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Soraa Inc | Date: 2017-01-27

High-performance light-emitting diode together with apparatus and method embodiments thereto are disclosed. The light emitting diode devices emit at a wavelength of 390 nm to 470 nm or at a wavelength of 405 nm to 430 nm. Light emitting diode devices are characterized by having a geometric relationship (e.g., aspect ratio) between a lateral dimension of the device and a vertical dimension of the device such that the geometric aspect ratio forms a volumetric light emitting diode that delivers a substantially flat current density across the device (e.g., as measured across a lateral dimension of the active region). The light emitting diode devices are characterized by having a current density in the active region of greater than about 175 Amps/cm^(2).


Patent
Soraa Inc | Date: 2017-08-30

A device which includes at least one epitaxial semiconductor layer disposed on a single crystal substrate comprised of gallium nitride having a dislocation density less than about 10^(4) per cm^(2), substantially no tilt boundaries, and an oxygen impurity level of less than 10^(19) cm^(-3). The electronic device may be in the form of lighting applications such as light emitting diode (LED) and laser diode (LD) applications and devices such as GaN based transistors, rectifiers, thyristors, and cascode switches, and the like. Also provided is a method of forming a single crystal substrate comprised of gallium nitride having a dislocation density less than about 10^(4) per cm^(2), substantially no tilt boundaries, and an oxygen impurity level of less than 10^(19) cm^(-3), and homoepitaxially forming at least one semiconductor layer on the substrate and an electronic device.


An LED pump light with multiple phosphors is described. LEDs emitting radiation at violet and/or ultraviolet wavelengths are used to pump phosphor materials that emit other colors. The LEDs operating in different wavelength ranges are arranged to reduce light re-absorption and improve light output efficiency.


A method for manufacturing a laser diode device includes providing a substrate having a surface region and forming epitaxial material overlying the surface region, the epitaxial material comprising an n-type cladding region, an active region comprising at least one active layer overlying the n-type cladding region, and a p-type cladding region overlying the active layer region. The epitaxial material is patterned to form a plurality of dice, each of the dice corresponding to at least one laser device, characterized by a first pitch between a pair of dice, the first pitch being less than a design width. Each of the plurality of dice are transferred to a carrier wafer such that each pair of dice is configured with a second pitch between each pair of dice, the second pitch being larger than the first pitch.


Patent
Soraa Inc | Date: 2016-11-14

A multi-emitter laser diode device includes a carrier chip singulated from a carrier wafer. The carrier chip has a length and a width, and the width defines a first pitch. The device also includes a plurality of epitaxial mesa dice regions transferred to the carrier chip from a substrate and attached to the carrier chip at a bond region. Each of the epitaxial mesa dice regions is arranged on the carrier chip in a substantially parallel configuration and positioned at a second pitch defining the distance between adjacent epitaxial mesa dice regions. Each of the plurality of epitaxial mesa dice regions includes epitaxial material, which includes an n-type cladding region, an active region having at least one active layer region, and a p-type cladding region. The device also includes one or more laser diode stripe regions, each of which has a pair of facets forming a cavity region.


Patent
Soraa Inc | Date: 2017-02-07

Techniques for processing materials in supercritical fluids including processing in a capsule disposed within a high-pressure apparatus enclosure are disclosed. The disclosed techniques are useful for growing crystals of GaN, AlN, InN, and their alloys, including InGaN, AlGaN, and AlInGaN for the manufacture of bulk or patterned substrates, which in turn can be used to make optoelectronic devices, lasers, light emitting diodes, solar cells, photoelectrochemical water splitting and hydrogen generation devices, photodetectors, integrated circuits, and transistors.


An ultralow defect gallium-containing nitride crystal and methods of making ultralow defect gallium-containing nitride crystals are disclosed. The crystals are useful as substrates for light emitting diodes, laser diodes, transistors, photodetectors, solar cells, and photoelectrochemical water splitting for hydrogen generators.


Patent
Soraa Inc | Date: 2016-05-20

The embodiments described herein provide a device and method for an integrated white colored electromagnetic radiation source using a combination of laser diode excitation sources based on gallium and nitrogen containing materials and light emitting source based on phosphor materials. A violet, blue, or other wavelength laser diode source based on gallium and nitrogen materials may be closely integrated with phosphor materials, such as yellow phosphors, to form a compact, high-brightness, and highly-efficient, white light source.


A method for fabricating a laser diode device includes providing a gallium and nitrogen containing substrate member having a surface region, forming a patterned dielectric material overlying the surface region to expose a portion of the surface region within a vicinity of an recessed region of the patterned dielectric material and maintaining an upper portion of the patterned dielectric material overlying covered portions of the surface region, and performing a lateral epitaxial growth overlying the exposed portion of the surface region to fill the recessed region and causing a thickness of the lateral epitaxial growth to be formed overlying the upper portion of the patterned dielectric material. The method also includes forming an n-type gallium and nitrogen containing material, forming an active region, and forming a p-type gallium and nitrogen containing material. The method further includes forming a waveguide structure in the p-type gallium and nitrogen containing material.


A pressure release mechanism for use with a capsule for processing materials or growing crystals in supercritical fluids is disclosed. The capsule with the pressure release mechanism is scalable up to very large volumes and is cost effective according to a preferred embodiment. In conjunction with suitable high pressure apparatus, the capsule with pressure release mechanism is capable of processing materials at pressures and temperatures of 20-2000 MPa and 25-1500 C., respectively. Of course, there can be other variations, modifications, and alternatives.

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