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Location: Swavesey, Cambridgeshire

Number of Placements: 1

Special Requirements for those choosing this placement: Will only accept students who have completed the first two years of their studies by the start of the internship

Period of Placement: Typically 8-12 weeks in a block, between 15th June and 30th September inclusive.

Accommodation and Transport Arrangements: AIXTRON does not arrange accommodation. However, as we are located in Swavesey, near to Cambridge, students are usually able to arrange their own accommodation (e.g., in College) and commute daily from Cambridge using either the local Guided Bus service and a bike, or own car (free parking).

Profile of Firm:

AIXTRON is a world leading supplier of equipment to the semiconductor industry. Over the last 30+ years, our equipment has enabled many of the consumer products that we take for granted today, such as displays, lighting, fiber optics, wireless telecommunications and computing.   The AIXTRON Group employs 700 people and has revenue ~270MEuros.

Project Areas / Typical Projects:

  • Growth and analysis of 2D Materials
  • Equipment hardware development, including MOCVD, metrology, in-situ monitoring, process and transfer.

URL for further information:  Corporate website: