AXT Inc
Business Identifier: semiconductors and related devices
Public Profile:
American Xtal Technology (AXT) makes semiconductor substrates from single elements like germanium and compounds like gallium arsenide (over 80% of sales) and indium phosphide. Chip makers use AXT's substrates in products for which silicon-based semiconductors are not adequate, including lasers, LEDs, satellite solar cells, telecommunications systems, and some consumer electronics. AXT sells directly and through sales reps worldwide. Its customers include Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Nortel Networks, and Sony. AXT has a germanium mining joint venture in China and is buying laser and LED maker Lyte Optronics. About 30% of its sales are outside North America.

 Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition
Year Founded IP Holdings
Employee Range VC funded?
Revenue Range Private/Public
 Most Recent SBIR Projects
Year Phase Agency Dollars Project Title
Production of Semiconductor Grade Crystals from Recovered GaAs and InP Manufacturing Wastes
Pressure Dependence of AlN Growth Rate
A Comprehensive AIN Source Material, Single Crystal and Substrate Development Program.
A Comprehensive AIN Source Material, Single Crystal and Substrate Development Program
Large Diameter Crystal Growth Of Gaas Using The Verticle-Gradient-Freeze Method