AIM Infrarot-Module GmbHが、3台目のVeeco MBEシステムを購入して赤外線検出器の生産量をさらに増やす

Feb 14, 2019

Infrared Manufacturer Once Again Selects Veeco’s GEN20™ System Based on Superior Results, System Reliability and Throughput

PLAINVIEW, New York – Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) today announced that AIM Infrarot-Module GmbH (AIM) has purchased Veeco’s GEN20™ automated molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system. AIM, a leading manufacturer of premium infrared detectors and thermal sights, cited the outstanding performance and reliability of Veeco’s MBE system as the basis for its decision to acquire a third GEN20.

The prior GEN20 systems have delivered excellent results for AIM. Particularly noteworthy are the reliability of the MBE sources and performance of the substrate heater across demanding temperature and growth environments. In addition, Veeco’s scientific support has helped AIM excel in creating industry-leading infrared detectors for research, industrial, security and environmental protection applications.

Veeco’s GEN20 is a flexible MBE system with a design configurable for Mercury-Cadmium-Telluride devices, other II-VI compound semiconductors, and traditional III-V materials. A key benefit of the GEN20 system is its cluster tool wafer transfer system, which is ideal for AIM’s efforts to scale from lab to fab for short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) to long-wave infrared (LWIR) and especially multispectral technologies.

“The current demand for advancements in infrared detectors, along with challenges in the SWIR to LWIR, requires state-of-the-art MBE technologies and performance that only Veeco can deliver,” said Drew Hanser, Ph.D., vice president of technology for Veeco’s compound semiconductor business unit. “AIM’s decision to add to its existing portfolio of Veeco tools validates our team’s commitment to superior product performance and dedication to helping our customers achieve their technology goals across a broad range of industries.”

Veeco is showcasing its latest innovations in Molecular Beam Epitaxy at EuroMBE 2019, February 17-20 at the Arabella Brauneck Hotel Conference Center in Lenggries, Germany.


Veeco (NASDAQ: VECO) is a leading manufacturer of innovative semiconductor process equipment. Our proven MOCVD, lithography, laser annealing, ion beam and single wafer etch and clean technologies play an integral role in producing LEDs for solid-state lighting and displays, and in the fabrication of advanced semiconductor devices. Veecoは性能、歩留り、所有コストを最大化することを意識して設計された装置を提供し、サービスを提供するこれらの市場のすべてで世界をリードするテクノロジーを有しています。To learn more about Veeco’s innovative equipment and services, visit

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