Kyma Advances its Silicon Based Template Product Line

Kyma Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of crystalline aluminum nitride (AlN) and gallium nitride (GaN) materials and related products and services, is pleased to announce key advances in its AlN and GaN on silicon (Si) template product lines.

Kyma’s AlN on Si template products are fabricated using their patented plasma vapor deposition of nanocolumns (PVDNC™) technology, which provides an excellent surface for subsequent deposition GaN and AlN based device structures. Kyma’s GaN on Si template products are fabricated using their patented hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE) technology which is performed on the PVDNC™ AlN on Si Template. The associated manufacturing processes are expressed as follows:

  • PVDNC AlN Growth Process + Si Substrate = AlN on Si Template
  • HVPE GaN Growth Process + AlN on Si Template = GaN on Si Template

Key improvements to and facts associated with Kyma’s AlN on Si Template process include the following:

  • No slip lines
  • Qualified for customer growth of semi-insulating GaN for FET applications
  • AlN templates have been shipped in 2-inch, 100mm, & 150mm diameter form factors and has been demonstrated in 200mm and 300mm

Key improvements to and facts associated with Kyma’s GaN on Si template process include the following:

  • No slip lines
  • Higher yield and more reliable process
  • Faster and more reliable delivery schedules
  • Available now in 2-inch and 100mm diameter

Kyma’s Technical Sales Engineer, Tamara Stephenson, stated “We are pleased to offer improved AlN and GaN on Si template products and to shorten our delivery times too. Customer interest is great due to the device performance benefits that nitride semiconductor materials support, along with the cost and diameter advantages of an underlying silicon substrate.”

To find out more information about these and other products made by Kyma, see below.

About Kyma Technologies:

Kyma is a leading supplier of crystalline nitride semiconductor materials including gallium nitride (GaN), aluminum nitride (AlN), and aluminum gallium nitride (AlGaN) and related products and services.

The market for nitride semiconductor devices was $9B in 2011 and is expected to reach $90B over the long term, including $60B in visible lighting applications and $30B in power electronics applications.

Kyma’s materials products enable higher electrical efficiency in all of their customers’ applications, in support of a greener tomorrow.

For more information about Kyma Technologies, visit www.kymatech.com, e-mail info@kymatech.com, or call the company directly at 919.789.8880.

Kyma is a registered trademark of Kyma Technologies, Inc.

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