Gigaphoton unveils “GIGANEX”

Gigaphoton Inc., a major semiconductor lithography light source manufacturer, announced its new excimer laser brand “GIGANEX” on April 1, 2016.

Gigaphoton has announced they will develop a highly reliable excimer laser, “GIGANEX,” utilizing their considerable technical capabilities acquired by their experience in semiconductor lithography, for use in the fields of FPD production, flexible device processing, semiconductor fabrication, etc. Moving forward, Gigaphoton intends to explore further possibilities in excimer lasers, together with new innovative partners, to provide GIGANEX solutions.

Gigaphoton President and CEO Hitoshi Tomaru explains. “Our company has accumulated experience as a major semiconductor lithography light source manufacturer over more than 15 years, and in fiscal 2016 we are embarking on a new challenge – to expand the range of applications of our lasers into other fields. I expect Gigaphoton’s technology to expand even further and continue to contribute to the industrial world.”

Details of GIGANEX will introduced at SID Display Week, which will be held May 24-26, 2016.


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