support a planned capacity increase, Spectrolab has placed a multi-unit
order with Veeco Instruments for its TurboDisc K-475 As/P (arsenic
phosphide) metal organic chemical vapor (MOCVD) deposition system. The
tools will be used for the fabrication of the Boeing-owned divisions
space-based solar cells.
“We are pleased to receive this order from Spectrolab, and to continue to support their success as a world leader in advanced solar cell technology, commented Sam DiRenzo, Vice President and General Manager of Veeco’s MOCVD business. “Spectrolab’s continued breakthroughs in this technology have the potential to lead to more cost-competitive solar electricity.”