Aixtron SE, together with its subsidiaries, engages in developing, producing, and installing deposition equipment for the semiconductor and compound-semiconductor industry. Its technology solutions are used to build components for electronic and opto-electronic applications, which are used in fiber optic communication system, wireless and mobile telephony, optical and electronic storage device, computing, signaling and lighting, and display applications. The company offers semiconductor systems for depositing material films on wafers for silicon semiconductor applications; and peripheral equipment and services, including products capable of monitoring the concentration of gases in the air, as well as for cleaning the exhaust gas from metal organic chemical vapor deposition processes. It also assists its customers in designing the production layouts for the gas supply to thin film deposition systems; and provides process engineering, consulting and training, and customer support services. The company markets and sells its products through its direct sales organization, appointed dealers, and sales and service representatives primarily in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Aixtron SE was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Herzogenrath, Germany.