Monocrystal introduced world’s first 350 kg KY sapphire crystal
Monocrystal demonstrated the world’s first 350 kg KY sapphire crystal. The 350 kg crystal is a part of Monocrystal’s technological roadmap, aimed at enabling higher crystal uniformity, more efficient large diameter ingot throughput for LED, and size-sensitive optical applications. Low bubble content, which is crucial for ultra-large sapphire products, has successfully been achieved with the 350 kg crystal.
Monocrystal announces full year results for 2016
Monocrystal announced its results for the full year ended December 31, 2016. Monocrystal once again successfully confirmed its position as a global technological leader. Monocrystal’s shipments into sapphire segment grew by 18% year-on-year. This translated into a dominant market share of 33% on sapphire for LED market.