronic design automation, combined with a legacy of photonics innovations for 25+ years. Learn more at https://www.synopsys.com/photonic-solutions.html.
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…
Let us know your need and we will show how a little piece of glass can change everything.
Established in 1995, TTS is a leading manufacturer of Tape Lamination, Tape Removal, Wafer Mounting, and UV Irradiation equipment.
In addition to wafer prep applications, TTS offers advanced, patented lamination of both Permanent and Temporary Dry Film Resist for cavities, microfluidic, and metallization applications. Additionally, we have implemented both patternable, Permanent as well as Temporary Wafer Bonding Tape, ABF, DAF, and Sheet Molding.
TTS offers superior field support, as well as demo capabilities out of our US, Singapore and Japan locations. Come by and see us, so we can discuss your advanced packaging needs.
Thermo Fisher Scientific provides workflows enabling semiconductor failure analysis and research labs to meet the needs of the logic, memory, foundry, packaging, analog, MEMS, and display markets. We provide industry leading solutions to analyze the most advanced technology nodes and novel materials. Our workflows include automated, high-productivity TEM and TEM sample preparation that provide zero-damage, low-z imaging, metrology, and characterization. We also provide the most innovative electrical and physical failure analysis, chemical, and compliance testing systems to efficiently localize and root cause subtle electrical issues impacting yield, performance, or reliability.
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.
Vanguard Automation (VA) combines a decade of research in integrated photonics with 20 years of experience in building high-precision assembly machinery to propel photonic integration and packaging. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, VA develops process technology and machines for creating low-loss photonic connections between passive and active optical components leveraging its unique IP portfolio for Photonic Wire Bonding and facet-attached micro-optics. Augmenting nano-print technology, VA’s solutions enable high packaging density, increased design flexibility and fabrication throughput.
With the exponential rise of PICs, VA serves a growing global customer base helping to solve next generation photonic integration and packaging challenges.
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 is an innovative manufacturer of semiconductor process equipment. Our proven ion beam, laser annealing, lithography, MOCVD, and single wafer etch & clean technologies play an integral role in the fabrication and packaging of advanced semiconductor devices
VERTILAS GmbH, headquartered in Garching (near Munich), Germany, develops, produces and markets innovative laser diodes for optical communications, gas sensing (TDLS), 3D sensing and customer specific applications.
VERTILAS is one of the leading global providers in the field of long wavelength Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser diodes (VCSEL). VERTILAS’ unique Indium Phosphide (InP) VCSEL technology offers a wavelength range of 1.3 µm to 2.3 µm and has been proven for 20 years in a variety of demanding markets. VERTILAS® VCSELs features high performance and enable system designers to reduce power consumption by 50% and more compared with other lasers technologies.
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 is a visionary research, development and innovation partner for companies and the society. We bring together people, business, science and technology to solve the biggest challenges of our time. VTT is one of the leading research organisations in Europe with more than 2,000 professionals and 80 years of experience in cutting-edge research and science-based results.
Research and development of state-of-the-art integrated photonics solutions forms a central part of VTT’s research and development work. Since 1997, VTT has developed silicon photonics solutions with micron-scale SOI waveguide technology.
We support our customers and partners throughout the entire PIC development cycle from innovation to design, prototype manufacturing and small scale manufacturing in our in-house cleanroom (2600 m2). Our expertise also includes heterogenous integration, packaging and testing. The key advantage of our SiPh platform is the unique combination of ultra-low losses with dense integration and small polarization dependency, which can be exploited in applications like communication, computing, sensing and imaging.
Yield Engineering Systems (YES) is a preferred provider of material modification and surface enhancement systems. The company’s product lines include thermal processing systems, chemical vapor deposition (CVD) systems, and wet process equipment used for the precise surface modification of semiconductor/compound semiconductor substrates, semiconductors/compound semiconductors and MEMS devices, LED displays, and biodevices. Customers from startups to Fortune 100 companies rely on YES systems to create and volume-produce innovative products in a wide range of markets. YES is headquartered in Fremont, California, with a growing global presence. For more information, please visit yieldengineering.com.
Yole Group is an international company recognized for its expertise in the analysis of markets, technological developments, and supply chains, as well as the strategy of key players in the semiconductor, photonics, and electronics sectors.
With Yole Intelligence, Yole SystemPlus and Piséo, the group publishes market, technology, reverse engineering and costing analyses and provides consulting services in strategic marketing and technology analysis. The Yole Group Finance division also offers due diligence assistance and supports companies with mergers and acquisitions.
Yole Group benefits from an international sales network. The company now employs more than 180+ people.
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.