SAN JOSE, Calif. New Wave Research Inc. and Opto System Co. Ltd. announced a cooperation to develop and market advanced LED wafer-scribing systems for semiconductor manufacturing.
New Wave (Fremont, Calif.) is a manufacturer of laser-based systems for flat-panel display repair and failure analysis. Opto System (Kyoto, Japan) is a manufacturer of inspection and manufacturing equipment.
"Opto System's extensive history in mechanical systems integration is the perfect complement to New Wave Research's expertise in advanced laser technology and beam-delivery systems. The combination of our individual strengths provides a unique opportunity to set new benchmarks in LED wafer-scribing performance -- and expand into other areas of semiconductor manufacturing," said Pei Hsien Fang, CEO of New Wave.