Veeco Introduces Optium ADS-800 Series Advanced Dicing System
September 01, 2009
Precision Dicing Tool for Solar, LED, and Optics Applications
Plainview, NY, September 1, 2009 -- Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today the introduction of its Optium® ADS-800 TM Series Advanced Dicing System, delivering high productivity dicing solutions for a broad range of demanding applications, including high brightness light emitting diodes ( HB-LED s), solar cells, optics, and microelectronics. The ADS-800 Series Advanced Dicing System offers superior and repeatable cut quality of devices at unprecedented throughput as compared to other dicing systems.
Robert P. Oates, Executive Vice President, commented, "Our new ADS-800 Series Advanced Dicing System incorporates over 30 years of dicing expertise, offering high throughput and precise cutting of premium devices, critical for emerging markets such as LED and solar. We are able to reduce manufacturers' dicing saw capital costs by over 40% due to our tool's highly rigid cast iron structure, high performance air bearing spindle and multi-blade cutting technology." The Optium ADS-800 Series has been designed for R&D environments, pilot line production and high volume production.
Veeco Instruments Inc. designs, manufactures, markets and services enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Veeco's product development, marketing, engineering and manufacturing facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific. http://www.veeco.com/
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