Veeco Receives Multi-Tool Order from Leader in Optoelectronics Components for Advanced Photonics Applications

News | Feb 01, 2022

Plainview, N.Y. — Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today announced that a leading manufacturer of optoelectronic components has ordered multiple Lumina® Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems for production of leading-edge photonics applications. The customer currently operates multiple Veeco MOCVD platforms, as well as other Veeco technologies.

“Following a successful evaluation, the superior performance of the Lumina platform has now been fully validated with several follow-on-orders for use in high-volume manufacturing,” commented Adrian Devasahayam, Ph.D., Veeco’s Senior Vice President, Product Management. “The Lumina system is built on over 20 years of high volume MOCVD expertise and carries on the proven performance of our core TurboDisc® technology. To enable advanced photonics devices, leading companies depend on superior film quality, exceptional uniformity, repeatability and low defectivity with unmatched cost of ownership that Lumina delivers.”

At the heart of the Lumina system is Veeco’s industry leading MOCVD TurboDisc technology which features excellent uniformity and low defectivity over long campaigns for exceptional yield and flexibility. In addition, Veeco’s proprietary technology drives uniform injection and thermal control for excellent thickness and compositional uniformity. Providing a seamless wafer size transition, the system is capable of depositing high quality arsenic phosphide (As/P) epitaxial layers on wafers up to eight inches in diameter. The Lumina system allows users to customize their systems for maximum value in delivering microLEDs, LEDs, edge-emitting lasers and VCSELs in high-volume production.

About Veeco
Veeco (NASDAQ: VECO) 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. With equipment designed to optimize performance, yield and cost of ownership, Veeco holds leading technology positions in the markets we serve. To learn more about Veeco’s systems and service offerings, visit www.veeco.com.

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management’s Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.
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