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Home > Press > IMEC and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. collaborate on green LED manufacturing technology

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IMEC, Europe's leading independent nanoelectronics research institute, and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. (TNSC), a total solution provider in the compound semiconductor field, today announce that they have signed an agreement to jointly develop manufacturing technology for high efficiency LED (light-emitting diode) devices. The agreement marks the first time Taiyo Nippon Sanso collaborates with an advanced research center based in Europe.

IMEC and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. collaborate on green LED manufacturing technology

Leuven, Belgium and Osaka, Japan | Posted on October 4th, 2008

There is an increasing demand to develop brighter green LEDs for future applications such as back light for high vision LCD television. Under the agreement, Taiyo Nippon Sanso and IMEC will develop high-efficiency green LED device manufacturing technology based on IMEC's compound semiconductors device technology. Research is mainly carried out at the IMEC facilities in Leuven, Belgium and builds on IMEC's expertise in strain engineering on large wafer diameter, supported by in-situ growth monitoring.

"The collaboration with Taiyo Nippon Sanso, a total solution provider in the compound semiconductor field including metal organic materials, gas supply system, purification, abatement system and MOCVD tool, enables us to accelerate the development of high efficiency green LED manufacturing technology;" said Prof. Gilbert Declerk, President and CEO of IMEC.

"This relationship with IMEC will enable Taiyo Nippon Sanso to position itself as a leading MOCVD tool maker in the LED compound semiconductor market;" said Mike Hara, Senior Managing Director of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation.

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About IMEC
IMEC is a world-leading independent research center in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology. IMEC vzw is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, has a sister company in the Netherlands, IMEC-NL, offices in the US, China and Taiwan, and representatives in Japan. Its staff of more than 1600 people includes more than 500 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2007, its revenue (P&L) was EUR 244.5 million.

IMECís More Moore research aims at semiconductor scaling towards sub-32nm nodes. With its More than Moore research, IMEC looks into technologies for nomadic embedded systems, wireless autonomous transducer solutions, biomedical electronics, photovoltaics, organic electronics and GaN power electronics.

IMECís research bridges the gap between fundamental research at universities and technology development in industry. Its unique balance of processing and system know-how, intellectual property portfolio, state-of-the-art infrastructure and its strong network worldwide position IMEC as a key partner for shaping technologies for future systems.

Further information on IMEC can be found at www.imec.be.

About Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp.

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) is a leading global industrial gases manufacturer, operating in a wide variety of businesses, such as plant construction, steel, semiconductor including MOCVD tool and diversified medical fields, as The Gas Professionals. TNSCís business activities are supported by cryogenic, high-pressure, vacuum, gas separation and gas control technologies, and they are committed to innovative product and systems development based on their proprietary technologies. Founded in 1910, TNSC has more than 8000 employees and a significant presence in 12 countries. Sales in 2007 totaled 5,067 million US$. TNSC is listed on the TOKYO Stock exchange (Stock Code-TSE 4091). Further information on Taiyo Nippon Sanso can be found at www.tn-sanso.co.jp/en/

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Contacts:
IMEC: Katrien Marent
Director of External Communications
T: +32 16 28 18 80
Mobile : +32 474 30 28 66


Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp.:
Takashi Kuroiwa
General Manager of Marketing Dept. Electronics
T.: +81 3 5788 8318

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