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Project start date: 1st Nov 2008
Project end date: 31st Oct 2011

Aixtron revenue grows more than 2.5-fold in 2010
01-Mar-2011; Aachen, Germany
MORGaN partner Aixtron AG says that in 2010 it delivered, for the third year in succession, the best operational performance in its history, with revenue of 783.8m (more than $1bn) and EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) margin 35%. More information can be found in the Mar-11 edition of Semiconductor Today

ASDAM 10 (25-27 Oct 2010)
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (Faculty of EE & IT) and Slovak Academy of Sciences (IEE) are organising the 8th International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems at Smolenice Castle. Much of the conference will be on MORGaN-related topics, including material, structure and sensor technologies. For further information please contact:

18-20 Oct-2010; Crete, Greece
The 19th HETECH Workshop was intended organised by MORGaN member FORTH. The event helped to bring together young scientists, engineers and post graduate students along with experienced researchers and industry representatives, working in the field of compound semiconductors and other heterogeneous technologies focusing on materials and devices for electronics, optoelectronics and sensing. The event will be sponsored by MORGaN, and will feature many speakers and representatives from the project.

Industrial Technologies 2010
7-9 Sep-2010; Brussels, Belgium
On 7, 8 and 9 September 2010, a major conference in the area of Industrial Technologies was organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Belgian EU Presidency. The focus was on nanotechnologies and nanosciences, materials and production technologies, which are the key areas of the FP7 NMP Theme.

15-16 Jun-2010; Gijon, Spain
Duncan Allsopp (University of Bath) represented the MORGaN project at this event. The objective was for participants to extend their knowledge on nanotechnologies, as well as get in contact with top-level European industrialists and world-class researchers in order to learn about nanotechnology, to exchange information, to find new applications for nanotechnology, to open new business opportunities and to increase their awareness on on-going R&D activities in the field.

Aixtron receives order for two CRIUS MOCVD systems
10-Jun-2010; Aachen, Germany
MORGaN partner Aixtron AG says that in Q4/2009 it received an order for two CRIUS production MOCVD systems, in a 31x2 inch wafer configuration, from China's Xi An ZoomView. More information can be found in the Jun-10 edition of Semiconductor Today

MORGaN training workshop

24-26 May-2010; Bratislava
This exciting training event was hosted by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Information Technology (STU) with demos at the International Laser Centre and Slovak Academy of Sciences (IEE) set in the beautiful, historic city of Bratislava. Introductory talks provided an overview of the MORGaN project and key research topics and the event focused on processing & characterisation, with invited speakers discussing the latest techniques, and practical demonstrations to support the material.

Aixtron expands to new R&D facilities
Aixtron has announced (27-Jan-10) plans for investment of 40M over the next 2-3 years in a new state-of-the-art R&D campus.

Article on MORGaN technology in Semiconductor Today (08-Jan-2010)
An article on "Reducing GaN HEMT degradation with InAlN barrier" describing some of the work by MORGaN partners TU Vienna, IEE (Slovak Academy of Sciences) and EPFL.

Article on MORGaN printed in Compound Semiconductor magazine
A detailed article on MORGaN was printed in the December 2009 issue of the magazine (

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