IPG Photonics Orders Veeco MBE Systems
Veeco Instruments Inc. announced today it has received two orders for its GEN200 molecular beam epitaxy system from IPG Photonics Corp. of Oxford, Mass., to expand its production of high-quality gallium arsenide-based lasers. IPG bought its first Veeco GEN200 last year. The system provides 4X4" epiwafer growth of devices such as pump lasers, vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers and heterojunction bipolar transistors. IPG makes fiber lasers and amplifiers for applications in the materials processing, communications, medical, scientific and research markets. Veeco, based in Woodbury, N.Y., is a provider of metrology products used to measure at the nanoscale and process equipment tools to help create nanoscale devices.