The workshop – the seventh of a series initiated by Hans Scheel in 1998 – is devoted to Crystal Growth Technology, industrial crystal growth technologies and equipment. The focus lies on preparation of bulk and substrate crystals.

Topics of the workshop will include:

  • Industrial growth technology of silicon and III-Vs
    (for electronics and photovoltaics)
  • Growth technology for oxide and dielectric crystals
    (for piezoelectrics, lasers, scintillators, etc.)
  • Wide band gap semiconductor substrates
    (sapphire, GaN, AlN, oxide electronics, etc.)
  • Emerging fields and technologies in crystal growth
  • Crucible and equipment technologies
  • Raw materials, recycling, and efficiency issues

The workshop links R&D to the actual production, bridging science and practice. International experts will present topical lectures with enough additional time for discussions and debate. The workshop will also comprise a panel discussion and poster sessions, including a DGKK poster prize. .

Meet the experts in crystal growth technology at IWCGT-7!